Melbourne is one of the favourite destinations for university students from around the world.

Melbourne skyline

Melbourne skyline

Campus University Name/suburb
Main La Trobe UniversityBundoora
Main Monash UniversityClayton
Main RMIT UniversityCity
Main Swinburne University of TechnologyHawthorn
Main University of DivinityKew
Main University of MelbourneParkville
Main Victoria UniversityFootscray Park
Satellite Australian Catholic University ACU Melbourne
Satellite Charles Darwin University CDU Melbourne
Satellite CQUniversity CQU Melbourne
Satellite Deakin University Burwood
Satellite La Trobe University Collins Street
Satellite La Trobe University Franklin Street
Satellite Monash University Berwick
Satellite Monash University Caulfield
Satellite Monash University Parkville
Satellite Monash University Peninsula
Satellite RMIT University Brunswick
Satellite RMIT University Bundoora
Satellite Swinburne University of Technology Croydon
Satellite Swinburne University of Technology Wantirna
Satellite Torrens University Australia Fitzroy
Satellite Torrens University Australia Little Collins Street
Satellite University of Melbourne Burnley
Satellite University of Melbourne Werribee
Satellite University of Melbourne Southbank
Satellite Victoria University City Flinders
Satellite Victoria University City Flinders Lane
Satellite Victoria University City King
Satellite Victoria University City Queen
Satellite Victoria University Footscray Nicholson
Satellite Victoria University St Albans
Satellite Victoria University Sunshine
Satellite Victoria University Werribee
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Universities in Melbourne

As the list and map show, Melbourne is home to 7 Australian universities and hosts campuses of another 5.

  • Three universities in Melbourne have > 70,000 students (Monash, RMIT and Melbourne Uni)
  • Melbourne universities teach 340,000 students in total, including 138,000 from overseas.

Students love coming to study in Melbourne for reasons such as:

  • good city transport links and plenty of student accommodation
  • an exciting culture, with interesting bars and cafes and thriving music and art scenes
  • a calendar full of concerts, theatre productions and sports events.

Updated: 17 June 2021