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W&M Exchange- Adelaide
Adelaide, Australia (Exchange Program)
Program Terms: Academic Year,
This program is currently not accepting applications.
Restrictions: W&M applicants only
Fact Sheet:
 Study Abroad Advisor:
Debi DeBacco (
 Program Type:
WM Exchange
 Language of Instruction:
 Language Requirements:
 Host Institution Website:
 GPA Requirement:
 Host Institution:
University of Adelaide
 Service Component:
 Credit Type:
Transfer Credit
 Housing Options:
Apartment (shared)
Program Description:

The W&M Exchange at the University of Adelaide program will not be open for the Spring 2017 semester. The Assisted Enrollment option for the University of Adelaide will be open, however. Please contact Debi DeBacco ( for more information.

Uni Adelaide

The University of Adelaide, established in 1874, is among Australia's leading universities.  Studying at the University of Adelaide means being part of a rich tradition of excellence in education and research, with world-class academic staff and a vibrant student life. The University offers over 120 programs of study with numerous course options in each program.  W&M students may choose from the full university curriculum in their course selections.

(US) Fall Semester (mid-July-November)
(US) Spring Semester (February-June)
(US) Academic Year (mid-July-June)

Application Deadlines:
(US) Fall Semester: March 15
(US) Spring Semester: October 1
(US) Academic Year: March 15

After students are nominated by W&M, they will be emailed a link to the Adelaide online application form which must be completed by November 1 (spring) and May 1 (fall). Once accepted, the University of Adelaide will send students a Confirmation of Enrollment (CoE) which is a required document to obtain a visa.

Course Information:
Students earn at least 12 transfer credits and may choose courses from the full university curriculum. Most courses are worth 3 units, which is the equivalent of 4 W&M credits. Students select courses online once accepted and assigned a user ID.

Except for History,  all courses must be pre- or post-approved. History courses will be automatically approved as HIST 299 once students submit a syllabus to the Global Education Office at Reves. Grades will not appear on transcript or be included in GPA calculations.

Program Fees:
The tuition exchange agreement between the College of William & Mary and the University of Adelaide allows W&M students to pay their regular tuition and fees to W&M while taking classes at Adelaide. W&M students will pay housing, meals and other fees on site in Adelaide.

A $75 application fee, $200 off-campus fee and international medical/evacuation insurance fee of $170 apply to all students and are paid to the W&M Bursar's Office prior to the start of the program.

All students studying in Austrialia are required to pay for Overseas Student Health Coverage OSHC (approximaetly $265 USD)  to have access to health care. You must provide proof of coverage prior to applying for a visa. The Australian studnt visa cost is approximately $400 USD. Students are responsible for airfare.

Housing and Meals: 
There are several housing options with varying costs depending on the facility ranging from $140USD to $350USD (St Mark's which includes all meals) per week. The Village (townhouse style, university owned and a short tram ride to campus), Urbanest (apartment style,  short walk to campus) and St, Mark's College (catered residence on campus). Student's apply and pay for housing directly with the provider.  Their are no meal plans available through the university. Unless you live at St. Mark's College students are responsible for cooking or providing their own meals.

Please note: These costs are provided based on inforamtion from the host university and are subject to change
The currency exchange rate was calculated on May, 27, 2016.

W&M student in good standing

For more information on this program and the steps to apply, please review the Steps to Study Abroad on our website.

Dates / Deadlines:
There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
This program is currently not accepting applications.