Curtin is globally recognised as an innovative, global university that known for its high-impact research, strong industry partnerships and commitment to preparing you for jobs of the future. In recent years, the University has established itself among the top one per cent of universities in the world (ARWU 2022).
With Curtin ranked in the top one per cent of universities worldwide in the highly regarded Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) 2022, you’ll experience high-quality teaching alongside world-class research. In learning and teaching, your curriculum, learning experiences and course delivery will be highly responsive to the changing needs of industry and careers. In research, with an established reputation for innovation, Curtin excels in a diverse range of research areas that benefit the lives of people all over the world.
In industry and sports partnerships, from elite sporting organisations to local and global industries, our mutually beneficial partnerships take learning and research endeavours to the heart of business and industry.
So, we will be more than happy to welcome you at Curtin. Our vibrant campus is home to exceptional amenities, resources and activities, giving you a rich and rewarding Curtin experience.
1. Curtin University is top one per cent in the world
Curtin is ranked in the top one per cent of universities worldwide in the highly regarded Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) 2022.
2. Rated 5 stars
The Good Universities Guide 2022 showed Curtin achieved a 5 star status for student demand, teaching quality, and learning resources.
3. Western Australia’s most preferred university
Around half of Western Australia’s undergraduate applicants nominate Curtin University as their first preference. In 2019, 53.3 per cent of the state’s undergraduate applicants chose Curtin.
4. Second in the world for Mineral and Mining Engineering
Curtin is ranked second in the world for Mineral and Mining Engineering in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021.
5. A leader in research
95 per cent of our research output was rated at or above world standard in the 2018 Excellence in Research for Australia results.
6. Top 3 nationally for Hospitality & Tourism Management
In 2021, the Tourism & Hospitality program was ranked in the top 50 globally, 3rd in Australia and as the No. 1 program in Western Australia (ShanghaiRanking).
7. Impressive rankings in Health
QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021 ranks Curtin’s Nursing course equal 11th in Australia, while Psychology at Curtin ranked 8th nationally in the reputable 2021 Times Higher Education World University Rankings (THEWUR) by Subject.
8. Excelling in Science and Engineering
In the ShanghaiRanking’s Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2020, Curtin ranked 1st in Australia for Mathematics, 2nd in Australia for Earth Sciences and 2nd in Australia for Chemical Engineering.
9. Top 25 globally in Architecture
Curtin is ranked in the top 25 universities in the world for the field of Architecture in the University Ranking by Academic Performance (URAP) 2019-2020.
10. Producing highly employable graduates
We collaborate with some of the most innovative companies in Australia and internationally, to ensure our research and education is relevant and that you graduate highly employable. The 2019 Graduate Outcomes Survey showed Curtin to have the highest rate of undergraduates finding full-time employment after graduation. Curtin graduates also received the highest median salary of WA university graduates.