University of the Sunshine Coast

country rank : 38

world rank     : 1616

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

  

University Name(s)


Acronym
USC


Founded
1994


Motto
Five-star Education, Five-star Lifestyle


Colours
Gold, green and blue


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 EnrollmentTotal Enrolment Range
7,000-7,999

Academic StaffTotal Faculty Range
700-799

Control TypeControl Type
Public

Entity TypeEntity Type
Non-Profit

 

Facilities and Services 

  

LibraryUniversity Library
Yes Go to University of the Sunshine Coast's Library

Housing
Not reported

Sport FacilitiesUniversity Sport Facilities
Yes

Financial AidsUniversity Financial Aids
Yes

Study AbroadStudy 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)

 

Academic Structure

  


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