University of Canberra

country rank  30
world rank  867

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University Overview

Founded in 1967, University of Canberra is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the small city of Canberra (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Australian Capital Territory. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Department of Education and Training, Australia, University of Canberra (UC) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Canberra (UC) 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 52 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym UC
Founded 1967
Motto Australia's Capital University

University Location

Address University Drive, Bruce
Canberra (population range: 250,000-499,999)
2601 Australian Capital Territory
Australia
T +61 (0)2 6201 5342
F +61 (0)2 6201 5949

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
International
students
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office University Drive
Canberra 2601
+61 (0)2 6201 5342

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff 400-499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Canberra'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


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • CPA Australia
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICAA)
  • Australian Computer Society (ACS)
  • Engineers Australia
  • National ELT Accreditation Scheme Limited (NEAS)
  • International Advertising Association and the Media Federation of Australia

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Universities Australia
  • Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)
  • Australian National Business Schools

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019