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James Cook University

Australia

287th US-News World Ranking

Established in 1961, the James Cook University is a public university located in Queensland, Australia. It is the second oldest university in state of Queensland. The university campuses are located in Cairns, Singapore and Townsville. It also has study centers in Mount Isa, Mackay and Thursday Island.

The James Cook University comprises of 7 colleges: College of Arts, Society and Education; College of Business, Law and Governance; College of Healthcare Sciences; College of Medicine and Dentistry; College of Public Health, Medical & Veterinary Sciences; College of Science and Engineering; and Indigenous Education and Research Centre. The colleges are nested within two divisions Division of Tropical Environments and Societies and Division of Tropical Health and Medicine. JCU’s staff and students conduct research in the following areas: environmental science and management, fisheries sciences, geochemistry, geology, evolutionary biology, plant biology, zoology, tourism, inorganic chemistry, oceanography, physical geography and environmental geoscience, biochemistry and cell biology, genetics, materials engineering, immunology, neurosciences, nursing, specialist studies in education, anthropology, human geography, linguistics and historical studies. 

The total student population at the university is more than 20,000 students of which over 15,700 are enrolled in the undergraduate programs.

JCU Brisbane is operated by Russo Higher Education and it delivers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in business and information technology to international students, on behalf of James Cook University. The university also has specialist centers and institutes based at JCU that serve as hubs for research and innovation.

Notable Alumni: Jan McLucas (Australian Senator), Christina Ochoa (Spanish Actress), Curtis Pitt (Politician)

James Cook University Programs

Program
Duration
Format
Tuition Fees
Deadlines
Standard Test

Application Requirements

Application Requirements

Average Academic Score

2.8
GPA
30
IB
70
Percentage

Cost

Fees

Bachelors $ 40,000

Masters:  $ 35,000

Fees may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.

Deadlines

Deadlines vary for each program. Please check the program page for specific deadlines.

James Cook University Rankings

Global

287
US News
462
QS
301 -400
Shanghai
201 -250
Times Higher Education
289
GTU Rank

Regional

Australia
16
US News
20
QS
9 -15
Shanghai
10
Times Higher Education

Regional

Australia
18
US News
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University Stats

University Stats
20421

Students

University Stats
15776

Undergraduates

University Stats
4645

Postgraduate

University Stats
4913

Faculty Strength

University Stats
10

Student Faculty Ratio

University Stats
$
40000

Tuition Fees

University Stats
$
20000

Living Cost

University Stats
$
2000

Other Fees

University Stats
2.8

Avg. GPA

University Stats
30

Avg. IB

University Stats
70
%

Avg. Percentage

University Stats
1200

Avg. SAT

* All cost are in AUD

Reach Out

1 James Cook Dr, Douglas ,Australia

enquiries@jcu.edu.au

+61 7 4781 4111

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