Do you want to gain a degree from a top Australian university? Welcome to La Trobe, where you’ll find world-class teaching and academic research, stunning campus environments (whether you are interested in the city, or you like the idea of strolling around beautiful greenery) and a large selection of student activities.

La Trobe is ranked number 58 in the world in the 2016 Times Higher Education 150 Under 50 rankings, and among Australia’s top ten universities according to the latest Commonwealth Government's Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) report.
La Trobe ranks alongside the world's elite Universities in more than a third of its subjects, and we pride ourselves on producing successful graduates. We also produce state-of-the-art facilities, including our new AUD$45 million five-storey Sylvia Walton building at the Melbourne campus, which provides a range of services for international students, and our AUD$288 million Centre for AgriBioscience.

As one of Australia’s leading universities, La Trobe has seven campuses in Melbourne, spread across the state of Victoria, and one in the heart of Sydney. Our Melbourne campus is one of the most attractive in the country, covering 267 hectares of parkland with waterways and a wildlife sanctuary. Find out more about our campuses.

La Trobe University offers hundreds of undergraduate, postgraduate and research programs in a range of subjects. Many programs offer industry placements or projects and are accredited by professional associations nationally and internationally.

We offer courses in these study areas:

  • Arts and Communications
  • Business and Commerce
  • Education, Outdoor and Environmental Studies 
  • Health Sciences 
  • IT and Engineering
  • Law 
  • Sciences and Psychology

Explore rankings data for La Trobe University

All ranked institutions have an overall score and 4 pillar scores. However for each pillar, only institutions ranked in the top 500 overall or the top 500 in this pillar have a publicly visible score

Key statistics

  • 26%
    Percentage of International Students
  • 63 : 37
    Student Ratio of Females to Males
  • 20,343
    Number of Students
  • 34.5
    No. of students per staff
Based on data collected for the (1) 2018 World University Rankings