Cost of Living

From 10 May 2024, student visa applicants will need to show they have a minimum of AU$29,710 in savings to cover annual living costs in order to get a student visa (subclass 500).

Visit the Department of Home Affairs website for more information on what is required for your visa application.
Knowing the average living costs is an important part of preparing for your studies.

For an estimate of day-to-day living costs in Australia, use the Study Australia Cost of Living Calculator.


Cost of Living Calculator