Edith Cowan University

Rank 28
Location Joondalup
Established 1991
Famous For Business and Economics, Computer Science


Edith Cowan University is a reputed public university in Perth, Western Australia. It was established in 1991 and named after Edith Cowan, the first woman elected to an Australian parliament. ECU has since become one of the fastest-growing universities in the country, with a strong focus on innovation and entrepreneurship.

Through its eight teaching schools, ECU offers various undergraduate, postgraduate, and research programs across various disciplines, including business, education, health, engineering, and the arts. The university is known for its cutting-edge research, with several research centres and institutes focused on cyber security, health and wellness, and social and community research.

Services for International Students

The university offers a supportive and secure learning environment by providing a variety of student support services. The students can avail the of health and counselling services, go for sports and fitness sessions, and access places for prayer and reflection on campus. The ECU Student Guild is a body that aims to make sure that students get the best university experience. 


  • 529th in the QS World University Rankings 2024
  • 351-400th in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2024
  • 83rd in the Times Higher Education Young Universities Rankings 2023


The university offers on-campus housing on all its campus locations, which are operated by Campus Living Villages. These villages consist of single and multi-room units with shared self-catering facilities and have a friendly environment. Off-campus housing is also available through the ECU Village Website. 

About Location

The university is basically located in Perth, with two campuses, each in Joondalup and Mount Lawley. There is a regional campus in Bunbury, which is 200 kilometres south of Perth. Perth is a vibrant city with a diverse student community. It is known for its beaches, parks and natural beauty. It is also home to a number of cultural and recreational activities that can be enjoyed by students when they want to take a break from their studies. 

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