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  • Locations: Melbourne, Australia
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Calendar Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: HC applicants only
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: English Suggested GPA: 3.0
ICIP Required: Yes Housing Options: Residence Hall, Residential Colleges
Community Based Learning: No Ability to work abroad: Yes
Board: Full Board Program Exception Flag: None
Program Sponsorship: Holy Cross Office of Study Abroad Click here for a definition of this term Visa required for U.S. passport holders: Yes
Earned Academic Credit: Yes
Program Description:

Aerial view of UniMelb

Aerial view of the University of Melbourne

Melbourne Skyline

Photo courtesy of McCall McIntyre '12:  Melbourne Skyline

Video of information session held on 9/22/20:

Name: University of Melbourne (UniMelb)
Location: Melbourne, Australia
University size: 47,000 undergraduate and graduate students
University founded: 1853

Terms available: academic year; fall and spring semesters upon approval; calendar year
Dates: mid-July to mid-June (academic year); mid-July to mid-November (fall semester); mid-February to mid-June (spring semester); mid-February to mid-November (calendar year)
Pre-university program: Study Abroad & Exchange Briefing Day (mandatory).  See
University website:
Study Abroad website: (You will be a STUDY ABROAD applicant)
Student life/campus activities:
Visa fees: 560 AUD (Overseas Student Health Cover paid by Holy Cross)
Housing deposit: Usually equal to one month’s rent, varies by housing assignment (can be roughly $1,300 or more).
Registration info:  50 credits per term are a full course load.
ICIP required: Yes (academic year and semester students).
Other requirements: n/a
Courses previously taken by Holy Cross students:
On left-side menu, click on Courses Taken Abroad for Holy Cross Credit then select program.
Grade equivalency sheet: Available on Holy Cross Registrar’s website:

*Note: In Australia, courses are called “subjects” and majors are called “courses.” To search the Melbourne Handbook, explore the listed subcategories or search and select “subjects” and “undergraduate”.
All information listed above is subject to change.

For more information, please contact:
Christopher Van Booven - Assistant Director
Phone: 508-793-32755
Office: Smith 213


Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2023 05/27/2022 ** Rolling Admission 02/16/2023 06/23/2023

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.