Cityscape of Melbourne, Victoria.
Melbourne cityscape

Universities in Victoria

As well 7 Melbourne-based universities, Victoria has Deakin University (Geelong) and Federation University Australia (Ballarat).

  • Of the 51 campuses on the state list, 34 are in the Melbourne metro area.
  • 5 Australian universities based outside Victoria have a campus in the state.
  • Victorian universities teach 340,000 students in total, including 106,000 from overseas.

While Melbourne dominates university education in Victoria, students around VIC have good access to courses.

  • Albury-Wodonga, Ballarat and Shepparton each contain campuses of multiple universities.
  • Close to a dozen Victorian regional centres provide physical access to university education.