Australian National University Admissions

The Australian National University, also known as ANU is a research university founded in 1946 and is located in Acton, Australia. The university is home to 10,231 undergraduate students and 8,283 postgraduate students. ANU is most known and recognized for its academic offerings in Middle Eastern studies, International relations, Film studies, Linguistics, and English Literature.

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Admission To-Do List

  • There are different ways to apply, depending on your residency status and the program for which you are applying. Please refer to above link
  • Letter of Recommendation
  • Application fee
  • English language requirements
  • Australian bachelor degree
  • English Language requirements acceptable senior secondary qualification
  • Australian Tertiary Admission Rank
  • Application fee
  • Transcripts


Writing Supplement:
As part of your UAC or online application, you are required to submit a personal statement of a maximum of 600 words setting out any factors that you believe will enhance your application. See more

Application Deadlines

September 30
Semester 1, Undergraduate
December 12
Semester 1, Graduate
April 4
Semester 2, Undergraduate
May 31
Semester 2, Graduate

Famous Graduates

Kevin Rudd

Former Australian PM

Mark Oliphant

Physicist and Humanitarian

Advice on Personal Statement for Australian National University Admissions

The Australian National University should not go over 600 words. Applicants can use this essay as a chance for allowing the committee to get to know them on a much more personal level. Applicants should write an essay that is unique and truthful. It should help the applicant stand out from all of the other applicants. Applicants should always proofread their work to ensure that the essay is without errors before they submit it. It helps to have other people also proofread the work as well.