University of Wollongong

country rank  16
world rank  445

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University Overview

Founded in 1975, University of Wollongong is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Wollongong (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), New South Wales. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Dubai, Shoalhaven, Loftus, Moss Vale, Bega, Batemans Bay, Liverpool. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Department of Education and Training, Australia, University of Wollongong (UOW) is a very large (EduListing enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Wollongong (UOW) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 45 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym UOW
Founded 1975 Origins date back to 1951
Motto Excellence Innovation Diversity
Colours Blue, gold and red

University Location

Address Northfields Avenue
Wollongong (population range: 50,000-249,999)
2522 New South Wales
T +61 (0)2 4221 3218
F +61 (0)2 4221 3233
Other locations Dubai, Shoalhaven, Loftus, Moss Vale, Bega, Batemans Bay, Liverpool

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Northfields Avenue
Wollongong 2522
+61 (0)2 4221 3218
1300 367 869

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Wollongong's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Department of Education and Training, Australia

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • CPA Australia
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia ICAA
  • Australian Human Resources Institute AHRI
  • Australian Computer Society ACS
  • Engineers Australia
  • Australian Institute of Physics AIP
  • Australian Medical Council
  • Exercise and Sports Science Australia ESSA
  • Dieticians Association of Australia DAA
  • Australian Institute of Physics
  • Australian Psychology Accreditation Council
  • Legal Profession Admission Board

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Universities Australia
  • Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)
  • Australian National Business Schools

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020