Avondale College of Higher Education

Avondale College of Higher Education is a self-accrediting private provider of Christian higher education, offering a broad range of undergraduate, postgraduate and vocational education (VET) courses. Avondale offers undergraduate degrees in Arts, Business, Science, Education, Nursing, and Theology. Postgraduate studies, from Masters coursework degrees to Doctoral research level, are available in Arts, Education, Philosophy, Leadership and Management, Nursing, Ministry and Theology.

Established in 1897, Avondale operates on two campuses: Lake Macquarie (NSW Central Coast) and Sydney (Wahroonga). Avondale is a member of the worldwide Adventist system of universities and colleges, and welcomes all students who desire higher education in a Christian context.

Students come from all states of Australia and from overseas. Avondale has three residential halls on-campus, where students can take advantage of the social, intellectual, sporting and spiritual activities available.

Provider CRICOS: 02731D

Entry requirements for Avondale College of Higher Education

ATAR for undergraduate degrees with various alternative pathways available.

Transfering your previous study credits

Full credit may be granted for equivalent units at equivalent level, up to 50% of the course.

External study oppurtunities

Postgraduate distance education programs (with annual on-campus residential schools) in Ministry and Theology, Leadership and Management, and Education.
Lake Macquarie 582 Freemans Drive COORANBONG NSW 2265
Sydney Clinical Education Centre WAHROONGA NSW 2076

2017 Avondale College of Higher Education Scholarships

The scholarships listed below have been sourced from Avondale College of Higher Education for 2017.
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Description The scholarship has been established to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students at Avondale.
Eligibility The scholarships are available to new Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island students enrolling in an undergraduate or VET course, including students transferring from another institution to Avondale.
Annual amount $1,500
Application closing date 31 January
Support types Equity Scholarship,
Level of study Undergraduate,
Gender Co-Ed
Frequency of offer Annual
Length of support 4 years
Field of study
  • Accounting
  • Agriculture & Natural Resources
  • Architecture
  • Psychology
  • Built Environment
  • Business & Management
  • Communications
  • Computing & Information Technology
  • Creative Arts
  • Dental Studies
  • Economics
  • Education & Training
  • Engineering & Technology
  • Environmental Studies
  • Food & Hospitality
  • General Education & Employment Skills
  • Health Services & Support
  • Humanities & Social Sciences
  • Language & Literature
  • Law
  • Legal Studies
  • Mathematics
  • Medicine
  • Nursing
  • Personal Services
  • Pharmacy
  • Rehabilitation
  • Sciences
  • Social Work
  • Sport, Leisure & Recreation
  • Surveying
  • Tourism
  • Veterinary Studies & Animal Care
  • Welfare & Community Services
  • ELICOS course
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