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SCU at a Glance

 Download SCU-At-A-Glance 2015 to 2020 for prior years.

 2020

Total Number of Students

Total (Persons) 20,119
Total (EFTSL) 11,906.1

Persons by Location

Lismore Campus 2,157
Gold Coast Campus 5,592
Coffs Harbour Campus and National Marine Science Centre 1,310
The Hotel Schools (Sydney & Melbourne) 917
Online 5,574
SCU Online 2,462
Other Australian Locations 1,486
Offshore 621

Internal (EFTSL) 6,591.7
Lismore Campus 963.8
Gold Coast Campus 2,902.4
Coffs Harbour Campus 675.8
Other Australian Locations 1,607.9
Offshore 445.8
External (EFTSL) 5,310.5

International Students (Persons) 4,149
On-shore 3,451
Off-shore 698

Total Staff (FTE)* 914.4
Academic Staff (FTE) 339.8
Professional Staff (FTE) 574.5

Number of Courses (with enrolments) 192
- Gnibi College of Indigenous Australian Peoples 5
- Faculty of Business, Law and Arts 66
- Faculty of Education 16
- Faculty of Health 37
- Faculty of Science and Engineering 30
- SCU College 21
- Educational Partnerships Board 5
- Office of Research 1
- Other Academic Units 11
Undergraduate 91
Postgraduate 86
Other** 16

Number of Units 959

Revenue ($'000)  
Commonwealth Financial Assistance $177.0m
HECS - Student & Commonwealth payments $56.6m
Total Revenue $286.9m

Total Research Funding ($'000) $16.7m~

* These Total Staff FTE figure do not include Sessional or Casual FTE

** Other courses include cross-institutional study, study abroad courses, masters/postgraduate qualifying courses, enabling courses and non-award study

~ Data as of 15 March 2021

Source: 2020 Government Student / Staff Submissions