The University of Tasmania is ranked in the top 350 universities in the world, and is Australia's premier university for teaching excellence, receiving more teaching awards than any other Australian university.
The University has 38,000 students of which 6,500 are international students from 100 nations.
In the prestigious Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), the University of Tasmania jumped eight places to be ranked 284th internationally (ARWU 2017). This places our University in the top 2 per cent of universities worldwide and reaffirms our reputation as a premier research institution.
The QS World University Rankings result of 287 is another leap forward for our University, climbing seven places and ranking among the best in the world for Earth and Marine Sciences and Agriculture and Forestry. Another seven disciplines were highly ranked in the QS Rankings, including Philosophy, Environmental Sciences, Biological Sciences, Sociology, Education, Geography, and Medicine. This consistent world-class performance across multiple disciplines is a testament to the strength and diversity of our research.
The World University Rankings released by Times Higher Education (THE) also reflect our achievements as a world leader in research, placing our institution in the top 350 universities in the world.
A focus on excellence
The University of Tasmania is highly regarded internationally for teaching and academic excellence. Our lecturers and tutors have the opportunity to engage with students individually and offer the personalised advice and guidance not available at larger institutions.
Our diverse range of degrees, student exchanges, and learning experiences offer students a unique educational experience and excellent preparation for their future careers. We offer more than 100 undergraduate (bachelor) degrees, and more than 150 postgraduate programs, from graduate certificates through to research degrees. These range across five colleges and three specialist institutes, and include degrees in architecture, environmental management, engineering, medicine, nursing, business, finance, ICT, and aquaculture, and more.