AUSTRALIA: VICTORIA UNIVERSITY
Note: CSU IP recommends that students apply by the priority deadline as available spaces may be limited on popular programs.
|Calendar Year Application Deadlines
September 1: Priority Deadline
October 1: Secondary Deadline
November 1: Late Application Deadline
|Academic Year Application Deadlines
February 1: Priority Deadline
March 1: Secondary Deadline
2.5 Cumulative GPA
CSU Class Standing
Sophomore, Junior, or Senior.
There are no CSU IP pre-requisites for this program. Students are responsible for verifying that they meet individual course pre-requisites prior to registration with the overseas institution.
PROGRAM AT A GLANCE
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to view the online course catalog.
Students are required to take the equivalent of 15 CSU units per semester.
to view the Academic Bulletin for this program for further details regarding course credits and academic policies.
Students pay the same tuition for Australia: Victoria University as the tuition paid for their home CSU campus. For more information on costs, including accommodations, travel and other expenses, see the Budget Estimates at the top of the brochure page.
CSU IP students spend an Academic Year or Calendar Year abroad on this program. The traditional Australian academic cycle begins in February and ends in November (see Calendar Year below).
Academic Year: July to June
Calendar Year: February to November
is one of Australia’s largest universities enrolling over 50,000 students, including more than 5,000 international students. VU has 14 campuses in Melbourne, and CSU IP students take courses on the Footscray Park campus. CSU IP students enroll directly in Victoria University, studying alongside Australian students and gaining the experience of being fully integrated into life at VU and in Australia.
Students are required to have a major (or a closely related major) in one of the approved areas of study listed above. Students will need to complete specific major or related courses in order to be prepared for the coursework at VU. Students should consult the VU website for specific courses and keep in mind that not all coursework is available to visiting students and that prerequisites may apply. For more information about the academic programs at VU, students may refer to the CSU IP Academic Bulletin
for the previous year. Note that course offerings are subject to change and may not be offered during the year of intended study.
Please note that the Australia: Victoria University is based on reciprocal exchange; the number of CSU IP participants accepted into the program is dependent on the ability of Victoria University to send students to study in the U.S. Students applying to this program should select a second choice program in Australia (or elsewhere) that also offers their area of study, in the event that they are not selected for participation in their first choice. The alternate program(s) should be noted on the “Second Choice Questionnaire,” which can be found in the CSU IP application.
Victoria University is in Melbourne, the capital and most populous city in the Australian state of Victoria. Melbourne
rates highly in education, entertainment, research and development, tourism and sport, making it the world’s most livable city, for the fifth year in a row in 2015. Victoria University has 14 campuses in Melbourne, with CSU IP students taking courses on the largest campus, Footscray Park. The campus is within walking distance to the Footscray train station and is a 10 minute train ride to the Melbourne city center. More information on the Footscray Park campus can be found here
Students arrange their own housing using information provided Victoria University. Some students secure housing before departure, choosing to live in on-campus residence halls, while others prefer to live off-campus in shared apartments or home stays. More information about on-campus and off-campus accommodations at VU can be found here