Kangaroo standing on a beach in Australia

Study in Australia at Southern Cross University

  • All majors accepted
  • Accommodation: Fully furnished apartments at Orion College
  • Special Feature: A one week excursion to either Frasier Island or the Outback. (Includes surfing, diving, outback camping, and rainforest trip. Requires an extra $700 airfare fee.) 
  • For more information visit Southern Cross University website.


(Some costs are listed in Australian Dollars (AUD). Consult a currency conversion calculator to determine costs in U.S. dollars.


 Accommodation  $3200 AUD/semester
 Housing bond  $625 AUD
Cleaning fee  $85 AUD
 Flight  On your own
 Airport pickup  $50 AUD
 Passport/Visa  On your own
 Tuition: 3 Unit Package ( 13 credits)
 $6550 AUD
 Tuition: 4 Unit Package (16 credits) 
 $8200 AUD
 Abroad Health Coverage  $258 AUD
 Miscellaneous On your own (books, food, etc.)
 Outdoor Education*  $380 AUD
 Gym/Pool Membership*  $210 AUD
 Administration Fee  $450 USD
 Application Fee  $50 USD

Application Requirements

  • Completed General Study Abroad Application (PDF) $50
  • Two reference forms (found in application)
  • Receipt of application fee
  • Transcripts from all universities
  • Passport valid for duration of stay
  • International insurance coverage through Southern Cross $258 AUD

Application Deadlines

  • Due Oct. 1 for Spring Semester 
  • Due March 1 for Fall Semester

Semester Dates

  • Spring Semester: Mid-February to late June
  • Fall Semester: Early June to late October*
* This option cuts into the beginning of the Fall Semester at WSU. Suggested to take only with a year-round study abroad experience.