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25 Feb 2021

Best Affordable Universities to Study Abroad in Australia

 Affordable Universities to Study Abroad in Australia

Australia is one of the best destinations for study abroad programs and is home to some of the most prestigious educational institutions in the world. With more than 7.5 million influx of people's diversity, Australia offers a highly diverse cultural landscape for international students. From the top hundred universities in the world, Australia has 8 of them (latest QS rankings) and offers a wonderful academic experience for international students looking for quality education abroad.

While the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the number of international students and reduced it by 33%, the nation still continues to garner attention from all over the world and is going to spring back once the pandemic subsides.

Australia also offers a number of scholarships for international students that make it even better for students with poor financial backgrounds.

Some of the most popular scholarships are:

  • Australia Awards

  • Provider Scholarships

  • Destination Australia Program (DAP)

  • Australian Government Research Training Program (RTP)

  • Australia APEC Women in Research Fellowship

You may also read:  How to Fund Your Education Abroad?


Why Choose Australia for Higher Studies?

Top universities, scholarship programs, diverse culture, vibrant cities, and better career opportunities are just some of the reasons why international students prefer to study in Australia.

  • Easy and swift Visa approval

  • Innovative and interactive education aligned with the current job market

  • Scholarships

  • High standards of living

  • Better jobs and easy absorption in the industry after education completion

  • Part-time jobs to support your education

  • High-ranking universities

  • Tuition protection by the Australian government to ensure that the international students don't suffer any losses in case the educational institute fails to deliver education for the course chosen

If you are also looking forward to earning your higher education from Australia, then take a look at the following list of the most affordable universities in the country. These universities are perfect for students that are on a tight budget and offer excellent academics as well. We recommend checking the latest Student Visa regulations for Australia so as to learn whether you can work there while studying or not, to support your education.

You may also like to read:   Top Advantages of Studying Abroad or Overseas Education

Now, read about the most affordable universities in Australia for international students.


Most Affordable Universities in Australia for UG Courses:


Name of the University


Fees (indicative figures)



12000 AUD

Oxford Education Group


15500 AUD

Southern Cross University


16000 AUD

Asia Pacific International University


16500 AUD

Melbourne Institute of Technology


17400 AUD

University of Southern Queensland


18500 AUD

James Cook University

North Queensland

19000 AUD

Kaplan Business School


19800 AUD

Charles Darwin University


21000 AUD

University of New England

New South Wales

21800 AUD


Most Affordable Universities in Australia for PG Courses:


Name of the University


Fees (indicative figures)

Asia Pacific International University


14400 AUD

International College of Management


20000 AUD

Queensland University of Technology


20700 AUD

Charles Darwin University


22500 AUD

University of New England

New South Wales

23000 AUD

Central Queensland University


23900 AUD

Victoria University


25500 AUD

University of Western Sydney


24800 AUD

Australian Catholic University


25000 AUD

La Trobe University


25500 AUD


What are the Best Universities in the Most Affordable Category?

Now that we have shared the list for the most affordable universities in Australia for both, the UG and the PG courses, we are going to refine the list, even more, to offer you better information.

We are sharing the names of the best universities in Australia in the “most affordable” category.

  1. University of Southern Queensland

 It is considered one of the most affordable universities in Australia and offers more than 200 UG and PG courses.  The most popular courses of University include engineering, law, business, health, English language programs, Arts, and Science. Further, you get the opportunity of studying online, on-campus, or externally.

      2. University of Queensland

 the University of Queensland ranks 48th Universities in the world and is one of the most prestigious public research universities.  Some of the most popular courses here include Engineering, Planning, Environment, Humanities, and Agriculture.

      3. University of Sunshine Coast

 University is located in Queensland and offers both UG and PG programs in multiple streams, such as Education, Tourism, Education and IT, etc. The classroom programs are highly interactive and include lecture sessions and practical training, and you have access to some of the best in-class academicians.

      4. Charles Darwin University

Charles Darwin University is a public university in Australia that offers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses. You can enroll in external, online or part-time lecture sessions as the classes are highly flexible. This University has a national ranking of 15 and is one of the famous Australian universities among international students.

      5. Australian Catholic University

Australian Catholic University offers UG, PG and doctoral programs and has 7 campuses in Australia. It is publically funded, and also offers various types of fee assistance. The culture is amazing and you can learn under the most reputed professors. 

This completes our discussion. We hope all our readers find this post helpful and choose the best and the most affordable university in Australia. 


Apachia Institute, one of the leading study abroad consultants in Kuwait provides study abroad programs and all kinds of assistance for students seeking overseas education in countries like Australia, USA, Canada, UK, etc.


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