University of the Sunshine Coast

country rank  36
world rank  1326

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University Overview

Established in 1994, University of the Sunshine Coast is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium city of Sippy Downs (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Queensland. Officially recognized by the Department of Education and Training of Australia, University of the Sunshine Coast (USC) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational Australian higher education institution. University of the Sunshine Coast (USC) 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 applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. USC 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, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym USC
Founded 1994
Motto Five-star Education, Five-star Lifestyle
Colours Gold, green and blue

University Location

Address 90 Sippy Downs Drive
Sippy Downs
4558 Queensland
Australia
Tel +61 (0)7 5430 2843
Fax +61 (0)7 5430 2836

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
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 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 Sippy Downs Drive
Sippy Downs 4558
(0)7 5430 2843

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 400-499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of the Sunshine Coast's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
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


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • CPA Australia
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICAA)
  • National ELT Accreditation Scheme Limited (NEAS)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Universities Australia
  • Regional Universities Network (RUN)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Tuesday, 15 September 2020