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TEAN-RMIT University


Program Location Melbourne, Australia
Sponsor The Education Abroad Network (TEAN)
Program Type Co-sponsored
Course # SA 36006
Duration Semester or
2 Semesters
Upcoming Program Dates
To Be Announced
Current Program Dates
Fall 2014 07/07/14 to 11/15/14
Past Dates
Spring 2014 02/10/14 to 06/28/14

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Overview Purdue Credit
Eligibility Program Costs
Financial Aid Deadline
Returnee Info Resources

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Overview
TEAN-RMIT University

RMIT University's main campus is located in Melbourne's city center, within walking distance of shops, inexpensive cafés, pubs and cinemas. The Swanston Street tram provides excellent transportation throughout the city and makes frequent stops at RMIT. Trendy Brunswick Street, known for its coffeehouses, eateries and alternative scene, is in nearby Fitzroy. Additionally, Melbourne's Little Italy is easily accessible via a short walk or quick tram ride to Lygon Street, where students can enjoy more cafés, pizzerias and other ethnic foods.

Study Australia participants will reside in self-catering, modern apartments or residential colleges with single and shared rooms.  Off-campus housing is located in the precincts of South Yarra and Richmond, both vibrent and trendy neighborhoods.

All Study Australia participants are eligible to participate in a number of excursions organized by the RMIT Education Abroad Unit and Study Australia resident directors. Popular trips include ones to Phillip Island, the Great Ocean Road, Mornington Peninsula and Wilson's Promontory.

For more program information, please visit the program website. This program is sponsored by:The Education Abroad Network (TEAN).

Eligibility

TEAN-RMIT University

The program is open to Purdue students who have completed at least two semesters of university study by the start of the program. Successful candidates will demonstrate academic success, maturity and a desire to experience another culture.

GPA Requirement: 2.5 on a 4.0 scale
Language Requirement: none

Purdue Credit
Direct Credit available from the following: [College of Agriculture][College of Engineering][College of Liberal Arts][Krannert School of Management][College of Health and Human Sciences][College of Science][College of Technology]

If students complete courses while abroad from Purdue colleges that have not approved the program, they might be able to earn transfer credit for those courses. Students interested in pursuing transfer credit should discuss this with both their academic advisor and their study abroad advisor before applying to the program.

Estimated Program Costs

Students should carefully note what costs need to be paid to Purdue University or to a co-sponsor or agency, and what costs need to be paid at the overseas study location.  This will vary by program.

Program fee includes tuition, overseas health coverage (OSHC), 5-day arrival orientation program with meals and accommodations, excursions, airport pick-up and reception, host family introductions, & student guild/union fees.

Costs for this program are estimated and subject to change. The cost figures listed below are for: Spring 2014

Costs per semester to be billed by Purdue and Co-sponsor
Program Fee$13,350.00
Study Abroad Fee$914.00
Housing$8,690.00
Purdue International Insurance (per month)$32.00
Program Discount for Purdue Students- $1,500.00
Purdue Study Abroad Scholarship (Semester or 2 Semesters) [More Info]- $3000

Approximate additional costs per semester
To be paid by the student.
Round-trip Airfare$2,150.00
Visa$550.00
Books and Supplies$350.00
Meals$1,900.00
Miscellaneous Personal Expenses $0.00 -$1,700.00
Travel Documents (passport, photos)$175.00

Financial Aid

Purdue University financial aid may be applied to the costs of studying abroad. Students interested in receiving financial aid should

NOTE:  Recipients of certain tuition remission and scholarship programs should pay careful attention to the regulations for using those benefits for study abroad.  Ask your financial aid advisor about any limitations.

Click here for a list of scholarships and grants available to assist with the costs of studying overseas.

Application Deadlines

For full consideration, students must submit all supporting documents by the application deadline.  Popular programs fill quickly, often before the deadline.  To insure a place in a program, apply early.

As soon as a student submits an on-line application, a My Study Abroad account is created. Applicants should consult this page often to check on the status of the application.

Program Application Deadline
Most Fall Semester Programs Mar 1
Most Spring Semester Programs Sep 15


Returnees Information
TEAN-RMIT University

Click below to search for Purdue students who have participated in this program and are willing to be contacted.  If you get no results, you can use the search form to find people who studied in the country you are interested in.

Resources

The websites listed below contain information about this program. The accuracy of information at external sites cannot be guaranteed.


For more information on this program, please contact the Study Abroad Office by phone (765) 494-2383 or email studyabroad@purdue.edu.

Country map courtesy of The General Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin