Cost of living
Southern Cross University students studying at our main campus locations may benefit from the reduced cost of living compared to Australian capital cities. The table below represents a general weekly guide for an individual. We also recommend that you use the travel, tuition and living expenses, as outlined by the Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection.
|Expenses (Per week)||Private rental||SCUVillage (Lismore, Coffs Harbour)||Homestay|
$80-$180 room |
|Public transport||$20-$70||$20||Included to and from campus|
$15 room |
* Costing in Australian dollars and based on Gold Coast, Lismore or Coffs Harbour campuses only. Updated April 2017.
For students studying at our branch campuses please refer to the relevant location: