University of Tasmania

country rank  20
world rank  465

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University Overview

Founded in 1890, University of Tasmania is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Hobart (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Tasmania. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Launceston, Burnie. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Department of Education and Training, Australia, University of Tasmania (UTAS) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Tasmania (UTAS) 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 128 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this Australian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UTAS also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Acronym UTAS
Founded 1890 Origins date back to 1846 when Christ College was founded
Motto Ingeniis Patuit Campus
The Field is Open to Talent
Colours Red and black

University Location

Address Churchill Avenue
Hobart (population range: 50,000-249,999)
7001 Tasmania
Australia
T +61 (0)3 6226 2706
F +61 (0)3 6226 7862
Other locations Launceston, Burnie

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
Int'l student 12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office Private Bag 38
Hobart 7001
+61 (0)3 6226 2706
1300 361 928

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 2,000-2,499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to University of Tasmania's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
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)

Affiliations

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

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