Australian National University

Canberra, Australian Capital Territory


The Australian National University (ANU) is a public national research university located in Canberra, the capital of Australia. Its main campus in Acton encompasses seven teaching and research colleges, in addition to several national academies and institutes.

Undergraduate students at ANU can choose from many available course offerings. Areas of study include engineering and computer science, law, medicine, biology and environment, physical and mathematical sciences, arts and social sciences and business and economics. The university has created helpful support services to address international students. Before coming to Australia, students may seek the advice of ANU’s International Agent Representatives present in their respective countries.

ANU has a number of scholarships available for students to help with the cost of their studies. Donors and benefactors, external organizations and the Australian government, fund many of the scholarships that the university offers. Scholarships range from academic to sports and are available for different undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. In addition to the internal scholarships offered by ANU, there are scholarship opportunities offered by overseas governments, and other industry partners and affiliates.

#4th in Australia and 34th in World in QS World University Rankings
Type Public University
Size Large
16,885 Students
Australian Capital Territory


Courses Available

  • Architecture, Building, Planning and Design
  • Arts
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Information Technology and Computer Science
  • Natural Sciences
  • Architecture, Building, Planning and Design
  • Arts
  • Biology and Biomedical Sciences
  • Business and Economics
  • Engineering
  • Environment
  • Health and Nursing
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Information Technology and Computer Science
  • Law and Legal Studies
  • Mathematics and Statistics
  • Natural Sciences


How to Apply?

Apply College's Own Application Portal

For International Students

6.5 Minimum IELTS Score
TOEFL iBT, Cambridge C1 Advanced, PTE Academic Other English Language Tests Accepted
(in lieu of IELTS)
Deadlines and Important Dates
Semester 2 Application Deadline for international students

Cost and Scholarships

Types of Scholarships Available



ANU Chancellor’s International Scholarship
Total Worth 25% or 50% fee waiver of tuition for entire study period
Eligibility and Requirements The scholarship is available to a commencing ANU student who: is defined as an overseas student under the terms of the Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000 and does not hold a 995 visa (unless enrolling in an eligible postgraduate program); and has received an offer of admission to commence at the University in an eligible program (excluded programs listed above); and meets the conditions of the program for which they have received an offer of admission including the requirement to be onshore for some components (if applicable); and has not received the scholarship previously for the same level of study.
Application Deadline --
Other Details There is no need to apply for the scholarship. All eligible overseas students applying for admission to commence at the university will be automatically considered.
Tuckwell Scholarship
Total Worth $23,000 per annum (2022 rate)
Eligibility and Requirements To apply for a Tuckwell Scholarship for study at ANU commencing in 2025, applicants must: be eligible to apply to study at ANU in 2025 via the ANU Direct Application system. commence and complete Year 12 full-time in 2024, at a school located in Australia. be 17, 18 or 19 years old on 17 February 2025 (born on or between 18 February 2005 and 17 February 2008), being commencement of Semester 1, 2025. be an Australian citizen, Australian Permanent Resident or the holder of an Australian humanitarian visa, and be in possession of the relevant Birth Certificate, Citizenship Certificate or Visa by 24 May 2024, being the closing date for Stage 2 applications this year.
Application Deadline April 8 2024
Other Details The Tuckwell Scholarship Program is the most transformational undergraduate scholarship program in Australia. Every year, they offer 25 talented school-leavers the opportunity to fulfil their potential by actively participating in the very best that ANU has to offer.
ANU Sport and Recreation Association Scholarship
Total Worth $5,000 per annum for upto 5years
Eligibility and Requirements Is a domestic or international student; and Is enrolled or enrolling in an undergraduate degree or postgraduate coursework or Higher Degree Research program at ANU; and can demonstrate a potential for, or history of, excellence in athletic performance.
Application Deadline --
Other Details Applicants will need to meet all eligibility requirements and are encouraged to supply documents supporting their athletics achievements and success from affiliated clubs and/or sporting organisations. Supporting documentation can be emailed to [email protected]