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  • Locations: Melbourne, Australia
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: Babson applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring Semester 2021 09/20/2020 10/01/2020 TBA TBA
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Class Status: Undergraduate Program Type: Exchange
Language(s) of Instruction: English Only Prior Language Study: 0
Minimum Cumulative GPA: 2.50 Eligible Populations: Junior, Second Semester Sophomore, Senior
Housing Options: Apartment/Flat, Homestay, Hotel/Hostel, Independent Living Maximum Credits Offered: 16
Academic Highlights: Cultural Studies, Entrepreneurial Studies, Environmental Studies, Finance, Management, Marketing, Visual/Studio Arts Program Advisor: Kaela Conroy
Program Description:

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  • Study on exchange for a semester or academic year at Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) University right in the heart of the city of Melbourne
  • Take entrepreneurship classes from RMIT's Business School — one of the only study abroad programs with EPS courses!
  • Melbourne, voted one of the world’s most liveable cities, is also Australia’s cultural hub. As the events capital of Australia, Melbourne is a sophisticated, modern and friendly city which also has a reputation for embracing the arts.

Academic Calendar

  • Semester 1 (Spring): mid-February – end of June
  • Semester 2 (Fall): early/mid-July – end of November
  • Orientation: Required - takes place the first week and a half of each term

Studying at RMIT

  • RMIT consists of three campuses: City campus, the largest, is located in downtown Melbourne, with Coburg and Bundoora campuses in the northern suburbs, six and thirteen miles away, respectively. Most Babson students attend classes at the City campus.
  • Spanning more than two central-city blocks at the north end of the Swanston Street Walk in Melbourne, the City campus is RMIT's traditional and historical base. RMIT Green
  • It boasts many modern facilities including computer laboratories, libraries, a gymnasium, a health center, and comprehensive student services. It is the only university campus within Melbourne's central business district and is located next door to the city's largest shopping and transport center.
  • RMIT offers courses in a wide range of disciplines and has a reputation for professional programs combining academic and industry needs. RMIT also has strengths in engineering, fine arts, architecture, and communications. Click here for more information about specific courses at RMIT.
  • You will take regular courses with local students at this institution. Course registration takes place during your on-site orientation period, so enrollment in particular courses cannot be guaranteed in advance of arrival. You may enroll in any courses for which space is available and for which you meet the host institution's requirements or prerequisites.
  • Exchange students must take a full-time load of on-campus units while at RMIT. A normal full-time load per semester is 36 to 48 credit points which is usually 3 or 4 classes. Students cannot enroll in more than 48 credit points per semester.
  • Academic support services are available at RMIT.

Life at RMIT

  • Fashion festivals, photography exhibitions, student TV and SYN FM (radio station) are all available on campus within close proximity to Melbourne’s thriving café culture and bar scene. Laneway
  • Students also have access to RMIT services, including: Gymnasium and sporting facilities; Computer laboratories; Extensive library facilities; Clubs and societies; RMIT Student Union; Support services; Multi-faith prayer rooms; and Airport pick-up service.
  • RMIT offers multiple housing options.  More information regarding housing can be found on their Accommodations webpage.  
  • Melbourne, Australia's second largest city with more than 3.5 million people, is a city of neighborhoods. From the inner-city areas like Carlton with  Lygon Street where Melbourne's café culture was born, to St Kilda Beach, with it's second-hand shops and funky cafes, you'll never run out of places to explore.
  • Click here for an extensive guide for exchange and study abroad students.


Cost of Attendance