3. Australia

Australia has comfortable weather conditions, a diverse social community, and a standard of living that is among the highest in the world. Australia is currently the third most popular destination for international students in the English-speaking world, behind the United States and the UK. There are 38 public universities and 3 private universities in Australia that offer world-leading quality education and student support services. Australia is at the forefront of new & innovative technology, and students who study there can take advantage of the country’s impressive resources.

Graduates from Australian schools are highly sought after due to the impressive international reputation of its educational system. Institutions in Australia offer a wide variety of courses and degrees, so international students can easily find the school and field that are right for them. Living expenses and tuition costs are considerably lower in Australia than they are in the United States and United Kingdom. International students are able to work up to 40 hours per fortnight while studying in Australia, allowing them to offset their living costs, and gain work experience in their field of study. There is also the possibility of scholarships, which also helps to further lower the cost of studying for international students.

Assorted Top Public Institutions

NameLocationStudents / Int'l
University of MelbourneMelbourne, Victoria47,000 / 22,500
Australian National UniversityCanberra, ACT18,000 / 8,500
University of SydneySydney, New South Wales46,000 / 25,500
University of New South WalesSydney, New South Wales43,000 / 17,500
University of QueenslandBirsbane, Queensland41,000 / 20,500
Monash UniversityMelbourne, Victoria56,000 / 31,000
University of Western AustraliaPerth, Western Australia18,500 / 9,000
University of AdelaideAdelaide, South Australia21,000 / 9,000
Curtin UniversityPerth, Western Australia25,000 / 5,000
University of South AustraliaAdelaide, South Australia18,500 / 4,000
RMIT UniversityMelbourne, Victoria36,000 / 12,000
University of TechnologySydney, New South Wales24,000 / 8,000
Queensland University of TechnologyBrisbane, Queensland36,000 / 7,000
Charles Darwin UniversityDarwin, Northern Territory6,500 / 2,000
Flinders UniversityAdelaide, South Australia20,000 / 7,000
Griffith UniversityBrisbane, Queensland32,500 / 5,500
James Cook UniversityTownsville, Queensland21,000 / 5,000
La Trobe UniversityMelbourne, Victoria26,000 / 9,000
Murdoch UniversityPerth, Western Australia12,000 / 2,100
University of NewcastleNewcastle, New South Wales12,500 / 2,500

Assorted Top Private Institutions

NameLocationStudents / Int'l
Bond UniversityGold Coast, Queensland3,500 / 1,500
The University of Notre DameFremantle, Western Australia12,000 / 1,2000
Torrens UniversityAdelaide, South Australia5,200 / 425
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