The Australian National University
Region: Oceania
Country/Region: Australia
Found Year: 1946
Address: Acton
Introduction

The Australian National University is one of the world’s foremost research universities. Distinguished by its relentless pursuit of excellence, the University attracts leading academics and outstanding students from Australia and around the world. As the specially-chartered national university, the University conducts research at the highest levels in all of its colleges, and offers a unique research-led education to undergraduate and postgraduate students as well as postdoctoral fellows. The University advances the national intellectual and creative capacity in three key ways: 1. Through broad-based research and research-intensive education in the disciplines fundamental to all knowledge: the humanities, the sciences and the social sciences, 2. By supporting research and research-intensive education in a spectrum of professional disciplines, and 3 By studying Australia in its various contexts. It is the aim of the University to achieve its objectives by creating an inspirational working environment for all its staff, students and visitors. In each of its endeavours, the University strives to achieve at the levels of the world’s great universities.

Global Ranking of Academic Subjects
All Subjects
Subject
Rank
Best Ranked Subjects
Subject Rank
Geography
15
Automation & Control
21
Earth Sciences
25
Physics
28
Public Administration
36
Ecology
40
Water Resources
43
Oceanography
51-75
Key Statistics
17358
Total Enrollment
7620(43.9%)
International Students
10236
Undergraduate Enrollment
2948(28.8%)
International Students
7122
Graduate Enrollment
4672(65.6%)
International Students