Western Sydney University

Western Sydney University Ranking

country rank: 17
world rank: 438

University Overview

Penrith is a small city in the New South Wales state of Australia with a population of between 50,000 and 249,999 people. Western Sydney University ranking was established in 1989 as a non-profit public higher-education institution in the suburbs of the city of Penrith. The following places also have branch campuses: Bankstown, Nirimba, Campbelltown, Hawkesbury, Liverpool City, Parramatta South, Parramatta City, Penrith, Sydney City, Sydney Olympic Park, and Westmead. Western Sydney University ranking (WSU) is an Australian coeducational higher education institution that is officially recognized by the Department of Education and Training. With an enrollment range of 40,000-44,999 students, Western Sydney University (WSU) is one of the largest coeducational higher education institutions in the world. Several areas of study are covered by Western Sydney University’s courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees, including pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates and diplomas as well as associate and foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees, and doctorate degrees in a variety of disciplines. For further information, please see university ranking in Australia, the degree levels and fields of study matrix provided below by Topuniversitieslist. International candidates are able to submit an application for admission. Furthermore, WSU provides students with a variety of academic and non-academic facilities and services, which include: a library, residence halls, sports facilities, financial aid and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services. University world ranking is available at Topuniversitieslist.

Western Sydney University Ranking

University Identity

Name Western Sydney University
Acronym WSU
Founded 1989
Motto Unlimited.
Colours Maroon and white

University Location

Address Locked Bag 1797 Penrith 2751 New South Wales Australia
Tel +61 (0)2 9852 5222
Fax +61 (0)2 9685 9316
Other locations Bankstown, Nirimba, Campbelltown, Hawkesbury, Liverpool City, Parramatta South, Parramatta City, Penrith, Sydney City, Sydney Olympic Park, Westmead

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 Locked Bag 1797 Penrith 2751 (0)2 9852 5444 1300 897669

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 40,000-44,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Continuous
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

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Facilities and Services

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


Memberships and Affiliations

Universities Australia Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)

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