Southern Cross University

country rank  29
world rank  818

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Founded in 1994, Southern Cross University is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the rural setting of the small city of Lismore (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), New South Wales. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Coffs Harbour, Tweed Heads. Officially recognized by the Department of Education and Training of Australia, Southern Cross University (SCU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational Australian higher education institution. Southern Cross University (SCU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 26 years old Australian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. SCU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym SCU
Founded 1994
Motto A New Way to Think

University Location

Address Military Road
Lismore
2480 New South Wales
Australia
Tel +61 (0)2 6620 3000
Fax +61 (0)2 6620 3700
Other locations Coffs Harbour, Tweed Heads

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
Not reported Not reported
International
students
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Military Road
Lismore 2480
(0)2 6620 3876

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff 300-399
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Trimesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Southern Cross University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Department of Education and Training of Australia


Year of first Accreditation

1971


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • CPA Australia
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICAA)
  • Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI)
  • Australian Computer Society (ACS)
  • National ELT Accreditation Scheme Limited (NEAS)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Universities Australia

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 15 September 2020