Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT)

Adult entry to university via the Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT) assesses your ability to study at a tertiary level.

Are you eligible?

To be eligible to compete in the special entry sub-quota using the STAT:

  • you must be aged 18 or over before 1 February for semester 1 entry or 1 July for semester 2 entry, and
  • if you have studied at higher education level in the last two years you must not have accumulated more than the equivalent of a total of two full-time years of higher education study or
  • if you have studied at higher education level and you have accumulated more than the equivalent of a total of two full-time years of higher education study, at least two full academic years must have passed since your last enrolment in higher education study.

Personal competencies/employment experience

Some of our courses consider personal competencies and/or employment experience alongside a valid STAT score. View the list of Flinders courses which consider personal competencies and employment experience (PDF). View SATAC’s Guidelines for writing a personal competencies statement (PDF).

How to apply to sit the STAT

Further information about the STAT.