Living costs

When you are preparing to rent, it is helpful to consider your living costs and budget. Your preferred accommodation location, lifestyle needs and choices will affect your costs.

The following tables with location maps provide an estimate on median rental prices for each campus.

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Melbourne Campus

Weekly median prices from August 2021 to July 2022 (unfurnished)
Suburb One Bedroom Unit Two Bedroom Unit Three Bedroom UnitDistance to campus
Bundoora $322 $360$4301KM
Macleod N/A $400$4602KM
Kingsbury $292 $350 $4501KM
Heidelberg Heights N/A $363 $4952KM
Reservoir $310 $370$4354KM
Rosanna N/A $400$5303KM
Preston $315 $400$5105KM

See more on Melbourne Campus location and maps.

Bendigo Campus

Weekly median prices from August 2021 to July 2022 (unfurnished)
Suburb One Bedroom Unit Two Bedroom UnitThree Bedroom UnitDistance to campus
Bendigo N/A $340$4203KM
Flora HillN/A$300$3801KM

See more on Bendigo Campus location and maps.

Albury-Wodonga

Weekly median prices from August 2021 to July 2022 (unfurnished)
Suburb One Bedroom UnitTwo Bedroom UnitThree Bedroom UnitDistance to campus
Albury $230 $320$50512KM
Wodonga$250$300$3804KM

See more on Albury-Wodonga Campus location and maps.

Mildura Campus

Weekly median prices from August 2021 to July 2022 (unfurnished)
SuburbOne Bedroom UnitTwo Bedroom UnitThree Bedroom UnitDistance to campus
Mildura $200 $260$3502KM

See more on Mildura Campus location and maps.

Other Living Expenses (weekly)

Expense CategoryLowHigh
Utilities (electricity, gas, water)$30$75
Internet$17.5$27.5
Mobile Plan$10$25
Travel - Public Transport$23$46
Food (groceries + eating out)$159$365
Entertainment$30$130

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