At the University of Melbourne, we’re proud of our outstanding reputation for excellence.

For over 160 years we’ve made distinctive contributions to society and attracted the best and brightest students and researchers – bringing together the world's best minds to solve globally significant problems.

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  • # 1 in Australia
  • # 32 in the world
  • # 7 in graduate employability worldwide

Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020/QS Graduate Employability 2020

By the numbers

52 000+

students

51% undergraduate 49% graduate (equivalent full-time student load - EFTSL)

385 000+

alumni

42%

international students

from 130+ countries

21%

undergraduates

undertook an international experience

$474

million

research income

#7

ranking worldwide
for graduate employability

(QS Graduate Employability 2020)

97%

of undergraduates in work

after 3 - 5 years (Career Outcomes survey 2017)

98%

of graduates in work

after 3 - 5 years (Career Outcomes survey 2017)

2 out of 5

Graduates volunteer

(Career Outcomes survey 2017)

Most

highly-cited researchers

in Australia (2018)

1600+

student internship partners

87%

of graduates developed
analytical problem-solving skills
(Career Outcomes survey 2017)

as at 31 December 2018, unless otherwise noted.

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University and program rankings in detail

We’re proud to be consistently ranked as a leading university around the world for research and teaching.


Independently published global and program rankingsAustralia rankingWorld ranking
Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020132
Academic Ranking of World Universities 2019141
QS World University Rankings 2019
Academic reputation115
QS World University Rankings (by subject) 2019
Accounting and Finance116
Anatomy19
Biology129
Business120
Chemistry137
Communication135
Computer Science132
Dentistry130
Economics124
Education114
Electrical Engineering135
Law16
Linguistics122
Medicine117
Psychology118
Statistics124
Additional rankings  
Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings 2019144
US News Best Global Universities 2019126