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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 2012 full-year data)

Female 35,606
Male 27,416


Residency Status
Domestic 40,965
International 22,057


Attendance Mode
On-campus 53,281
Off-campus 5,822
Multi-modal 3,919


Course Type
Higher degree research 4,569
Postgraduate coursework 12,226
Undergraduate 45,770
Non-award 457


Enrolments by Campus
Berwick 2,018
Caulfield 14,151
Clayton 28,208
Parkville 1,731
Peninsula 4,101
South Africa 2,888
Sunway 6,031


Enrolments by faculty*
Art, Design and Architecture 1,722
Arts 10,159
Business and Economics 16,482
Education 5,109
Engineering 5,523
Information Technology 2,965
Law 3,525
Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences 10,472
Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences 1,910
Science 5,130
Other 25

* The managing faculty is the faculty responsible for managing individual courses.


Total number of staff (and full-time equivalent): 16,474 (9,069)#

#Sunway, 691 (FTE 655.1) and Monash South Africa, 283 (FTE 252).

Female 8,915 (4,576)
Male 6,585 (3,586)


Academic 7,435 (3,565)
General 8,065 (4,596)


University Planning and Statistics