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Australia, Liberal Arts

18 Sem Aus
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Estimated Cost: $9,000 to $11,500 


The Study Abroad Experience:
Study in Melbourne, the cultural capital of Australia and the birthplace of Australian film and art. RMIT and Swinburne offer vibrant campuses with a diverse population of local and international students. Melbourne is a fantastic study abroad destination for students who want to take advantage of the diverse cultural opportunities afforded by Australia’s most livable city.

The Course: Kirkwood has an exchange agreement with RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia. . Students should meet with their academic advisor to align their educational goals with study abroad. Most credits will appear as transfer credit from the overseas institution. It is important to meet with your academic advisor, financial aid advisor and study abroad advisor before you decide to study abroad for a semester.

Application Deadlines: 

  • Spring 2019 Semester: October 15, 2018

  • Fall 2019 Semester: March 15, 2019

Next Steps! 
1. Review information on Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) and Melbourne, Australia. 

2. Make an appointment to meet with aStudy Abroad Advisor. 

  • Call: 319-398-5579
  • Visit: International Programs, 1154 Linn Hall, Cedar Rapids Main Campus
  • Email:  

3. Start an online application for study abroad. This application includes a Statement of Purpose and two faculty recommendations. 

4. Meet with your academic advisor to review your degree audit and program completion plan for your AA  degree. 
5.  Complete a  Semester Course Approval Form with the assistance of your academic advisor, faculty and the study abroad advisor. 
6. Interview with study abroad committee.
7. Complete exchange application with RMITl with the help of the study abroad advisor and prepare for travel abroad! (Book tickets, housing, etc)

Program Contact:
Ken Nesbett, Study Abroad Advisor
International Programs Office, 1154 Linn Hall