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University of the Sunshine Coast


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Location: Queensland, Australia

Duration: Sem/Year

Language: English

Cost: AU$7,740 for tuition and academic fees, AU$3,700 for apartments (20 weeks), AU$1,400 estimated for groceries, AU$565 for Australian student visa

Contact: Dr. Chad Stebbins


The University of the Sunshine Coast is Australia’s most modern and fastest-growing public university. With 8,000 students and excellent educational and sporting facilities, it offers a unique Australian campus experience in a great location. The campus is a 100-hectare wildlife reserve next to the Mooloolah River National Park; kangaroos and other Australian wildlife are often seen sharing the grounds with students. Regular bus services operate between the university and the beautiful beaches of the Sunshine Coast.

Classes are offered in Applied Marketing, Commerce (Accounting and Financial Planning), Human Resource Management, Information Systems, International Business, Management, Marketing Research, Tourism & Event Management, Communication, Computer-Based Design, Creative Writing, Design and Communication, Journalism, Public Relations, Biomedical Sciences, Sports & Exercise Science, Environmental Health Science, Health Promotion, Nursing, Nutrition, Occupational Therapy, Psychology, Counseling, Human Services, International Studies, Justice & Legal Studies, Regional & Urban Planning, Social Science, Social Work, Environmental Science, and Science.

The semesters run from around Feb. 20 to June 22 and from July 23 to Nov. 23. An orientation week is held before classes begin. For answers to specific questions about the University of the Sunshine Coast, please contact Liz McCartney, the U.S. representative, at

 University of the Sunshine Coast

 University of the Sunshine Coast