Domestic applications - ANU Undergraduate

Ready to begin your undergraduate studies at ANU? 

Tick your application off your list so it's one less thing you need to think about.There are different ways to apply to ANU, the best way for you to apply depends on your circumstances. 

Not sure if you are a domestic student? View the definition of a ANU domestic student for application purposes. Are you applying from overseas as a non-Australia resident? View the international undergraduate applications

Applying direct for 2022

Direct applications are available to prospective students who meet all the following criteria: 

  • Completed Australian Year 11 or International Baccalaureate Year 11  
  • Currently completing Australian Year 12 studies in 2021 or an International Baccalaureate Diploma in November 2021. 
  • Applying for an undergraduate program that starts in 2022. 

If this does not apply to you, learn more about the application process that matches your qualifications. 

What you need to know:   

  • Offers released on 9 August 2021 are based on your Year 11 results and these will be honoured for study in 2022 as long as you complete Year 12 and achieve an ATAR 
  • If your Year 11 results don't meet entry requirements, we will automatically consider your Year 12 results in the December offer round 
  • There is no application fee 
  • You will be required to meet the co-curricular or service requirement - we have adjusted our requirements due to the disruptions of COVID-19, please review the updated co-curricular or service schedule 
  • You will apply for admission, guaranteed accommodation, and over 200 scholarships all in one application 

For information on how we assess your application, please refer to the Domestic undergraduate admission page. 


See full application timeline for all dates. 

3 March 2021 Applications open
24 May 2021, 11:59pm AEST Applications close
9 August 2021 Offers released (based on Year 11 results)
6 September 2021 Acceptance deadline
1 October 2021 Change of preference opens
18 December 2021 Change of preference closes
23 December 2021 Final offers released – Round 1
7 January 2022 Final offers released – Round 2
18 January 2022 Deadline to acceptor confirm your final offer from ANU (including your offer of accommodation and payment of your accommodation fees)



Applying through UAC for Semester 2 2021

ANU participates in UAC rounds throughout the year.

You should apply to study at ANU through UAC if:

  •  You wish to commence your studies in July 2021
  •  You are an Australian or New Zealand citizen
  •  You are a permanent resident of Australia or the holder of an Australian permanent resident humanitarian visa.

What you need to know:

  • Applications for Semester 2 2021 are open now and will close on 4 July 2021.
  • Applications for Semester 1 2022 will open on 1 August 2021.
  • A full list of available courses and deadlines can be found on the UAC website.