Edith Cowan University

Edith Cowan University (ECU) is a large multi-campus institution serving communities in Western Australia and a significant cohort of international students. Awarded university status in 1991, ECU has since developed innovative and practical courses across a wide range of disciplines, established a vibrant research culture and attracted a growing range of quality research partners and researchers, many working at the cutting edge of their fields. ECU is committed to breaking down barriers to education and is considered a pioneer in the development of alternative entry pathways to higher education, helping students reach their potential.

Purpose: To further develop valued citizens for the benefit of Western Australia and beyond through teaching and research inspired by engagement and partnerships.

Foundation year:1982
Short name:ECU
Type:Public
Students:17100
Faculty:480
Faculty/Students Ratio:36:1
Region:Oceania
Location:Perth, WA