The path from Year 12 to university is not the only way into ACU – far from it. In fact, up to half of our students did not come straight from school. No matter your background, schooling or experience, our admission pathways can help you to meet the entry requirements of your chosen course.
Learn about the entry options available to help you follow your dreams.
Start here, go anywhere. Choose from one of the options below to begin viewing the admission pathways most relevant to you.
The right pathway for you depends on your highest qualification. Find your shortlist of available pathways and entry programs by telling us about your recent schooling, education or experiences, including:
It's OK if your final school result wasn't what you were hoping for. We've got your back. Use our list of alternative entry pathways to assess your options and create a plan.
Reach for the top in everything you do. If you’re a competitive athlete or performer, you can accelerate your success with the early entry Elite Athlete and Performer Program (EAPP).
We want to help you help others. If you’re already getting out there and making positive change in your community, we invite you to apply for the early entry Community Achiever Program (CAP).
We offer a range of international pathways for applicants applying to study in Australia from overseas. Find out the best way for you to study your desired undergraduate course down under.
Learn about the key dates on the academic calendar, including application deadlines, census dates and the release of class timetables.View dates
If you’ve already studied at university level or have significant relevant work experience, you can apply for credit.Learn more
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