The University of Sydney
CRICOS Code 00026A
We’ve been challenging traditions for more than 160 years
We make lives better by producing leaders of society and equipping our people with leadership qualities so they can serve our communities at every level.
Facts & figures
•73,000 students (based on student enrolments as at August 2019)
•8100 continuing and fixed-term staff (based on University statistics at 31 December 2018)
•250+ exchange opportunities
•350,000 alumni in more than 170 countries
Our world university rankings
We’re regularly ranked in the world’s top 50 universities
Our excellence in research and teaching makes the University of Sydney one of the top universities in Australia and highly ranked among the best universities in the world.
QS world rankings
•1 in Australia and 4th in the world for graduate employability
•3 in Australia and 42nd in the world for
Other world rankings
•2 in Times Higher Education (THE) University Impact Rankings 2020
•27 in US News & World Report Rankings 2020
•60 in Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020
•80 in Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) 2019
Why choose Sydney?
Discover what makes us different
We're consistently ranked in the top 50 universities in the world, and are known internationally as leaders in education, research, student experience and graduate employability.
•Graduate employability: 1st in Australia and 4th in the world
•1st in Australia and 2nd in the world for impact
•Top 50 in world university rankings
•The world's third most liveable city
•Degrees designed for you
•Australia's largest study abroad and exchange program
•200+ clubs and societies
•A top research university