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Charles Sturt University

Location

Bathurst, Bathurst Australia

Ranking

# 851-900QS World University Rankings

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308Undergraduate programs

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165Postgraduate programs

stars

5QS stars

About Charles Sturt University

Charles Sturt University has been helping regional people improve their lives and their communities for more than 100 years. Now the largest regional university in Australia – with a global reach through innovative online education – Charles Sturt is proud to help people find their purpose, so they can make a difference. It’s in our DNA. Indeed, our ethos is embodied in the Wiradjuri phrase Yindyamarra Winhanganha. It means ‘the wisdom of respectfully knowing how to live well in a world worth living in’, and it’s at the heart of everything we stand for at Charles Sturt University. It’s why we offer scholarships and research grants to students from across the country. It’s why we partner with industry, government and community. It’s why we provide support every step of the way. Because we want to empower people to help create a world worth living in. With study areas from animal science and agriculture through health and IT to policing and teaching, we'll help you make your difference.

About Charles Sturt University

Charles Sturt University has been helping regional people improve their lives and their communities for more than 100 years. Now the largest regional university in Australia – with a global reach through innovative online education – Charles Sturt is proud to help people find their purpose, so they can make a difference. It’s in our DNA. Indeed, our ethos is embodied in the Wiradjuri phrase Yindyamarra Winhanganha. It means ‘the wisdom of respectfully knowing how to live well in a world worth living in’, and it’s at the heart of everything we stand for at Charles Sturt University. It’s why we offer scholarships and research grants to students from across the country. It’s why we partner with industry, government and community. It’s why we provide support every step of the way. Because we want to empower people to help create a world worth living in. With study areas from animal science and agriculture through health and IT to policing and teaching, we'll help you make your difference.

Available programs

Whether you’re taking your first step after school, or coming to uni for the first time after some time working, Charles Sturt University has the course to help you push the boundaries and make your mark in your industry. How? Well, our academics and teaching staff are well-connected with industry, so when you graduate, you’ll already have a wide network of industry contacts who can help you kickstart your career. We also make hands-on learning a central part of your study, so you learn by doing. And we have smaller class sizes, so you get the personalised attention you need to thrive. It all means our students graduate with confidence – and they are in demand. More grads from Charles Sturt University find jobs faster than any other uni in Australia.*

*The Good Universities Guide 2018/19

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When you make the decision to pursue a postgraduate qualification, you want to know two things: can I fit it into my life? And is it worth it? At Charles Sturt University, we understand that. So almost all of our postgrad courses can be studied online. You can study when and where suits you – and we’ll have support on hand whenever you need it. Plus, we can give credit for previous study and relevant experience – meaning you graduate faster. Our courses are designed in consultation with industry. That means you get the cutting-edge knowledge and skills you need to make your next career step count, whether seeking promotion in your field or changing careers entirely. From single subject study to upskill right away, through certificates and diplomas, to research degrees that push knowledge forward, Charles Sturt University postgraduate courses are as progressive as you are. 

University information

Bachelor

65+
6+
60+

Master

3+
144+
6+
79+
13,610
86%
14%
2,041
84%
16%
1,034
77%
23%

Tuition fee and scholarships

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Rankings & ratings

Charles Sturt University is one of the top public universities in Thurgoona, Australia. It is ranked #851-900 in QS World University Rankings 2025.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2015
    # 701+
  • 2016
    #701+
  • 2017
    #701+
  • 2018
    #801-1000
  • 2019
    #801-1000
  • 2020
    #1001+
  • 2021
    #801-1000
  • 2022
    #801-1000
  • 2023
    #801-1000
  • 2024
    #801-850
  • 2025
    #851-900
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