University of Adelaide

University of Adelaide

Australia

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THE World Ranking: 142

The University of Adelaide pursues excellence in education, values creativity, welcomes diversity, and creates global citizens.

  • Ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide
  • 400+ undergraduate and postgraduate coursework programs
  • World-renowned research across disciplines
  • 3rd oldest university in Australia
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About the University of Adelaide

With more than 140 years of excellence in education, the University of Adelaide is one of Australia’s oldest and most prestigious tertiary institutions. A member of the Group of Eight, we are one of Australia’s leading research intensive universities and are consistently ranked among the top 1% of universities in the world. Since its establishment in 1874, the University has developed a strong reputation for excellence in learning, teaching and research. It has produced 109 Rhodes Scholars and is associated with five Nobel Laureates.

The University offers over 400 undergraduate and postgraduate coursework degrees across a broad range of academic fields, as well as postgraduate research degrees (PhD and Masters). Innovative and industry-relevant, Adelaide’s programs are delivered by high-quality staff who are among the best in their respective fields. Not only will students learn from the best minds but they will learn to challenge their thinking and build a skillset for a successful lifelong career.

At the University of Adelaide, students learn in small groups under the guidance of expert academics. With access to world-class facilities and learning resources you will have the opportunity to engage in research, study abroad and take on extracurricular activities while living in a multi-cultural, safe, cosmopolitan city and campus to gain a life-changing study experience.

Pathways, foundation programs and English language courses are also offered to prepare international students for entry into degree programs.

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  • Ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide
  • Ranked 79th in Times Higher Education world’s most international universities
  • Member of the Group of Eight – Australia’s prestigious university group
  • 400+ undergraduate and postgraduate coursework programs
  • World-renowned research across disciplines
  • 3rd oldest university in Australia
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English score required

Minimum IELTS score

Postgraduate

6.0

Undergraduate

6.0

Minimum TOEFL IBT

Postgraduate

60

Undergraduate

60

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Key facts and figures at University of Adelaide

Rankings

Hotcourses Diversity Index (What is this?)

115 International student nationalities at this university

0.78% International students from USA

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

142

OVERALL SCORE

56.1%

TEACHING

37.1%

INTERNATIONAL OUTLOOK

86.3%

INDUSTRY INCOME

67.5%

RESEARCH

43.9%

CITATIONS

78.8%
QS World University Rankings 2016-2017
Source: QS

125

Academic Ranking of World Universities 2016
Source: ARWU

101

Student life in numbers

COSTS PER YEAR*
OVERALL COST OF LIVING

A$27170

CAMPUS ACCOMMODATION

A$13520

AVERAGE TUITION FEE PER YEAR*

UNDERGRADUATE

A$24240

POSTGRADUATE

A$26600

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution

CRICOS

Provider code:00123M

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SAY LENG, Malaysia 5

This is the best university in South Australia!

I started my Bachelor of Psychological Science program in 2016 and I fell in love with this University. The lecturers in my psychological program and french studies are friendly and helpful, they look after domestic students as well as international students. The lecturers really care about how their st read full review

I started my Bachelor of Psychological Science program in 2016 and I fell in love with this University. The lecturers in my psychological program and french studies are friendly and helpful, they look after domestic students as well as international students. The lecturers really care about how their students can benefit from the course content and from their teaching methods. Also, what I really love about this University is the lecturers here like to inspire students with their creative teaching methods. It made me feel that studying can be really interesting and can be a pleasurable experience. show less

Yuanchao, Australia 5

The best experience I have ever had

I had my engineering undergraduate degree here, and I found it was awesome. Professional academic staff are friendly here, and excellent support teams for student services and etc. Uni is really thoughtful, particularly for international students who need supports and assistance when first studying thei read full review

I had my engineering undergraduate degree here, and I found it was awesome. Professional academic staff are friendly here, and excellent support teams for student services and etc. Uni is really thoughtful, particularly for international students who need supports and assistance when first studying their degree in a foreign country, like myself. Highly recommend this university to my friends from Australia local and internationals show less

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