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  • Locations: Melbourne, Australia
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Calendar Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: HC applicants only
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: English Suggested GPA: 3.0
ICIP Required: No Housing Options: Residential Colleges, Student Apartment
Community Based Learning: No Ability to work abroad: Yes
Board: Full Board Program Exception Flag: None
Program Sponsorship: Arcadia 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

Program: Arcadia Abroad 
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; 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)  Start and end dates noted are tentative and subject to change.
Study Abroad Arcadia in Melbourne:
Orientation in Sydney:
University website:
Student life/campus activities:
Have more questions? Find your answers on this site: Melbourne COMPASS - a program-specific guide created by HC Study Abroad! 

Visa fees: 560 AUD (Overseas Student Health Cover paid by Holy Cross)
Housing (Residential Colleges or Student Village)
Registration info:  50 credits per term are a full course load.
ICIP required: No
Other requirements: n/a
Catalog*: at UMELB, it's called a "Handbook"  
Courses previously taken by Holy Cross students: Go to On left-side menu, click on Courses Taken Abroad for Holy Cross Credit. Select this program. Please be aware this list is meant to provide an idea of the types of courses available to you at UniMelbourne based on what past HC students have taken. No class is guaranteed to be offered during the semester(s) you study abroad. Also, you are not limited to the classes on this list. Class offerings change each semester.
Grade equivalency sheet: Available on the 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:
Susan McCrory - Assistant Director
Phone: 508-793-2755
Office: Smith 217


Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.

This program is currently not accepting applications.