The University of Adelaide

108 North Terrace, Adelaide

  • #108 QS Global World Ranking
  • PublicStatus
  • Very HighResearch Output
  • 22,102Total Students
  • 1,757Faculty
  • 10,107Int'l Students

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The University of Adelaide is a world-class research and teaching institution. We are centred on discovering new knowledge, pursuing innovation and preparing educated leaders of tomorrow.

As Australia’s third oldest university, we have a well-established reputation for excellence and progressive thinking. This continues today, with the University proudly ranked in the top one percent, among the world’s elite. Locally we are recognised as a vital contributor to the health, wealth and cultural life of the South Australian community.

The University recognises exceptional people as one of its greatest assets. Adelaide has over 100 Rhodes Scholars and five Nobel Laureates among its distinguished alumni. We attract academic staff who are global leaders in their fields, along with the best and brightest students, who graduate equipped to embark on a fulfilling career.

With a reputation for research quality, our researchers are committed to solving the world’s grandest challenges and having significant impact on the economy, health, public policy and the quality of life. Specialist institutes and centres work collaboratively across disciplines, and in partnership with industry and government.

Adelaide offers high-quality education experiences across a broad range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees.

About

The University of Adelaide is a world-class research and teaching institution. We are centred on discovering new knowledge, pursuing innovation and preparing educated leaders of tomorrow.

As Australia’s third oldest university, we have a well-established reputation for excellence and progressive thinking. This continues today, with the University proudly ranked in the top one percent, among the world’s elite. Locally we are recognised as a vital contributor to the health, wealth and cultural life of the South Australian community.

The University recognises exceptional people as one of its greatest assets. Adelaide has over 100 Rhodes Scholars and five Nobel Laureates among its distinguished alumni. We attract academic staff who are global leaders in their fields, along with the best and brightest students, who graduate equipped to embark on a fulfilling career.

With a reputation for research quality, our researchers are committed to solving the world’s grandest challenges and having significant impact on the economy, health, public policy and the quality of life. Specialist institutes and centres work collaboratively across disciplines, and in partnership with industry and government.

Adelaide offers high-quality education experiences across a broad range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees.

University highlights

QS World University Ranking

  • 2012
    #102
  • 2014
    #=104
  • 2015
    #100
  • 2016
    #=113
  • 2017
    #125
  • 2018
    #=109
  • 2019
    #114
  • 2020
    #106
  • 2021
    #=106
  • 2022
    #108

Ranking criteria

57.9
Overall
53.3
Academic Reputation
39.8
Employer Reputation
21.9
Faculty Student Ratio
90.1
Citations per Faculty
100
International Faculty Ratio
99.7
International Students Ratio

Student & Staff

Total students
22,102

25%
75%

International students
10,107

39%
61%

Total faculty staff
1,757

869
888

Total students
22,102

25%
75%

International students
10,107

39%
61%

Total faculty staff
1,757

888
869
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Scholarships

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Campus locations

North Terrace Campus,

108 North Terrace , Adelaide , Australia , SA 5001

Roseworthy Campus,

Mudla Wirra Road , Roseworthy , Australia , SA 5371

Thebarton Campus,

35-37 Stirling Street , Thebarton , Australia , SA 5031

Waite Campus,

Urrbrae , Adelaide , Australia , SA 5064

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