Charles Darwin University

Rank 31
Location Casuarina
Established 2003
Famous For Arts, Business, Engineering


Charles Darwin University is a renowned public university in Australia, with its main campus situated in Darwin and eight other satellite campuses in metropolitan and regional areas. It was established in 2003 following the merger of Centralian College, Menzies School of Health Research and Northern Territory University. 

The university offers various undergraduate and postgraduate programs in disciplines such as education, business, engineering, health, science, law, policy studies and many more. It also strongly focuses on research and innovation, particularly in environmental science, tropical and indigenous health, and social and public policy. 

Services for International Students

Charles Darwin University provides a safe and thriving environment to students by providing various support services. They can get academic resources, language and learning support, career development services, financial assistance and other important services needed to have a successful university life. The International Student Support team is also available to sort out any specific issues faced by international students. 


  • 351-400th in the World University Rankings by Times Higher Education in 2023
  • 104th in the Young Universities Ranking by Times Higher Education in 2022
  • 601-610th globally at the QS World University Rankings of 2024
  • 959th in the Best Global Universities category by US News Rankings


Both on and off-campus housing options are available for students at Charles Darwin University. The on-campus options include the Casuarina Accommodation, Katherine Accommodation and Alice Springs Accommodation. All have various facilities that make the stay of students safe and comfortable. The university also offers off-campus accommodation services, guiding students with the best options in and around the area. 

About Location

Charles Darwin University is a multi-campus educational institution that is present in Alice Springs, Casuarina, Katherine, Palmery, Sydney, Jabiru, Tennant Creek, Waterfront and Brisbane. The main campus is located in Darwin, which is a small yet vibrant city situated in the Northern Territory of Australia. It has a warm climate, with beautiful beaches to relax and engage in various outdoor activities. The city is also known to have friendly people who can be great neighbours for students looking to have a relaxed time in the area. 

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