La Trobe University (La Trobe)

La Trobe University (La Trobe)

About La Trobe University (La Trobe)

Institution Title :
La Trobe University (La Trobe)
Local Title :
La Trobe University
Institution Type :
Government
Location :
Victoria  3083
Website :
https://www.latrobe.edu.au/international
Total Number of Students :
38,000

La Trobe University is a public university based in Melbourne, Victoria. Its main campus is located in the Melbourne suburb of Bundoora. The university was established in 1964, and is part of the Innovative Research Universities (IRU) group.

La Trobe's main campus at Bundoora is one of the largest metropolitan campuses in the country, occupying over 267 hectares (660 acres). It has two other major campuses located in the regional Victorian city of Bendigo and the twin border cities of Albury-Wodonga. There are two smaller regional campuses in Mildura and Shepparton and a city campus in Melbourne's CBD on Collins Street and in Sydney on Elizabeth Street.

La Trobe offers undergraduate and postgraduate programs across its two colleges of Arts, Social Science and Commerce (ASSC) and Science, Health and Engineering (SHE).

The College of Arts, Social Sciences and Commerce consists of four schools: La Trobe Law School, La Trobe Business School, the School of Education and the School of Humanities & Social Sciences.

The College of Science, Health and Engineering is comprised of nine schools offering a range of general and specialist undergraduate and postgraduate courses: La Trobe Rural Health School; School of Allied Health; Human Services and Sport; School of Applied Systems Biology; School of Cancer Medicine; School of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences; School of Life Sciences; School of Molecular Sciences; School of Nursing and Midwifery; and School of Psychology and Public Health.

Rankings

La Trobe University is ranked in the world's top 400 universities by all three major independent ranking agencies.

The university recorded a strong result in the respected Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) - La Trobe University is now ranked at 307 in the world.

The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021 placed La Trobe at 201-250th, in the top 1% worldwide and ranked #45 and among the world’s best young universities.

 

The 2021 QS World University Rankings ranked La Trobe University 400th in the world.

This placed La Trobe in the top 2 per cent of universities globally.

La Trobe ranks well for employability, as demonstrated in the 2020 QS Graduate Employability Rankings in which the university ranks 16th in Australia and fifth in Victoria (and in the top 500 universities globally). For graduate employment rate – the number of graduates in full or part-time employment within 12 months of graduation – La Trobe ranks ninth in Australia and 129th in the world.

 

Rankings by Subject

Arts and humanities subjects, Top 200 globally (Times Higher Education (THE), 2020)

Business and economics subjects, Top 400 globally (Times Higher Education (THE), 2021)

Education subjects are ranked in the top 75 worldwide (Times Higher Education (THE), 2020)

Clinical, pre-clinical and health subjects are ranked in the world’s top 200 (Times Higher Education (THE), 2020)

Computer science, Top 400 (Times Higher Education (THE), 2020)

For Law and criminology, Top 200 globally (Times Higher Education (THE), 2020)

Ranked in the world’s top 200 universities for Life sciences (Times Higher Education (THE), 2020)

Archaeology subjects rank in the top 100 globally (QS, 2021)

Top 200 globally for Philosophy subjects (QS, 2021)

Top 250 globally for Linguistics subjects (QS, 2021)

English language and literature subjects are ranked in the world's top 250 (QS, 2021)

Accounting and finance subjects are in the world's top 250 (QS, 2021)

Business and management subjects are ranked in the top 400 worldwide (QS, 2021)

Economics and econometrics subjects rank in the world's top 400 (QS, 2021)

La Trobe's MBA ranks in the global top 200 (QS, 2021)

Education subjects in the top 250 (QS, 2021)

Nursing subjects are ranked in the top 100 in the world (QS, 2021)

Sports-related subjects, Top 40 globally (QS, 2021)

Ranked in the top 350 globally for Pharmacy & pharmacology subjects (QS, 2021)

One of Australia's leading law schools ranked in the top 300 in the world (QS, 2021)

Mathematics subjects rank in the world's top 450 (QS, 2021)

Chemistry subjects rank in the world's top 500 (QS, 2021)

Hospitality and tourism management subjects in the world's top 150 (Shanghai Ranking, 2021)

Nursing subjects in the global top 100 (Shanghai Ranking, 2020)

Psychology subjects in the global top 250 (Shanghai Ranking, 2021)

Public health subjects in the global top 250 (Shanghai Ranking, 2021)

Clinical medicine subjects in the global top 300 (Shanghai Ranking, 2021)

Biotechnology subjects in the global top 350 (Shanghai Ranking, 2021)

Agricultural sciences subjects in the global top 150 (Shanghai Ranking, 2021)

Biological sciences subjects in the global top 250 (Shanghai Ranking, 2021)

Ecology subjects in the global top 350 (Shanghai Ranking, 2021)

Human biological sciences subjects in the global top 350 (Shanghai Ranking, 2021)

Veterinary sciences subjects in the global top 150 (Shanghai Ranking, 2021)

In 2021 La Trobe University achieved five-plus stars in the QS Star overall ratings as well as five-star ratings in eight categories, the maximum number possible. We achieved five-star ratings in the following categories:

  • Teaching
  • Employability
  • Research
  • Internationalisation
  • Online Learning
  • Arts and Culture
  • Inclusiveness
  • Specialist criteria - sports-related subjects.

One of only five Australian universities to achieve an overall rating of five-plus stars in QS Stars.

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