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Top Universities in Australia 2024

Besides being home to vibrant global cities steeped in history, inclusive communities, and unique cultures, Australia has long been a favored destination for international students. The nation boasts a plethora of top-tier universities, including members of the prestigious Group of Eight and the Australian Technology Network. Australian universities consistently perform well in global rankings, particularly in areas such as research output and teaching quality.

For those considering pursuing foundation, undergraduate, or postgraduate studies in Australia, university rankings can offer valuable insights into whether an institution aligns with their educational goals. Leading ranking providers like QS World University Rankings and Times Higher Education World University Rankings are widely recognized globally, often serving as vital resources for students during their study abroad research.

To assist prospective students, we have compiled the top universities in Australia for 2024 below, drawing data from the latest QS World University Rankings and Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

QS top universities in Australia 2024

RankUniversityGlobal Rank
1The University of Melbourne14
2The University of New South Wales (UNSW Sydney)19
3The University of Sydney19
4Australian National University (ANU)34
5Monash University42
6The University of Queensland43
7The University of Western Australia72
8The University of Adelaide89
9University of Technology Sydney90
10Macquarie University (Sydney, Australia)130
11RMIT University140
12University of Wollongong162
13The University of Newcastle, Australia (UON)173
14Curtin University183
15Queensland University of Technology (QUT)189
16Deakin University233
17La Trobe University242
18Griffith University243
19Swinburne University of Technology285
20University of Tasmania307

THE top universities in Australia 2024

RankUniversityGlobal Rank
1University of Melbourne37
2Monash University54
3University of Sydney60
4Australian National University67
5The University of Queensland70
6UNSW Sydney84
7University of Adelaide111
8The University of Western Australia131
9University of Technology Sydney133
10Macquarie University175
11Queensland University of Technology199
12Curtin University201-250
13University of Newcastle201-250
14Swinburne University of Technology201-250
15University of Wollongong201-250
16Deakin University251-300
17Griffith University251-300
18La Trobe University251-300
19RMIT University251-300
20University of Tasmania251-300

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