The University of Sydney

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world rank  61

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University Overview

Established in 1850, The University of Sydney is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Sydney (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), New South Wales. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Department of Education and Training, Australia, The University of Sydney (USYD) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. The University of Sydney (USYD) 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. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym USYD
Founded 1850
Motto Sidere mens eadem mutato
The stars change, the mind remains the same
Colours Blue, gold and red

University Location

Address Building A14, Camperdown
Sydney (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
2006 New South Wales
T +61 (0)2 9351 2222
F +61 (0)2 9351 4607

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office International Office, Services Blg G12, University of Sydney
Sydney 2006
+61 (0)2 9351 4079

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment over-45,000
Academic Staff 3,000-3,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to The University of Sydney's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Department of Education and Training, Australia

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business AACSB International; CPA Australia; Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia ICAA; Australian Human Resources Institute AHRI; Australian Computer Society ACS; Engineers Australia

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Group of Eight (go8)
  • Universities Australia
  • Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU)
  • Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)
  • Worldwide Universities Network (WUN)

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Online Courses

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