Charles Sturt University

Rank 35
Location Albury
Established 1989
Famous For Engineering, Health, Social Sciences


Charles Sturt University is a public university having multiple campuses in New South Wales. It was established in 1989 following the merger of several existing Colleges of Advanced Education. CSU is known for its excellent Teaching quality, innovation, and focus on employability. 

The university offers various undergraduate and graduate courses in the disciplines of education, business, social sciences, humanities and science, among others. It also strongly emphasises practical learning, which is achieved through opportunities for work-integrated learning, placements, and industry collaborations. 

Services for International Students

The Student Support Services at the university help students in multiple ways. They can get guidance on how to keep costs down through scholarships, grants and government subsidies. The team connects students with health and wellbeing services, academic success services and also career development services. Specific help is also provided to international students in matters of living and working, English language skills, immigration and much more. 


  • 1001-1200th in the World University Rankings by Times Higher Education in 2023
  • 251-300th in the Young Universities Ranking by Times Higher Education in 2022
  • 801-850th at the QS World University Rankings of 2024
  • 764th in the Best Global Universities category by US News Rankings



The university offers on-campus accommodation options to students in the campus locations of Albury-Wodonga, Bathurst, Dubbo, Orange, Port Macquarie and Wagga Wagga. All first-year students who apply for an on-campus living are guaranteed a place. The services available include maintenance, cleaning, laundry, land postal services, and WiFi. The Resident Life Team is also present to solve any issues students might have during their stay at the university. 

About Location

Charles Sturt University is a multi-campus university, with the main ones being in the cities of Albury-Wodonga, Bathurst, Dubbo, Orange, Port Macquarie, And Wagga Wagga. There are other speciality campuses at Canberra, Goulburn, and Parramatta, apart from a separate study centre in Wangaratta. All the locations have state-of-the-art facilities, including computer access which is available 24 hours a day.  

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