Fees and scholarships

Studying is a big financial commitment. Discover how to understand your university fees, work out if you're eligible for scholarships or financial assistance, and learn what other expenses you may have to pay.

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Fees shouldn’t be a barrier to you achieving your dreams. We’ve worked hard to make our fees simple and transparent, with a range of financial assistance options.

Domestic student fees

If you’re an Australian citizen, permanent resident, humanitarian visa holder or New Zealand citizen, you’re considered a domestic student. Find out more about domestic fee rates and the Higher Education Loan Program (HELP).

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International student fees

If you’re studying on an international student visa, you’re classed as an international student. Learn about our international tuition fees, including our one-price course fees to help you plan your studies with us.

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Other fees and costs

Find out about other fees that might be associated with your studies, including the Student Services and Amenities Fee.

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Scholarships

ACU scholarships

You could be eligible for one of the hundreds of scholarships we award every year. Learn about scholarship types, payment methods and how to apply at our scholarships hub.

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Find a scholarship

Get your scholarship search underway by going straight to our scholarships database. Results can be filtered by campus, course type, scholarship type and what kind of student you are.

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International scholarships

Looking to study at ACU as an international student? Take a look at our most popular undergraduate and postgraduate scholarships specifically for international students.

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Finance your studies

Discover which financial assistance options you’re eligible for, including tuition-only loans (HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP) and income support (Youth Allowance or Austudy).

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Payments and refunds

Paying your fees upfront couldn’t be easier. Find out about our payment options and in what circumstances you may be eligible for a refund.

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Ready to get started? Find out if you're eligible for your chosen course and what you'll need to get your application underway.

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