Top Universities in Australia for Americans

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The top universities in Australia are located around cities like Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane. These universities see a great influx of students relocating to Australia for further studies.

The existing American students studying in Australia have all achieved tremendous success after moving overseas from the USA to complete their program of education. So what are the different vectors for these top universities in Australia? What makes them so attractive to students abroad?

Schumacher Cargo, an International moving company who has relocated many people to Australia, provides a glimpse on some of the top universities in Australia.

Before we dive into the nuances of the top universities in Australia, let’s review some of the aspects of why Australia is a dream destination for many international students. Some of the important factors of why students opt to study in Australia include:

  • Relaxed visa policies requiring less funds to be shown for eligibility
  • Multiple forms of English test considered valid
  • Post study work visa tenure is 2 years for students pursuing degree coursework and the same is 4 years for students doing research work
  • More than $200 million Australian dollars pumped in by the government for scholarships
  • Globally recognized qualifications
  • Australian quality training framework guaranteeing quality education

Australian education is a premiere system along the same lines as the US and the UK systems. In terms of the overall world rankings, there are 6 universities which make it to the list of the top 100 universities.

University

World Rank

Location

University of Melbourne

28

Melbourne, Australia

Australian National University

37

Canberra, Australia

University of Sydney

62

Sydney, Australia

University of Queensland Australia

65

St. Lucia, Australia

University of New South Wales

85

Sydney, Australia

Monash University

99

Clayton, Australia

Image of Sydney University

Sydney University is one of the top universities in Australia and the cost is reasonable

The following table also gives an insight into the various types of degree programs offered by these universities:

University

Arts

Business

Engineering

Medicine

University of Melbourne

C, M, D

C, M, D

C, M, D

B, M, D

Australian National University

A, C, B, M, D

B, M, D

B, M, D

B, M, D

University of Sydney

A, C, B, M, D

A, C, B, M, D

A, C, B, M, D

A, C, B, M, D

University of Queensland Australia

A, C, B, M, D

A, C, B, M, D

A, C, B, M, D

A, C, B, M, D

University of New South Wales

B, M, D

B, M, D

B, M, D

B, M, D

Monash University

C, B, M, D

A, C, B, M, D

B, M, D

B, M, D

Index: Certificate = C, Associate = A, Bachelors = B and Masters = M, Doctorate = D

Comparing these universities with their counterparts in other parts of the world gives one a better idea of how they line up. In terms of the fees, as seen from the table below, the average tuition cost is approximately $30K.

For other universities in the US and the UK this same cost falls in the range of about $40K-$45K. The acceptance percentage of international students also indicates the multicultural environment exposure you can get.

These benefits added with the variety of programs offered makes these top Australian universities popular among students aspiring for higher education.

University

Undergraduate Fees ($)

Graduate Fees ($)

International Students Enrollment

University of Melbourne

~28K

~33K

29%

Australian National University

~27K

~30K

24%

University of Sydney

~27K

~32K

23%

University of Queensland Australia

~27K

~30K

22%

University of New South Wales

~32K

~35K

26%

Monash University

~30K

~32K

39%

The overall the cost of living in Australia is also much less as compared to the UK and the US.

Combining this with the research opportunities available makes Australia a dream destination for higher education.

Schumacher Cargo Logistics is a professional international moving company. We have accumulated a vast amount of information for our clients and students who intend to settle and study abroad.

So what are you waiting for? Call the Schumacher Cargo international moving specialists at 800-599-0190 or visit our website to learn more and request a free overseas moving quote!

 

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