Established in 1887, RMIT University (RMIT) has a global reputation for excellence in professional and vocational education, applied research, and engagement with the needs of industry and communities worldwide.
RMIT University (RMIT) ranks 140th globally and 11th in Australia in QS World University Rankings 2024 and 7th globally in the 2023 Times Higher Education (THE) University Impact Rankings. The University also ranks 12th in Australia and 55th in the world among universities less than 50 years old (THE Young University Rankings 2022). RMIT was awarded 5 QS Stars in all 8 categories in 2018-2021 for its excellence in teaching, employability, research, internationalisation, innovation, inclusiveness, facilities and specialist criteria.
RMIT ranks 2nd in Australia and 25th globally in the “Architecture/Built Environment” subject area, 6th in Australia in “Engineering – Mechanical" and “Engineering – Mechanical, Aeronautical & Manufacturing”, 7th in Australia in “Engineering - Civil and Structural” , and 8th in Australia in “Engineering – Electrical and Electronic” (QS Rankings by Subject 2023).
RMIT is a global university of technology, design and enterprise, and offers undergraduate, postgraduate and vocational courses that are global in focus and practical in application. Globally, RMIT is renowned for its excellence in art and design, architecture, education, engineering, development, computer science and information systems, business and management, and communication and media studies.
RMIT prides itself on its long history and strong industry connections forged over 135 years. Collaboration with industry is integral to RMIT’s leadership in education, applied and innovative research, and to the development of highly-skilled, globally-focused graduates. The recent QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2022 has ranked RMIT 74th globally for its graduate employability. RMIT’s international reputation with employers, industry-based learning, state-of-the-art facilities, and student support are just some of the reasons why over 18,000 international students choose RMIT, one of the top universities in Australia.