What is the percentage of international students studying on-campus in Australia?

Percentage of International Students in Australia
Percentage of International Students in Australia

Often, we get asked… what is the percentage of international students studying on-campus in Australia?

 

The latest dataset from the Department of Education (which is published annually) shows that in total, 23.6% of on-campus students in the university sector in Australia are international students.
 
 
Across all Australian universities, the percentage of international students is on average 22% and varies between 2% and 49%. The table below presents the percentage of international students studying at each university.
 

 

 

PERCENTAGE OF INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS ON-CAMPUS IN AUSTRALIA  

 

University Name% of International Students
Australian Catholic University12.4%
Bond University49.4%
Charles Darwin University17.1%
Charles Sturt University20.7%
CQUniversity29.9%
Curtin University13.0%
Deakin University23.3%
Edith Cowan University17.4%
Federation University43.3%
Flinders University14.2%
Griffith University16.2%
James Cook University15.2%
La Trobe University20.7%
Macquarie University25.7%
Monash University31.4%
Murdoch University11.9%
Queensland University of Technology17.5%
RMIT University24.1%
Southern Cross University22.3%
Swinburne University of Technology15.5%
The Australian National University39.0%
The University of Adelaide28.8%
The University of Melbourne38.7%
The University of New England5.5%
The University of Newcastle12.8%
The University of Notre Dame Australia0.0%
The University of Queensland33.5%
The University of Sydney38.2%
The University of Western Australia21.4%
University of Canberra18.0%
University of Divinity8.8%
University of New South Wales37.0%
University of South Australia16.5%
University of Southern Queensland9.1%
University of Tasmania16.2%
University of Technology Sydney31.3%
University of the Sunshine Coast22.2%
University of Wollongong22.7%
Victoria University23.4%
Western Sydney University14.3%
TOTAL23.6%
AVERAGE22.0%
MEDIAN20.7%

 

Source: With information from the Department of Education and Training (Australian Government, 2018).

(a) Previously the University of Ballarat. (b) As a result of a collaborative partnership between Bachelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education and Charles Darwin University.