Our Melbourne student profile

See below the diverse range of students you'll be studying with and the type of study backgrounds they've come from.

This breakdown is of the Semester 1 2020 commencing undergraduate cohort.

All students


Past higher education study students (domestic)

8.5% 616 students

Past vocational education and training (VET) study (domestic)

0.9% 63 students

Recent secondary education admitted solely on the basis of ATAR – regardless of whether this includes the consideration of adjustment factors such as equity (domestic)

55.1% 4006 students

Recent secondary education admitted where both ATAR and additional criteria were considered – for example, portfolio, audition, extra test etc. (domestic)

2.6% 187 students

Recent secondary education admitted on the basis of other criteria only and ATAR was not a factor (domestic)

2.4% 175 students

Recent secondary education – overseas secondary qualification, not including the International Baccalaureate Diploma (domestic)

1.8% 129 students

Work and life experience (domestic)

0.6% 47 students

International students

28.1% 2045 students