- QS Ranking: #601-650
- CRICOS Provider Code: 00279B
- Institution Trading Name: Edith Cowan University
- Institution Type: Government
- Number Of Students: 6100
Western Australia’s Edith Cowan University (ECU) is a public institution of higher learning. It is the only university in Australia to bear the name of a woman, Edith Cowan, who was the first to be elected to the Australian Parliament.
In addition to its 200 km (120 mi) south of Perth regional campus in Bunbury and its two Perth metropolitan campuses in Joondalup and Mount Lawley, the university offers more than 300 courses. Many of these courses are also available online. The university also collaborates with a number of other colleges and universities to offer courses and programs abroad. Over 31,000 undergraduate and graduate students attended the institution in 2020, with 7,000 of them coming from abroad.