Fees and costs 2014

Fees are relevant for 2014 only and are subject to change in future years. Tuition fees quoted do not include the Student Services and Amenities Fee.

Commonwealth supported places

Student contribution and fee information for students who have been offered a Commonwealth supported (CSP) place at CSU.

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Fee Paying Places

As a fee paying student, you pay a tuition fee for each subject in the course, however you may be eligible for a loan to help pay your fees.

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International student fees

On campus and Distance education course fees and refund policies for international or overseas students without Australian or New Zealand citizenship, and who do not have permanent residency status in Australia.

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Single Subject Study

Fees for Single Subject Study are charged per subject.

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STUDY LINK is a program designed to prepare students for university study. If you haven't studied for a while or just want to brush up on your skills in a few areas, STUDY LINK may be the program for you.

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Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF)

This fee is a contribution to the cost of student services and support which may include food, sports and recreation, childcare, counselling, legal, health, housing and employment as well as provision of student representation and support.

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Other fees and charges

Other costs you might incur as a university student at CSU include accommodation and living expenses, university administration charges, and library and copying fees.

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Fee payment

Pay your student fees, and additional charges, using one of our easy payment options such as CSU's secure online payment site, BPAY, in person, or by mail.

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To be eligible for a refund of course fees, students must withdraw in writing to the Student Administration Office before the census date each session or term.

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Scholarships & help with costs

If you're seeking financial assistance with the costs associated with university study, CSU provides access to a variety of scholarships, loans, subsidies and schemes.

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2015 tuition fees

Fees applicable to students enrolled for study at Charles Sturt University during 2014, including tuition fees, and associated costs.

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Census dates

Census Dates are the last dates to withdraw or finalise your enrolment.

Full list of census dates

Equivalent full-time study load (EFTSL)

The standard equivalent full-time load (EFTSL) at CSU is 64 subject points which is usually studied over two sessions, four 8 point subjects per session.

One 8 point subject equals .125 EFTSL eg (64 / 8 = .125)

Help with costs

If you're seeking financial assistance with the costs associated with university study, CSU provides access to a variety of options:

Government assistance

More information from the Australian Government about Commonwealth support and HECS-HELP loans.

Accommodation fees

Application, service and annual residential fees for first year students.

Residential fee information