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Curtin University Student Statistics 2014-2018

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(a) TOTAL Curtin Students (Distinct Count1) 60,773 38,523.9 59,930 38,491.4 58,211 37,531.4 56,652 36,663.8 56,695 36,832.6
(b) TOTAL Curtin Students (excluding non-award Open University Australia (OUA) students 53,634 36,435.3 53,603 36,550.1 52,989 35,920.3 51,829 35,125.0 51,468 35,057.1
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Domestic and permanent residents 37,762 24,641.7 37,816 24,431.7 37,798 24,549.3 37,801 24,393.3 37,921 24,645.0
International onshore 8,675 6,226.1 8,913 6,538.2 8,613 6,105.3 7,555 5,533.1 7,212 5,305.8
International offshore 7,932 5,771.3 7,717 5,813.0 7,314 5,515.5 7,125 5,423.3 7,071 5,342.0
Not Defined (predominately OUAs) 7,039 1,884.8 6,111 1,708.5 5,051 1,361.4 4,701 1,314.1 5,021 1,539.9
(c) Total International 16,607 11,997.5 16,630 12,351.2 15,927 11,620.8 14,680 10,956.4 14,283 10,647.8
(c/b) Percentage International Students - Excluding non-award OUA students 31.0% 32.9% 31.0% 33.8% 30.1% 32.4% 28.3% 31.2% 27.8% 30.4%
(c/a) Percentage International Students - Overall 27.3% 31.1% 27.7% 32.1% 27.4% 31.0% 25.9% 29.9% 25.2% 28.9%
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Female 34,646 21,369.6 33,598 20,985.1 32,562 20,256.8 31,623 19,767.9 31,843 19,995.4
Male 26,143 17,154.3 26,341 17,506.2 25,656 17,268.9 25,017 16,882.7 24,819 16,813.7
Not Defined         9 5.8 22 13.2 47 23.5
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Internal students 44,065 32,246.5 44,113 32,383.8 43,941 32,023.6 42,466 31,224.8 41,988 31,067.7
Partially Online 94 40.9 95 41.2 92 44.5 104 53.5 94 44.8
Fully Online 2,574 1,045.0 2,937 1,219.1 3,060 1,266.5 2,887 1,193.4 2,811 1,204.9
External2 14,448 5,191.5 13,268 4,847.3 11,624 4,197.0 11,694 4,192.1 12,367 4,515.2
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Full-Time 37,490 31,387.3 37,527 31,441.0 37,192 30,852.0 35,840 30,014.2 36,182 30,224.0
Part-Time 23,283 7,136.6 22,403 7,050.4 21,019 6,679.5 20,812 6,649.6 20,513 6,608.7
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Commonwealth Supported 28,076 20,044.0 28,545 20,016.3 29,118 20,364.6 30,183 20,832.1 30,641 21,145.6
Contribution Exempt 2,310 1,171.9 2,374 1,209.0 2,351 1,199.4 1,570 796.6 1,623 857.6
Domestic Fee Paying 4,346 1,668.3 3,972 1,566.8 3,647 1,418.0 3,265 1,313.1 3,134 1,287.3
International Onshore Fee Paying 6,885 5,157.9 7,011 5,316.0 7,199 5,364.2 6,892 5,158.0 6,722 5,072.1
International Offshore Fee Paying 131 36.6 105 29.3 94 29.4 97 34.4 82 30.9
Partner Onshore 1,856 964.8 1,960 1,124.9 1,498 633.4 671 234.1 243 47.8
Partner Offshore 7,597 5,592.8 6,223 4,655.9 5,684 4,234.7 5,501 4,142.9 5,450 4,061.0
Overseas Partner Fee Paying 236 169.2 1,436 1,156.0 1,565 1,269.5 1,637 1,281.7 1,655 1,285.8
Research Training Scheme 1,351 784.1 1,379 788.5 1,368 815.5 1,321 762.3 1,255 712.6
Fee Exempt (predominately non-award OUAs) 9,971 2,934.4 8,940 2,628.7 7,706 2,202.9 7,362 2,108.8 7,677 2,330.4
Outsourced Teaching                 4 1.5
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Doctorate by Research 2,069 1,348.2 2,102 1,373.9 2,085 1,390.2 2,051 1,348.1 1,955 1,278.9
Masters by Research 362 172.2 381 171.9 350 172.3 325 154.7 287 134.8
Doctorate by Coursework 5 1.6 2 0.6 4 1.8 1 0.5 1 0.5
Masters by Coursework 5,555 3,104.2 5,700 3,333.6 5,244 3,078.5 4,753 2,901.4 4,747 2,872.1
Graduate or Postgraduate Diploma (New Field) 1,039 475.4 991 452.4 1,090 502.6 974 462.4 783 321.9
Graduate or Postgraduate Diploma (Student Field) 257 115.0 95 29.3 32 7.4 9 2.1 6 0.9
Graduate Certificate 1,052 288.8 965 273.1 895 261.9 726 203.6 654 184.4
Bachelors Honours 175 149.8 1,424 1,109.8 2,408 1,996.4 3,099 2,672.8 4,025 3,468.9
Bachelors Pass 38,155 28,241.1 37,143 27,346.8 36,231 26,096.4 35,830 25,554.9 34,911 24,823.1
Associate Degree 36 20.3 25 8.6 31 9.6 30 9.5 20 7.4
Enabling Course 2,852 1,456.6 2,901 1,487.2 3,011 1,540.4 2,025 1,034.3 2,143 1,124.3
Non-Award Course 1,020 292.1 1,025 332.9 1,015 361.3 968 272.9 981 356.1
Cross-Provider Program (Postgraduate) 45 7.1 43 6.0 43 6.0 36 5.6 32 4.3
Cross-Provider Program (Undergraduate) 653 116.5 550 92.0 550 92.0 860 147.8 902 159.3
Open Learning Postgraduate Studies 764 226.0 817 245.4 827 242.1 968 263.9 972 262.8
Open Learning Undergraduate Studies 8,731 2,509.3 7,651 2,201.4 6,410 1,772.4 5,848 1,629.3 6,132 1,833.0
BY ENROLLING FACULTY
 
