The top Computer Science unis in Australia for 2017 are

  1. University of Wollongong
  2. Monash University
  3. Charles Sturt University

Uni Reviews ranked Australian universities by a formula using:

  • computer science department size (student numbers)
  • student and graduate satisfaction with computing courses (% satisfied)
  • indicative graduate salaries (based on pay, study and unemployment rates).

Computers Science includes: Computer Science, Information Systems and Other Information Technology.

University of Wollongong

The information technology and computing program at UOW tops the subject rankings for Computer Science in 2017.

The university performs well across all quality indicators, especially student and graduate satisfaction with courses (84%).

Monash University

The Faculty of Information Technology at Monash is one of Australia's best for Computer Science.

The Faculty is among the biggest (3,644 students) and course satisfaction is high (82%).

Charles Sturt University

The School of Computing and Mathematics at CSU is ranked in the top 3 in Australia for Computer Science.

The School has the most postgraduate students and graduates generally do well in the job market ($51,932 indicative salary). Note that CSU's salary results may be boosted by large numbers of online, mature-age students.

Overall Rankings

Updated: 6 November 2016

Universities with small sample sizes for satisfaction or salary components are omitted from overall ranking.

1. Computer Science Faculty Size

Source: uCube Higher Education Statistics (Category: Information Technology)

2. Student Course Satisfaction

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

Universities are ranked by student and graduate satisfaction. For further details, see Course Ratings by Students.

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.

For further details, see Graduate Salaries by University.