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  • Locations: Melbourne, Australia
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Calendar Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: SDSU applicants only
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Class Standing: 2-Sophomore, 3-Junior, 4-Senior Language of Instruction: English
Minimum GPA: 2.50 Field of Study: Accounting, Anthropology, Art - Graphic Design, Art Studio, Biology, Business Administration, Chemistry, Chinese, City Planning and Urban Studies, Civil Engineering, Communication Studies, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Construction Engineering, Creative Writing, Criminal Justice, Ecology, Economics, Education, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, English, Entrepreneurship, Environmental Sciences, Environmental Studies, Film and New Media, Finance, French, Geography, Geological Sciences, German, History, Hospitality & Tourism Management, Humanities, International Business, International Studies, Japanese, Journalism, Kinesiology, Literature, Management, Marketing, Mathematics/Statistics, Mechanical Engineering, Media Studies, Music, Oceanography and Marine Sciences, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Public Relations, Social Sciences, Social Work, Sociology, Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences, Sustainability, Television, Theatre Arts, Women's Studies
Housing Options: Residence Hall Credit Type: Resident Credit
Program Type: SDSU Exchange SDSU Office: 1-Study Abroad (ISC)
Program Description:
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*** This Program is not currently accepting applications for the SDSU Exchange Program. Please review our other program options in Australia. If you wish to directly enroll at La Trobe, you may do this as well. Please inquire with a Study Abroad Advisor for more information on directly enrolling.***  
Pamphlet for 
Direct Enroll La Trobe.pdf

University Profile
La Trobe University’s largest campus - Melbourne (Bundoora) is located 14km from the Central Business District of Melbourne. Melbourne is often referred to as Australia’s cultural and sport capital and was voted the world’s most livable city in 2011, based on its cultural attributes, climate, cost of living, and social conditions such as crime rates and health care. La Trobe University has six campuses with their second largest campus in the beautiful regional town of Bendigo.

Academic Notes
You must identify your chosen subjects (courses) on the La Trobe University application. The staff and faculty will review them and determine which ones are available and for which you meet any necessary pre-requisites. 

Language Notes
All classes are taught in English.

Program Dates
LTU Semester 1 (SDSU Spring semester)  = February to June
LTU Semester 2 (SDSU Fall semester)  = July to November

Please note that these dates may account for orientation the week before classes start and the final examination period. 

Hints for Researching Program and Available Courses
To search for courses go to the Subject Search.

Note: At La Trobe University, SDSU considers 20+ level courses as upper division. 
60 credit points (4 courses) is full-time at La Trobe.

Housing and Meals
For information about on-campus housing at La Trobe University, please visit their Accommodations website.

Insurance Requirement
As a compulsory condition of a student visa, all international students must have approved Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC), which provides medical and hospital coverage for international students while in Australia.

All SDSU students will be automatically enrolled in the appropriate international health insurance for their study abroad term. The insurance charge will appear on your student account services billing shortly before departure. Students will receive more detailed instructions regarding insurance before departure.

U.S. citizens must acquire a student visa to study in Australia. Please refer to the Embassy of Australia website for more information about what is required to obtain that student visa. Students will need the Certificate of Enrollment and Offer Letter in order to apply for the visa.La Trobe University Campus

Location Summary 
The Melbourne (Bundoora) campus is located less than 9 miles from the Melbourne city center. This is La Trobe's largest campus and one of the most attractive university campuses in Australia , with a student population of 18,000. The campus covers 330 hectares (approximately 500 acres) of stunning parkland with its own waterways and a wildlife sanctuary.

Travel between central Melbourne and the campus is easy and takes about 20-30 minutes by bus or car and 50 minutes by tram.

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2020 09/20/2019 10/15/2019 TBA TBA