Good Universities Guide

University rankings

#1 in QLD
for full-time employment

2023 Good Universities Guide

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#1 in QLD
for graduate starting salary

2023 Good Universities Guide

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5 Stars
for full-time employment, graduate starting salary, student teacher ratio

2023 Good Universities Guide

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5 Stars
for student support

2023 Good Universities Guide, UG study area

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Usage guide: general

Expressed as statement:

  • #1 in QLD for full-time employment and graduate starting salary
  • 5 Stars for full-time employment, graduate starting salary, student teacher ratio

Source: 2023 Good Universities Guide

Expressed in sentence:

  • JCU is ranked #1 in QLD for full-time employment and graduate starting salary, by the Good Universities Guide for 2023.
  • JCU was awarded 5 Stars for full-time employment, graduate starting salary and student teacher ratio, by the Good Universities Guide for 2023.

Usage guide: PG

Expressed as statement:

  • 5 Stars for student support.

Source: 2023 Good Universities Guide, UG study area

Expressed in sentence:

  • JCU was awarded 5 Stars for student support in postgraduate studies, by the Good Universities Guide for 2023.

Study area rankings

Agriculture and Environmental Studies

#1 in QLD
for skills development

2023 Good Universities Guide, UG Agriculture and Environmental Studies

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Usage guide: agriculture and environmental studies

Expressed as statement:

  • #1 in QLD for skills development.

Source: 2023 Good Universities Guide, UG Agriculture and Environmental Studies

Expressed in sentence:

  • JCU is ranked #1 in QLD for skills development in the Agriculture and Environmental Studies undergraduate study area, by the Good Universities Guide for 2023.

Business and Management

5 Stars
for student support

2023 Good Universities Guide, UG Business and Management

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#1 in QLD 
for full-time employment, median graduate salary, student support

2023 Good Universities Guide, PG Business and Management

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5 Stars
for full-time employment, median graduate salary, skills development, student support

2023 Good Universities Guide, PG Business and Management

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Usage guide: business and management, UG

Expressed as statement:

  • 5 Stars for student support.

Source: 2023 Good Universities Guide, UG Business and Management

Expressed in sentence:

  • JCU was awarded 5 Stars for student support in the Business and Management undergraduate study area, by the Good Universities Guide for 2023.

Usage guide: business and management, PG

Expressed as statement:

  • #1 in QLD for full-time employment, median graduate salary and student support.

Source: 2023 Good Universities Guide, PG Business and Management

Expressed in sentence:

  • JCU is ranked #1 in QLD for full-time employment, median graduate salary and student support in the Business and Management postgraduate study area, by the Good Universities Guide for 2023.

Communications

5 Stars
for median graduate salary

2023 Good Universities Guide, UG Communications

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Usage guide: communications

Expressed as statement:

  • 5 Stars for median graduate salary.

Source: 2023 Good Universities Guide, UG Communications

Expressed in sentence:

  • JCU was awarded 5 Stars for median graduate salary in the Communications undergraduate study area, by the Good Universities Guide for 2023.

Computing and Information Systems

#1 in QLD
for learner engagement

2023 Good Universities Guide, PG Computing and Information Systems

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5 Stars
for learner engagement

2023 Good Universities Guide, PG Computing and Information Systems

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Usage guide: computing and information systems

Expressed as statement:

  • #1 in QLD for learner engagement.
  • 5 Stars for learner engagement.

Source: 2023 Good Universities Guide, PG Computing and Information Systems

Expressed in sentence:

  • JCU is ranked #1 in QLD for learner engagement in the Computing and Information Systems postgraduate study area, by the Good Universities Guide for 2023.

Dentistry

#1 in Australia
for full-time employment, median graduate salary

2023 Good Universities Guide, UG Dentistry

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#1 in QLD and
#2 in Australia
for learner engagement, student support

2023 Good Universities Guide, UG Dentistry

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5 Stars
for full-time employment, median graduate salary, learner engagement, student support

2023 Good Universities Guide, UG Dentistry

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Usage guide: dentistry

Expressed as statement:

  • #1 in Australia for full-time employment and median graduate salary.
  • 5 Stars for full-time employment, median graduate salary, learner engagement and student support.

