Estimated Cost To Study in Australia

Cost Calculation to Study in Australia for 1 Student

The below calculation is the cost estimation of what you will spend during elementary school up to high school in Australia. Along with the below, you will need to provide proof of funds for the visa itself, this is the most important thing you must fulfill. In addition, if you plan to bring along a parent (or someone else), the calculation will be different.

  • English Test (IELTS)

    AUD$ 280/test

  • *Intensive English Program

    AUD$ 3.000/year

  • **English Support Program

    AUD$ 1.500/year

  • School fees (Kindergarten)

    AUD$ 7.350/year

  • School fees (Primary School)

    AUD$ 13.730/year

  • Cost School (Lower Secondary School)

    AUD$ 16.280/year

  • Cost School (Higher Secondary School)

    AUD$ 17.885/year

  • OSHC

    AUD$ 550 – 800/year

  • Flight Ticket

    AUD$ 200 – 800 / flight

  • Medical Checkup

    AUD$ 200 – 300

  • ***Proof of Finance for Students

    AUD$ 40.000 – 60.000/year

Additional Information:

* Intensive English is a special program for those who wish to study in Australia, but do not meet the English requirement (IELTS).

** English Support Program is a special program for those who have completed Intensive English or IELTS, but feel they need help learning English.

*** Proof of Finances are supporting documents for visa applications, which state that the prospective student has sufficient funds to study in Australia. These funds will only be shown to immigration, and not used. More can be seen here↵

PS: For students who have special needs, school fees will be determined by the specific school.

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Keep in mind that there are also other costs associated with studying, which are not included in the costs mentioned above, such as:

  • The cost of school books (year 7-12)
  • Extra school activities
  • School uniforms
  • School transport services
  • Cost of school curriculum
  • Buying / renting a school computer
  • Stationery
  • Tools, extracurricular activities, etc.

All payment details will be provided by the school to students, the chosen school will provide the policies required.

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