University of South Australia

country rank  19
world rank  422

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University Overview

Established in 1991, University of South Australia is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Adelaide (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), South Australia. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Whyalla, Mount Gambier. Officially recognized by the Department of Education and Training of Australia, University of South Australia (UNISA) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational Australian higher education institution. University of South Australia (UNISA) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), 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 29 years old Australian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UNISA also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, 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 UNISA
Founded 1991 Origins date back to 1889 (SA School of Arts) and 1889 (SA School of Mines and Industries)
Motto Australia's University of Enterprise

University Location

Address 101 Currie Street
Adelaide
5001 South Australia
Australia
Tel +61 (0)8 8302 6611
Fax +61 (0)8 8302 9121
Other locations Whyalla, Mount Gambier

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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students
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International
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 students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office GPO Box 2471
Adelaide 5001
(0)8 9627 4854

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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 Not reported
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Department of Education and Training of 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
  • European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD-EQUIS)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Australian Technology Network (ATN)
  • Universities Australia
  • Open Universities Australia (OUA)

Academic Structure


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