University of South Australia

32 nd
Young University Rankings 2017
201–250 th
World University Rankings 2018
GPO Box 2471, Adelaide, South Australia, SA 5001, Australia

About University of South Australia

The University of South Australia (UniSA) is South Australia’s largest university, combining a global outlook with local engagement and a strong research focus. Programs are designed with professional emphasis and in partnership with industry, assisting students to gain the experience and expertise required to make an impact in their career. Focussing on real-world experience, UniSA provides students with the qualities employers look for.

Welcoming and supporting students from across the globe, UniSA is ranked at number 57 in the 2016 Times Higher Education Top 150 Under 50 (top 10 in Australia) and is in the top 10% in the world for International Outlook  (Times Higher Education 2016). 97 percent of our assessed research is rated as world-class or above by The Australian Research Council Excellence in Research for Australia (2015).

UniSA offers degree programs across a wide range of academic areas including:

73 per cent of academic staff hold a doctoral qualification offering students the benefits of learning from academics who are experts in their field and passionate about sharing their knowledge.


Each year, more than 2,500 students at UniSA benefit from scholarships and grants worth millions of dollars. To learn more about scholarship opportunities click here.

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CRICOS Provider Number: 00121B

Explore rankings data for University of South Australia

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

  • 41%
    Percentage of International Students
  • 62 : 38
    Student Ratio of Females to Males
  • 25.8
    No. of students per staff
  • 17,575
    Number of Students
Based on data collected for the 2018 World University Rankings


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