Deakin College
Deakin University was founded in 1974 and is named after Alfred Deakin, Australia's second Prime Minister. It is Australia's leading institution that pioneered the distance education system. The university is well-known for its high-quality facilities, research and teaching, innovation, and inclusion. Deakin College now offers foundation programmes, diploma programmes, and Masters Qualifying Programs that help students gain entrance to Deakin University. Business, Communication, Construction Management, Engineering, Health Sciences, Information Technology, and more programmes are available.

Cost of attendance

The course fee of the popular programs at Deakin College is around 13,700 AUD to 29,900 AUD. One needs to incur at least between 15 AUD to 440 AUD as a cost of living.


Around 1,100 students live in the Melbourne Burwood residence. All residential halls have a separate furnished bedroom and free internet access. The weekly rent ranges from 285 to 313 AUD. Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus's on-campus residence houses around 750 students. The Geelong Waterfront campus has shared multi-bedroom apartments for six to nine individuals. The weekly rent is approximately 313 AUD. A single student should expect to pay between 480 and 1760 dollars per month for off-campus living.

Acceptance rate

Deakin College has around 3,000 students, 60% of them are overseas students looking to study in Australia. Deakin University has a 75 percent acceptance rate.


Deakin College has three campuses in Victoria, one in Melbourne's metropolitan area and the other two on Geelong's seaside. These college campuses are located on Deakin University's campus and provide full access to university services and facilities. For international students, Deakin College maintains a fourth campus in Central Jakarta. The college also offers prospective students the option of a single studio apartment, a shared apartment for two or more individuals, or a shared unit with ten bedrooms. There are around 120 clubs and societies at the college, including sports clubs, cultural clubs, social groups, and academic clubs. Religious organisations such as the Christian Union Burwood and the Islamic Society of Deakin can also be found.


Deakin Business School is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

Jobs and Placement

Although Deakin College does not have an active placement cell, once a student transfers to Deakin University, a plethora of employment options become available. Students can look for part-time jobs and volunteer opportunities on their own. The college maintains close relationships with leading industry, government, professional organisations, and other educational institutions to ensure that the courses reflect current industry practise. It provides a strong education that is desirable to employers, as well as job placements, internships, and study abroad opportunities. Deakin University's average annual pay is INR 10.6 lakhs.

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