For more than 50 years, La Trobe University has been transforming people and societies. With a dual emphasis on excellence and inclusivity, we put our students at the centre of everything we do.
La Trobe is firmly entrenched in the top 400 of all three major world university rankings. In 2019, the respected Times Higher Education ranking placed La Trobe at 291 in the world – the university’s highest position in a decade.The Academic Ranking of World Universities puts us at 307 in the world, while the 2020 QS ranking jointly places us at 400 in the world.
In the 2018 Excellence for Research in Australia (ERA) report, La Trobe’s broad areas of research are all rated at, above or well above world standard. The university is one of only 12 to achieve 100 per cent world-standard success in the broad areas of research.
ationally, La Trobe is equal best university for biological sciences*. In Victoria, La Trobe is the top-rated university for Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences*. The quality of our arts and humanities subjects is widely respected, with the Times Higher Education 2020 Rankings placing our subjects in the top 200. We also ranked in the top 200 for education and psychology.
La Trobe is also one of the largest providers of university education in regional Victoria, with about 7,000 student enrolments at our campuses in Bendigo, Albury-Wodonga, Mildura and Shepparton. Most students stay and work in their communities following graduation.
* Based on field receiving a top rating at two-digit level and the number of top-rated fields at the supporting four-digit level