La Trobe University

About La Trobe University

La Trobe University is an Australian, multi-campus, public research university with its flagship campus located in the Melbourne suburb of Bundoora.La Trobe is one of the Australian verdant universities, which are also part of the country’s Innovative Research Universities group.

La Trobe's original and principal campus is located in the Melbourne metropolitan area, within the northern Melbourne suburb of Bundoora. It is the largest metropolitan campus in the country.It has two other major campuses located in the regional Victorian city of Bendigo and the twin border cities of Albury-Wodonga. The university has two smaller regional campuses in Mildura and Shepparton and three CBD campuses: two in Melbourne on Franklin Street and Collins Street and one on Elizabeth Street in Sydney.

La Trobe offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses across its two colleges of Arts, Social Science and Commerce (ASSC) and Science, Health and Engineering.

In 2015 it was ranked in the top 100 universities under 50 in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings.La Trobe is considered to be particularly strong in the area of arts and humanities; this was reflected in the 2014 QS World University Rankings where it was ranked in the top 200 international universities for arts and humanities.

La Trobe University Financial Aid and Scholarship

La Trobe University offers different types of scholarships to international students.

Some of them are:

  • Indian Woman Access scholarships – 55,324 USD awarded to Indian Female Students pursuing a Master of Cyber Security course.
  • LTU WAM Scholarships – tuition fee waived from 10% to 20% for Accounting, Business, Sciences students which are based on merit.
Name Opening Date Closing Date Amount
La Trobe Excellence Scholarship  1st January 31st August 25% reduction on the course fee
Women Scholarship  March  January 5000 USD
La Trobe University Full Fee Research Scholarship 21st October End of March 100% tuition fee
India Scholarship 20th to 25th October December 30% reduction in the course fees
  • Women Scholarship(s) is available for various study fields, namely, IT, Engineering, Data Science, Cybersecurity, etc. 
  • Research scholarships are available for the Graduate Researchers and Ph.D. aspirants.
  • India Scholarship is available for those with either Indian origin but not a resident of another nation(Australia).

La Trobe University Highlights

University Type Public Research
Campus Setting Urban
Establishment Year 1964
Student Ratio (females to males) 62:38
Graduate Employability Rate 86.6%
No. of Courses 104+
No. of International Students 28%
Accommodation Capacity 1,825
Cost of Attendance 20,746 USD – 27,662 USD (annually)
Applications Accepted Online application/Printed application, by post
Work-Study Available
Intake Type Semester Wise
Mode of Program Full time; Part-time and Online

La Trobe University Programs

Arts, Social Sciences and Communications 21,023 USD – 24,757 USD
Business and Commerce 21,023 USD – 23,097 USD
Health 23,097 USD – 26,555 USD
Sciences 24,481 USD – 26,555 USD
Education and Teaching 19,916 USD – 21,023 USD
IT and Engineering 21,853 USD– 24,757 USD
Law and Criminology 22,821 USD – 25,864 USD
  • La Trobe is nationally top rated, in 19 fields of research. Some of the subjects are Education, Juridical Science, Applied Linguistics, Medicine, Nursing, Social Work, Engineering, Economics, Commerce, etc. 

La Trobe College International Admissions

International students must fulfil additional requirements before submitting an application to the La Trobe College. Some of them are as follows:

Application Submission Requirements:

International students must submit the ones listed below:

  • Proof of English Language Proficiency.
  • A copy of the bachelor’s degree certificate.
  • Letters of recommendation.
  • Official Transcripts of secondary school or university/ marks card.
  • Financial support documentation or sponsor’s affidavit of financial support.
  • Copy of official passport.
  • Completed application for admission

La Trobe College  English Language Requirements

Students must have proof of their English language proficiency by providing scores of any one of the following tests given below, to be eligible for admission at the La Trobe College.

Test Name Minimum Score Required
IELTS 5.5 6.0
TOEFL (Internet-based) 55 60
Cambridge English Level B2
Level C1
La Trobe Melbourne EFS 4B
EFS 5B
PTE Academic 42 50

Visa Process for International Students

  • Students who are accepted into their course are required to apply to the Department of Home Affairs for a student visa.
  • Applicants are required to provide the following documents to receive the student visa as a part of the visa process:
    • Copy of the offer of enrolment paper.
    • Copy of the confirmation of enrolment (CoE) paper.
    • Evidence of Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) payment.
    • Passport and passport photographs.
    • Medical clearance.
    • Evidence of English Language proficiency.
    • Evidence of qualifications.
    • Translations.
  • Complete an online application with an application fee.
  • Applicants are then required to attend the nearest visa application centre.
  • Post the documents to the Australian embassy once the confirmation is given.

Average Tuition Fee Per Year

Undergraduate

$ 33,475

Postgraduate

$ 35,504

Costs per year

Overall cost of living

$ 19,970

Campus accommodation

$ 10,780

Please note that fees will vary. Always check the exact cost of the program and bear in mind likely additional expenses.

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