JAMES COOK UNIVERSITY - [JCU], TOWNSVILLE

Townsville, QueenslandLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1961Established Year
  11882Enrollment

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.

Highlights

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
Work-StudyAvailable
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
ACT22
SAT1000
GMAT (for PG)620
TOEFL (iBT)79-100
TOEFL (PBT)550-577
IELTS6.0-7.0 overall
PTE79-100

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.

Alumni

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

Find a Program

Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing 18 Programs

$22,494 - 26,242 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
$22,593 - 26,900 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION

Business, Finance, Economics, Management & Statistics 22 Programs

4 yearsfull-time
$20,786 - 21,031 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
$22,593 - 26,900 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION

Engineering, Technology & Applied Sciences 18 Programs

18 months
$19,877 - 27,926 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
4 yearsfull-time
$20,786 - 21,031 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
$22,593 - 26,900 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
$22,337 - 22,383 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
$22,326 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
$25,994 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION

Architecture, Building & Planning 2 Programs

$22,593 - 26,900 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
$23,858 - 27,933 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
AVERAGE COST
Average Tuition Fees (Annual)
$ 20,801
Bachelors Tuition Fees$20801
Post graduate Tuition Fees$22362
CAMPUS LIFE
Total Enrollment
11,882
International Students
1,425
Male : Female Ratio
63:37
Student : Faculty Ratio
22:1
ADMISSION DEADLINES
Application Deadline
May 06, 2019
Start of Application process -
End of Application process May 06, 2019
Application Fee
$ 55
ADMISSION STATISTICS
Acceptance Rate
82.2
Min. 6
Total Applications
-
Min. 74
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Breakdown of Ranking
  • 2019
  • Global Rank (Out of 1250)
    #245
    Score (Out of 100)
    #57.8

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