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Faculty of Humanities 9,101 6,275.9 9,010 6,096.9 8,815 5,961.4 8,477 5,729.0 8,164 5,615.7
Faculty of Business and Law 12,779 8,680.5 12,299 8,650.0 11,789 8,035.7 11,232 7,892.0 10,876 7,752.4
Faculty of Science and Engineering 9,043 6,681.0 8,779 6,552.2 8,632 6,442.3 8,164 6,054.9 7,984 5,909.0
Faculty of Health Sciences 11,948 8,297.0 12,191 8,466.2 12,509 8,711.7 12,594 8,887.4 12,794 9,077.6
Centre for Aboriginal Studies 183 148.8 165 119.0 144 86.3 143 97.1 153 97.1
Cross Institutional Enrolments 659 176.8 452 88.4 342 60.8 352 65.2 308 57.8
Curtin Learning and Teaching (CLT) 1,844 890.4 1,911 932.8 1,749 866.0 1,084 520.0 1,234 600.9
Student Services 12,807 4,487.0 12,206 4,394.3 10,965 3,919.4 11,274 4,021.4 12,094 4,408.0
Curtin Graduate Research School 1 0.0     2 0.1 5 0.3    
Curtin International Office 438 82.5 586 161.1 634 186.0 628 191.7 546 195.7
Curtin English 567 296.5 544 287.0 669 345.5 496 237.0 448 253.3
Curtin Malaysia 3,087 2,507.6 3,324 2,743.5 3,544 2,916.3 3,605 2,962.5 3,377 2,819.1
Curtin Dubai             10 5.4 82 46.0
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Australian Campuses or Education Centres
Bentley 37,819 26,586.6 38,022 26,559.7 38,696 26,953.9 37,492 26,316.4 37,124 26,264.7
Perth City 1,224 386.4 1,055 339.7 1,087 361.6 1,018 455.9 872 416.2
Kalgoorlie 810 463.3 628 387.4 553 336.6 439 245.9 346 195.1
Margaret River 34 21.5 37 24.5 29 16.9 12 6.0    
Other WA Regional Educational Centres 441 214.4 374 191.4 427 217.0 399 186.7 399 189.5
Open Universities Australia 12,807 4,487.0 12,206 4,394.3 10,965 3,919.4 11,274 4,021.4 12,114 4,413.8
Sydney 890 603.9 1,044 783.1 458 219.1        
Navitas English Perth                 4 1.5
Overseas Campuses or Education Centres
Mauritius 1,215 978.3 1,312 1,059.9 1,336 1,090.5 1,402 1,129.3 1,460 1,156.9
Dubai             10 5.4 157 90.5
Offshore Partners 1,498 789.8 1,185 632.1 807 385.6 783 306.2 717 285.1
Sarawak Campus 3,086 2,507.3 3,324 2,743.5 3,544 2,916.3 3,605 2,962.5 3,377 2,819.1
Singapore Campus 2,163 1,485.5 1,904 1,375.8 1,581 1,114.5 1,372 1,028.1 1,408 1,000.3
INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS IN AUSTRALIA (ONSHORE) BY HOME COUNTRY - (Top 15, ranked by 2018 Headcount)
 