Source: 2023 Good Universities Guide, UG Dentistry

Expressed in sentence:

  • JCU is ranked #1 in Australia for full-time employment and median graduate salary in the Dentistry undergraduate study area, by the Good Universities Guide for 2023.

Education and Training

5 Stars
for median graduate salary

2023 Good Universities Guide, UG Education and Training

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#1 in QLD
for full-time employment

2023 Good Universities Guide, PG Education and Training

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5 Stars
for full-time employment

2023 Good Universities Guide, PG Education and Training

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Usage guide: education and training, UG

Expressed as statement:

  • 5 Stars for median graduate salary.

Source: 2023 Good Universities Guide, UG Education and Training

Expressed in sentence:

  • JCU was awarded 5 Stars for full-time employment in the Education and Training postgraduate study area, by the Good Universities Guide for 2023.

Usage guide: education and training, PG

Expressed as statement:

  • #1 in QLD for full-time employment.
  • 5 Stars for median graduate salary.

Source: 2023 Good Universities Guide, PG Education and Training

Expressed in sentence:

  • JCU is ranked #1 in QLD for full-time employment in the Education and Training postgraduate study area, by the Good Universities Guide for 2023.

Engineering and Technology

#1 in Australia
for student support

2023 Good Universities Guide, UG Engineering and Technology

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5 Stars
for full-time employment, student support, teaching quality

2023 Good Universities Guide, UG Engineering and Technology

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#1 in QLD
for student support

2023 Good Universities Guide, PG Engineering and Technology

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5 Stars
for learner engagement, learning resources, student support

2023 Good Universities Guide, PG Engineering and Technology

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Usage guide: engineering and technology, UG

Expressed as statement:

  • #1 in Australia for student support.
  • 5 Stars for full-time employment, student support and teaching quality.

Source: 2023 Good Universities Guide, UG Engineering and Technology

Expressed in sentence:

  • JCU is ranked #1 in Australia for student support in the Engineering and Technology undergraduate study area, by the Good Universities Guide (GUG) 2023.

Usage guide: engineering and technology, PG

Expressed as statement:

  • #1 in QLD for student support.
  • 5 Stars for learner engagement, learning resources and student support.

Source: 2023 Good Universities Guide, PG Engineering and Technology

Expressed in sentence:

  • JCU was awarded 5 Stars for learner engagement, learning resources and student support in the Engineering and Technology postgraduate study area, by the Good Universities Guide (GUG) 2023.

Health Services and Support

#1 in QLD
for full-time employment

2023 Good Universities Guide, UG Health Services and Support

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#2 in Australia
for overall educational experience, skills development, student support

2023 Good Universities Guide, UG Health Services and Support

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5 Stars
for learner engagement, learning resources, overall student experience, skills development, student support

2023 Good Universities Guide, UG Health Services and Support

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#1 in QLD
for full-time employment, median graduate salary

2023 Good Universities Guide, PG Health Services and Support

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5 Stars
for full-time employment, median graduate salary

2023 Good Universities Guide, PG Health Services and Support

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Usage guide: health services and support, UG

Expressed as statement:

  • #1 in QLD for full-time employment.
  • 5 Stars for learner engagement, learning resources, overall student experience, skills development and student support.

Source: 2023 Good Universities Guide, UG Health Services and Support

Expressed in sentence:

  • JCU was awarded 5 Stars for learner engagement, learning resources, overall student experience, skills development and student support in the Health Services and Support undergraduate study area, by the Good Universities Guide for 2023.

Usage guide: health services and support, PG

Expressed as statement:

  • #1 in QLD for full-time employment and median graduate salary.
  • 5 Stars for full-time employment and median graduate salary.

Source: 2023 Good Universities Guide, PG Health Services and Support

Expressed in sentence:

  • JCU is ranked #1 in Australia for median graduate salary in the Health Services and Support postgraduate study area, by the Good Universities Guide for 2023.

