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Australian Catholic University

Location

ACU Melbourne, Melbourne Australia

Ranking

# 901-950QS World University Rankings

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163Undergraduate programs

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63Postgraduate programs

Scholarship

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About Australian Catholic University

At Australian CatholicUniversity (ACU) we pride ourselves on offering a welcoming environmentfor everyone. At the same time, we are a university committed to standing forsomething clear.


We are the university for peoplewho look beneath the surface, and are stronger than external expectations andsuperficial measures of success. We stand up for people in need and causes thatmatter.


We’ve grown rapidly over the pastfew years, and now have seven campuses around Australia, and a campus in Rome, Italy. We have more than 33,000 students from over 100 countries and more than 2,300 highly qualified and dedicated staff.


The world is our campus. We're at the centre of a vibrant global network of scholars, partnerships and opportunities - and we've got relationships with almost 200 partner institutions around the world.


We’re closely integratedinto our communities and industries, working with them to answer the bigquestions, and to create tangible results. Ourresearch programs tackle enduring and pressingissues in society, in Australia, and around the world. 


At ACU, it’s education, but with abigger purpose.


acu.edu.au

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About Australian Catholic University

At Australian CatholicUniversity (ACU) we pride ourselves on offering a welcoming environmentfor everyone. At the same time, we are a university committed to standing forsomething clear.


We are the university for peoplewho look beneath the surface, and are stronger than external expectations andsuperficial measures of success. We stand up for people in need and causes thatmatter.


We’ve grown rapidly over the pastfew years, and now have seven campuses around Australia, and a campus in Rome, Italy. We have more than 33,000 students from over 100 countries and more than 2,300 highly qualified and dedicated staff.


The world is our campus. We're at the centre of a vibrant global network of scholars, partnerships and opportunities - and we've got relationships with almost 200 partner institutions around the world.


We’re closely integratedinto our communities and industries, working with them to answer the bigquestions, and to create tangible results. Ourresearch programs tackle enduring and pressingissues in society, in Australia, and around the world. 


At ACU, it’s education, but with abigger purpose.


acu.edu.au

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Available programs

Australian Catholic University (ACU) offers the opportunity for students to experience the very best of what academic study in Australia can offer.

Grounded in the Catholic intellectual tradition and heritage, ACU’s commitment is to empower students with the knowledge, skills, and professional experience needed to make a difference in our world.

The University brings together leading academics, strong industry connections, world-class research, international study opportunities, and excellent facilities and services to provide a life changing university experience.

As an ACU student, you’ll have a chance to undertake professional placements and volunteer work throughout your studies, ensuring that you’re work-ready upon graduation.

The Office of Student Success provides academic skills, career development and counselling services, as well as support for people with special needs or disabilities on each campus.

And to complete the university experience, student associations organise a calendar of fun events, including annual balls and cultural and sporting activities. There are plenty of opportunities to take a break from your studies and make new friends.

ACU offers undergraduate programs in arts, media and design, business, education, environmental science, health, informatics and business systems, international development and global studies, law, psychology, counselling and social sciences, and theology and philosophy.

ACU offers a wide range of scholarships to undergraduate students.

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At Australian Catholic University (ACU) you can advance your knowledge and expertise through postgraduate degree programs that are student centric, flexibly delivered, and evidence-based.

The University’s four faculties – Education and Arts, Law and Business, Health Sciences, and Theology and Philosophy – offer postgraduate degrees by coursework and by research across a range of diverse programs.

Taught by active researchers and experienced practitioners, ACU’s programs will further deepen your professional knowledge and understanding in both a reflective and practical way.

As part of a research intensification program, the University has seven new research institutes aligned with four priority research areas: Theology and Philosophy; Health; Education; and the Common Good and Social Justice. These institutes drive excellence in research for the benefit of students, communities, and the world.

ACU conducts research that makes a difference. Whether it be award-winning stroke studies, or investigations on how the world population will find food in the future, ACU research aims to improve social, health and living conditions, influence public policy, and improve knowledge in specialist fields.

The University provides postgraduate students with a full range of support services including academic skills support, career development and counselling services, and support for people with special needs or disabilities.

ACU offers a wide range of scholarships to postgraduate students.

University information

Bachelor

58+
6+
78+

Master

155+
6+
90+
22,947
89%
11%
4,504
86%
14%
1,175
73%
27%

Tuition fee and scholarships

One of the important factors when considering a master's degree is the cost of study. Luckily, there are many options available to help students fund their master's programme. Download your copy of the Scholarship Guide to find out which scholarships from around the world could be available to you, and how to apply for them.

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Rankings & ratings

Australian Catholic University is one of the top public universities in Melbourne, Australia. It is ranked #901-950 in QS World University Rankings 2025.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2017
    #701+
  • 2018
    #801-1000
  • 2019
    #801-1000
  • 2020
    #801-1000
  • 2021
    #801-1000
  • 2022
    #801-1000
  • 2023
    #801-1000
  • 2024
    #801-850
  • 2025
    #901-950

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