Macquarie University

Sydney, New South Wales


Macquarie University is a public research university based in Sydney, Australia, in the suburb of Macquarie Park. Founded in 1964 by the New South Wales Government, it was the third university to be established in the metropolitan area of Sydney.

Macquarie University offers industry-relevant undergraduate degrees, provides students with overseas study and exchange opportunities in over 50 countries and has a vibrant campus life. In the undergraduate level, faculties include arts, business, human sciences, medicine and health sciences and science and engineering. The study options offered at Macquarie include full-time, part-time, distance study, evening classes and mid-year starts.

Macquarie University runs a number of support programs that are specifically designed for overseas students. Pre-departure guidance is offered to help students make their arrival in Australia easy and stress-free. Important information about student visa, rules for working while studying, health insurance and tips for bringing their partner and children to Australia are provided. International students are also informed about accommodation options. From on-campus colleges to off-campus apartments, Macquarie will help find the right home for students.

The annual undergraduate tuition fees are $34,726 for business courses, $30,570 for Arts/Education, and $34,726 for Engineering/Science.

Macquarie offers a range of scholarships for undergraduate students. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of financial need and/or other hardship. The university also recognizes factors such as academic excellence, sporting achievement, outstanding character and extra-curricular activities.

Macquarie has generous scholarship programs in Australia for international students. Examples of international scholarships include the vice-chancellor’s international scholarship, marketing partner scholarships, Macquarie university south Asia scholarships and the Macquarie university African scholarships.

#12th in Australia by QS Rankings
Type Public University
Size Large
39,335 Students
New South Wales


Courses Available

  • Business and Economics
  • Engineering
  • Information Technology and Computer Science
  • Arts
  • Biology and Biomedical Sciences
  • Business and Economics
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Environment
  • Health and Nursing
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Information Technology and Computer Science
  • Law and Legal Studies
  • Natural Sciences


How to Apply?

Apply College's Own Application Portal

For International Students

6.5 Minimum IELTS Score
TOEFL iBT, PTE Academic, Cambridge English: Advanced, Cambridge English: Proficiency, Occupational English Test Other English Language Tests Accepted
(in lieu of IELTS)

Cost and Scholarships

AUD 34,000
Median Tuition Fee

Types of Scholarships Available



Macquarie University Big History Scholarships
Total Worth 100% of tuition fees
Eligibility and Requirements The scholarship is awarded based on the student's academic performance and statement of purpose.
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