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How much will I pay?

The cost of your studies with USQ will depend on whether you have a Commonwealth supported place or a fee-paying place, the program you are studying and when you commenced in that program.

Commonwealth supported students

Students enrolled in a Commonwealth supported place are charged a student contribution rate.  The subject area and corresponding Band level will determine the amount you will pay for each course you enrol in.

Students commencing a new program from 1 January 2021 

Band            Discipline (Area of study)

2021 Student Contribution (Unit)

2022 Student Contribution (Unit)
Band 1  Postgraduate Clinical Psychology, Education, Nursing, Mathematics, Agriculture  $493  $498
Band 2  Information Technology, Built Environment, Other Allied Health, Pathology, Science, Engineering, Surveying, Professional Pathway Psychology  $993  $1,002
Band 3  Medical, Dental, and Veterinary Science    $1,412  $1,425
Band 4  Business, Law, Accounting, Administration (including Public Relations), Economics, Commerce, Arts, Humanities and communications, Psychology (not professional pathway)                   $1,812  $1,828
 Student Amenities Fee  $39  $39.35

Postgraduate Clinical Psychology – Band 1 student contribution amount applies only to students enrolled in the Master of Clinical Psychology program.
Professional Pathway Psychology – Band 2 student contribution amount applies only to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) program.
Psychology courses studied under other programs will be charged at the Band 4 student contribution rate. 

2021 Student Contribution Rates by course - commencing Students. (PDF 370KB)

Students continuing in a program they commenced prior to 1 January 2021

 

Band            Discipline (Area of study)  2021 Student Contribution (Unit) 2022 Student Contribution (Unit)
Band 1
Humanities and Communication, Human Services, Counselling, Psychology (non-clinical), Social Studies, Visual and Performing Arts  $850  $858
Clinical Psychology (Postgraduate), Education, Nursing, Mathematics, Agriculture  $493  $498
Band 2 Computing, Built Environment, Other Health, Allied Health, Pathology, Science, Engineering, Surveying   $993  $1,002
Band 3  Medical, Dental, and Veterinary Science  $1,412  $1,425
Band 4  Accounting, Aviation, Behavioural Science, Business, Commerce, Communication & Media Studies, Counselling, Economics, Humanities, Human Movement, Law, Management, Marketing, Public Relations  $1,419  $1,432
 Student Amenities Fee   $39  $39.35

2021 Student Contribution Rates by course - continuing Students (PDF 370KB)   

2022 Student Contribution Rates by course (PDF 417KB)


Fee paying students - domestic

Domestic students in fee paying places are responsible for the full cost of their studies.  Tuition fees are determined by the subject area of the courses you enrol in.

 

Domestic Tuition Fees

 

 Discipline (Area of Study)  Undergraduate  Postgraduate  Research 
   2021 2022   2021 2022 2021 2022
Business and Commerce $2,760  $2,900 $3,240  $3,400 $3,000  $3,150
Creative Arts and Media $2,840  $2,980 $2,880  $2,880 $3,000  $3,150
Education $2,760  $2,890 $2,820  $2,820 $3,000  $3,150
Engineering and Built Environment $3,490  $3,660 $3,550  $3,550 $3,650  $3,830
Humanities and Communication $2,820  $2,960 $2,820  $2,960 $3,000  $3,150
Health and Community $2,890  $3,030 $2,930  $3,070 $3,000  $3,150
Psychology $2,890  $3,030 $3,050  $3,200 $3,650  $3,830
Information Technology $2,890  $3,030 $2,930  $3,070  
Law and Justice $2,860  $3,000 $3,230  $3,640 $3,000  $3,150
Science (Computational) $2,940  $3,080 $2,950  $3,090 $3,650  $3,830
Science (Lab) $3,320  $3,480 $3,530  $3,700 $3,650  $3,830
Pathway Programs (Accelerated Entry, Foundation Diploma)* $2,780  $2,910        
Pathways Programs (Tertiary Preparation Program)* $1,530  $1,600        
 Academic English (EAPP)*  $460  $475        
Head Start**  $410  $430      
Student Amenities Fee  2021 $39         
   2022  $39.35        

* Tuition fee only applies to students who are not eligible for Commonwealth support and are enrolled in a fee-paying place
** Tuition fee for second and subsequent courses. First course is free.

2021 Domestic Tuition Fees by course (PDF 330KB) 
2021 Upskill course fees - Domestic Students (PDF 48 KB)

2022 Domestic Tuition Fees by course (PDF 341KB)

International students

International students are charged an international tuition fee.  Tuition fees are determined by the subject area of the courses you enrol in.

 

International tuition fees - students commencing from 1 January 2021

 

Discipline (Area of Study) Undergraduate Postgraduate Research
   2021/2022  2021/2022  2021/2022
Business and Commerce $3,360 $3,920 $3,780
Creative Arts and Media $3,360 $3,810 $3,780
Education $3,290 $3,360 $3,780
Engineering and Built Environment $4,410 $4,400 $4,630
Humanities and Communication $3,430 $3,790 $3,780
Health and Community $4,000 $3,790 $4,630
Psychology $4,000 $3,790 $4,630
Information Technology $3,690 $3,710
Law and Justice $3,610 $3,890 $3,780
Science (Computational) $3,690 $3,600 $4,630
Science (Lab) $4,350 $4,700 $4,630
Pathway Programs (Foundation Diploma) 2021 $2,890
2022 $2,975    

2021 International Tuition Fees by course (PDF 321KB)  
2021 Upskill Course Fees - International Students (PDF 29KB)

International offshore students continuing in a program they commenced prior to 2021

 

Discipline (Area of Study) Undergraduate Postgraduate Research
   2021/2022  2021/2022  2021/2022
Business and Commerce $2,970 $3,550 $3,450
Creative Arts and Media $3,000 $3,360 $3,450
Education $2,970 $3,160 $3,450
Engineering and Built Environment $3,860 $3,820 $4,120
Humanities and Communication $3,000 $3,370 $3,450
Health and Community $3,310 $3,245 $4,120
Psychology $3,310 $3,245 $4,120
Information Technology $3,130    
Law and Justice $3,010 $3,540 $3,450
Science (Computational) $3,150 $3,230 $4,120
Science (Lab) $3,780 $4,210 $4,120
Pathway Programs (Foundation Diploma) 2021 $2,890

2022 $2,975    

2021 International Tuition Fees by course - continuing offshore students (PDF 323KB)   

2022 International Tuition Fee by course (PDF 395KB)

Administration Fees

Item 2021 2022 
Replacement of a Testamur or Award Certificate - hard copy * $120  $80
Replacement of a Testamur or Award Certificate - digital copy
$60  $20
Official Academic Transcript - hard copy * $25  $15
Official Academic Transcript - digital copy
$15  $10
Official AHEGS (Australian Higher Education Graduation Statement) statement - hard copy * $30  $15
Official AHEGS (Australian Higher Education Graduation Statement) statement - digital copy
$15  $10
Extension of Time to Pay Fees application $175  $175
Graduation Ceremony Fee $150  $150
Authentication of Graduation documents (any number in one transaction) including Testamur, Official Academic Transcript and AHEGS $30  $20
Official University letter * $20  $10
 Program completion letter * $20  $15
     
Postage - hard copy documents     
 Registered Postage within Australia  $10  
 Express Postage within Australia  $15  
 Registered Postage within Australia (Printed Testamur)  $15  
 International Courier  $30  
 2021 Administration and Services fees (PDF 94KB)