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 student visa financial capacity requirements as outlined by the Department of Home Affairs.
|Expenses (Per week)||Private rental||SCU Village (Lismore, Coffs Harbour)||Homestay|
|Public transport||$30-$70||$30||Included to and from campus|
* Costing in Australian dollars and based on Gold Coast, Lismore or Coffs Harbour campuses only. Updated June 2023.
For students studying at our branch campuses please refer to the relevant location: