CQUniversity Reputation

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

CQUniversity 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.

The 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.

The Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings rank universities on their social and economic impact against the United Nation's Sustainable Development Goals. CQUniversity is ranked in the top 200 in 2019, recognised for our partnerships, quality education, our commitment to peace, justice and strong institutions and, work and economic growth.

Quality 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.

Five 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

CQUniversity is ranked in the world’s top 650 universities.

Our internationalisation results, related to international students and staff are particularly impressive.

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

CQUniversity’s research focus is oriented towards real-world outcomes and identifying new opportunities for advancement in our regions and beyond. In 2018 Excellence in Research Australia (ERA) indicated that CQUniversity was world-class research in 22 different categories of research.

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

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