University of the Sunshine Coast

University of the Sunshine Coast

Sippy Downs , Australia
  • 85
    Acceptance Rate
  • 80
    Available Programs
  • 10756
  • 24000
    Average Cost
  • 70
    Employment Rate
  • Program
  • Permit


USC provides students with inclusive, personalised support in conjunction with programs that allow them ample opportunities to engage with their discipline, profession and community, including work integrated learning, entrepreneurship, and overseas study opportunities.

USC's researchers collaborate with local, national and international governments, institutions and industries to deliver innovative, high-quality research with real impact. In 2015 the Australian Research Council ranked USC well above or above world standard in nine key research areas and equal to world standard in five others.

Entry requirements

Successful completion of the Certificate of Secondary (Complete) Education (requirements are country-specific)

English proficiency requirements:

IELTS (Academic) Overall score of 6.0 with minimum 5.5 in each subtest

TOEFL: Paper-based Overall score of 550 with minimum essay score of 4

TOEFL: Internet-based Overall score of 76 with minimum score of 18 for writing Pearson Test of English Overall score of 50 with no subscore less than 50

Some programs may require higher grades. Alternative qualifications may be considered.

Scholarship & funding

The University of the Sunshine Coast provides scholarships for international students. More information you can find here


Student life

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