Facts and Figures

Facts and Figures

Edith Cowan College was first established in 1994 as the Perth Institute of Business and Technology. In 2016, Navitas and Edith Cowan University entered into a successful joint venture, at which time Edith Cowan College replaced the Perth Institute of Business and Technology. 

Financial Viability

Australian compliance regulation requires colleges to display a statement regarding financial viability on their websites. Please see the Financial credibility statement for Edith Cowan College as signed by the Chair of the Board of Directors.

Edith Cowan College Student Profile

Semester 2, 2023

Applicant background

Number of students

 % of all students

(A) Past Higher education study (includes a bridging or enabling course)  10.34%

(B) Past Vocational education and training (VET) study


(C) Work and life experience

(Admitted on the basis of previous achievement not in the other three categories) 


(D1) Recent secondary education  

Admitted solely on the basis of ATAR (regardless of whether this includes the consideration of adjustment factors such as equity or subject bonus points) 


(D2) Recent secondary education

Admitted where both ATAR and additional criteria were considered (e.g. portfolio, audition, extra test, early offer conditional on minimum ATAR)



(D3) Recent secondary education  

Admitted on the basis of other criteria only and ATAR was not a factor (e.g. special consideration, audition alone, schools recommendation scheme with no minimum ATAR requirement)


International students


All students