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Monash at a glance


Monash University was established in Melbourne, Australia in 1958.

We are a youthful organisation, enthusiastic, optimistic and accessible. We believe quality education and research can change the world for the better.


We offer a large number of courses across numerous disciplines.

At Monash you can choose from many study options including double degrees, part-time study, off-campus learning and alternative pathways.


Our researchers make highly significant contributions that bring real and positive change to the lives of people all over the world.

Student enrolments

Total student enrolments: 63,002
(Based on 2013 full-year data)

Female 36,394
Male 28,106


Residency Status
Domestic 42,370
International 22,130


Attendance Mode
On-campus 54,313
Off-campus 5,953
Multi-modal 4,234


Course Type
Higher degree research 4,702
Postgraduate coursework 12,925
Undergraduate 46,275
Non-award 598


Enrolments by Campus
Berwick 1,896
Caulfield 14,664
Clayton 29,111
Parkville 1,748
Peninsula 4,030
South Africa 2,847
Sunway 6,441

Note: The Gippsland campus became part of Federation University Australia on 1 January 2014. Monash ceased making offers to new students, and has made arrangements with Federation University for teaching its continuing students. There are 3761 continuing students.


Enrolments by faculty*
Art, Design and Architecture 1,782
Arts 10,308
Business and Economics 16,043
Education 5,590
Engineering 5,933
Information Technology 2,979
Law 3,589
Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences 10,793
Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences 1,928
Science 5,517
Other 38

* The managing faculty is the faculty responsible for managing individual courses. A student enrols through one particular faculty, but multiple teaching faculties may share the load.


Total number of staff (and full-time equivalent): 16,229 (8850)#

#Sunway, 717 (FTE 682) and Monash South Africa, 247 (FTE 240).

Female 8,764 (4,433)
Male 6,501 (3,495)


Academic 7,180 (3,259)
General 8,085 (4,670)


University Planning and Statistics