Charles Darwin University

country rank  37
world rank  1332

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University Overview

Founded in 1989, Charles Darwin University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Darwin (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Northern Territory. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Casuarina, Alice Springs, Palmerston. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Department of Education and Training, Australia, Charles Darwin University (CDU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Charles Darwin University (CDU) 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 in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym CDU
Founded 1989
Motto Change your World

University Location

Address Ellengowan Drive
Darwin (population range: 50,000-249,999)
0909 Northern Territory
T +61 (0)8 8946 6666
F +61 (0)8 8927 0612
Other locations Casuarina, Alice Springs, Palmerston

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
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 300-399
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Charles Darwin University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

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

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Universities Australia
  • Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019