Australian National University

Australian National University Ranking

country rank: 5
world rank: 108

University Overview

It was founded in 1946 as a non-profit public higher education institution in the suburbs of Canberra (with a population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Australian Capital Territory. Australian National University is a public higher education institution with a mission to educate students from all backgrounds. The Australian National University (ANU), which is officially recognized by the Department of Education and Training of Australia, is a major (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational Australian higher education institution. Courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees, and doctorate degrees in a variety of fields of study are available at the Australian National University (ANU) in Canberra, Australia. For further information, please see the degree levels and fields of study matrix provided below by Topuniversitieslist. This 74-year-old higher-education school in Australia has a rigorous admission process that is based on entrance exams as well as students’ previous academic record and grades, among other factors. International candidates are able to submit an application for admission. To well as academic and non-academic facilities and services for students, ANU offers a library, on-campus living and recreation options as well as financial assistance and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange opportunities, in addition to administration and other administrative functions.

Australian National University Ranking

University Identity

Name Australian National University
Acronym ANU
Founded 1946
Motto Naturam Primum Cognoscere Rerum First to learn the nature of things

University Location

Address Ellery Crescent, Acton Canberra 0200 Australian Capital Territory Australia
Tel +61 (0)2 6125 5111
Fax +61 (0)2 6125 5931

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
Not reported Not reported
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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Pauline Griffin Building #11 Canberra 0200 (0)2 6125 5594 1800 620 032

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff 1,500-1,999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Memberships and Affiliations

Group of Eight (go8) Universities Australia Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU) International Alliance of Research Universities (IARU) Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)

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