Central Queensland University

Rank 30
Location Rockhampton
Established 1967
Famous For Business and Economics


Central Queensland University is a public university that is located in Queensland, Australia, with its main campus situated in Rockhampton. It is the only Australian University that has a campus in every mainland state. The university was founded in 1967 and has now become a reputable university.

 The university offers a diverse range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses across various fields, such as business, education, engineering, health, information technology, humanities, and social sciences. CQUniversity also offers distance education and online courses. It also has a strong emphasis on work-integrated learning, which gives its graduates an edge in the job market.

Services for International Students

The university offers various student support services to assist them in developing personal resilience and the skills needed for a successful career. They can access counselling services, go for Student Mentor Program, get financial assistance, have learning support and English language assistance, health and welfare support and career development support. 


  • 601-800th in the World University Rankings by Times Higher Education in 2023
  • 201-250th in the Young Universities Ranking by Times Higher Education in 2022
  • 590th in the QS World University Rankings of 2024
  • 1095th in the Best Global Universities category by US News Rankings


CQUniversity offers on-campus housing at its various locations. There are options ranging from budget-friendly housing to brand new, shared bathroom settings to ensuite, fully-catered to self-catering and others. The Residence Life Team is also present to take care of the needs of students. 

About Location

Central Queensland University is a multi-campus university having a presence in all mainland states of Australia. The main campus is in Rockhampton, and others are present in Adelaide, Brisbane, Bundaberg, Cairns, Gladstone, Emerald, Mackay, Melbourne, Perth, Noosa, Sydney and Townsville. The university also has partnerships with a range of Regional University Centres and provides infrastructure and academic support to students through multiple sites like Broome, Biloela, Busselton, Karratha, and Yeppoon. 

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