Swinburne University of Technology

country rank  21
world rank  527

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University Overview

Established in 1908, Swinburne University of Technology is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large city of Hawthorn (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Victoria. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Melbourne, Kuching. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Department of Education and Training, Australia, Swinburne University of Technology (SUT) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Swinburne University of Technology (SUT) 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 109 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. SUT 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.

University Identity

Name
Acronym SUT
Founded 1908
Motto Factum per Litteras
Achievement through learning
Colours Red, black and white

University Location

Address John Street
Hawthorn (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
3122 Victoria
Australia
T +61 (0)3 8676 7002
F +61 (0)3 9214 5454
Other locations Melbourne, Kuching

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office PO Box 218
Hawthorn 3122
+61 (0)3 8676 7002
1800 897 973

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,000-1,499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Swinburne University of Technology'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 International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Department of Education and Training, Australia


Year of first Accreditation
1992


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)

Affiliations

  • Universities Australia
  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)
  • European Consortium of Innovative Universities (ECIU)
  • Open Universities Australia (OUA)
  • Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA)
  • Open Education Consortium (OEC)

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