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China 2,613 1,868.3 2,530 1,907.7 2,180 1,510.7 1,887 1,341.2 1,831 1,337.3
Malaysia 1,129 877.5 1,108 872.5 1,043 831.6 988 785.6 926 730.0
India 376 256.1 611 428.3 1,056 704.4 827 602.2 694 510.6
Singapore 348 258.8 333 258.3 358 271.4 372 293.7 390 298.1
Hong Kong 305 222.6 288 223.8 318 234.2 311 232.2 322 233.4
Indonesia 561 419.6 514 403.2 446 334.8 365 278.3 308 239.7
Vietnam 302 210.2 306 215.5 483 208.5 476 202.5 267 206.8
Nepal 140 82.3 157 98.5 166 99.5 151 106.6 196 134.7
Pakistan 160 89.5 262 159.9 207 128.1 166 111.6 159 104.6
Saudi Arabia 216 168.8 216 152.6 179 132.8 173 121.6 153 111.8
Kenya 173 121.1 158 116.9 150 110.7 142 102.5 141 101.8
United States of America (the) 0 0.0 0 0.0 56 27.1 66 31.0 91 52.2
Thailand 87 61.7 88 65.4 91 62.1 86 65.9 91 65.2
Korea (the Republic of) 0 0.0 0 0.0 68 27.9 68 29.0 84 66.3
Sri Lanka 80 54.5 81 62.6 98 70.6 94 73.6 84 58.2
INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS IN OFFSHORE CAMPUSES AND PARTNERS BY HOME COUNTRY - (Top 15, ranked by 2018 Headcount)
 
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Malaysia 2,921 2,370.8 3,049 2,538.8 3,166 2,627.1 3,127 2,605.8 2,931 2,464.3
Mauritius 1,215 976.7 1,310 1,057.0 1,321 1,078.8 1,364 1,099.3 1,408 1,119.1
Singapore 1,391 743.3 1,181 691.9 969 574.7 836 515.1 811 478.0
China 280 138.4 296 139.9 268 107.4 298 130.4 373 146.4
Indonesia 473 452.1 383 346.8 307 274.1 268 249.5 254 218.4
Sri Lanka 190 147.4 178 133.3 195 158.1 242 161.8 208 139.4
Vietnam 214 158.0 185 126.0 202 89.4 153 78.6 156 108.2
United Arab Emirates (the) 0 0.0 0 0.0 12 4.4 22 10.4 149 87.4
India 61 42.7 77 59.4 99 76.6 128 97.3 132 108.4
Brunei Darussalam 81 62.9 94 75.9 90 71.5 99 87.4 123 101.0
Hong Kong 685 375.8 559 330.1 330 143.1 199 71.9 99 36.5
Pakistan 37 28.5 56 41.5 71 51.8 77 57.8 88 66.4
Zimbabwe 26 18.3 30 22.0 44 32.2 48 38.6 67 52.8
Bangladesh 23 16.6 26 23.0 33 24.2 42 31.9 44 36.6
Saudi Arabia 23 19.6 24 18.1 25 17.9 26 18.6 24 19.5

SOURCE: BI Student Datamart (as at 28 February 2019)

  1. Students may have multiple enrolments during the year.
  2. Includes the OUA students enrolled in non-award courses.
  3. The figures shown here may differ to those published in the 2018 Pocket Guide and Annual Report due to data revisions occur after the two documents were published.