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University of New South Wales

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Sponsor: The College of Global Studies, Arcadia University

Location: Sydney, Australia

Description: 

The University of New South Wales (UNSW) offers a large modern campus and has an excellent reputation in the fields of business, economics, and engineering. Located in the Kensington and Coogee Beach neighborhoods of Sydney, near countless shops, restaurants, and more than 15 miles of coastline with beautiful walking trails, UNSW still allows for quick and easy access to Sydney.

Terms: 

  • Full Year
  • Fall
  • Winter/Spring

Term Notes: This program follows the Australian academic calendar: Fall Quarter begins in early July and ends in November. Winter/Spring Quarters begin in early February and end in late June. Full Year is either February through November (the Australian academic year) or early July through late June (the U.S. academic year). Students may choose either option.

Requirements: 

Admission Info:
To apply, Northwestern students must: 

  1. Complete an NU Study Abroad Application by the appropriate deadline
  2. Complete an Arcadia application by the program's deadline

Languages: English

Housing: 

  • University Terraces: self-catered student apartments located on the main UNSW campus, with Arcadia students sharing a room or apartment with other Australian and/or international students
  • On-campus residential colleges with Australian students. Spots are limited, competitve, and include an additional cost.

Program Costs: 

Fall 2014: $31,090

Billed by Northwestern: $19,850

  • Tuition: $17,350
  • SAAF: $2,500

Estimated additional costs: $11,240

  • Housing: $5,300
  • Meals: $1,710
  • Airfare: $1,695
  • Local transportation: $430
  • Books & supplies: $255
  • Personal expenses: $1,370
  • Visa: $480