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Federation University Australia

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world rank  1469

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Established in 1870, the Federation University Australia is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the small city of Ballarat (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Victoria. This institution also has branch campuses in Berwick, Churchill, Horsham and Brisbane. Officially recognized by the Department of Education and Training of Australia, Federation University Australia (FedUni) is a large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational Australian higher education institution. Federation University Australia (FedUni) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor's degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 153-year-old Australian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic records and grades. The acceptance rate range is 90-99% making this Australian higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. FedUni also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Federation University Australia's Control Typepublic


Federation University Australia's Entity Typenon-profit


Federation University Australia' Size by Total Enrollmentlarge-sized


Federation University Australia's Selectivity by Acceptance Rateleast selective

University Identity

Acronym FedUni
Founded 1870
Motto Learn to Succeed
Colours Blue and white

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University Location

Address PO Box 663
3350 Victoria
Federation University Australia's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Federation University Australia Phone Number +61 (0)3 5327 9000
Federation University Australia Fax Number +61 (0)3 5327 9545
Other locations Berwick, Churchill, Horsham and Brisbane

Fields of Study / Degree Levels


What is the difference between generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.

Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Federation University Australia's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Federation University Australia's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Federation University Australia's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Federation University Australia.

Federation University Australia: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Federation University Australia's admission information.

Federation University Australia's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Federation University Australia's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Federation University Australia a selective admission policy? Yes, based on students' past academic records and grades.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Federation University Australia's acceptance rate range is 90-99% making this institution a least selective higher education institution.

Federation University Australia's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

Federation University Australia has more than 6000 international students.

Federation University Australia's Admission Office Admission Office

PO Box 663
Ballarat 3353
(0)3 5327 9018

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Size and Profile


University size and profile can be important factors to consider when choosing a university or assessing its value. Here are some potential reasons why University size and profile can affect students when choosing a university.

Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Federation University Australia.

Federation University Australia's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Federation University Australia has an enrollment range of 10,000-14,999 students making it a large-sized institution.

Federation University Australia's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 500-599 academic employees (Faculty).

Federation University Australia's Control Type Control Type

Federation University Australia is a public higher education institution.

Federation University Australia's Entity Type Entity Type

Federation University Australia is a non-profit higher education institution.

Federation University Australia's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Suburban setting.

Federation University Australia's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

Federation University Australia does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Federation University Australia's main facilities:

Federation University Australia's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Federation University Australia's Library

Federation University Australia's Housing University Housing

This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.

Federation University Australia's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Federation University Australia's main services:

Federation University Australia's Financial Aid Financial Aid

This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.

Federation University Australia's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Federation University Australia's Distance Learning Distance Learning

This institution provides a distance learning mode for certain programs or courses.

Federation University Australia's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

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Federation University Australia's Career Services Career Services

This institution offers career counseling, career assessments, job and internship postings, career events, alumni networking or other career-related services to assist students transition successfully from academic life to professional life.

Recognition and Accreditation


There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.

Federation University Australia's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Federation University Australia is legally recognized and/or accredited by: Department of Education and Training of Australia

Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Federation University Australia's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.

  • CPA Australia
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICAA)
  • Australian Computer Society (ACS)
  • Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA)
  • Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council (ANMAC)
  • Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA)
  • Australian Health Practitioner Registration Authority (AHPRA)
  • Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC)

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Federation University Australia's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • Universities Australia
  • Regional Universities Network (RUN)

Academic Structure


Most higher education institutions' first-level academic divisions are, depending on the country, one of the following...

  • Colleges
  • Faculties
  • Schools
  • Institutes
  • Academies
  • Departments
  • Divisions
  • Centers

Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of disciplines and fields of study a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure.

Academic Structure

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Social Media


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Social Media

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