Statistics

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

IRU members earned $330 million in research income in 2015


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We educated 207,676
students in 2015:
15% of the sector

We enrol 21% of the low
SES undergraduate
students

We educate 23% of
indigenous students

IRU enrolled nearly 45,000 international students in 2015


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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