How to apply

Before you apply for a course at Charles Sturt University (CSU), make sure you know what to expect, that you've selected the most appropriate program and study mode, and that you understand the University's refund policy.

Steps before you apply

Step 1 - Where will you study?

Study in Australia or via CSU Online

CSU Study Centre

Apply to study at a CSU Study Centre in Brisbane, Sydney or Melbourne

Study Abroad

  • Apply online
    Codes: ISAP (Wagga Wagga), ISAM (Bathurst), ISAO (Albury-Wodonga)

Download an application form [PDF]

Step 2 - Complete an application form and submit additional documentation

You need to demonstrate how you meet the CSU minimum admission requirements. You do this by submitting the following documentation with your application for admission. If you are submitting online you can upload and attach a certified/verified copy of these documents as you complete your application.More information on how to certify/verify your documents.  

Some courses require additional documentation such as a portfolio, research proposal, questionnaire and referees reports. You should check the online course brochure for additional documents that may be required for the course you have applied for.

The Admissions Office will determine your eligibility for admission based on the documentation you have provided and advise you of the outcome. You can help this process by including all required documents with your application for admission.

  • Certified copies of your higher secondary school results and/or your academic transcripts for each year of tertiary study

  • Certified copy of your Certificate of Completion for all tertiary study

  • If any of the above documents are not in English, you will need to provide Certified English Translations 

  • Any other official certificates, such as short courses and diplomas

  • Evidence of your English language proficiency results, for example, IELTS or TOEFL

  • Agent Acknowledgement Form if you will be using an Agent or Representative.

Study in Australia on Exchange

Download an application form [PDF] for incoming exchange partner students

International student visas

More information on international student visas

Terms and conditions

Before you apply to study at Charles Sturt University, you need to ensure you understand the terms and conditions of your application, including the University's refund policy, late enrolments, and the implications of your residency status.

Go to Terms and conditions page