Australia - General information
RegionOceania
CapitalCanberra
LanguageEnglish
CurrencyAustralian Dollar
Population23,365,337
Students1,046,000
Foreigner students23.9%
Statistics - Education
Indicator
Popularity rating in the world3
Ranking of universities in the world3
Academic Reputation 5
Employer Reputation 4
Quality of teaching 28
International Faculty 3
International Students 4
Citations per Faculty 4
Statistics - Universities
Universities in top 100 7
Universities in top 200 8
Universities in top 500 23
Universities in top 1000 33
Universities in top 5000 41
Cost of living in Australia, USD/month
ExpensesMin.Med.
Accommodation 398 594
Food 225 441
Transportation 79 185
Communications and utilities 96 102
Clothing 26 97
Sports and leisure 30 104
Accommodation in Australia, USD/month
Shared room outside of centre402
Shared room in city centre600
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre795
1 bedroom apartment in city centre1,080
Location on map - Australia
Leading Australian universities, which occupy the top positions in the Australian universities rankings, in 1999 merged into the "Group of Eight". The main campuses of these universities are located in six major metropolitan cities of Australia. Members of the association are the most prestigious universities of Australia. Their graduates have the most chances to occupy a high social status.
List of universities of Go8: