Statistics

Key facts and figures about UOW—our students, alumni and research.

Students

Student population

  • Student enrolment: 36,038
  • Onshore: 28,419
  • Offshore: 7,619

At what level are they studying?

  • Undergraduate: 24,450
  • Postgraduate coursework: 8,368
  • Higher degree research: 1,628
  • Non-award: 1,592

Where do they study?

  • Wollongong: 24,999
  • Metro & Regional: 3,144
  • Dubai: 3,499
  • Other offshore: 4,120

Student mobility

  • Domestic students who participated in overseas study in 2019: 751
  • International students who participated in study abroad or exchange at UOW in 2019: 782

Research

Research income (2019)

  • HERDC research income received: $69.8M
  • Research Block Grant allocation: $37.7M
  • ARC grant income awarded: $13.1M
  • NHMRC grants income awarded: $8.1M

Research Excellence

UOW has 56 disciplines at, above or well above world standard.

Research impact

  • Volume of material available on Open Access: 76,189
  • HDR student completions per 100 academics FTE: 25.85 
  • Scopus publications per 100 academics FTE: 343.2 

Alumni

  • 160,250 alumni from 184 different countries
  • 7,795 degrees completed in 2019

 

Staff

  • Academic staff headcount: 1,159
  • Professional staff: 1,535
  • Academic staff with PhDs: 84%
  • Distinguished professors: 15

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At the University of Wollongong we are proud to be a globally recognised and respected university, opening doors for our students, staff and partners.