ACU offers Commonwealth supported and fee-paying places.
Visit the International Education Office for information about international tuition fees.
2017 Commonwealth supported places
Students enrolled in a Commonwealth supported place are required to pay a student contribution towards the cost of their course.
The table below outlines the student contribution rates for 2017.
|Discipline Cluster1||Student Contribution per year2|
|Law, Accounting, Commerce, Administration, Economics||$10,596 ($1,324/unit)|
|Computing, Built Environment, Applied, Allied & Other Health, Agriculture, Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, Natural & Physical Science||$9,050 ($1,131/unit)|
|Humanities, Arts, Behavioural Sciences, Social Sciences, Clinical Psychology, Foreign Languages, Visual & Performing Arts||$6,349 ($793/unit)|
|Education, Nursing (for students who commenced 2010-2017)||$6,349 ($793/unit)|
|Education, Nursing (for students who commenced pre-2010)||$5,081 ($635/unit)|
1 This table combines units in funding clusters with the same value.
2 A standard year is calculated on 8 units or a total of 80 cp. Not all units come from the same discipline cluster for every degree.
2017 Domestic Tuition Fees
ACU tuition fees (per 10 credit point unit) for fee-paying students in 2017:
Bachelor degree and postgraduate units not specifically listed below.
Postgraduate units in Theology, Master of Education
Undergraduate and postgraduate units in Counselling, Visual Arts, Psychology, Science
Undergraduate units in Nursing, Midwifery, Physiotherapy, Speech Therapy
Master of Business Administration (Executive)
Postgraduate units in Nursing, Midwifery, Exercise Science, Health
ACUcom Non-Award Higher Education
Master of Psychology
Postgraduate units in Educational Leadership
Postgraduate units in Negotiation
Undergraduate and Postgraduate units in Business, Commerce, Information Systems, Information Technology, Management, Marketing, Occupational Health
Graduate Diploma in Social Psychology of Risk
Graduate Certificate in Leadership and Catholic Culture
Same rate applies to units in relevant discipline and level
Auditing of units
Students may apply for FEE-HELP in accordance with Commonwealth government eligibility criteria.
Visit Fees and Finance for payment due dates in 2017.
3 Managed and charged by Schools.
* Health units charged at F7 level.
2017 Student Services and Amenities Fees (SSAF)
In 2017, the following students will be liable for the SSAF:
- Commonwealth supported students;
- Fee-paying students enrolled in an award course;
- International students (SSAF incorporated into tuition fees).
SSAF charges and due dates
|Full-time students||$147 per half year ($294 annually)|
|Part-time students||$110 per half year ($220 annually)|
|Students enrolled in Master of Business Administration (Executive) and all Executive Education courses||$45 flat rate per study period|
The SSAF is calculated on each half-year enrolment.
- Enrolments with census date between 1 January and 30 June will display on Semester 1 invoice.
- Enrolments with census date between 1 July and 31 December will display on Semester 2 invoice.