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Curtin University

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10

world rank

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Overview

Founded in 1966, Curtin University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the suburban setting of the large city of Perth (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Western Australia. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Kalgoorlie, Northam, Sydney, Miri and Singapore. Officially accredited/recognized by the Department of Education and Training, Australia, Curtin University (Curtin) is a very large (enrollment range: 40,000-44,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Curtin University (Curtin) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 51 years old H.E. institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this Australian higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. Curtin also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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General Information


Name
Acronym Curtin
Founded 1966
Motto Look Ever Forward
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Location


Address GPO Box U1987
Perth
6845 Western Australia
Australia
Population range 1,000,000-5,000,000
Phone +61 (0)8 9266 9266
Fax +61 (0)8 9266 2255
Other locations Kalgoorlie, Northam, Sydney, Miri and Singapore
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Areas of Studies


Undergraduate Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
PreBachelor degrees

Bachelor degrees
Bachelor degrees

Master degrees
Master degrees

Doctoral degree
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Important: please contact or visit the official website of Curtin University for detailed information on areas of studies and course levels currently offered; the above information matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Yearly Tuition Range


Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local students 17,500-20,000 US$ (12,900-14,700 Euro) 17,500-20,000 US$ (12,900-14,700 Euro)
International students 17,500-20,000 US$ (12,900-14,700 Euro) 17,500-20,000 US$ (12,900-14,700 Euro)

Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Curtin University's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above tuition range information is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Admissions


Gender Admission Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 40-50%
Admission Office Kent Street
Bentley 6102
Phone +61 (0)8 9266 3399

Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Curtin University's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Size and Profile


Student Enrollment Total Student Enrolment 40,000-44,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty and Academic Staff 3,500-3,999
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None
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Facilities and Services


Library University Library Yes Go to Curtin University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Important: please contact or visit the official website of Curtin University for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition Accreditation Seal

Department of Education and Training, Australia


Year of first Accreditation

1987


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • CPA Australia
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICAA)
  • Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI)
  • Australian Computer Society (ACS)
  • Engineers Australia
  • National ELT Accreditation Scheme Limited (NEAS)



Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and/or license the Curtin University as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations which do not imply any formal, extensive and/or legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in a specific section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

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Affiliations

  • Universities Australia
  • Australian Technology Network (ATN)
  • Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)
  • Open Universities Australia


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Online Courses

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