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Location: Gold Coast
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Bond University, is located in the city of Gold Coast. It is Australia’s first private university. Bond University has been ranked among top 20 Best Small Universities of the world. It offers diploma, bachelors, masters and doctoral degrees under 22 areas, and has been recognized for its teaching quality, skills development and learning resources.


University TypePrivate
Campus SettingSuburban
Establishment Year1987
Student Ratio (Female to Male)53:47
Graduate Employability Rate80.9%
No. of Courses107
No. of International Students47%
Cost of AttendanceAUD 50,000 – AUD 390,000 (annually)
Applications AcceptedOnline
Intake TypeSemester wise
Mode of ProgramFull time and part time

Programs, Campus and Residence

  • Some of the popularly opted subjects at Bond University are: Business, Applied/Pure Sciences, Health & Medicine, MBA, Architecture, Hospitality, Tourism, etc.
  • Bond University offers on-campus accommodation to its students. They also suggest off-campus accommodation options.

Bond University Admission Process

  • Application form: International students can apply online directly.
  • Common requirements: Academic transcripts, completion certificates, professional work experience (if any) and supplementary documents (if required).
  • Application fee: No fee
  • Additional requirements: Resume/CV, passport, portfolio (required for particular courses), and visa details. For Research students:
    • Research proposal/topic- brief description
    • Referee reports
  • Intake semesters: Semester 1: January; Semester 2: May; Semester 3: September.
  • The following table shows English Proficiency Test score requirements for both UG and PG admissions:
TestScore Requirement
IELTS (Academic)6.0 – 7.0
TOEFL (IBT)65 – 98
PTE50 – 65
C1 Advanced169 – 185

Cost of Attendance 

Department NameTotal Fee (UG)
Business SchoolAUD 38,886 – AUD 197,032
Society and DesignAUD 33,250 – AUD 214,944
LawAUD 107,472 – AUD 143,296
Health Sciences and MedicineAUD 35,798 – AUD 378,154

Financial Aid

Bond University offers 13 scholarships to international students, pursuing both graduate and undergraduate degree courses. Some of them are:

  • Excellence Scholarships: offered to students from Europe, India, China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. They are given 25% tuition fee waiver.

  • International Student Scholarship: offered to students from Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon and Morocco. They are awarded AUD 10,000.


Bond University has over 2,706 International students coming from 80 countries. The university offers courses in the field of Health Sciences & Medicine, Business, Society & Design and Law. The applicant can submit the application on University online website portal or via an agent. After submitting the application, the applicant will receive a confirmation email from Bond University.

  • It usually takes 20 minutes to complete the application.
  • The applicant will be required to provide supporting documentation to complete the application.
  • Please note that original or certified hard copies of transcripts are required before an unconditional offer can be made.
  • No application fee is charged for application.
  • The academic requirements for UG and PG courses vary from country to country. It is advisable to check the requirements beforehand.
  • Work experience is required for graduate programs.
  • Submitting GMAT scores are not compulsory, however, encouraged by the university.


Application PortalUG - apply.bond.edu.au
PG - apply.bond.edu.au
Student to teacher ratio10:1
TOEFL Internet score65
Mode of PaymentVISA, Visa Debit, MasterCard or American Express
Academic CalendarSemester-Based
Intake SeasonsJanuary, May, September

Bond University Admission Deadlines

The deadlines for UG and PG admissions are given below -

January9th January
May8th May
September4th September

Bond University International Admissions

Bond University offers a diverse range of UG course to international students. The university has 46% of international students in its student body. Areas of study available are Business & Commerce, Communication & Creative Media, Health Sciences & Medicine, Architecture, Law, Criminology and Criminal Justice, Psychology, Humanities and Languages. To apply for admission the applicant has to fulfill the following requirements -

Admission requirements

  • Bond University imposes a minimum age requirement of 17 years and a minimum entry score (expressed as an OP, ATAR, IB or equivalent).
  • Academic transcripts
  • Academic references
  • Passport
  • Resume/CV
  • English proficiency test scores
  • Graduation Diplomas
  • Any other documents required for specific programs.

English Proficiency Test Score Requirements

  • TOEFL and/or IELTS scores denote the English aptitude of an International student. The scores are standardized as per global standards
  • The scores may vary depending on the department or specialization.

The minimum scores for selection as per the university are given below.

TestMinimum required score
IELTS (Score Band)6.0

Visa Process for International Students

  • Apply for Australian Student VISA subclass 500, six weeks before the commencement of classes.
  • Arrange the documents
  • Apply online for the VISA along with the documents
  • Receive VISA decision along with the following details:
    • your visa grant number
    • the date your visa expires
    • your visa conditions
  • Keep a copy of all the documents while arriving in Australia

Bond University Graduate Admissions

Bond University offers a wide range of Graduate certificate and degree courses. The university runs three full semesters each year with intakes in January (Semester 1), May (Semester 2) and September (Semester 3). The requirements for each program vary. The applicant should check all the requirements of the intended program prior applying.

Application Portal - Graduate Application Portal

Requirements for some popular masters programs are given below -

CourseIntake periodAcademic RequirementsMinimum English Language Proficiency
Master of Business Administration
Minimum of three years of work experience required, Cover letter, Two LORs, Interview, Official transcriptsTOEFL-iBT: 80
IELTS (Score band): 7
Master of FinanceJanuary
Minimum of three years of work experience required, Cover Letter, Two LORs, InterviewTOEFL-iBT: 80
IELTS (Score band): 7
Master of CommunicationJanuary
Bachelor's degree in criminology, sociology, legal studies, psychology, humanities/arts or business studies.TOEFL-iBT: 80
IELTS (Score band): 7
Master of LawJanuary
Any professional law qualification (Bachelor of Laws, Juris Doctor, or equivalent) from a recognized institute, 
A minimum of 65% is required in Bachelor of Law or Juris Doctor
IELTS (Score band): 7
Master of Science by Research (Health Sciences)January
May September
An undergraduate degree with honours in any relevant discipline, with the ability to conduct supervised research and lab work,
A qualification or combination of qualifications deemed to eligible by the Faculty Research Committee.
IELTS (Score band): 7

If the application is successful, the applicant will receive an email from the university. This email includes a formal Letter of Offer from Bond University, response to Offer form, information about fee payment options and accommodation. To accept the offer, the applicant will need to complete and return the Response to Offer form to [email protected] and pay the required fees as listed on the offer, including receipt of Overseas Health Cover (OSHC).