Toowoomba, Fraser Coast, Springfield

The University of Southern Queensland (USQ) is a mostly online university based in the city of Toowoomba, which is about 125km inland from Brisbane. USQ has the 2nd-highest number of distance education students (18,000) for an Australian university.

24,785 students

73% online study (2nd highest %)

USQ is an accessible university. As well as having 3 campuses in different parts of Southern Queensland, it has a wide range of online courses. Many of its students are mature-age workers who study part time. USQ also sets affordable tuition fees for postgraduate and international students.