Flinders University

46 th
Young University Rankings 2016
351—400 th
World University Rankings 2017
Sturt Road, Adelaide, South Australia, SA 5042, Australia

Flinders University

More about Flinders University

Flinders University is a public university in Adelaide, Australia. It was founded in 1966 and was named after Matthew Flinders, a navigator who explored the South Australian coastline in the early 19th century.

The university offers teaching across four faculties: education, humanities and law, medicine, nursing and health sciences, science and engineering and social and behavioural sciences. It offers more than 160 undergraduate and postgraduate courses across these faculties. 

There are three main campuses situated in Bedford Park, Victoria Square and Tonsley. There are also buildings at a number of regional locations across south Australia, south west Australia and the Northern Territory.

Students also have the opportunity to study abroad in Hong Kong, Singapore, China and Malaysia.


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Key statistics

  • 16,465
    Number of Students
  • 23.6
    Student to Staff Ratio
  • 16%
    Percentage of International Students
  • 63 : 37
    Student Ratio of Females to Males
Collected during World University Rankings on 28th Sep 2016

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Sturt Road
Adelaide SA SA 5042