The University of Melbourne
CRICOS Code 00116K
Established in 1853, the University of Melbourne is a public-spirited institution that makes distinctive contributions to society in research, learning and teaching and engagement. It’s consistently ranked among the leading universities in the world, with international rankings of world universities placing it as number 1 in Australia and number 32 in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2017-2018).
Reputation for excellence
Every university will tell you they’re great.
And everyone looking to choose a university will ask themselves the same questions. You’ve probably asked them yourself: Where do I want to live? Who do I want to learn from? Where will I find the university that will meet my expectations? And exceed them?
We’ve answered these questions for you – based on the facts, backed up by international rankings, endorsed by our students’ experiences and the assessments of the people who employ our graduates. And as for curriculum and location – they speak for themselves!
Did you know? The University of Melbourne has...
•# 1 in Australia
•# 32 in the world
•52 000+ students, 51% undergraduate 49% graduate (equivalent full-time student load - EFTSL)
•385 000+ alumni
•42% international students from 130+ countries
•21% undergraduates undertook an international experience
•$474 million research income
•#7ranking worldwide for graduate employability (QS Graduate Employability 2020)
•97% of undergraduates in work after 3 - 5 years (Career Outcomes survey 2017)
•98% of graduates in work after 3 - 5 years (Career Outcomes survey 2017)
•2 out of 5 Graduates volunteer (Career Outcomes survey 2017)
•Most highly-cited researchersin Australia (2018)
•1600+ student internship partners
•87% of graduates developed analytical problem-solving skills (Career Outcomes survey 2017)
Why University of Melbourne?
Broaden your brilliance
Choose from over 100 areas of study
Because our curriculum allows you to combine over 100 areas of study, you’re free to shape the degree that’ll ultimately shape your world. You can blend psychology with artificial intelligence, wine making with international communications, music with biomedicine. With such generous choice and scope, you’ll become the person who makes a difference: knowledgeable and well-rounded, in high demand globally, someone who can think critically and creatively, speak persuasively, adapt to new challenges and collaborate with your peers.
Ranked #1 in Australia for teaching quality
The best universities attract the best teachers. And the best students. At Melbourne, you’ll find your people. They’ll be at the front of the class, and beside you in class. You’ll be studying with exceptional teachers and students, working together to imagine, challenge and inspire one another to discover and share new and bold ideas.