University of Western Australia
Top 42%82 points
Top 42%
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University of Western Australia: 29 facts and highlights

1. tuition fees per year

Tuition payments, known primarily as tuition, refer to the annual fee charged for educational instruction during higher education. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.

2. tuition fees per year for international students

Tuition payments, known primarily as tuition, refer to a fee charged for educational instruction during higher education. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.

3. year established

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

4. cost of room and board

The approximate cost of room and board per academic year. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.

5. 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.

6. 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.

7. 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.

8. 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.

9. 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.

10. 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.

11. 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.

12. enrolled students

Enrolled students include both undergraduate and graduate students. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.

13. percentage female students

Percentages of female and male students show how balanced the university regarding gender. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.

14. graduate students

A high number of Masters and PhD students can indicate that the university has a research focus. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.

15. 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.

16. sport facilities

Source: university's official website, 2017.

17. percentage male students

Percentages of female and male students show how balanced the university regarding gender. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.

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.

19. campus size

Campus size in square kilometers. Source: university's official website, 2017.

20. 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.

21. 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.

22. dorm capacity

The number of students that can be hosted in dormitories. Source: university's official statistics, 2017.

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 Western Australia
80% have it

24. highly cited researchers

The number of highly cited researchers in 21 subject categories. These individuals are the most cited within each category. Thomson Reuters, which did the data crunching for THE, combed through 6 million journal articles published over a five-year period, and then calculated how many times those articles were cited by other scholars. Source: Thomson Reuters, 2017.

25. Has a museum

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

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