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 andbased 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: