The University of Adelaide

108 North Terrace, Adelaide

  • #109 QS Global World Ranking
  • PublicStatus
  • Very HighResearch Output
  • 23,050Total Students
  • 1,649Faculty
  • 10,945Int'l Students

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The University of Adelaide offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate degrees, relevant to the ever-changing needs of employers, industries and the community.

In addition to program-specific knowledge, our students develop strong skills in:

  • career readiness and leadership
  • intercultural and ethical competency
  • problem-solving and critical thinking
  • teamwork and communication
  • self-awareness and emotional intelligence

Our undergraduate degrees span across five faculties, and include the following subject areas:

  • Faculty of Arts: music, teaching, languages, media, international studies and development, and social sciences;
  • Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences: engineering, computer and mathematical sciences;
  • -Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences: dentistry and oral health, nursing, medicine, health and Medical Sciences and psychology;
  • The Faculty of the Professions: law, business, economics, finance, architecture and innovation and entrepreneurship
  • Faculty of Sciences: biology, agriculture, food science, and oenology

Small group discovery is central to campus life and is our unique education proposition. This innovative approach has a focus on undergraduate research, which means every student in every program has an opportunity to experience the thrill of discovery, in small groups, under the expert guidance of global leaders in their fields.

About

The University of Adelaide offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate degrees, relevant to the ever-changing needs of employers, industries and the community.

In addition to program-specific knowledge, our students develop strong skills in:

  • career readiness and leadership
  • intercultural and ethical competency
  • problem-solving and critical thinking
  • teamwork and communication
  • self-awareness and emotional intelligence

Our undergraduate degrees span across five faculties, and include the following subject areas:

  • Faculty of Arts: music, teaching, languages, media, international studies and development, and social sciences;
  • Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences: engineering, computer and mathematical sciences;
  • -Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences: dentistry and oral health, nursing, medicine, health and Medical Sciences and psychology;
  • The Faculty of the Professions: law, business, economics, finance, architecture and innovation and entrepreneurship
  • Faculty of Sciences: biology, agriculture, food science, and oenology

Small group discovery is central to campus life and is our unique education proposition. This innovative approach has a focus on undergraduate research, which means every student in every program has an opportunity to experience the thrill of discovery, in small groups, under the expert guidance of global leaders in their fields.

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
  • 2023
    #109

Ranking criteria

57
Overall
52.3
Academic Reputation
35.2
Employer Reputation
17.2
Faculty Student Ratio
94.5
Citations per Faculty
99.8
International Faculty Ratio
99.8
International Students Ratio
93.1
International Research Network
40.2
Employment Outcomes

Student & Staff

Total students
23,050

26%
74%

International students
10,945

40%
60%

Total faculty staff
1,649

804
845

Total students
23,050

26%
74%

International students
10,945

40%
60%

Total faculty staff
1,649

845
804
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Scholarships

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The Scholarships above offer some form of financial aid to prospective students. Please always check the specific requirements and restrictions on scholarship availability.

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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