Charles Darwin University


Public University, Estd. in 2003

Updated on - February 20th 2020 by Rachit Agrawal


Charles Darwin University Facts

Facts about Charles Darwin University

  •  It covers the largest area of Australia for education.
  •  It is a dual-sector education provider, it offers vocational courses as well as higher education degree courses.
  •  It is one of the most research-intensive universities in Australia.

Charles Darwin University Highlights

Established in


QS Ranking


Total International students


Size of campus

138 acres




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No. of Campuses

4 campuses and 4 learning centers

Acceptance rate

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Ellengowan Dr, Casuarina NT 0810, Australia


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About Charles Darwin University

Charles Darwin University

About Charles Darwin University

It is a public university established in 2003, in Australia. It has campuses in Casuarina in Darwin, Palmerston, Alice Springs, Katherine, and Nhulunbuy. It also has training centers in Jabiru, Yulara, and Tennant Creek. It offers undergraduate and postgraduate programs along with training in vocational courses. It has partnerships with many universities in Southeast Asia and Europe.

Charles Darwin University Campus

The main campus is located in Casuarina in Darwin. Katherine has 2 campuses. The Palmerston campus is situated in Palmerston city and has several facilities. The last campus is located in the town of Alice Springs.

Charles Darwin University Rankings

It has been ranked in the range of 651 to 700 by QS in worldwide universities. It was ranked 788th by U.S. News and World Reports. THE has ranked Charles Darwin University in the range of 501-600. It was ranked 15th nationally by THE. It is also the youngest Australian University to enter the top 50 under 50 on THE list.

Charles Darwin University Students

There are over 22,000 students studying at CDU at all levels. More than 8,000 students are learning degrees. While more than 13,000 students are studying vocational courses. CDU has more than 19% of international students in its student population.

Charles Darwin University Faculty

There are more than 1,500 faculty teaching across all of its campuses. There are 10 schools offering courses in undergraduate, postgraduate and certificate levels.

Charles Darwin University Achievements and rewards

It has been involved in the prime research fields in Australia. It owns many research institutes like the North Australian Centre for Oil and Gas. CDU has formed from the merging of many reputed colleges and universities like the University College of Northern Territory, which was the only college in its territory till it was merged with CDU.

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