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What is the cost of studying at University as an international student?

28 September 2021
Answers to all your frequently asked questions
Being an international student at the University of Sydney opens you up to a world of opportunities and invaluable connections. We’re excited to welcome you and give you a university experience with a Sydney difference.

Before you begin your journey to the University, here are some costs to keep in mind:

What are my tuition fees as an international student?

When you are officially accepted as a student at the University of Sydney, you will receive information from your school about your fees and finance options.

Visit the Tuition fees summary for international students for more information.

Do I have access to loans as an international student?

The University offers interest-free loans up to $1,000 for international students.

Depending on the country you are coming from, you may be eligible to access student loans from your home country. Learn more about international student loan schemes.

Can I apply for financial assistance as an international student?

Provided you are eligible, the University offers a number of financial support options which include:

What scholarships are available to international students?

The University offers both general and faculty-specific scholarships for international students pursuing undergraduate, postgraduate, and research study.

As a postgraduate research student, you can apply for the Research Training Program (RTP) stipend scholarship, which provides a living expense stipend.

Visit the International Scholarships website for more information.

Professor John Shields from the University of Sydney Business School (centre-L) with Abhishek Handa (centre-R) and members of Abhishek's family.

Receiving the Sydney Scholars India Equity Scholarship was a life-changing experience for me. Studying at the University has broadened my perspectives of my life and career. It allowed me to dream big and achieve the highest goals of my life.
Abhishek Handa, Master of Management

Learn more about Abhishek's life-changing journey from Delhi to the University of Sydney.

How do I apply for a scholarship?

You can find more information on how to apply for international scholarships on our website.


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