The University of Western Australia : Rankings, Fees & Courses Details | Top Universities

The University of Western Australia

Perth, Perth Australia +1
  • Albany, Albany, Australia
  • QS World University Rankings
    92
  • StatusPublic
  • Research OutputVery High
  • Student/Faculty Ratio14
  • ScholarshipsYes
  • International Students8,866
  • SizeL
  • Total Faculty1,344

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With campuses in Perth and Albany, The University of Western Australia (UWA) is a dynamic and progressive community of lecturers, researchers, students and staff, all bound together by their hunger for learning, innovation and research.

Perth campus

Located 10 minutes from Perth’s busy central shopping and business district, and bordered by the picturesque Swan River, UWA’s Perth campus is a mixture of gorgeous early 20th Century sandstone and terracotta buildings and more modern facilities surrounded by leafy heritage-listed gardens.

International leader in higher education

Home to more than 5,000 international students, representing more than 100 countries, UWA is internationally recognised as a leader in research and higher education, as highlighted in the QS rankings.

UWA is ranked as the 91st best university in the world in the QS World University Rankings® 2019.

UWA is competitive in a wide range of subjects and in the QS World University Rankings by Subject, UWA was ranked 7th in the world for Mineral and Mining Engineering and  ranks within the top 50 for Anatomy and Physiology, Agriculture and Forestry, Performing Arts, Earth and Marine Sciences,  Civil and Structural Engineering and Sports-Related subjects.

Links with employers and universities across the world

Whatever your field and degree level, you will be granted access to the University’s strong industry connections and alumni group. You’ll gain practical first-hand work experience, get invited to a number of networking events and in many cases receive training to prepare for the world of work.

UWA is the only Western Australian university in the acclaimed “Group of Eight” – Australia’s leading group of research universities – and one of two Australian members of the Worldwide Universities Network, a collective of 18 research universities. UWA is also a founding member of the Matariki Network, another international network of research-intensive universities.

About

With campuses in Perth and Albany, The University of Western Australia (UWA) is a dynamic and progressive community of lecturers, researchers, students and staff, all bound together by their hunger for learning, innovation and research.

Perth campus

Located 10 minutes from Perth’s busy central shopping and business district, and bordered by the picturesque Swan River, UWA’s Perth campus is a mixture of gorgeous early 20th Century sandstone and terracotta buildings and more modern facilities surrounded by leafy heritage-listed gardens.

International leader in higher education

Home to more than 5,000 international students, representing more than 100 countries, UWA is internationally recognised as a leader in research and higher education, as highlighted in the QS rankings.

UWA is ranked as the 91st best university in the world in the QS World University Rankings® 2019.

UWA is competitive in a wide range of subjects and in the QS World University Rankings by Subject, UWA was ranked 7th in the world for Mineral and Mining Engineering and  ranks within the top 50 for Anatomy and Physiology, Agriculture and Forestry, Performing Arts, Earth and Marine Sciences,  Civil and Structural Engineering and Sports-Related subjects.

Links with employers and universities across the world

Whatever your field and degree level, you will be granted access to the University’s strong industry connections and alumni group. You’ll gain practical first-hand work experience, get invited to a number of networking events and in many cases receive training to prepare for the world of work.

UWA is the only Western Australian university in the acclaimed “Group of Eight” – Australia’s leading group of research universities – and one of two Australian members of the Worldwide Universities Network, a collective of 18 research universities. UWA is also a founding member of the Matariki Network, another international network of research-intensive universities.

Available programs

University highlights

The University of Western Australia is one of the top Public universities in Perth, Australia. It is ranked #92 in QS Global World Rankings 2021.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #79
  • 2013
    #84
  • 2014
    #89
  • 2015
    #98
  • 2016
    #=102
  • 2018
    #=93
  • 2019
    #91
  • 2020
    #86
  • 2021
    #92

Ranking criteria

61
Overall
61.1
Academic Reputation
52.7
Employer Reputation
19
Faculty Student Ratio
85.7
Citations per Faculty
100
International Faculty Ratio
99.6
International Students Ratio

Student & Staff

Total students
18,356

37%
63%

International students
8,866

45%
55%

Total faculty staff
1,344

822.74
521.12

Total students
18,356

37%
63%

International students
8,866

45%
55%

Total faculty staff
1,344

521.12
822.74

Scholarships

Yes
The Scholarships above offer some form of financial aid to prospective students. Please always check the specific requirements and restrictions on scholarship availability.
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