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The University of Sydney has been ranked number one in Australia, by QS Rankings for the highest Graduate Employability Rate. The University of Sydney is also considered in the top 5 universities of the world by QS, for the subjects it offers.


University TypePublic Research University
Campus SettingUrban
Establishment Year1850
Student Retention Rate59,291
Accommodation Capacity2,914
UNSW Funding (by ARC)AUD 2,026,993
Cost of AttendanceAUD 30,000 (annually)
Applications AcceptedOfficial website/UAC
Intake TypeSemester wise
Mode of ProgramFull time, part-time and online

Programs, Campus and Residence

  • More than 178 undergraduate and 520 graduate degree programs are offered at the University of Sydney under six faculties and three schools. University of Sydney’s 13 subjects have been categorized in the top 50 courses in Australia. Some of them are Veterinary Sciences; Architecture; English Language & Literature; Mechanical, Aeronautical and Manufacturing Engineering, etc.
  • On-campus, the University of Sydney offers residential facilities for both domestic and international students. There are five residential halls which can accommodate 1,131 students. While the eight residential colleges can accommodate 1,783 students.

University of Sydney Admission Process

  • Application: Students can apply through the online application, for admission. The students belonging/holding visas from New Zealand or Australia, along with the ones pursuing an International Baccalaureate Diploma can apply through the UAC Application.
  • Common requirements: includes a statement of purpose, Higher Secondary Certificate and bachelor’s degree/diploma (for PG).
  • The application fee: for both undergraduate and graduate applications is AUD 100.
  • There are a few additional requirements which include: cover letter, CV, personal and financial statements. If selected, the Business School applicants may be called for a formal interview.
  • There are two semesters for admission, deadlines for Semester 1: 30 November; Semester 2: 30 June.
  • The test scores of TOEFL and IELTS are valid for two years, hence students must acquaint themselves with the university timeline, and apply for admission accordingly.
  • The following table shows the required score for each exam:
TestTest Scores
TOEFL (iBT)85-105
IELTS6.5-7.0 overall

Cost of Attendance

Department NameCost of Tuition
Architecture, Design, and PlanningAUD 40,000
Arts and Social SciencesAUD 39,000
Business SchoolAUD 42,000
Education & Social WorkAUD 42,000
Engineering and Information TechnologiesAUD 46,500
Health SciencesAUD 46,500
LawAUD 42,000
MedicineAUD 78,000
ScienceAUD 44,500
Veterinary ScienceAUD 64,000

Financial Aid

International students are offered in house support by the University for applying for aid. Students are also offered grants and scholarships like:

  • Fulbright scholarship and US Federal Pell Grant, for US students.
  • Peruvian Scholarships, for Peruvian students.
  • Sydney Scholars India Scholarship Program, for 28 Indian students.
  • University of Sydney – China Scholarship Council Research Programs, for Chinese researchers.


With a 300,000 alumni network, the University of Sydney offers benefits to alumni like career planning assistance, taking up professional courses on 50% discount, access to library membership for AUD 80 per year, free online courses on Coursera, 40% off if hiring university venues, etc.


The University of Sydney was set up in 1850. The University of Sydney offers three kinds of an undergraduate degree- professional, specialist and liberal. The university overs around 450 courses over 9 study areas. Applications for international applicants are invited twice a year.

  • International applicants can apply online through the UAC portal or university admission portal.
  • International applicants can also apply through an agent.
  • Interviews are required for admissions in some UG and PG programs
  • GMAT and GRE standardized test scores are required for admissions in PG courses.


Admission PortalOnline portal
Application Fee (non-refundable)AUD $120
ScholarshipsResearch scholarships, loans, undergraduate and graduate scholarships and others
Acceptance rate30%
Mode of PaymentMaster-Card/ American Express/Discover/visa
Academic CalendarSemester-based
Intake SeasonsSemester 1 and Semester 2
ACT score50 percentile or above
Work ExperienceMandatory for Business Programs
Financial AidGrants, Scholarships, Waivers, Loans and Campus Employments

University of Sydney Admission Deadlines

The University takes in applications 2 years before the course commences, hence giving you a full opportunity of filling the application well in time. The application deadline for both the undergraduate and graduate course is the same in the University of Sydney, tabulated below:

Semester 130 June 2019
Semester 231 January 2020

University of Sydney Undergraduate Admission

With more than 100 majors and minors available, the university also offers customization for the chosen course. The admissions process and requirements for international applicants applying for undergraduate programs are as follows:

Where to Apply: International applicants completing an Australian year 12 qualification in or outside Australia OR the applicants completing an international baccalaureate can apply through UAC application portal. Other international applicants can apply through the University Application Portal.

Application Fee- 125 AUD.

Admission Requirements

  • Secondary school and grade 12 scores and transcripts.
  • All Indian Senior School Certificates, Indian School Certificate, Indian Higher Secondary Certificates are required along with other transcripts.
    • Original Copies with the application must be submitted, if required submit translations of the transcripts should also be provided.
  • Passport.
  • English language proficiency test scores.
  • In certain courses (dentistry, medicine, mathematics), there may be an additional requirement of mathematics as a prerequisite.
  • Some courses may conduct an audition or interview before admissions.
  • Personal statements and portfolios may be required for some courses.

English Proficiency Test Scores

Every application for international student enrolment must be accompanied by English proficiency evidence or test scores. Without the scores, applications do not get accepted.

TestMinimum required score
IELTS Academic5.5
PTE Academic46
Cambridge English Advanced (CAE)47
Cambridge English Scale162

University of Sydney Graduate Admission

The university offers various graduate programs across 9 study areas. The admission requirements for these programs vary. The details of admission requirements for some of the courses are mentioned below:

Where to Apply: International applicants completing an Australian year 12 qualification in or outside Australia OR the applicants completing an international baccalaureate can apply through UAC application portal. Other international applicants can apply through the University Application Portal.

Application Fee- 125 AUD.

CourseAcademic RequirementsMinimum English Language Proficiency
Master of ManagementResume; UG degree; 50% Grades; GMAT- 630; Interview; SOPTOEFL IBT- 96,
PBT- 592;
IELTS- 7.0
Master of Information TechnologyUG with 65 percent aggregate; GRE scoresTOEFL IBT- 85,
PBT- 565;
IELTS- 6.5
MA (Leadership & Enterprise)3-year work experience, GPA- 65; GMAT- 600TOEFL IBT- 96,
PBT- 592;
IELTS- 7.0
Master of Science in Medicine and Master in PhilosophyUG in relevant field or Bachelor and a postgraduate degree in health, science or related field;
Bachelor’s degree in the health field and 12 months of relevant work experience
PBT- 592;
IELTS- 7.0

The applications are reviewed on a holistic basis. Applicants are suggested to apply as soon as possible to ensure that the application process is completed on time.