Edith Cowan University

country rank  29
world rank  756

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University Overview

Founded in 1991, Edith Cowan University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Joondalup (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Western Australia. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Mt Lawley and Bunbury. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Department of Education and Training, Australia, Edith Cowan University (ECU) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Edith Cowan University (ECU) 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 28 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym ECU
Founded 1991
Motto Freedom Through Knowledge

University Location

Address 270 Joondalup Drive
Joondalup (population range: 50,000-249,999)
6027 Western Australia
Australia
T +61 (0)8 6304 0000
F +61 (0)8 6304 2515
Other locations Mt Lawley and Bunbury

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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students
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students
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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office 270 Joondalup Drive
Joondalup 6027
+61 (0)8 6304 0000

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff 800-899
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Edith Cowan University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Department of Education and Training, Australia


Year of first Accreditation

1991


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

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Universities Australia
  • Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019