University of the Sunshine Coast

country rank  37
world rank  1543

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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 small city of Sippy Downs (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Queensland. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Department of Education and Training, Australia, University of the Sunshine Coast (USC) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 7,000-7,999 students) coeducational 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 degrees), 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 23 years old 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, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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 (population range: 250,000-499,999)
4558 Queensland
Australia
T +61 (0)7 5430 2843
F +61 (0)7 5430 2836

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student 17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Sippy Downs Drive
Sippy Downs 4558
+61 (0)7 5430 2843

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 7,000-7,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 700-799
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Department of Education and Training, Australia


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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

Affiliations

  • Universities Australia
  • Regional Universities Network (RUN)

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