Top Australian Colleges and Universities on Facebook

Top Australian Universities on Facebook

2023 Facebook University Ranking New


What are the most popular Australian Universities on Facebook? uniRank answers this question by publishing the 2023 Facebook University Ranking of all Australian higher-education institutions on Facebook meeting the following uniRank selection criteria:

  • being chartered, licensed or accredited by the appropriate Australian higher education-related organization in each country
  • offering at least three-year bachelor's degrees or postgraduate master's or doctoral degrees
  • delivering courses predominantly in a traditional, non-distance education format

The aim of the uniRank Facebook University Ranking is to offer an approximate popularity index for each Australian university on the Facebook social media platform, based on the total number of followers. Read also our article about the importance of Social Media for Universities and prospective students.

Australian Universities on Facebook

Rank University Followers Likes Country
1 Macquarie University Macquarie University's official Facebook page 737,000 730,000 au Australia
2 University of New South Wales University of New South Wales's official Facebook page 646,000 646,000 au Australia
3 Deakin University Deakin University's official Facebook page 615,000 607,000 au Australia
4 The University of Melbourne The University of Melbourne's official Facebook page 530,000 507,000 au Australia
5 The University of Sydney The University of Sydney's official Facebook page 462,000 444,000 au Australia
6 University of Tasmania University of Tasmania's official Facebook page 449,000 442,000 au Australia
7 Monash University Monash University's official Facebook page 447,000 431,000 au Australia
8 Curtin University Curtin University's official Facebook page 362,000 n/a au Australia
9 La Trobe University La Trobe University's official Facebook page 299,000 293,000 au Australia
10 The University of Queensland The University of Queensland's official Facebook page 294,000 294,000 au Australia
11 Swinburne University of Technology Swinburne University of Technology's official Facebook page 289,000 285,000 au Australia
12 Australian National University Australian National University's official Facebook page 280,000 n/a au Australia
13 The University of Newcastle The University of Newcastle's official Facebook page 265,000 259,000 au Australia
14 RMIT University RMIT University's official Facebook page 251,000 n/a au Australia
15 University of South Australia University of South Australia's official Facebook page 241,000 233,000 au Australia
16 University of Wollongong University of Wollongong's official Facebook page 234,000 225,000 au Australia
17 Queensland University of Technology Queensland University of Technology's official Facebook page 219,000 212,000 au Australia
18 Western Sydney University Western Sydney University's official Facebook page 219,000 212,000 au Australia
19 The University of Western Australia The University of Western Australia's official Facebook page 213,000 198,000 au Australia
20 Edith Cowan University Edith Cowan University's official Facebook page 200,000 194,000 au Australia
21 The University of Adelaide The University of Adelaide's official Facebook page 181,000 173,000 au Australia
22 Victoria University Victoria University's official Facebook page 178,000 172,000 au Australia
23 Griffith University Griffith University's official Facebook page 148,000 142,000 au Australia
24 Central Queensland University Central Queensland University's official Facebook page 141,000 135,000 au Australia
25 University of Canberra University of Canberra's official Facebook page 140,000 135,000 au Australia
26 University of Technology Sydney University of Technology Sydney's official Facebook page 139,000 134,000 au Australia
27 University of Southern Queensland University of Southern Queensland's official Facebook page 128,000 124,000 au Australia
28 Australian Catholic University Australian Catholic University's official Facebook page 128,000 123,000 au Australia
29 Flinders University Flinders University's official Facebook page 121,000 115,000 au Australia
30 Federation University Australia Federation University Australia's official Facebook page 90,000 86,000 au Australia
31 Bond University Bond University's official Facebook page 90,000 84,000 au Australia
32 James Cook University James Cook University's official Facebook page 86,000 82,000 au Australia
33 Charles Sturt University Charles Sturt University's official Facebook page 80,000 76,000 au Australia
34 Charles Darwin University Charles Darwin University's official Facebook page 69,000 67,000 au Australia
35 University of the Sunshine Coast University of the Sunshine Coast's official Facebook page 61,000 n/a au Australia
36 Torrens University Australia Torrens University Australia's official Facebook page 57,000 51,000 au Australia
37 Murdoch University Murdoch University's official Facebook page 55,000 51,000 au Australia
38 University of New England, Australia University of New England, Australia's official Facebook page 49,000 46,000 au Australia
39 Southern Cross University Southern Cross University's official Facebook page 44,000 40,000 au Australia
40 The University of Notre Dame Australia The University of Notre Dame Australia's official Facebook page 19,000 18,000 au Australia

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