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Australian Catholic University

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Established in 1991, the Australian Catholic University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of North Sydney (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), New South Wales. This institution also has branch campuses in Ballarat, Blacktown, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, North Sydney and Strathfield. Officially recognized by the Department of Education and Training of Australia, Australian Catholic University (ACU) is a large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational Australian higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Australian Catholic University (ACU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor's degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 33-year-old Australian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic records and grades. The acceptance rate range is 60-69% making this Australian higher education organization a moderately selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. ACU 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.

University Snapshot


Australian Catholic University's Control Typepublic


Australian Catholic University's Entity Typenon-profit


Australian Catholic University' Size by Total Enrollmentlarge-sized


Australian Catholic University's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratemoderately selective

University Identity

Acronym ACU
Founded 1991
Motto Qualify for life
Video Presentation

University Location

Address 40 Edward Street
North Sydney
2059 New South Wales
Australian Catholic University's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Australian Catholic University Phone Number +61 (0)2 9739 2437
Australian Catholic University Fax Number +61 (0)2 9739 2001
Other locations Ballarat, Blacktown, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, North Sydney and Strathfield

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels


What is the difference between comprehensive/generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.

Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Australian Catholic University's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Australian Catholic University's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Australian Catholic University's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Australian Catholic University.

Australian Catholic University: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
7,500-9,999 US$
(6,830-9,110 Euro)
10,000-12,499 US$
(9,110-11,390 Euro)
12,500-14,999 US$
(11,390-13,670 Euro)
12,500-14,999 US$
(11,390-13,670 Euro)

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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Australian Catholic University's admission information.

Australian Catholic University's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Australian Catholic University's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Australian Catholic University a selective admission policy? Yes, based on students' past academic records and grades.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Australian Catholic University's acceptance rate range is 60-69% making this institution a moderately selective higher education institution.

Australian Catholic University's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

Australian Catholic University has more than 3500 international students.

Australian Catholic University's Admission Office Admission Office

40 Edward Street
North Sydney 2060
(0)2 9739 2437

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Size and Profile


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Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Australian Catholic University.

Australian Catholic University's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Australian Catholic University has an enrollment range of 20,000-24,999 students making it a large-sized institution.

Australian Catholic University's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 600-699 academic employees (Faculty).

Australian Catholic University's Control Type Control Type

Australian Catholic University is a public higher education institution.

Australian Catholic University's Entity Type Entity Type

Australian Catholic University is a non-profit higher education institution.

Australian Catholic University's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.

Australian Catholic University's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Australian Catholic University is Christian-Catholic Religious Affiliation

Australian Catholic University has a Christian-Catholic affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Australian Catholic University's main facilities:

Australian Catholic University's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Australian Catholic University's Library

Australian Catholic University's Housing University Housing

This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.

Australian Catholic University's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Australian Catholic University's main services:

Australian Catholic University's Financial Aid Financial Aid

This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.

Australian Catholic University's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Australian Catholic University's Distance Learning Distance Learning

This institution provides a distance learning mode for certain programs or courses.

Australian Catholic University's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

Not reported

Australian Catholic University's Career Services Career Services

Not reported

Recognition and Accreditation


There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.

Australian Catholic University's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Australian Catholic University is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: Department of Education and Training of Australia

Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Australian Catholic University's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.

  • CPA Australia
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICAA)
  • Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI)
  • Australian Computer Society (ACS)
  • National ELT Accreditation Scheme Limited (NEAS)

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Australian Catholic University's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • Universities Australia
  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU)
  • Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU)

Academic Structure


Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of fields of study and disciplines a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Comprehensive or Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure. Read our guide article "Understanding Academic Divisions in Universities - Colleges, Faculties, Schools" to learn more about academic divisions and typical university organizational structures.

Academic Structure

uniRank shows a structural diagram of the first-level academic divisions of the Australian Catholic University 's organizational structure; feel free to submit any relevant missing division.


Social Media


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Social Media

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Facebook Facebook

Australian Catholic University's Facebook page Australian Catholic University's official Facebook page

Twitter X (Twitter)

Australian Catholic University's X (formerly Twitter) page Australian Catholic University's official Twitter page

YouTube YouTube

Australian Catholic University's YouTube channel Australian Catholic University's official YouTube channel

Instagram Instagram

Australian Catholic University's Instagram page Australian Catholic University's official Instagram channel

LinkedIn LinkedIn

Australian Catholic University's main LinkedIn profile

TikTok TikTok

Australian Catholic University's official TikTok channel

Free Online Courses

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