The top 3 business schools in Australia for 2017 are

  1. University of Melbourne
  2. Charles Sturt University
  3. University of Southern Queensland

Uni Reviews ranked Australian universities by a formula using:

  • business school size (student numbers)
  • student and graduate satisfaction with business and management courses (% satisfied)
  • indicative graduate salaries (based on pay, study and unemployment rates).

Note that online universities such as CSU and USQ have higher reported graduate salary and employment rates due to high numbers of mature-age, part-time students.

Business and Management definition

Business and Management includes Accounting, Business Management, Sales & Marketing, Management and Commerce, Banking and Finance, Economics.

Detailed study areas: Accounting, Business Management, Human Resource Management, Organisation Management, Industrial Relations, international Business, Public Administration, Hospitality Management, Farm Management and Agribusiness and Tourism Management, Sales, Real Estate, Marketing, Advertising and Public Relations, Purchasing, Warehousing and Distribution, and Valuation, Banking and Finance, Insurance and Actuarial Studies, Investment and Securities, Economics and Econometrics.

University of Melbourne

The Faculty of Business and Economics at the University of Melbourne tops the subject rankings for Business and Management for 2017.

The business school scores well in terms of graduate satisfaction and has the highest indicative graduate salary.

Charles Sturt University

The business faculty as CSU is ranked 2nd in Australia for Business and Management.

CSU has a large online business school and graduates have high indicative salaries.

University of Southern Queensland

The business faculty at USQ is one of Australia's top 3 schools for Business and Management.

USQ scores highly for graduate satisfaction with courses and indicative graduate salary.

Overall Rankings

Updated: 16 February 2017

1. Business School Size

Source: uCube Higher Education Statistics (Category: Management and Commerce)

2. Student Course Satisfaction

Sources: Course Experience Questionnaire (2014-2015), University Experience Survey (2014-2015)

Universities are ranked by course satisfaction ratings of current students and recent graduates.

3. Indicative Graduate Salaries

Source: Graduate Destinations Survey (2013-2015)

The indicative graduate salary accounts for:

  1. low incomes of unemployed graduates
  2. earnings potential of graduates doing advanced studies.

It does not account for course participation by mature-age students who are already employed.