Edith Cowan University

country rank : 31

world rank     : 810

University Overview

  

Founded in 1991, Edith Cowan University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Joondalup (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Western Australia. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Mt Lawley and Bunbury. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Department of Education and Training, Australia, Edith Cowan University (ECU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Edith Cowan University (ECU) 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 uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 26 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students’ past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. ECU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

  

University Name(s)


Acronym
ECU


Founded
1991


Motto
Freedom Through Knowledge


Yearly Tuition Range

  




uniRank Tuition Range Matrix

Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student Not reported Not reported
Int’l student Not reported Not reported

 

University Admissions

  

Gender Admission
Men and Women (coed)

International Students
Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission

Admission Selection
Yes, based on entrance examinations and students’ past academic record and grades

Admission Rate
Not reported

Admission Office
270 Joondalup Drive
Joondalup 6027
+61 (0)8 6304 0000

 

Size and Profile

  

Student EnrollmentTotal Enrolment Range
20,000-24,999

Academic StaffTotal Faculty Range
1,500-1,999

Control TypeControl Type
Public

Entity TypeEntity Type
Non-Profit

 

Facilities and Services 

  

LibraryUniversity Library
Yes Go to Edith Cowan University's Library

HousingUniversity Housing and Accommodation
Yes

Sport FacilitiesUniversity Sport Facilities
Yes

Financial AidsUniversity Financial Aids
Yes

Study AbroadStudy Abroad and International Exchange Programs
Yes

Distance LearningDistance Learning and Online Courses
Yes

 

Accreditation

  

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Department of Education and Training, Australia


Year of first Accreditation
1991


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

 

Affiliations

  

  • Universities Australia
  • Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)

 

Academic Structure

  


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