University of Tasmania

country rank  21
world rank  491

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University Overview

Founded in 1890, University of Tasmania is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Hobart (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Tasmania. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Launceston, Burnie. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Department of Education and Training, Australia, University of Tasmania (UTAS) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Tasmania (UTAS) 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. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 127 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this Australian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UTAS 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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University Identity

University Name(s)

Acronym
UTAS

Founded
1890 Origins date back to 1846 when Christ College was founded

Motto
Ingeniis Patuit Campus The Field is Open to Talent

Colours
Red and black

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University Location

Address
Churchill Avenue
Hobart (population range: 50,000-249,999)
7001 Tasmania Australia

T +61 (0)3 6226 2706

F +61 (0)3 6226 7862

Other locations
Launceston, Burnie

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Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Important: please contact or visit the official website of University of Tasmania for detailed information on areas of study and degree levels currently offered; the above uniRank Degree Levels and Areas of Study Matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local students 5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro) 10,000-12,500 US$ (7,400-9,200 Euro)
International students 12,500-15,000 US$ (9,200-11,000 Euro) 15,000-17,500 US$ (11,000-12,900 Euro)


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

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University Admissions

Gender Admission
Men and Women (coed)

International Students
Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission

Admission Selection
Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades

Admission Rate
Admission Rate 70-80%

Admission Office
Private Bag 38
Hobart 7001
+61 (0)3 6226 2706
1300 361 928


Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by areas of study, degree level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate University of Tasmania'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 Enrolment Range 20,000-24,999

Academic Staff
Total Faculty Range 2,000-2,499

Control Type

Public

Entity Type

Non-Profit

Academic Calendar

Semesters

Campus Setting

Urban

Religious Affiliation
None

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Facilities and Services

Library

Yes Go to University of Tasmania's Library

Housing

Yes

Sport Facilities

Yes

Financial Aids

Yes

Study Abroad

Yes

Distance Learning

Yes

Important: please contact or visit the official website of University of Tasmania 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
Department of Education and Training, Australia


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • CPA Australia
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICAA)
  • 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 University of Tasmania 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 the specific Affiliations and Memberships section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

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Affiliations

  • Universities Australia
  • Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)
  • Australian National Business Schools

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