The University of Newcastle, Australia (UON) : Rankings, Fees & Courses Details | Top Universities

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At the University of Newcastle Australia, our students and researchers are working to solve the world’s great challenges. 

For over 50 years, we have made it our mission to deliver superior education to talented students from all walks of life. Our degrees are shaped around global learning, work placements and entrepreneurial approaches to develop the problem-solvers and innovators of the future. 

With state-of-the-art facilities, we offer innovative and inspiring approaches to delivering education across all of our locations - Newcastle (Callaghan), Newcastle CBD, Central Coast, Sydney, Port Macquarie and Singapore. With over 37,000 students, the University's learning community is vibrant and dynamic, offering students and researchers a world-class academic experience and a diverse professional, cultural and social learning environment.

The University of Newcastle is ranked 207 in the world by QS World University Rankings 2020. Seven of our subjects were ranked in the world's top 150 by QS World University Rankings by Subject 2019. 

The University of Newcastle's world-leading research and innovation creates new thinking, new ideas and new breakthroughs, not just in Australia, but around the globe. We're proud that our researchers are among the world's best. The significance of our research is reflected in the Australian Government's Excellence in Research Australia assessment, which awarded the University the highest possible '5' rating across 22 research fields, placing us in the top eight Australian universities for research quality 'well above world standard.' 

We've established strong partnerships with government and industry to drive innovation across areas of national and international significance. Our flagship research institutes, the Newcastle Institute for Energy and Resources (NIER) and the Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) deliver cross-disciplinary research translated into life-changing innovation.    

We offer quality on-campus student living facilities to suit undergraduates, postgraduates, couples and students with special needs. Awarded the Asia Pacific Association for Student Housing award for Excellence in Student Experience, our Student Living team offers 24 hour support services and a unique ResLife program to make students feel welcome, included and comfortable in their new home. 

About

At the University of Newcastle Australia, our students and researchers are working to solve the world’s great challenges. 

For over 50 years, we have made it our mission to deliver superior education to talented students from all walks of life. Our degrees are shaped around global learning, work placements and entrepreneurial approaches to develop the problem-solvers and innovators of the future. 

With state-of-the-art facilities, we offer innovative and inspiring approaches to delivering education across all of our locations - Newcastle (Callaghan), Newcastle CBD, Central Coast, Sydney, Port Macquarie and Singapore. With over 37,000 students, the University's learning community is vibrant and dynamic, offering students and researchers a world-class academic experience and a diverse professional, cultural and social learning environment.

The University of Newcastle is ranked 207 in the world by QS World University Rankings 2020. Seven of our subjects were ranked in the world's top 150 by QS World University Rankings by Subject 2019. 

The University of Newcastle's world-leading research and innovation creates new thinking, new ideas and new breakthroughs, not just in Australia, but around the globe. We're proud that our researchers are among the world's best. The significance of our research is reflected in the Australian Government's Excellence in Research Australia assessment, which awarded the University the highest possible '5' rating across 22 research fields, placing us in the top eight Australian universities for research quality 'well above world standard.' 

We've established strong partnerships with government and industry to drive innovation across areas of national and international significance. Our flagship research institutes, the Newcastle Institute for Energy and Resources (NIER) and the Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) deliver cross-disciplinary research translated into life-changing innovation.    

We offer quality on-campus student living facilities to suit undergraduates, postgraduates, couples and students with special needs. Awarded the Asia Pacific Association for Student Housing award for Excellence in Student Experience, our Student Living team offers 24 hour support services and a unique ResLife program to make students feel welcome, included and comfortable in their new home. 

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University highlights

The University of Newcastle, Australia (UON) is one of the top Public universities in Callaghan, Australia. It is ranked #197 in QS Global World Rankings 2021.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #268
  • 2013
    #298
  • 2014
    #=257
  • 2015
    #=256
  • 2016
    #=245
  • 2018
    #=224
  • 2019
    #=214
  • 2020
    #207
  • 2021
    #197

Ranking criteria

43.1
Overall
33.5
Academic Reputation
27.9
Employer Reputation
32.4
Faculty Student Ratio
64.7
Citations per Faculty
99.9
International Faculty Ratio
44.6
International Students Ratio

Student & Staff

Total students
12,338

13%
87%

International students
2,121

42%
58%

Total faculty staff
1,106

545
561

Total students
12,338

13%
87%

International students
2,121

42%
58%

Total faculty staff
1,106

561
545

Scholarships

Yes
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