The University of Sydney

Australia

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THE World Ranking: 61

The University of Sydney is among the top 0.3% of universities worldwide, giving Australian innovation & research international recognition.

  • Challenging traditions for more than 160 years
  • Home to 52,000+ students
  • Alumni worldwide: 270,000
  • Student clubs and societies: 200+ including 43 sports clubs
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About Sydney

We make lives better by producing leaders of society…

The University of Sydney has been challenging traditions for more than 160 years. Progressive thinking, breaking with convention, challenging the status quo and improving the world around us is in our DNA.

Location

Our multicultural city is a great place for students. Sydney’s climate and stunning landmarks, along with our reputation and world rankings, are just some of the reasons international students flock to our University.

Campuses

Our campuses have welcoming social scenes, with clubs, societies, entertainment venues and sporting facilities all ready to indulge your hobbies and interests. We also offer many orientation events to help you settle in and make new friends.

Why Study Here?

We sit in the top 0.3% of universities worldwide, ensuring that Australian innovation and research is recognised on the international stage.

Faculties and Schools

We offer the widest range of academic programs of any university in Australia, with eight disciplines ranked among the top 20 in the recent QS World University Rankings. 

Our teachers, researchers and leading thinkers are paving the way for solutions to complex global issues impacting upon our health, environment, technology and culture.

Across 16 faculties, we have research teams working on creating cleaner fuels, faster internet, treatment for chronic illness, and more sustainable ways of living.

We have 75 research centres, 12 ARC Centres of Excellence, 15 Cooperative Research Centres and are rated above world standard for 75 percent of almost 100 academic fields.

Explore our schools and disciplines and discover why we’re consistently named among the top three universities in Australia by QS World University Rankings.

Accommodation

Explore Sydney living options both on and off campus. Whether you're looking to join a residential college or set up a shared house off campus, we can offer guidance.

Student Speak

Julian Day/ Master of Fine Arts

“Being right in the heart of Sydney, you are so close to everything: the cafès of Glebe, the shops of Newtown. There’s a real sense of energy and life.”

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Minimum IELTS score

Postgraduate

6.5

Undergraduate

6.5

Minimum TOEFL IBT

Postgraduate

85

Undergraduate

85

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Key facts and figures at The University of Sydney

Rankings

Hotcourses Diversity Index (What is this?)

124 International student nationalities at this university

1.72% International students from USA

Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2017-2018
Source: THE

61

OVERALL SCORE

67.8%

TEACHING

50.2%

INTERNATIONAL OUTLOOK

84.6%

INDUSTRY INCOME

67.9%

RESEARCH

63.1%

CITATIONS

85.9%
QS World University Rankings 2017-2018
Source: QS

50

Academic Ranking of World Universities 2017
Source: ARWU

83

Student life in numbers

COSTS PER YEAR*
LIVING COSTS

A$20,290

CAMPUS ACCOMMODATION

A$16,536

AVERAGE TUITION FEE PER YEAR*

UNDERGRADUATE

A$44,920

POSTGRADUATE

A$41,620

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

CRICOS

Provider code:00026A

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