Central Queensland University
Central Queensland University was founded in 1967 in Rockhampton as the Queensland Institute of Technology (QIT) Capricornia and received university status in 1992. The university provides Bachelor's, Associate's, Graduate Certificates, Graduate Diploma, Advanced Diploma, Masters, and Doctoral degrees in a variety of topics. Furthermore, the university provides short courses as well as numerous on and off-campus certificates.

Cost of attendance

The tuition fee of the top programs ranges from 13,560 AUD - 67,050 AUD and the average cost of living per week for a student is around an average of 2,100 AUD. 


On-campus student housing is available at Central Queensland University. Residential facilities can be applied for online through the official website. The residential halls feature free Wi-Fi, on-site support and security 24 hours a day, a gym, sports groups, free weekly bus trips, annual events, and free laundry. Applicants may apply for off-campus housing in Australia close to the school. Unilodgers offers the best Central Queensland University housing starting at AU$149 per month with prices up to AU$1250. The weekly rent for off-campus living ranges between 150 and 200 AUD.

Acceptance rate

The total number of students enrolled at the university are 30000, out of which 5000 are international students. The acceptance rate at University of Queensland is at 40%. 


The university has 24 world-class campuses and locations throughout Australia, the main campus being in Rockhampton. Sports and Fitness Centers, Libraries, Laboratories, Fully Furnished Classrooms, Lecture Theatres, Auditoriums, and other world-class amenities are available. There are various clubs and organisations on the Central Queensland University campus that encourage extracurricular participation among students in the fields of Dance, Sports, Photography, Board games, Video games, Engineering, Business, Agriculture, and so on, which students can join and get to know like-minded people and grow with.


Central Queensland University is registered by the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA), the national regulator for higher education, as an Australian University.

Jobs and Placement

The university provides career and leadership possibilities for its students' personal and professional development. Students are given skill training seminars and sessions to help them become industry-ready. They are also taught how to write a professional resume and cover letters, management techniques, job ethics, and much more. The University has a 79.5 percent full-time domestic graduate employment rate, compared to an industry average of 72.3 percent.

QS Ranking

#601-650 in the world as per QS ranking 2022.

The Ranking

#801–1000 in the world as per THE ranking 2022.

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