The University of Sydney

The University of Sydney Ranking

country rank: 1
world rank: 71

University Overview

A non-profit public higher-education institution founded in 1850 in the urban setting of Sydney (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), New South Wales, Australia, The University of Sydney ranking is a coeducational public higher-education institution with a mission to educate students from diverse backgrounds. The University of Sydney ranking (USYD) is an Australian coeducational higher education institution that is officially recognized by the Department of Education and Training. With an enrollment range of over 45,000 students, the University of Sydney (USYD) is one of the largest universities in the world. There are numerous courses and programs at the University of Sydney (USYD) that lead 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, as well as doctorate degrees. For further information, please see the degree levels and fields of study matrix provided below by Topuniversitieslist. International candidates are able to submit an application for admission. University of Sydney also provides students with a variety of academic and extracurricular resources, such as a library, sports facilities, financial aid and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs as well as distance learning opportunities. Administrative services are also available to students at USYD.

The University of Sydney Ranking

University Identity

Name The University of Sydney
Acronym USYD
Founded 1850
Motto Sidere mens eadem mutato The stars change, the mind remains the same
Colours Blue, gold and red

University Location

Address Building A14, Camperdown Sydney 2006 New South Wales Australia
Tel +61 (0)2 9351 2222
Fax +61 (0)2 9351 4607

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 Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office International Office, Services Blg G12, University of Sydney Sydney 2006 (0)2 9351 4079

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment over-45,000
Academic Staff 3,000-3,499
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 Yes
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) Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL) Worldwide Universities Network (WUN)

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