The University of Melbourne

The University of Melbourne Ranking

country rank: 3
world rank: 93

University Overview

A non-profit public higher-education institution founded in 1853 in the metropolitan environment of Melbourne (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 people), The University of Melbourne is a research-intensive public university with a primary campus in Melbourne. The University of Melbourne (UNIMELB) is an Australian coeducational higher education school that is officially recognized by the Department of Education and Training. It has an enrollment range of over 45,000 students (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: more than 45,000 students). A wide range of courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees are available at the University of Melbourne (UNIMELB), including pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor’s degrees, master’s degrees, and doctorate degrees in a wide range of fields of study. For further information, please see the degree levels and fields of study matrix provided below by Topuniversitieslist. In order to maintain a rigorous admission criteria, this 167 year old Australian higher-education institution looks at students’ previous academic records and grades. This Australian higher education organization has an acceptance rate that ranges between 70 and 80 percent, making it a moderately selective school. International candidates are able to submit an application for admission. Besides academic and nonacademic facilities and services, UNIMELB offers a variety of extracurricular activities, including a library, sports facilities, financial assistance and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, and other administrative support services.

The University of Melbourne Ranking

University Identity

Name The University of Melbourne
Founded 1853
Motto Postera Crescam Laude We grow in the esteem of future generations

University Location

Address Swanston Street, Parkville Melbourne 3010 Victoria Australia
Tel +61 (0)3 8344 4000
Fax +61 (0)3 8344 5104

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro) 12,500-15,000 US$ (9,200-11,000 Euro)
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office International Centre, The University of Melbourne Melbourne 3010 (0)3 8344 6543

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment over-45,000
Academic Staff 4,000-4,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Not reported
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 Universitas 21 (U21) Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU)

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