What are the most popular Universities in each Oceanian country? uniRank tries to answer this question by publishing a list of Oceanian countries and providing a ranking of their higher-education institutions meeting the following uniRank selection criteria:
searching 62 universities in Oceania
How many Universities are there in Oceania? According to the uniRank database in 2020 there are currently 62 officially recognized higher-education institutions in Oceania. Considering that the uniRank database includes a total number of 13,723 officially recognized higher education institutions the proportion of Oceanian Universities in the world is as follows:
uniRank Oceanian Universities World Representation Index: 0.45%
Being the estimated population of the Oceanian continent around 0.53% of the total world population (source: United Nations' World Population Prospects, the 2015 Revision), the Oceanian Higher education system and offerings seem to be fairly represented in the world at least in terms of the number of higher education institutions.
How many public and private Universities are there in Oceania? Out of the total number of 62 recognized higher educations institutions in Oceania included in the uniRank database, 56 are public (i.e. officially affiliated to or run by national, state or local governments) and 6 are private.
In terms of the number of public versus private Universities, the uniRank database shows a much higher presence of public higher education institutions in the Oceanian continent as a whole. Moreover, 47 out of the top 50 Universities in Oceania (94%) are public higher education institutions. Differences and peculiarities may still exist in each Oceanian country higher education system.
What type of entities are Universities in Oceania? Out of the total number of 62 recognized higher educations institutions in Oceania included in the uniRank database, 58 are non-profit and 1 is for-profit. The type of entity of the remaining Oceanian Universities included in the uniRank database is unknown or it has not been reported. As a general rule, the vast majority of Oceanian public higher education institutions are not-for-profit organisations, not necessarily in legal terms but certainly in terms of nature and institutional purposes such as role, scope and mission.
uniRank publishes twice a year a non-academic ranking of the top 50 Universities in Oceania based on valid, unbiased and non-influenceable web metrics provided by independent web intelligence sources. Please read the ranking methodology in the About Us page for more information.According to the 2020 uniRank University Ranking this is the list of the top 10 Universities in Oceania:
|1||The University of Melbourne||au|
|2||The University of Sydney||au|
|4||The University of New South Wales||au|
|5||Australian National University||au|
|6||The University of Queensland||au|
|7||University of Auckland||nz|
|10||The University of Adelaide||au|