Skip to content


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: 65,006
(Based on 2014 full-year data)

Female 36,302
Male 28,704
Residency Status
Domestic 41,228
International 23,778
Attendance Mode
On-campus 55,940
Off-campus 4,677
Multi-modal 4,389
Course Type
Higher degree research 4,660
Postgraduate coursework 13,910
Undergraduate 45,557
Non-award 879
Enrolments by Campus
Berwick 1,873
Caulfield 16,084
Clayton 31,599
Parkville 6,789
Peninsula 1,816
South Africa 4,125
Malaysia 6,757

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.

Enrolments by faculty*
Art, Design and Architecture 1,775
Arts 9,030
Business and Economics 16,429
Education 5,575
Engineering 6,277
Information Technology 3,045
Law 3,654
Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences 11,513
Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences 2,008
Science 5,644
Other 56

* 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): 15,695 (8383)#

#Malaysia, 765 (728 FTE) and South Africa, 234 (231 FTE).

Female 8,462 (4,182)
Male 6,234 (3,242)
Academic 6,961 (3,063)
General 7,735 (4,361)


University Planning and Statistics