Statistics

82% of our research is ranked at world standard or above (Excellence in Research for Australia 2015)

IRU members earn $352 million in research income representing 9% of all university research income


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We educated 209,159 students in 2016:
14% of the sector

We enrol 22% of Australia’s low SES undergraduate students

We educate 22% of Australia’s Aboriginal
and Torres Strait
Islander
students

IRU enrolled just under 45,000 international students in 2016


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1.4% of IRU academic staff are Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders


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Our universities rank in the
top 500 universities in the world (Times Higher Education Rankings 2015)

Our universities rank in the top 100 universities aged 50 or less


pdfRankings – All Australian Universities

pdfRankings – World University Rankings by Subject