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CQUniversity Reputation

In just 25 years, CQUniversity has achieved some amazing feats and emerged as one of Australia’s truly great universities.

Times Higher Education World University Rankings LogoCQUniversity ranks in the top 600 universities worldwide. Our Engineering and Technology and our Clinical and Health Courses have also been recognised amongst the world’s best.


Times Higher Education 2017 Top 500 LogoThe Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018 also recognises CQUniversity as one of the world’s best young universities, placing it in the top 150 institutions under 50 years of age worldwide.

Quality indicators for learning and teaching logoQuality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT) show that CQUniversity has some of the best graduate outcomes in Australia: fulltime employment, salaries and educational experience are all above average.


The Good Universities Guide 2019 logoFive stars for Teaching quality and overall student experience
Five stars for Social equity and first generation to attend uni
Five stars for Fulltime employment and graduate starting salaries


QS World University rankings logoCQUniversity is ranked in the world’s top 650 universities. Our internationalisation results, related to international students and staff are particularly impressive.


AshokaU Changemaker campus logoCQUniversity is Australia’s only changemaker campus recognised for our commitment to social innovation– helping to positively change the world through innovative problem solving.


Australian Research Council logoCQUniversity punches above it’s weight in research: great outcomes, great industry relationships! The Australian Research Council, Excellence in Research outcomes, rates us 'well above world standard' in 15 areas.

International Student Barometer logoCQUniversity received excellent feedback from our international cohort including superior satisfaction ratings for arrival experience, support, learning experience and living experience.


English Australia logoCQUniversity has achieved a first-place ranking for making students feel welcome in the 2018 English Language Barometer and top 5 for overall learning.