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International Student Tuition Fees

International Student Tuition Fees Australian Universities

International student tuition fees at Australian universities vary greatly depending on the particular university. The figures presented in the table show the overseas student fees can be more than double at one university rather than another. It is significant that the more expensive universities tend to be those which appear higher up in the various ranking categories, while the less expensive options generally appear further down.

Another associated feature uncovered in the table is that the cheapest universities for international students tend to be regional while the more expensive are based in the large capitals. This has a number of implications for overseas students, including how there can also be considerable cost of living savings living in a regional area compared to say Sydney, although this comes with fewer opportunities to find part-time employment.

Tuition fees can also be adjusted by the application of international student scholarships which basically work as a fees discount. These fee discount / scholarships can depend on the demand there is for particular courses and how desperate the university is to attract new students. An evaluation of the best universities for international students in Australia must therefore include an assessment based on a number of different aspects such as cost and location.

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International Student Tuition Fees Full Course Averages ($,000)
Uni biz edu arts sci
University of Sydney (sydney)114.1130.8116.8121.9
Monash University (monash)111.999.980.6118.5
University of New South Wales (unsw)108.3N/A112.1131.5
Curtin University (curtin)103.5111.782.782.7
University of Melbourne (unimelb)102.389.589.5105.9
Bond University (bond)95.695.695.695.6
Macquarie University (mq)94.584.080.580.5
University of Western Australia (uwa)92.6N/A96.196.9
Australian National University (anu)90.3N/A83.796.0
University of Adelaide (adelaide)83.6N/A73.587.7
RMIT University (rmit)81.389.666.2104.3
Queensland University of Technology (qut)75.593.477.4103.2
University of Wollongong (uow)75.584.472.092.7
University of Technology Sydney (uts)
Murdoch University (murdoch)73.598.768.479.5
Totals Average (mean) ($,000)72.677.269.282.0
University of South Australia (unisa)71.883.265.090.2
Edith Cowan University (ecu)71.382.867.867.8
La Trobe University (latrobe)68.576.469.577.4
Deakin University (deakin)67.686.063.763.7
University of Canberra (canberra)65.849.764.066.3
James Cook University (jcu)65.582.066.076.8
Swinburne University of Technology (swinburne)65.2N/A63.066.8
University of Tasmania (utas)63.777.264.572.1
University of Western Sydney (uws)63.465.461.169.6
Victoria University (vu)62.864.356.356.8
Australian Catholic University (acu)62.471.454.6N/A
Flinders University (flinders)62.121.367.976.0
Griffith University (griffith)61.668.660.684.6
University of Newcastle (newcastle)61.0N/A64.785.0
University of Notre Dame (nd)59.186.558.283.6
Charles Sturt University (csu)58.674.548.290.5
CQ University (cqu)57.282.355.455.3
University of Southern Queensland (usq)55.868.856.358.3
University of Queensland (uq)55.868.856.358.3
University of the Sunshine Coast (usc)53.973.654.162.4
University of New England (une)52.532.257.668.3
Charles Darwin University (cdu)50.165.948.372.0
Federation University (feduni)50.165.647.163.6
Southern Cross University (scu)49.761.453.864.5

Key & Notes

* AUD$,000 fees are shown in thousand dollar amounts $,000

* Fees are constantly changing and might not be correct check with the program provider for the latest fee schedule

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- International Student Numbers

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