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2015 University Student & Staff Numbers

Australian Universites and their counterparts report information to Government agencies and these statistics ay be used to provide a basis for software licensing.  There are several advantaeges to this method:

  • Figures are reported by an independent body
  • The figures provide an accurate representation of the relative sizes of Member Institutions

This page provides an overview of figures currently being used, summarises the figures and provides them in a manageable format.

2015 Figures Per Australian University Member

Institution Region Staff (FTE) Student (EFTSL) HDR (EFTSL)
Australian Catholic University AU 2,234 23,547 265
Australian National University ACT 4,357 16,055 2,170
Bond University QLD 900 5,518 165
Charles Sturt University NSW 2,358 21,954 399
Charles Darwin University NT 742 6,583 212
CQUniversity QLD 1,367 13,045 238
Curtin University WA 4,010 35,609 1,544
Deakin University VIC 4,071 37,092 1,152
Edith Cowan University WA 1,725 17,294 410
Federation University Australia VIC 1,191 10,685 190
Flinders University SA 2,543 16,707 790
Griffith University QLD 4,480 33,853 1,548
James Cook University QLD 1,994 15,781 629
La Trobe University VIC 2,819 27,972 1,071
Macquarie University NSW 3,216 28,827 1,404
Monash University VIC 7,439 55,788 3,347
Murdoch University WA 1,686 15,526 543
Queensland University of Technology QLD 4,896 35,683 1,700
RMIT University VIC 3,730 46,007 1,583
Southern Cross University NSW 1,054 9,135 229
Swinburne University of Technology VIC 2,006 20,503 700
The University of Adelaide SA 3,834 21,241 1,677
The University of Melbourne VIC 8,064 45,431 3,608
The University of New England NSW 1,369 11,678 451
The University of New South Wales NSW 6,824 40,156 3,342
The University of Newcastle NSW 3,058 24,501 1,192
The University of Notre Dame Australia WA 798 9,268 166
The University of Queensland QLD 7,816 40,029 3,284
The University of Sydney NSW 7,571 45,054 3,524
The University of Western Australia WA 4,004 19,675 1,585
University of Canberra ACT 1,136 11,776 373
University of South Australia SA 3,076 22,264 798
University of Southern Queensland QLD 1,788 14,726 372
University of Tasmania TAS 2,821 19,705 1,057
University of Technology Sydney NSW 3,197 29,355 1,138
University of the Sunshine Coast QLD 1,064 8,648 214
University of Wollongong NSW 3,197 29,355 1,138
Victoria University VIC 1,673 19,553 520
Western Sydney University NSW 3,356 33.668 738
TOTAL ALL 122,957 936,201 45,596

2015 Figures for New Zealand University Member

Institution Staff (FTE) Student (EFTS)
Auckland University of Technology 2,349 19,798
Lincoln University 682 2,934
Massey University 3,115 18,688
University of Auckland 5,075 33,489
University of Canterbury 1,866 11,931
University of Otago 3,803 18,412
University of Waikato 1,510 10,018
Victoria University of Wellington 2,073 16,978
TOTAL 20,473 132,248

Source Data

Australian data has been taken from the 2015 Department of Education Statistics Website.

FTE: Sheet 1.6, Column L
EFTSL: Sheet 1, Column N
HDR: Sheet 1, Column B + Column E

New Zealand data has been taken from the Universities New Zealand Website.

2015 Figures for Dual Sector Universities (VET Figures)

Institution

AHC / SCH

EFTSL

CQUniversity

2,340,720

3,251

Federation University Australia

1,450,000

2,014

RMIT University

6,977,224

9,691

Swinburne University

5,064,134

7,034

Victoria University

5,861,080

8,140

Missing or Incorrect Data

Please report missing or incorrect data to Steve Johnston.