University of Melbourne
Top 62%459 points
Top 62%
Key facts and rankings

University of Melbourne: 29 facts and highlights

1. year established

The university's long history can indicate excellent traditions and more resources. Source: university's official website, 2017.
1855
University of Oxford: 1096

2. cost of room and board

The approximate cost of room and board per academic year. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
22430$
Bauman Moscow State Technical University: 0$

3. number of partner universities

Number of partner universities and research institutions shows how big are students' opportunities for exchanges and conducting research abroad. Source: university's official website, 2017.
171
University of Rome La Sapienza: 914

4. US News rank

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, 2017.
63
Massachusetts Institute of Technology: 1

5. academic staff

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.
3586
University of British Columbia: 10186

6. library collection

With a bigger library collection, the university can offer more books, magazines, online resources, etc. to its students. Source: university's official website, 2017.
3600000
Australian National University: 65500000

7. position on Times Higher Education ranking

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.
28
California Institute of Technology: 1

8. ARWU rank

The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) uses six objective indicators to rank world universities, including 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, 2017.
56
Harvard University: 1

9. Nobel laureats staff

Source: Nobel Prize's website, 2017.
4
Harvard University: 66

10. enrolled students

Enrolled students include both undergraduate and graduate students. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
47000
University of Rome La Sapienza: 128963

11. admission rate

An admission rate shows the percentage of applicants that was accepted by university. Low acceptance rate makes it difficult to get a place, but also can indicate the prestige and high education level. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
80%
Aarhus University: 3.3%

12. Nobel laureats alumni

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, 2017.
3
University of Cambridge: 78

13. medical facilities

Source: university's official website, 2017.
2
University of California, San Francisco: 34

14. undergraduate students

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, 2017.
30610
University of Rome La Sapienza: 108648

16. endowment

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, 2017.
1.06$ billion
Harvard University: 32$ billion

17. sports facilities

Source: university's official website, 2017.
7
Texas A&M University: 30

18. enrolled international students

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, 2017.
26%
London School of Economics: 52%

19. alumni network

An alumni association is an association of graduates or, more broadly, of former students (alumni). In the United Kingdom and the United States, alumni of universities, colleges, schools (especially independent schools), fraternities, and sororities often form groups with alumni from the same organization. Source: university's official website, 2017.
279000
University of Illinois at Chicago: 600000

20. extracurricular activities

A wide range of extracurricular activities, like sports, drama, choir classes, research trips, ect. shows that university supports not only academical interests of students but also their hobbies. Source: university's official website, 2017.
190
Pennsylvania State University: 1200

21. student unions

A students' union, student government, free student union, student senate, students' association, guild of students or government of student body is a student organization present in many colleges and universities and many high schools. In higher education, the students' union is often accorded its own building on the campus, dedicated to social, organisational activities, representation and academic support of the membership. Source: university's official website, 2017.
150
Arizona State University: 1100

22. student to staff ratio

A measure of the average staffing level in the university. Shows how many students fall for one staff member. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
11:1
California Institute of Technology: 3:1

23. Has university dormitories

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.
University of Melbourne
80% have it

24. Has a museum

Source: university's official website, 2017.
University of Melbourne
78% have it

25. tuition fee growth rate

A lower growth rate for tuition fees indicates that the cost of studying at the university is not increasing too quickly year on year. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.
25%
University of Heidelberg: -100%

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