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  • Locations: Melbourne, Australia
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Calendar Year, Fall, Spring
  • 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, Advertising, Aerospace Engineering, Anthropology, Art - Graphic Design, Art - Interior Design, Art History, Art Studio, Asian Studies, Bioengineering, Biology, Biotechnology, Business Administration, Chemistry, Child and Family Development, Chinese, City Planning and Urban Studies, Civil Engineering, Classical Studies, Communication Studies, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Construction Engineering, Counseling, Creative Writing, Criminal Justice, Ecology, Economics, Education, Electrical Engineering, Energy Studies, Engineering, English, Entrepreneurship, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Sciences, Environmental Studies, European Studies, Film and New Media, Finance, Foods and Nutrition, French, Geography, Geological Sciences, Health Science, History, Hospitality & Tourism Management, Humanities, Information Systems, International Business, International Security and Conflict Resolution, International Studies, Italian, Japanese, Journalism, Kinesiology, Latin American Studies, Literature, Management, Marketing, Mathematics/Statistics, Mechanical Engineering, Media Studies, Music, Nursing, Oceanography and Marine Sciences, Physical Therapy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Public Administration, Public Relations, Social Sciences, Social Work, Sociology, Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences, Sustainability, Television
Housing Options: Residence Hall Credit Type: Resident Credit
Program Type: SDSU Exchange SDSU Office: 1-Study Abroad (ISC)
Program Description:

University Profile
RMIT is a global university of technology and design and Australia’s largest tertiary institution. Located in Melbourne, the university enjoys an international reputation for excellence in practical education and outcome-oriented research. The 2012 Quacquarelli Symons (QS) ranked RMIT in the world’s top 100 universities in Communication and Media studies, Computer Science and Information Systems, Pharmacy and Pharmacology studies, Engineering (Civil and Structural), and Accounting and Finance. Life at RMIT is filled with on and off campus events, over 100 clubs, student run media, sport competitions and more. Students will be offered a range of support services and orientation activities to help transition into one of the best personal and academic experiences.

Academic Notes
You must identify your chosen subjects (courses) in the 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
Semester 1 (SDSU Spring semester) : March-June
Semester 2 (SDSU Fall semester): July-November

These are estimated dates that may include a required welcome orientation the week before classes begin, as well as final examinations. Although it is possible for two semester students to go during SDSU's academic year, it is better to stay with the RMIT academic calendar. 

Hints for Researching Program and Available Courses
To find courses, go to the RMIT Course Guide or RMIT Course Search Tool

Note: At RMIT University, SDSU considers 2000+ level courses as upper division. 

Housing and Meals
Exchange students can live on campus in the RMIT Village or off-campus. Please check out the RMIT Accommodations web page.

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.  
RMIT Campus

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. You will need the Certificate of Enrollment and Offer Letter in 
order to apply for the visa.
Location Summary 
The main RMIT campus is located in the Melbourne CBD. It is an urban campus surrounded by cafes, student restaurants and recreation facilities. There are also campuses in Brunswick, Bundoora, Fishermans Bend, and Hamilton. Melbourne also offers a fantastic base to explore the surrounding State of Victoria.

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2019 02/20/2019 03/15/2019 TBA TBA
NOTE: Start and End dates are estimates only. Final confirmation of start date (expected arrival) and end date (final exams) will be presented via the official acceptance letter from the host campus.
Academic Year 2019-2020 02/20/2019 03/15/2019 TBA TBA
NOTE: NOTE: Start and End dates are estimates only. Final confirmation of start date (expected arrival) and end date (final exams) will be presented via the official acceptance letter from the host campus.
Spring 2020 09/20/2019 10/15/2019 TBA TBA