The University of Newcastle

country rank  15
world rank  293

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University Overview

Founded in 1965, The University of Newcastle is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium city of Callaghan (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), New South Wales. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Ourimbah, Port Macquarie, Singapore, Sydney. Officially recognized by the Department of Education and Training of Australia, The University of Newcastle (UoN) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational Australian higher education institution. The University of Newcastle (UoN) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as 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 55 years old Australian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UoN 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.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym UoN
Founded 1965 Origins date back to 1951
Motto I look ahead

University Location

Address University Drive
Callaghan
2308 New South Wales
Australia
Tel +61 (0)2 4921 5000
Fax +61 (0)2 4985 4200
Other locations Ourimbah, Port Macquarie, Singapore, Sydney

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
International
students
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)

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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
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Student Services Building, University Drive
Callaghan 2308
(0)2 9215 0000

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to The University of Newcastle's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Department of Education and Training of Australia


Year of first Accreditation

1964


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


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Universities Australia
  • Innovative Research Universities Australia (IRU)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 15 September 2020