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  • Locations: Townsville, Australia
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: Arcadia 
  • Restrictions: U of A applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year U of A Application Deadline U of A Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2020 11/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Summer 2020 02/01/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Academic Year 2020-2021 04/01/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2020 04/01/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** If you are applying for an external program, please note the U of A application deadline listed may be different than the external program provider's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Study Abroad Advisor: Bumpers College: Veronica Mobley, College of Architecture & Design: Brian Poepsel, College of Education & Health Professions: Veronica Mobley, College of Engineering: Brian Poepsel, Fulbright College: Katie Sabo, Walton College: Sarah Malloy Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 2.5
Credit Hours Available: Between 12-18 Credit Hours Area of Study: Agri, Food & Life Sciences, Anthropology, Biochemistry, Biology, Business (Economics), Business (Finance), Business (General), Business (Management), Chemistry, Engineering, Environmental Soil & Water Sci, Geography, Geology, Mathematics, Physics, Plant Science
Program Duration: Academic Year, Semester, Varies Credit Type: Transfer Credit
Language of Instruction: English Open to non-U of A students?: No
Open to Graduate Students?: No Housing Options: Apartment, Dorm
Program Description:

James Cook University

Program Overview

With its close proximity to the Great Barrier Reef and surrounding tropical savannahs, bushlands and rainforest, James Cook's campus is a breathtaking sample of Australia's rich environment. Science courses make sure to take advantage of the environment with fieldwork components.

There is an extensive range of course offerings, including an internationally renowned marine biology program as well as other programs in biodiversity, tropical environmental studies, earth sciences, tropical health, and tourism. JCU is consistently ranked in the world's top three for research performance in the areas of ecology and environment, plant and animal sciences, and geosciences and is ranked among the top 12 tourism education institutions in the world with its special focus on ecotourism. Special offerings also include cultural heritage management and Asia-Pacific community development.

Arcadia's Approach

Arcadia opens the doors to new experiences, different academic learning, people, cultures and perspectives so you can build your own lifelong learning and memories:

  • Enjoy academic success – earn credit abroad

  • Explore a new world – excursions, activities, events, and so much more!

  • Get to know yourself – gain a new view of the world and your place in it.

  • Rely on us for support – 9 centers in 12 countries worldwide

  • Boost your resume – employers AND graduate schools.

Please check our website for dates and the latest program information.

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