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Top Universities in Australia for 2020-21 (Part-2)


In our previous post, we have discussed the top 5 universities in Australia that you can consider for your higher studies. To continue with it, we have come up with the second part of that post. Here, we will tell you 5 more highly-ranked and popular universities for upcoming intakes. So, let us get started with the next one:

  1. University of New South Wales (UNSW)

Ranked at 43rd in the world, UNSW has also been awarded as the ‘Most Popular Graduate Employer Award’ for being the university with the most employable graduates. Additionally, CEOs of the top 50 companies in the country are an alumnus of this university. This is the 2nd largest university in the world with the highest number of international students. The business and engineering faculties are graded number 1 by the QS Star University Ratings 2019. Hence, it is unarguably one of the best universities in the country one can always recommend. The university provides Indian students with incredible scholarship options ranging from AUD 10,000 to AUD 20,000. If you are planning to study here, you must choose one of the following programs:

  • Art and Social Sciences
  • Art and Design
  • Business School
  • Engineering
  • Built Environment
  • Medicine
  • Law

Average Tuition Fees: AUD $42,560 (UG courses) and $41,958 (PG courses) per year (approximately)

Average Cost of Living: AUD 1,922 per month (approximately)

  1. Australian National University

Located in the capital city of Australia – Canberra, the Australian National University is one of the best universities in the world and recognized for its diversified range of courses. This university is highly preferred by the international i.e. Indian students for higher studies. Stood at the 7th position in the ranking given by the TIMES, the following are the courses offered by them for UG and PG degree programs:

  • Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Arts, Sciences, and Culture
  • Law and Legal Studies
  • Health and Medical Sciences
  • Natural, Physical, and Environmental Sciences
  • Business and Commerce

Average Tuition Fees: AUD $36,480 (UG courses) and $45,600 (PG courses) per year (approximately)

Average Cost of Living: AUD 1,704 per month (approximately)

  1. University of Western Australia

It is one of the most enjoyable and beautiful universities for international students in Australia and probably around the world. This is one of the universities where no students would regret to apply. It is situated on the banks of the popular swan river in Perth. More than 22,000 students all around the world are doing several studies and research programs here. The university is known for its world-class teaching and research quality. Recently, the ‘Good Universities Guide 2018’ presented 5-star ratings to this university considering its current students-teacher ratio.

The university shares an association with many well-known organizations for quality research across fields such as marine sciences, offshore engineering, plant genetics, natural gas management, radio astronomy, etc. In addition to high-quality education, students will get libraries, green spaces, research facilities, sports facilities, studios, and laboratories, etc. Some of the most popular course options for UG and PG include the following:

  • Sports Science
  • Marine Science
  • Agriculture Science
  • Psychological Science
  • Medical
  • Psychology
  • Audiology
  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Engineering

Average Tuition Fees: AUD $38,074 (UG courses) and $39,619 (PG courses) per year (approximately)

Average Cost of Living: AUD 1,561 per month (approximately)

  1. University of Adelaide

This university is situated in Adelaide and has a total of three branches in South Australia which are equally amazing as the main campus. Being the 3rd oldest university in the country, it is positioned at 109 by the ‘QS World University Rankings’. Along with quality education, services such as industry-based internships, scholarships, career counselling, accommodation services mentoring, etc. make this university stand out. And the best part is that the city is quite affordable and considered the cleanest cities. If you are planning for this university, you can consider one of the following popular courses:

  • Accounting and Finance
  • Mathematical Sciences
  • Engineering and Computer Sciences
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Architecture
  • Entrepreneur and Innovation
  • Physiology
  • Petroleum Geology and Geophysics
  • Health and Medical Sciences
  • Sciences

Average Tuition Fees: AUD $37,414 (UG courses) and $39,261 (PG courses) per year (approximately)

Average Cost of Living: AUD 2,240 per month (approximately)

  1. Macquarie University

The esteemed university of Australia is positioned consistently as in 1% of the top universities in the world and among the top 10 in the country. Incredible traits such as teaching, facilities, employability, internationalization, innovations, and research opportunities help this university grab the 5-star ratings. The university has more than 150 partners for student exchange in over 40 countries. You might be amazed to know that Macquarie University is the only university in the country which has its private hospital and train station inside the campus. The university has spent approximately 1 billion for its maintenance and infrastructure. The figure itself says how world-class and eminent facilities are available here for students. Above all, you will get the following popular UG and PG courses:

  • Medicine and Health
  • Psychology and Cognitive Sciences
  • Science
  • Arts and Social Sciences
  • Security, Criminology, and Intelligence
  • Media and Communications
  • Performing Arts
  • Languages and Linguistics
  • Business

Average Tuition Fees: AUD $35,716 (UG courses) and $35,085 (PG courses) per year (approximately)

Average Cost of Living: AUD 2,383 per month (approximately)

Final Words

So, planning to study abroad in Australia? Is any of these your dream university? If yes, then AEC can be your best bet as we have a dedicated team of professionals to help students in university and course selection, admission application and student visa processes, scholarships and financial aids, pre-departure briefing, post-arrival assistance, and much more.

For details, give us a call on +91-8448446609 or 011-43334444 or share your queries at to get assistance for your career. You can also directly come to our office by booking your FREE counselling session. For this, visit our official website and book your session now.

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