James Cook University

James Cook University

Australia

46 Reviews

48025 VIEWS

THE World Ranking: 251

Overview

Overview

James Cook University (JCU) is the second oldest university in Queensland and Australia’s leading university in the tropics. Offering excellence in teaching and research, JCU is a vibrant multi-campus university. Total student enrolments are more than 18,000 and growing, including over 5,500 international students from over 100 different countries. JCU is ranked in the top 5% of universities worldwide based on 2010 assessments by two of the world’s leading university ranking system – the Shanghai Jiao Tong University and Higher Education and Accreditation Council. JCU is also ranked among the top 12 tourism education institutions in the world and is recognized for its special focus on ecotourism.

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Hotcourses Diversity Index (What is this?)

111 International student nationalities at this university

2.46% International students from USA

Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2016-2017
Source: THE

251

TEACHING

21.7%

INTERNATIONAL OUTLOOK

74.1%

INDUSTRY INCOME

43.2%

RESEARCH

22.3%

CITATIONS

84.2%
QS World University Rankings 2016-2017
Source: QS

340

Academic Ranking of World Universities 2016
Source: ARWU

201

Student life in numbers

COSTS PER YEAR
OVERALL COST OF LIVING

A$20540

CAMPUS ACCOMMODATION

A$10192

AVERAGE TUITION FEE PER YEAR

UNDERGRADUATE

A$29140

POSTGRADUATE

A$31160

CRICOS

Provider code:00117J

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98% of reviewers recommend James Cook University

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Gerald, Papua New Guinea 3

I am able to get the best out of my studies at JCU

For me JCU was the natural choice for study. The lecturers are very knowledgeable and I am able to get the best out of my studies.

For me JCU was the natural choice for study. The lecturers are very knowledgeable and I am able to get the best out of my studies.

Dominik, Germany 5

I fell in love with JCU!

Australia has been my dream destination since I was just a boy. JCU is famous for its marine and tropical science department and ranks above high class international universities in the field of ecology and sustainability. From the moment I first researched JCU and North Queensland I fell in love with t read full review

Australia has been my dream destination since I was just a boy. JCU is famous for its marine and tropical science department and ranks above high class international universities in the field of ecology and sustainability. From the moment I first researched JCU and North Queensland I fell in love with the thought of studying my undergraduate degree there. show less