The Australian National University (ANU) is a public university located centrally in Australia's capital city. ANU is a noted research university that ranks highly in world rankings.

22,181 students

54% postgraduate (2nd highest % in Aust)

ANU was integral in the planning of Canberra, which is a designed city known for its excellent roads and suburban layout.

  • The campus is connected to the city, as well as to the National Botanical gardens and cycling/walking tracks that take you around Lake Burley Griffen.

ANU Ranking Achievements

Social Sciences

#1 Australian ranking

ANU is ranked number 1 in Australia for humanities and social sciences.

ANU has one of the largest programs.

It also scores well for course satisfaction and graduate salaries.


Agriculture and environmental studies.


#2 Australian ranking

ANU is one of the top ranked universities for agriculture and environmental studies.

Graduates report the highest course satisfaction rate.

Starting salaries are also high.