Humanities, Culture and Social Sciences

#1 in QLD
for full-time employment

2023 Good Universities Guide, UG Humanities, Culture and Social Sciences

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Usage guide: humanities, culture and social sciences

Expressed as statement:

  • #1 in QLD for full-time employment.

Source: 2023 Good Universities Guide, UG Humanities, Culture and Social Sciences

Expressed in sentence:

  • JCU is ranked #1 QLD for full-time employment in the Humanities, Culture and Social Sciences undergraduate study area, by the Good Universities Guide for 2023.

Medicine

#1 in QLD
for full-time employment, median graduate salary, overall educational experience

2023 Good Universities Guide, UG Medicine

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5 Stars
for learner engagement, overall educational experience

2023 Good Universities Guide, UG Medicine

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#1 in Australia
for learning resources

2023 Good Universities Guide, PG Medicine

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#1 in QLD
for overall educational experience, student support, teaching quality

2023 Good Universities Guide, PG Medicine

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5 Stars
for learning resources, overall educational experience, teaching quality

2023 Good Universities Guide, PG Medicine

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Usage guide: medicine, UG

Expressed as statement:

  • #1 in QLD for full-time employment, median graduate salary and overall educational experience.
  • 5 Stars for learner engagement and overall educational experience.

Source: 2023 Good Universities Guide, UG Medicine

Expressed in sentence:

  • JCU is ranked #1 in QLD for full-time employment, median graduate salary and overall educational experience in the Medicine undergraduate study area, by the Good Universities Guide for 2023.

Usage guide: medicine, PG

Expressed as statement:

  • #1 in Australia learning resources.
  • #1 in QLD for overall educational experience, student support and teaching quality.

Source: 2023 Good Universities Guide, PG Medicine

Expressed in sentence:

  • JCU is ranked #1 in Australia for learning resources in the Medicine postgraduate study area, by the Good Universities Guide for 2023.

Nursing

#1 in QLD
for full-time employment, median graduate salary

2023 Good Universities Guide, UG Nursing

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5 Stars
for median graduate salary

2023 Good Universities Guide, UG Nursing

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#1 in Australia
for median graduate salary

2023 Good Universities Guide, PG Nursing

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#1 in QLD
for learning resources, skills development, student support

2023 Good Universities Guide, PG Nursing

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5 Stars
for median graduate salary, learning resources, overall educational experience, skills development, student support

2023 Good Universities Guide, PG Nursing

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Usage guide: nursing, UG

Expressed as statement:

  • #1 in QLD for full-time employment and median graduate salary.

Source: 2023 Good Universities Guide, UG Nursing

Expressed in sentence:

  • JCU is ranked #1 in QLD for full-time employment and median graduate salary in the Nursing undergraduate study area, by the Good Universities Guide for 2023.

Usage guide: nursing, PG

Expressed as statement:

  • #1 in Australia for median graduate salary
  • #1 in QLD for learning resources, skills development and student support

Source: 2023 Good Universities Guide, PG Nursing

Expressed in sentence:

  • JCU is ranked #1 in Australia for median graduate salary in the Nursing postgraduate study area, by the Good Universities Guide for 2023.

Pharmacy

#1 in Australia
for full-time employment, learner engagement

2023 Good Universities Guide, UG Pharmacy

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#1 in QLD and
#2 in Australia
for median graduate salary

2023 Good Universities Guide, UG Pharmacy

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5 Stars
for full-time employment, median graduate salary, learner engagement, student support

2023 Good Universities Guide, UG Pharmacy

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Usage guide: pharmacy

Expressed as statement:

  • #1 in Australia for full-time employment and learner engagement.
  • 5 Stars for full-time employment, median graduate salary, learner engagement and student support.

Source: 2023 Good Universities Guide, UG Pharmacy

Expressed in sentence:

  • JCU is ranked #1 in Australia for full-time employment and learner engagement in the Pharmacy undergraduate study area, by the Good Universities Guide for 2023.
  • JCU was awarded 5 Stars for full-time employment, median graduate salary, learner engagement and student support in the Pharmacy undergraduate study area, by the Good Universities Guide for 2023.

