Think less about your fees and more about your future. We’ve made paying your fees a straightforward process. Find out how invoicing works at ACU, see which payment options we offer and learn about your options if you need to withdraw unexpectedly.
Before your fees are due, we’ll send you an invoice to your ACU student email account.
We will invoice you four to six weeks before the due date, which is usually a month before you begin your studies.
We also send reminders to your ACU student email address, so make sure you check your email account regularly.
You’ll be issued with an invoice for each study period you’re enrolled in. These invoices will tell you how much you have to pay and when.
After your invoice has been issued, any changes made to your enrolment will be reflected on an updated invoice emailed to you.
You can pay your fees through Student Connect, either by credit card or BPAY.
If you are paying your vocational education and training (VET) course upfront, visit our VET fee payments page and select the relevant payment form for your course.
If you’re currently studying with us, your invoice will be e-mailed to your student e-mail account one month before the start of semester.
Payment options will be listed on the invoice.
If you’re about to begin studying with us, your Letter of Offer will contain detailed information about your tuition and Overseas Student Health Cover fees (if you intend to apply for a student visa).
All your fees must be paid in full before you will be issued a Confirmation of Enrolment.
If your course is 26 weeks or longer, you can also pay your fees in advance for future study periods if you wish.
Use our international student payment form if you are going to accept an offer to study one of the following courses and wish to pay by credit card:
Please note: This form is only for new students. Current students should pay through Student Connect.
New students can also pay by FlyWire (see below).
You can make a direct payment via international bank transfer or credit card using our payment service FlyWire*.
*Formerly named PeerTransfer.
International bank transfers should be made via FlyWire. Payments within Australia may be made by funds transfer to the following account:
Account name Australian Catholic University LTD
Bank name National Australia
Bank Branch Name The Boulevarde, Strathfield
Branch Number 082451
Account Number 506966793
Reference Please quote the reference number that appears in the top left hand corner of your letter of offer as your transaction reference.
You must ensure that you forward a copy of the receipt from your bank to firstname.lastname@example.org to confirm payment with other required documentation.
If you are an international student with difficulties paying your tuition fees due to financial hardship, you may apply to pay your tuition fees by instalments each semester.
Do you need more information or help paying your fees? We have dedicated staff who are here to help.
Under certain circumstances, you may be eligible for a refund (or partial refund) of your fees.
This usually applies when:
You should apply for a refund of your fees if:
Get your fee refund application underway using our online form.
You will need your student ID details, access to your ACU student email address and a record of how your fees were paid.
In certain special circumstances, we may approve a re-credit/refund of your fees after the census date.
There are very strict criteria that apply to this process. To qualify for special circumstances, you must demonstrate your circumstances meet all of the following criteria:
They were beyond your control
They did not make their full impact on you until on or after the census date for the unit of study in question
They made it impracticable for you to complete the requirements of the unit during the period you were enrolled in that unit.
To apply for a special circumstances refund after the census date, download and complete our RE application form and return it to us.
If you’re an international student, you can check if you can apply for a fee refund by visiting our international fee refund policy page.
We keep our international tuition fees transparent and set at a fixed rate, so you can plan your studies with us in advance.View international fees
You may be able to access a range of financial assistance options, including government and private loans.Learn more
Find out if you’re a domestic student, view domestic course fees, access our course costing tool and search unit prices.View domestic fees
Our international team is happy to help you with any questions about arriving, living and studying in Australia.Talk to us