Melbourne, Australia

Having spent five months [abroad], it’s difficult to explain the impact this experience has had on my perspective, personality, independence, and appreciation for my surroundings.

Natasha Monga
University of Nevada

Participant in Melbourne, Australia


Fees & Deadlines

Melbourne, Australia | 2017-18 Trimesters 1, 2 & 3: Feb – Feb

USAC is a non-profit organization that provides quality, affordable study abroad programs. Our programs give students flexibility and control in selecting options that impact program cost; try our interactive budget sheet to estimate how you can budget and economize.

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    USAC interactive budget sheetTry our interactive budget sheet to estimate all costs for this program including optional items, airfare, living expenses, etc.

    See the Money Matters section for more financial information, including help with financing and scholarship resources.

    Program fee includes:

    • tuition and fees
    • three-day beach welcome program organized by Deakin University
    • host university housing information assistance
    • personalized pre-departure advising
    • immigration visa guidance
    • parental support and advisement
    • scholarship advising and assistance
    • transcript assistance
    • mandatory Australian student health insurance (OSHC)
    • on-going support from Deakin University
    • pre-arranged airport pick-up by Deakin University
    Program Deadlines
    September 1, 2015 Early Admission Period Begins
    September 15, 2016 Trimester 1 Position Hold Refund Deadline | Regular Admission Period Begins
    October 15 Application Deadline
    November 15 Balance Due Deadline
    February 2, 2017 Cancellation Deadline (no refunds)
    February 15 Trimester 2 Position Hold Refund Deadline
    Trimester 3 Position Hold Refund Deadline
    May 1 Trimester 2 Balance Due Deadline
    June 11 Triemster 2 Cancellation Deadline (no refunds)
    September 15 Triemster 3 Balance Due Deadline
    October 8 Trimester 3 Cancellation Deadline (no refunds)

    See Ready to Apply for additional information about the application process and Money Matters for more details regarding payment and cancellation deadlines.

    USAC reserves the right to make adjustments to fees or deadlines at any time. If a program fills earlier than anticipated, USAC may move up the position hold payment deadline date to secure students’ placement in the program.

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    2018 App. Cycle

    January Session: Open

    Trimester 1 (Feb-Jun): Open

    Trimesters 1 & 2 (Feb-Oct): Open

    Trimester 2: Opens 9/1


    Minimum GPA: 2.6

    Minimum class standing:

    Program Type



    Overseas credit

    Program Capacity