Edith Cowan University (ECU)
CRICOS Code 00279B
Edith Cowan University, based in Perth Western Australia is Australia's top public university for teaching quality and one of the best for student experience.
We're also one of the world's best young universities 1, with more than 6,000 international students who've chosen to study in Perth.
Perth is a vibrant, sophisticated and safe city that's regularly rated in the top 10 in the world for liveability 2.
Home to almost 2 million people, Perth is one of Australia's most multicultural cities, with around 37% of citizens being born in another country.
Perth's weather is arguably the best in Australia too. We enjoy the most days of sunshine of all of our major cities.
The mild Mediterranean climate, endless blue skies, fresh air and brilliant beaches are hard to beat!
ECU top in teaching quality
For the firth year in a row, ECU has received the top undergraduate teaching quality ranking of all 137 public universities in Australia.
Over 85% of ECU students participating in the goverment's QILT survey, rated their teaching uqality positively. ECU was also the top-ranked public university in Australia for undergraduate skills development for the sixth year in a row.
Good Universities Guide
In the 2020 Good Universities Guide, ECU graduates have given us a 5-star rating for
•Median salary (Based on the starting salary for new domestic graduates under age 25, and in their first full-time job)
The 5-star rating for teaching quality has now been achieved for 13 straight years. We are the only public university in Australia to have achieved such a consistently hight endorsement.
THE Impact Rankings 2020
ECY hhas been ranked number 9 in the world for Quality Education and is in the top 100 overall in the 2020 Times Higher Education (THE) Impact rankings.
The rankings show how the global higher education sector is working towards the United Nations Sustainable Development Goald.
ECU also ranked in the top 4% of universities surveyed for Gender Equality, and in the top 50 for Good Health and Wellbeing and Sustainable Cities and Communities.