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Griffith University

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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Griffith University believes in, strives for and celebrates the remarkable. Griffith’s vision is to engage in remarkable scholarship and research that contributes significantly to society. Griffith started teaching over 40 years ago and since then has become a comprehensive, research-intensive university, ranking in the top 3% of universities worldwide and in the QS Top 50 under 50 universities worldwide.

Griffith’s five campuses span three South East Queensland cities, including Brisbane and the Gold Coast. Since 2010, AU$320 million dollars-worth of campus development have created a range of modern study spaces and construction of Australia’s first six-star environmentally friendly building.

Teaching Excellence

Griffith’s people make it remarkable. Through tireless work, dedication, positivity and resilience, Griffith staff continue to push boundaries and achieve world-class recognition. Griffith University has won Australian University Teacher of the Year for the past two years, the highest accolade for an Australian university academic. Professor Brydie-Leigh Bartleet received the award in 2014 – find out about her remarkable work.

Employability

Griffith students will be provided with an excellent education and the capacity to use knowledge gained to make meaningful lifelong contributions to their communities. Griffith University has earned the top rank of five stars in the prestigious QS Stars University Ratings for graduate employability.

Griffith provides many services to help you succeed and excel, including:

This institute is rated 5 Stars based on 8 categories.
Research
Employability
Teaching
Facilities
Internationalization
Innovation
Specialist Criteria
Inclusiveness
=329
2016
336
2017
=325
2018
  • 35.60
    Overall Score
  • 33.6
    Academic Reputation
  • 40.2
    Citations per Faculty
  • 35.8
    Employer Reputation
  • 98.2
    International Faculty
  • 57.5
    International Students
=9
2017
  • 71.00
    Overall Score
  • 74.1
    Academic Reputation
  • 71.9
    Citations per Paper
  • 53.9
    Employer Reputation
38
2014
37
2015
34
2016
201+
2016
Graduate Employability Ranking
38
2014
37
2015
34
2016
201+
2016
Top 50 under 50 and Next 50 under 50
  • 34.40
    Overall Score
  • 1971
    Establishment Year
  • 336
    WUR Overall
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
1,882
International
809

Number of students

31,772
Postgraduate 15%
Undergraduate 85%

Number of international students

6,004
Postgraduate 33%
Undergraduate 67%
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.

13 Undergraduate Courses

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9 Postgraduate Courses

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