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Statistics

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

Students

Student population

  • Student enrolment: 35,969
  • Onshore: 28,317
  • Offshore: 7,652

At what level are they studying?

  • Undergraduate: 24,721
  • Postgraduate coursework: 7,842
  • Higher degree research: 1,690
  • Non-award: 1,716

Where do they study?

  • Wollongong: 25,634
  • Metro & Regional: 2,683
  • Dubai: 3,875
  • Other offshore: 3,777

Student mobility

  • Domestic students who participated in overseas study in 2018: 749
  • International students who participated in study abroad or exchange at UOW in 2018: 679

Research

Research income (2017)

  • HERDC research income received: $72.3M
  • Research Block Grant allocation: $36.5M
  • ARC grant income awarded: $13.57M
  • NHMRC grants income awarded: $5.02M

Research Excellence

UOW has 57 disciplines at, above or well above world standard.

Research impact

  • Volume of material available on Open Access: 69,823 
  • HDR student completions per 100 academics FTE: 27.91 
  • Scopus publications per 100 academics FTE: 279.66 

Alumni

  • 152,657 alumni from 179 different countries
  • 7,227 degrees completed in 2017

 

Staff

  • Academic staff headcount: 1,094
  • Professional staff: 1,356
  • Academic staff with PhDs: 78.9%
  • Distinguished professors: 10

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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.

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