Edith Cowan University (ECU)
Edith Cowan University is a public Australian university in Perth, Western Australia. Claremont Teachers College, the first tertiary education institution in Western Australia, is the main root of this university, dating back to 1902. Edith Cowan University provides students from all over the world with 219 full-time courses, 205 part-time programmes, and 125 online short courses. The institution provides a wide range of undergraduate programmes and is one of Australia's fastest-growing engineering schools.

Cost of attendance

The average tuition fee is between 19,304 and 22,862 AUD. Scholarships of up to 15,000 AUD are available to international students at ECU to help with their studies and living expenses.


Residential facilities are available on all three campuses of Edith Cowan University. The ECU Village assists students in selecting residence halls as well as finding off-campus student housing in Australia. There are rooms in Joondalup with accommodation fees ranging from 195 AUD to 320 AUD for international students, while rent in Mount Lawley is 170-240 AUD. The typical monthly rent for off-campus living is from 450 to 650 AUD.

Acceptance rate

With around 7,000 international students from over 100 countries, ECU has over 30,000 students and is one of Australia's most culturally diverse universities. With a moderate admission rate and a nearly 63 percent employment rate, the institute is a popular choice among Australia's best colleges.


The institution is divided into three campuses: Joondalup, Mount Lawley, and Southwest. ECU Campus provides wireless internet, computer lab access, open-access libraries, and a safe environment for all students. The Health and Wellness Building, a sport and exercise centre, a microbrewery, and an outdoor cinema for the summer months are all part of the Joondalup Campus. Mount Lawley Campus is outfitted with high-quality teaching materials, information technology, and performing arts facilities. It also serves as the home of the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA). South West Campus (Bunbury) is ECU's largest campus outside of the urban area. It offers contemporary facilities, small class sizes, and a variety of courses to prospective students.


ECU awards are recognised nationally and internationally because of rigorous accreditation procedures used by the University, and consultation with professional and vocational groups.

Jobs and Placement

ECU graduates work in a variety of professions with a wide range of populations and employ a variety of practise styles. The Careers and Employability Team organises a variety of free events and workshops on the future prospects of the courses on a regular basis. Every year, the university organises career fairs to give students with full-time, part-time, and freelance job opportunities in Australia. In Australia, the average annual income for Edith Cowan University (ECU) staff is AU$114595.

QS Ranking

Ranked 651-700 in QS Global World Rankings 2022

The Ranking

Ranked 401–500 in as per THE Rankings 2022

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