How much will I pay?

The cost of your studies with USQ will depend on whether you are a domestic or international student, the fee category of the program you are studying and the courses you enrol in each semester. 

Commonwealth supported students

Students enrolled in a Commonwealth supported place are charged a student contribution rate.  The subject area and corresponding Band level will determine your course fees.

2020 Student Contribution Rates

Student Contribution Band Discipline (Area of study) Student Contribution amount per EFTSL** Student contribution amount per unit
 Band 3

Business, Law, Accounting, Administration (including Public Relations), Economics, Commerce

 $11155  $1394
 Band 2

Mathematics, Statistics, Computing, Build Environment, Other Health, Allied Health, Science, Engineering, Surveying, Agriculture

 $9527  $1190
 Band 1

Humanities, Behavioural Sciences, Social Studies, Clinical Psychology, Foreign Languages, Visual and Performing Arts, Education*, Nursing*

 $6684 $835
National Priority

Education and Nursing - students who commenced their studies prior to 1 January 2010 only

 $5348 $668

** Equivalent full-time student load (1 EFTSL = 8 units)

2020 Student Contribution Rates - course list (PDF 384KB)

2019 Student Contribution Rates (PDF 154KB)

Fee paying students – domestic

Domestic students in fee paying places are responsible for the full cost of their studies and are charged a tuition fee. 

2020 Domestic Tuition Fees

Discipline (Area of Study)  Undergraduate Postgraduate Research Non-award
Business and Commerce $2630 $3090 $2850  
Creative Arts and Media $2700 $2740 $2850  
Education $2630 $2690 $2850  
Engineering and Build Environment $3320 $3380 $3480  
Humanities and Communication $2690 $2690 $2850  
Health and Community $2750 $2790 $3480  
Psychology $2750 $2900 $3480  
Information Technology $2750 $2790    
Law and Justice $2720 $3080 $2850  
Science (Computational) $2800 $2810 $3480  
Science (Lab) $3160 $3360 $3480  
Pathway Programs (Accelerated Entry, Foundation Diploma)       $2650
English for University Studies       $3310
Tertiary Preparation Program       $1460
Indigenous Pathway Program       $2640
Academic English (EAPP)       $440
Headstart       $395

2020 Domestic Tuition - course list (PDF 328KB)

2019 Domestic Tuition Fees (PDF 153KB)

International Students:

International students are charged an international tuition fee in accordance with their program offer type.  Students who have accepted an on-campus offer and are undertaking their studies in Australia at a USQ campus will be charged onshore tuition fees.

2020 International onshore tuition fees

Discipline (Area of Study) Undergraduate Postgraduate Research Non-award
Business and Commerce $3200 $3730 $3600
Creative Arts and Media $3200 $3630 $3600
Education $3130 $3200 $3600
Engineering and Build Environment $4200 $4190 $4410
Humanities and Communication $3270 $3610 $3600
Health and Community $3810 $3610 $4410
Psychology $3810 $3610 $4410
Information Technology $3510 $3530
Law and Justice $3440 $3700 $3600
Science (Computational) $3510 $3430 $4410
Science (Lab) $4140 $4480 $4410
Pathway Programs (Foundation Diploma) $2750
English for University Studies $3530
General English (ELES) $1930
Academic English (EAPP) $1020
Headstart $395

2020 International Onshore Tuition Fees - course list (PDF 397KB)

2019 International Onshore Tuition Fees (PDF 153KB)

2020 International Offshore tuition fees

Discipline (Area of Study) Undergraduate Postgraduate Research Non-award
Business and Commerce $2830 $3380 $3290
Creative Arts and Media $2860 $3200 $3290
Education $2830 $3010 $3290
Engineering and Build Environment $3680 $3640 $3920
Humanities and Communication $2860 $3210 $3290
Health and Community $3150 $3000 $3920
Psychology $3150 $3000 $3920
Information Technology $2980 $2950
Law and Justice $2870 $3370 $3290
Science (Computational) $3000 $3080 $3920
Science (Lab) $3600 $4010 $3920
Pathway Programs (Foundation Diploma) $2750
Tertiary Preparation Program $1500
Academic English (EAPP) $440

2020 International Offshore Tuition Fees - course list (PDF 398KB)

2019 International Offshore Tuition Fees (PDF 152KB)

Administration and Services fees:

Item Fee
Replacement of a Testamur or Award Certificate - hard copy $120.00
Replacement of a Testamur or Award Certificate - digital copy
$60.00
Official Academic Transcript - hard copy $25.00
Official Academic Transcript - digital copy
$15.00
Official AHEGS (Australian Higher Education Graduation Statement) statement - hard copy $30.00
Official AHEGS (Australian Higher Education Graduation Statement) statement - digital copy
$15.00
Extension of Time to Pay Fees application $175.00
Graduation Ceremony Fee $170.00
Authentication of Graduation documents (any number in one transaction) including Testamur, Official Academic Transcript and AHEGS $30.00
Official University letter $20.00

Postage - all hard copy documents

- Standard post within Australia

- Express registered post withing Australia

- International Courier

 

$10.00

$15.00

$30.00

 Student Services and Amenities fee $38.50

2020 Administration and Services fees (PDF 283KB)

2019 Administration and Services fees (PDF 146KB)