Central Queensland University ranks among some of the world’s best universities according to Times Higher Education and Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) rankings.

The belief that higher education should be accessible to everyone has seen Central Queensland University become known us as one of Australia’s most accessible and engaged universities with a footprint spanning five states of Australia.

We regularly experience outstanding graduate outcomes and student experience results, and in 2018 scored above average (over 90%) in the International Student Barometer for student satisfaction.

Central Queensland University also produces research that has a real-world impact, and our Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) results show we produce world-class research in 22 research categories.

The University is proud of its reputation locally and globally for our teaching, research, graduate outcomes, inclusiveness and social innovation.


Employability, Internationalisation and Teaching1

1QS World University Rankings 2020

Top Ranked University Worldwide2

2TImes Higher Education World University Rankings 2020

World-Class in 22 Different Research Categories3

State of Australian University Research 2018_19 ERA National Report

Australia’s First Changemaker Campus

Recognised as the first and only Changemaker Campus.

115 Countries Represented in Student Cohort

A cohort of 30 000 students comprised of a diverse range of nationalities.

40 000 International Alumni

Who have become part of our global network.


CQUniversity is proud to offer Graduate Assurance to our domestic and international students. First in Australia in providing guarantees to students, it’s Free of charge, by doing 12 months to complete the course, and can be done online at your own pace. Get a job in your field of study within six months of graduating, or we’ll support your further learning with a Postgraduate Certificate in Leadership and Entrepreneurship. Available to all international undergraduate students who graduate after March 2022.

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CQUniversity is a vibrant and multicultural place to study with students from over 115 countries. Find out why we are the University of choice for many international students from all over the world where you can be what you want to be.