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University of Melbourne
Melbourne, Australia (Exchange Program) (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Academic Year,
Fall,
Spring
Homepage: Click to visit
Budget Sheets Spring
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2018 03/15/2018
03/15/2018 07/09/2018 11/16/2018
Academic Year 2019 03/15/2018
03/15/2018 07/09/2018 06/23/2019
Spring 2019 10/15/2018 10/15/2018 TBA TBA

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Fact Sheet:
Level:
Undergraduate
Minimum GPA:
3.0
Program Advisor: Leslie Johnson
Type of Credit:
UF GPA
Open to non-UF students:
No Program Type: UF Exchange
College:
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Program Description:

University of Melbourne

For Liberal Arts and Science Students
Semester/Academic Year


University of Melbourne    

About the University

The University of Florida’s College of Liberal Arts and Science offers students the opportunity to study in Melbourne, Australia. Founded in 1853, the University of Melbourne is consistently ranked one of the top two universities in Australia and within the top 50 in the world. The University is a leading research institution that has a truly global atmosphere with 27% of its student population coming from outside of Australia. The university is home to nearly 40,000 students and is located in the bustling business district of the city.

You can also read the University of Melbourne Exchange Brochure for more information.

About the Location

The second most populated city in Australia, Melbourne is the capital of the state of Victoria and has been voted the world’s most livable city by the European Interest Unit for six straight years. Melbourne is a bustling city that has something for everyone. The city produces some of Australia’s best art, music, food, fashion, and performances in Australia. While a creative hub, it is also considered the sporting capital of the country. Whatever your interest, there will always be something to do in the city. To read more about the city, click here.
 


 

Academic Credit

As this is a UF exchange program, credits taken can satisfy major, minor, and elective course requirements with prior approval. UF GPA credit will be granted for all courses taken at University of Melbourne.

Courses 

A large number of University of Melbourne courses have been pre-approved to transfer course credit (see sample of course equivalents). Additional course equivalents are possible by contacting Dr. Brian Harfe in the CLAS Deans Office. You can also search through all courses available at Melbourne here. Course restrictions can be viewed here

Eligibility/Requirements

  • Open to all CLAS majors (Science majors, including pre-medical/dental/vet students, are encouraged to apply)
  • Required GPA: 3.0
  • Students must have completed 12 hours of coursework at the University of Florida.
  • Two letters of recommendation.
  • Official Transcript
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Interview with Dr. Brian Harfe, CLAS Associate Dean

Housing

The University of Melbourne offers exchange students a range of accommodation options to suite different personalities, budgets and lifestyles. This includes off-campus accommodation. The university has a full-time staff member dedicated to assisting incoming students with their housing questions. To read more about housing, click here

Tuition

Tuition at the host school is waived for exchange students. Students participating in an exchange pay tuition directly to the University of Florida at their usual tuition rate. All financial aid, scholarships, and fellowships are applicable. Students incur no additional tuition cost while they are on an exchange.

Financial Aid

Most financial aid that you would receive on campus during the semester can be applied toward the cost of this study abroad program; however, all financial aid eligibility is determined by Student Financial Affairs. You must speak with Allison Costa, the study abroad financial aid advisor, to determine what aid can be applied to the cost of this study abroad program, including scholarships.

Scholarships

The Brian and Kate Harfe International Exchange Scholarship is available for this program. Please note that preference will be given to students spending an entire year abroad.

You can also visit the UFIC Scholarship Page for available scholarships. 

Application Fee

A $300 non-refundable service charge is assessed for students participating in single semester terms and a $500 non-refundable service charge is assessed for all participating in Academic Year programs. (The $300/$500 fee is refundable if student is not accepted to the program). This charge is due within 21 days of the application.


For more information about the program, visit the CLAS Academic Advising Center-Exchanges page.

UFIC Study Abroad Advisor
Leslie Johnson
352-273-1508
ljohnson@ufic.ufl.edu

Program Coordinator
Dr. Brian Harfe

352-294-1955
bharfe@ufl.edu