Reputation and Experience University performance

University performance

All university

Includes rankings at state, national and global levels for all JCU students.

Top 400 in the world

2023 Times Higher Education World University Rankings

2023 ShanghaiRanking Academic Ranking of World Universities

Top 2% in the world

2023 Times Higher Education World University Rankings and 2023 ShanghaiRanking Academic Ranking of World Universities as a percentage of higher education providers in the International Association of Universities (IAU) database

#25 in Australia

2024 QS World University Rankings

#1 in QLD
for full-time employment

2024 Good Universities Guide, PG study area

#1 in QLD
for graduate starting salary

2024 Good Universities Guide

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

2024 Good Universities Guide

5 Stars
for teaching, employability, research, facilities, overall

2021 QS Stars Rankings

#21 in Australia

2022 Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT) Employer Satisfaction Survey

#5 in QLD

2022 Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT) Employer Satisfaction Survey

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Undergraduate

Includes rankings at state and national levels for JCU undergraduate students.

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

2022 Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT) Graduate Outcomes Survey, UG study area

#18 in Australia

2022 Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT) Student Experience Survey, UG study area

#2 in QLD and
#8 in Australia
for skills development

2022 Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT) Student Experience Survey, UG study area

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Postgraduate

Includes rankings at state and national levels for JCU postgraduate students.

5 Stars
for student support

2024 Good Universities Guide, PG study area

#1 in QLD
for median graduate salary

2022 Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT) Graduate Outcomes Survey, PG study area

#3 in Australia
for median graduate salary

2022 Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT) Graduate Outcomes Survey, PG study area

#16 in Australia

2022 Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT) Student Experience Survey, PG study area

#2 in QLD and
#5 in Australia 
for student support

2022 Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT) Student Experience Survey, PG study area

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International

Includes rankings at state and national levels for JCU international students.

#1 in Australia
for median graduate salary*

2020-2022 Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT) Graduate Outcomes Survey, International UG study area

* Median salary results only include data for international graduates working in Australia.

#2 in Australia
for full-time employment

2020-2022 Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT) Graduate Outcomes Survey, International UG study area

#1 in QLD and
#3 in Australia 
for student support

2022 Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT) Student Experience Survey, International PG study area