57points

University of Melbourne

73points

University of Toronto

University of Melbourne
University of Toronto
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24 facts in comparison

University of Melbourne vs University of Toronto

University of Melbourne
University of Toronto
57
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University of Melbourne
73
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University of Toronto

Why is University of Melbourne better than University of Toronto?

  • 1039 more academic staff
    ?

    3586vs2547
  • 1 more Nobel prize laureates academically affiliated with the university as lecturers
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    4vs3
  • 14.6% more international full-time students
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    26%vs11.4%
  • 3 more sport facilities
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    7vs4
  • Has a museum
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  • 6 more Rhodes Scholars among students and alumnis
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    12vs6
  • 1103 more post-graduate students
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    16390vs15287

Why is University of Toronto better than University of Melbourne?

  • 827 more extracurricular activities offered
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    1017vs190
  • 221000 bigger alumni network
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    500000vs279000
  • 18 more highly cited researchers
    ?

    28vs10
  • 39% lower admission rate
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    41%vs80%
  • 7 higher position on Times Higher Education ranking
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    21vs28
  • 15 246.00$ lower cost of room and board
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    7 184.00$vs22430$
  • 17400000 bigger library collection
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    21000000vs3600000
  • 28 higher position in ARWU universities ranking
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    28vs56

General info

1.extracurricular activities

190

1017

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, 2020.
2.alumni network

279000

500000

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, 2020.
3.highly cited researchers

10

28

Compiled yearly by Clarivate Analytics, the number indicates how many researchers affiliated with a university are among the top 1% most cited scholars in their fields. Source: Clarivate Analytics, 2020.
4.academic staff

3586

2547

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.
5.endowment

1.06$ billion

1.51$ 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.
6.student unions

150

991

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, 2020.

Admissions

1.admission rate

80%

41%

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, 2020.
2.enrolled international students

26%

11.4%

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.
3.enrolled students

47000

80899

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

16390

15287

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

30610

65612

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.

Facilities

1.cost of room and board

22 430.00$

7 184.00$

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

3600000

21000000

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.sports facilities

7

4

Source: university's official website, 2020.
4.Has university dormitories
University of Melbourne
University of Toronto
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.
5.medical facilities

2

6

Source: university's official website, 2020.
6.Has a museum
University of Melbourne
University of Toronto
Source: university's official website, 2020.

Rankings

1.position on Times Higher Education ranking

28

21

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.
2.ARWU rank

56

28

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

4

3

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

3

6

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.Rhodes scholars

12

6

The Rhodes Scholarship, named after Cecil John Rhodes, is an international postgraduate award for selected foreign students to study at the University of Oxford.[1] It was the first large-scale programme of international scholarships, and is widely considered the world's most prestigious scholarship. Source: university's official website, 2020.
4.Is a member of the Ivy League
University of Melbourne
University of Toronto
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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