Southern Cross University
Southern Cross University is a public university in Australia. Southern Cross University was founded on January 1, 1994. Southern Cross University has grown quickly to three campuses, with University centres in Australia and abroad, giving students complete flexibility in personalising our courses to their career goals. Southern Cross University now offers over 100 undergraduate programmes, over 50 postgraduate degrees, and various graduate certificate and route programmes. SCU programmes received the highest possible classification of well above world level in 14 research fields.

Cost of attendance

Most undergraduate and postgraduate studies have annual fees ranging from 28800 AUD to 31600 AUD and from 27600 AUD to 34400 AUD, respectively.


Southern Cross University offers both on-campus and off-campus housing options. One method to experience university is on-campus. On-campus housing for students from all backgrounds and cultures is known as SCU Village. On-campus housing costs between $130 and 230 USD each week. The weekly rent for off-campus living ranges between 170 and 200 AUD.

Acceptance rate

There are 8678 students enrolled at the university, with 3,338 of them being international students. Southern Cross University has a 67 percent acceptance rate.


Southern Cross University has campuses in three of Australia's most vibrant cities: Lismore, the Gold Coast, and Coffs Harbour. These cities are prominent tourism destinations in the country. International students can also pursue undergraduate and postgraduate degrees at its branch campuses in Perth, Sydney, and Melbourne. Lismore Campus is surrounded by 75 hectares of natural greenery. It is 5 minutes from the centre of Lismore. This campus's cutting-edge features include a collaborative learning space, a library, sports and recreational areas, and so on. Innovative spaces, a library, lecture theatres, live television broadcast, computer laboratories, and student lounges are among the Gold Coast campus offerings. For healthcare students, there is also a Biomechanics laboratory. Coffs Harbour Campus opened in 2019 and has already gained popularity due to its stunning setting.


Undergraduate courses are accredited by the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) and the QLD College of Teachers (QCT) and are nationally recognised.

Jobs and Placement

Southern Cross University aids its students on a daily basis, beginning with the start of their courses. SCU's career and employability team offers a variety of workshops and activities on skill enhancement themes, as well as internships and industry tours. Students are also given resume writing and interview preparation courses to help them advance their careers in Australia. Southern Cross University's average annual income ranges from INR 23 to 29.4 lakhs.

QS Ranking

#751-800 globally by QS World University Rankings in 2022

The Ranking

#601-800 for World University ranking by THE in 2022

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