Student types

International Students

With 680 international students from over 55 countries, CDU offers a multicultural environment.Read more

School leavers

Whether you are just starting high school or about to graduate, it's never too early or late to start thinking about studying at University.Read more

Adult learners

Not everybody goes straight from school into higher education. Many of CDU's students are adult learners.Read more

Indigenous Students

CDU aims to ensure that Indigenous and Torres Strait Islander people have access to all the skills they need to achieve their aspirations.Read more

Defence Force

CDU participates in the Australian Defence Force Higher Education Advanced Standing Scheme.Read more

Regional and remote

Remote services provide VET and Higher Education programs to Territorians in remote communities.Read more

Fast Facts About CDU More about CDU

  • Times Higher Education ranks CDU in the top 2 percent of universities in the world.

  • Times Higher Education ranks CDU in the list of top 100 universities in the world under 50 years old.

  • Reuters ranks CDU in the top 4 in Australia and NZ for research quality in Environmental Science.

  • Each year CDU teaches over 4,000 Indigenous students in over 150 locations across the NT.

  • Reuters ranks CDU in the top 4 in Australia and NZ for research quality in Ecology.