Australian Catholic University

Australian Catholic University

At Australian Catholic University (ACU) we pride ourselves on offering a welcoming environment for everyone. At the same time, we are a university committed to standing for something clear. We stand up for people in need and causes that matter.

We’re a young university, but we are making our mark. ACU is ranked in the top two percent of universities worldwide* and is top three in Australia for graduate employment**. We now have eight campuses around Australia, and a campus in Rome, Italy. From 2021, you can join us at our newest campus in Blacktown, Western Sydney.

We have grown rapidly over the last few years, but you will find us more supportive than ever. Our campuses and classes are the perfect size, and you won’t get lost in the crowd. Your lecturers will know your name, and you’ll make great friends and strong networks.

We put our students and staff at the centre of a vibrant global network of scholars, partnerships and opportunities. All our courses offer work placements, internships with leading companies, or volunteering opportunities.

We offer programs in allied health; business; creative arts; global studies and international development; humanities and social sciences; information technology; law; nursing, midwifery and paramedicine; nutrition and biomedical science; philosophy; professional education; psychology; public health and administration; sport and exercise science; teaching; theology; and youth work and community development.

ACU is closely integrated into our communities and industries, working with them to answer the big questions and to create tangible results. We empower our students to think critically and ethically, and to bring about change; and our research programs tackle enduring and pressing issues in society, in Australia, and around the world.

A wide range of scholarships are available to undergraduate and postgraduate students.

ACU student cohort profile

* Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020. Percentage calculated as ACU’s world rank as a proportion of the total number of universities in the world: International Handbook of Universities 2019, Palgrave MacMillan.
** Domestic undergraduate employment rate, Graduate Outcomes Survey 2019.

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223 Antill Street, Watson ACT 2602
PO Box 256, Dickson ACT 2602

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