Analysis of international fees and rankings

International Fees and University Rankings in Australia

University rankings are clearly an important factor for international students and an essential element in the marketing mix of universities around the world.  

We have identified an insightful relationship between international rankings of Australian universities and the average international tuition fee for various programs.

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What is the relationship between rankings and fees?

  • Following six years of reviewing the international tuition fees for all Australian universities, we have identified an insightful relationship between international rankings of Australian universities and the average international tuition fee for various programs.

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  • The International Tuition Fees and Ranking Report provides an analysis of fees in comparison with Australian university and subject rankings.

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There is an insightful relationship between university rankings and fees.



There is a clear correlation between the overall university rankings and the average annual fees for international students.


Keri Ramirez, Co-Founder, Studymove
Keri Ramirez
  • Using the QS and Times Higher Education University Rankings and annual international tuition fees from all Australian Universities, we have analysed and plotted the relationship between international ranking and international tuition fees. We also compare the QS Graduate Employability Rankings and international student fees.

    This report provides a unique and interesting report for all university staff responsible for setting tuition fees.

  • The rankings used include QS and Times Higher Education University Rankings considering that these ranking systems include the largest number of Australian universities and provide rankings by several areas of study. 

  • The report contains a complete list of overall rankings and fees and has been conducted considering all major areas of study at both the undergraduate and postgraduate coursework level.

  • The report also includes an additional detailed analysis based on areas of study, their relevant fees and the relevant rankings each university holds for 18 main areas of study. 

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These reports are available to education providers, professional staff and academics who work within international education.

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We welcome any feedback you have regarding these reports. We are also happy to discuss your specific data needs and build a tailored report for your institution if required. 




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