79points

Australian National University

59points

University of Melbourne

Australian National University
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17 facts in comparison

Australian National University vs University of Melbourne

Australian National University
University of Melbourne

Why is Australian National University better than University of Melbourne?

  • 39 higher position in U.S. News World's Best Universities ranking
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    24vs63
  • 7 175.00$ lower cost of room and board
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    15 255.00$vs22430$
  • 61900000 bigger library collection
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    65500000vs3600000
  • 1 more Nobel prize laureates academically affiliated with the university as lecturers
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    5vs4
  • 0.09$ billion bigger amount of endowment obtained
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    1.15$ billionvs1.06$ billion

Why is University of Melbourne better than Australian National University?

  • 9 higher position on Times Higher Education ranking
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    28vs37
  • 1974 more academic staff
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    3586vs1612
  • 10 higher position in ARWU universities ranking
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    56vs66
  • 1% more international full-time students
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    26%vs25%
  • 2 more Nobel prize laureats
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    3vs1
  • 28263 more enrolled students
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    47000vs18737
  • Has a museum
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  • 20580 more undergraduate students
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    30610vs10030

General info

1.academic staff

1612

3586

Number of academic staff. Data is obtained from national agencies such as National Ministry of Education, National Bureau of Statistics, National Association of Universities and Colleges, National Rector's Conference.
2.endowment

1.15$ billion

1.06$ billion

A financial endowment is a transfer of money and/or property donated to an institution. In the United States, the endowment is often integral to the financial health of educational institutions. Alumni or friends of institution sometimes contribute capital to the endowment. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.
3.year established

1946

1855

The university's long history can indicate excellent traditions and more resources. Source: university's official website, 2020.

Admissions

1.enrolled international students

25%

26%

The percentage of international students among all students show if the university is attractive abroad and the level of diversity. Source: university's official statistics, 2020.
2.enrolled students

18737

47000

Enrolled students include both undergraduate and graduate students. Source: university's official statistics, 2020.
3.undergraduate students

10030

30610

Undergraduate education is an education level taken in order to gain one's first tertiary degree. When you're studying at bigger university you have better possibilities of networking and usually an access to better resources. Source: university's official statistics, 2020.
4.graduate students

6689

16390

A high number of Masters and PhD students can indicate that the university has a research focus. Source: university's official statistics, 2020.

Facilities

1.cost of room and board

15 255.00$

22 430.00$

The approximate cost of room and board per academic year. Source: university's official statistics, 2020.
2.library collection

65500000

3600000

With a bigger library collection, the university can offer more books, magazines, online resources, etc. to its students. Source: university's official website, 2020.
3.Has university dormitories
Australian National University
University of Melbourne
The university has its own halls of residence available for students. These can provide an exciting social life, and sometimes work out cheaper than private accommodation.
4.Has a museum
Australian National University
University of Melbourne
Source: university's official website, 2020.

Rankings

1.U.S. News ranking

24

63

The U.S. News World's Best Universities rankings, based on the QS World University Rankings, evaluated schools in countries such as the United Kingdom, Australia, China, and more, and identified these to be the world's top universities. Source: U.S. News, 2020.
2.position on Times Higher Education ranking

37

28

The Times Higher Education World University Rankings is an annual ranking published by the British magazine “Times Higher Education”. Information is supplied by Thomson Reuters and provides performance based data. Main ranking indicators are based on the universities' core missions- teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook.
3.ARWU rank

66

56

The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) uses six objective indicators to rank world universities. These indicators include the number of alumni and staff winning Nobel Prizes and Fields Medals, number of highly cited researchers selected by Thomson Scientific, number of articles published in journals of Nature and Science, number of articles indexed in Science Citation Index Expanded and Social Sciences Citation Index, and per capita performance with respect to the size of an institution. Source: ARWU, 2020.

Honors

1.Nobel laureats staff

5

4

Source: Nobel Prize's website, 2020.
2.Nobel laureats alumni

1

3

The total number of the alumni of an institution winning Nobel Prizes and Fields Medals. Alumni are defined as those who obtain bachelor, Master's or doctoral degrees from the institution. Source: Nobel Prize's website, 2020.
3.Is a member of the Ivy League
Australian National University
University of Melbourne
The Ivy League is an athletic conference composed of sports teams from eight private institutions of higher education in the Northeastern United States. The conference name is also commonly used to refer to those eight schools as a group. The term Ivy League also has connotations of academic excellence, selectivity in admissions, and social elitism. Source: university's official website, 2020.

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