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Macquarie University

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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Ranked among the top 2 percent of universities in the world, Macquarie University is considered one of Australia’s best universities, producing graduates that are among the most sought after professionals in the world. With a strong tradition of innovation and exploration, we continue to break new ground with research ranked in the top one per cent in the world.

A PLACE OF INSPIRATION

Uniquely located in the heart of Australia’s largest high­tech precinct, Macquarie brings together 40,000 students in one exciting hub of discovery. Over AU$1 billion has recently been invested in our facilities and infrastructure so our students can thrive in learning environments that are inspiring and switched on to the latest digital technologies.

AN EDUCATION FOR THE FUTURE

Renowned for our expertise in areas like business, health and medical sciences, we offer a wide range of exceptional undergraduate, postgraduate and higher degree research degrees that are informed by our world­leading research discoveries.

Macquarie has one of the most generous scholarship programs in Australia, providing many opportunities each year to international students to undertake studies here.

SOUGHT­AFTER GRADUATES

With over 300 leading companies located on or around the Macquarie campus, our students are able to tap into industry connections that give them an edge in their future careers. With degrees designed in consultation with industry and a focus on practical, ‘real world’ learning, our students graduate with the skills and experience that employers are looking for. Macquarie graduates stand out from the crowd through their participation in programs like Participation and Community Engagement (PACE) and the Global Leadership Program, both of which offer students the chance to build develop practical professional and leadership skills in work and community environments both within Australia and overseas.

Students from over 120 countries are warmly welcomed into the Macquarie community and benefit from special ongoing academic, language and wellbeing support throughout their study.

FLEXIBILITY AND STRONG FOUNDATIONS

The Macquarie University International College offers a seamless pathway into our undergraduate degrees for students who are seeking a flexible entry option. Bridging the gap between secondary school and university, the College brings together foundation and diploma programs with our award­winning English Language Centre and support from our IELTS centre. And with everything all in the one place on our campus, students can enjoy being part of our vibrant community from the very beginning.

EXPLORE THE POSSIBILITIES

Discover where a Macquarie degree can take you. Visit mq.edu.au.

This institute is rated 5 Stars based on 8 categories.
Research
Employability
Teaching
Facilities
Internationalization
Innovation
Specialist Criteria
Inclusiveness
=254
2014
=229
2015
=247
2016
  • 41.20
    Overall Score
  • 39.2
    Academic Reputation
  • 47.9
    Employer Reputation
  • 51.4
    Citations per Faculty
  • 96
    International Faculty
  • 66.9
    International Students
=48
2014
51-100
2015
44
2016
  • 82.00
    Overall Score
  • 80.9
    Academic Reputation
  • 67.2
    Employer Reputation
  • 92.2
    Citations per Paper
  • 79.5
    H-index Citations
=101
2014
=76
2015
  • 71.60
    Overall Score
  • 72.2
    Academic Reputation
  • 66.2
    Employer Reputation
  • 85.5
    Citations per Paper
  • 64.6
    H-index Citations
151-200
2016
Graduate Employability Ranking
  • 87.7
    Graduate Employment Rate
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
1,433
International
385

Number of students

27,361
Postgraduate 20%
Undergraduate 80%

Number of international students

5,609
Postgraduate 47%
Undergraduate 53%
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.

19 Undergraduate Courses

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3 Postgraduate Courses

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