Psychology

#1 in QLD and
#2 in Australia
for median graduate salary

2023 Good Universities Guide, UG Psychology

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5 Stars
for median graduate salary

2023 Good Universities Guide, UG Psychology

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#1 in Australia
for median graduate salary

2023 Good Universities Guide, PG Psychology

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5 Stars 
for full-time employment, median graduate salary

2023 Good Universities Guide, PG Psychology

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Usage guide: psychology, UG

Expressed as statement:

  • #1 in QLD for median graduate salary.
  • 5 Stars for median graduate salary.

Source: 2023 Good Universities Guide, UG Psychology

Expressed in sentence:

  • JCU is ranked #1 in QLD for median graduate salary in the Psychology undergraduate study area, by the Good Universities Guide for 2023.

Usage guide: psychology, PG

Expressed as statement:

  • #1 in Australia for median graduate salary.
  • 5 Stars for full-time employment and median graduate salary.

Source: 2023 Good Universities Guide, PG Psychology

Expressed in sentence:

  • JCU is ranked #1 in Australia for median graduate salary in the Psychology postgraduate study area, by the Good Universities Guide for 2023.

Rehabilitation

#1 in Australia
for full-time employment

2023 Good Universities Guide, UG Rehabilitation

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#1 in QLD
for skills development

2023 Good Universities Guide, UG Rehabilitation

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5 Stars
for full-time employment, median graduate salary, student support

2023 Good Universities Guide, UG Rehabilitation

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Usage guide: rehabilitation

Expressed as statement:

  • #1 in Australia for full-time employment.
  • 5 Stars for full-time employment, median graduate salary and student support.

Source: 2023 Good Universities Guide, UG Rehabilitation

Expressed in sentence:

  • JCU is ranked #1 in Australia for full-time employment in the Rehabilitation undergraduate study area, by the Good Universities Guide for 2023.

Science and Mathematics

5 Stars
for median graduate salary, learner engagement, learning resources

2023 Good Universities Guide, UG Science and Mathematics

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Usage guide: science and mathematics

Expressed as statement:

  • 5 Stars for median graduate salary, learner engagement and learning resources.

Source: 2023 Good Universities Guide, UG Science and Mathematics

Expressed in sentence:

  • JCU was awarded 5 Stars for median graduate salary, learner engagement and learning resources in the Science and Mathematics undergraduate study area, by the Good Universities Guide for 2023.

Social Work

#1 in QLD and
#2 in Australia
for full-time employment

2023 Good Universities Guide, UG Social Work

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5 Stars
for full-time employment, median graduate salary

2023 Good Universities Guide, UG Social Work

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Usage guide: social work

Expressed as statement:

  • #1 in QLD for full-time employment.
  • 5 Stars for full-time employment and median graduate salary.

Source: 2023 Good Universities Guide, UG Social Work

Expressed in sentence:

  • JCU is ranked #1 in QLD for full-time employment in the Social Work undergraduate study area, by the Good Universities Guide for 2023.

Veterinary Science

#1 in Australia
for full-time employment, learner engagement, overall educational experience, skills development, student support, teaching quality

2023 Good Universities Guide, UG Veterinary Science

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5 Stars
for full-time employment, learner engagement, overall educational experience, skills development, student support, teaching quality

2023 Good Universities Guide, UG Veterinary Science

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Usage guide: veterinary science

Expressed as statement:

  • #1 in Australia for full-time employment, learner engagement, overall educational experience, skills development, student support and teaching quality.
  • 5 Stars for full-time employment, learner engagement, overall educational experience, skills development, student support and teaching quality.

Source: 2023 Good Universities Guide, UG Veterinary Science

Expressed in sentence:

  • JCU is ranked #1 in Australia for full-time employment, learner engagement, overall educational experience, skills development, student support and teaching quality in the Veterinary Science undergraduate study area, by the Good Universities Guide for 2023.

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Release dates

2023 Good Universities Guide: September 2022, amended November 2022