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Location: Townsville
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James Cook University (JCU), in Queensland has been ranked under those 2% universities that have been recognized globally for good academic performance, graduate employability and employer satisfaction. There are more than five subjects that are ranked 1 and 2 worldwide. Also the university’s 26 research centers have been awarded excellence awards.


University TypePublic Research University
Campus SettingSuburban, Regional
Establishment Year1961
No. of Campuses7
Accommodation Capacity1,600
Graduate Job Rate72.9% (full time)
FundingAUD 827 million
Cost of AttendanceAUD 30,000-40,000 (annually)
Applications AcceptedOnline/Offline/Through Agent/QTAC
Intake TypeSemester wise
Mode of ProgramFull time, part time, online

Programs, Campus and Residence

  • 49 undergraduate and 68 postgraduate degree programs are offered at James Cook University under six colleges and 32 areas of study. JCU’s Marine Biology is ranked number one in the world. Other subjects that have ranked worldwide are: Art, Business Management Studies, Engineering, Law, Biomedical Sciences, Dental Surgery, etc.
  • On-campus, James Cook University offers residential facilities for international students. There are four residential colleges on-campus. Along with off-campus accommodation for students.

James Cook University Admission Process

  • Application Form: International students can apply online, offline or through their country specific agents. The students belonging to Australia and/or pursuing an International Baccalaureate Diploma can apply through the QTAC Application.
  • Common requirements: Transcripts, Higher Secondary Certificate and, work experience with bachelor’s degree/diploma (for PG).
  • Application fee: AUD 55
  • Additional requirements: Copy of passport, health examination and identity declaration.
  • Application can be submitted six weeks before attending college. Application process begins from Semester 1: January 30; Semester 2: June 30.
  • The following table shows the required score for each exam:
TestTest Scores
GMAT (for PG)620
TOEFL (iBT)79-100
TOEFL (PBT)550-577
IELTS6.0-7.0 overall

Cost of Attendance

Department NameCost of Tuition
Arts, Education & Information SciencesAUD 29,400
Law & NursingAUD 31,200
BusinessAUD 32,000
Engineering & PharmacyAUD 35,800
ScienceAUD 36,280
MedicineAUD 55,960
Veterinary SciencesAUD 57,200
DentalAUD 64,960

Financial Aid

International students are offered various scholarships by the James Cook University. These scholarships are widely for research scholars also. Some of them are:

  • Commonwealth Scholarships- for UK students.
  • David Hastings Bursary; The Walter & Eliza Hall Trust Opportunity Scholarship- for students with physical disabilities.
  • Fulbright and US Federal Grant- for US students.


James Cook University offers benefits to alumni like: various discounts on entertainment/printing/photocopying, car rentals, discounted membership of library and fitness centers, etc.