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The University of Adelaide

  • QS World University Rankings
    108
  • StatusPublic
  • Research OutputVery High
  • Student/Faculty Ratio12
  • ScholarshipsYes
  • International Students8,837
  • SizeL
  • Total Faculty1,716

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The University of Adelaide is a world-class research and teaching institution. We are centred on discovering new knowledge, pursuing innovation and preparing educated leaders of tomorrow.

As Australia’s third oldest university, we have a well-established reputation for excellence and progressive thinking. This continues today, with the University proudly ranked in the top one percent, among the world’s elite. Locally we are recognised as a vital contributor to the health, wealth and cultural life of the South Australian community.

The University recognises exceptional people as one of its greatest assets. Adelaide has over 100 Rhodes Scholars and five Nobel Laureates among its distinguished alumni. We attract academic staff who are global leaders in their fields, along with the best and brightest students, who graduate equipped to embark on a fulfilling career.

With a reputation for research quality, our researchers are committed to solving the world’s grandest challenges and having significant impact on the economy, health, public policy and the quality of life. Specialist institutes and centres work collaboratively across disciplines, and in partnership with industry and government.

Adelaide offers high-quality education experiences across a broad range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees.

About

The University of Adelaide is a world-class research and teaching institution. We are centred on discovering new knowledge, pursuing innovation and preparing educated leaders of tomorrow.

As Australia’s third oldest university, we have a well-established reputation for excellence and progressive thinking. This continues today, with the University proudly ranked in the top one percent, among the world’s elite. Locally we are recognised as a vital contributor to the health, wealth and cultural life of the South Australian community.

The University recognises exceptional people as one of its greatest assets. Adelaide has over 100 Rhodes Scholars and five Nobel Laureates among its distinguished alumni. We attract academic staff who are global leaders in their fields, along with the best and brightest students, who graduate equipped to embark on a fulfilling career.

With a reputation for research quality, our researchers are committed to solving the world’s grandest challenges and having significant impact on the economy, health, public policy and the quality of life. Specialist institutes and centres work collaboratively across disciplines, and in partnership with industry and government.

Adelaide offers high-quality education experiences across a broad range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees.

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University highlights

The University of Adelaide is one of the top Public universities in Adelaide, Australia. It is ranked #106 in QS Global World Rankings 2021.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #102
  • 2013
    #=104
  • 2014
    #100
  • 2015
    #=113
  • 2016
    #125
  • 2018
    #=109
  • 2019
    #114
  • 2020
    #106
  • 2021
    #106

Ranking criteria

56.8
Overall
55.5
Academic Reputation
37
Employer Reputation
25.5
Faculty Student Ratio
77.8
Citations per Faculty
99.8
International Faculty Ratio
99.1
International Students Ratio

Student & Staff

Total students
20,984

24%
76%

International students
8,837

38%
62%

Total faculty staff
1,716

851
865

Total students
20,984

24%
76%

International students
8,837

38%
62%

Total faculty staff
1,716

865
851

Scholarships

Yes
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