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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Minimum GPA: 2.5 Academic Area: Business, Communication Studies, Education, Health and Community Services, Human Services, Humanities, Information Technology, Justice Studies, Law, Management & Information Systems, Psychology, Social Science
Program Type: Affiliated Institution Program Housing Options: Off-campus student housing, On-campus housing
Credit Type: 12 USC credits = 4 US credits Language of Instruction: English
Program Terms:: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
Program Description:

University of the Sunshine Coast 
Queensland, Australia 

Accommodation and Meals

Payment Deadlines and Costs
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Program Overview

USC’s modern campus at Sippy Downs is the only full-service campus on the
Sunshine Coast. It features the latest in teaching and learning spaces, an art gallery,
an award-winning librarycafes and sport facilities.

Bordering a nature reserve, the sustainable campus is shared with wildlife,
including kangaroos. USC also offers convenient study locations including Fraser
Coast, USC Gympie, USC SouthBank (Brisbane), Noosa, Caboolture, North Lakes
and a research facility on the world-heritage-listed Fraser Island.

University of Sunshine Coast International Student Guide

As well as a world-class learning destination, the Sunshine Coast is one of Australia’s
best lifestyle locations.   USC's Sippy Downs campus is centrally located to all the
Coast has to offer from white-sand beaches, stunning hinterland, diverse cafés, restaurants
and entertainment venues, vibrant attractions and markets to the people themselves—genuine and welcoming. These reasons and more are why approximately 2.8 million * visitors,
from around the world, travel to experience the Sunshine Coast's unique casual coast culture
each year. Enjoy these attractions on your doorstep daily. Best of all, most of these experiences
are free to enjoy.

The Sunshine Coast region continues to grow rapidly and now has a population of more
than 300,000 people. As the region develops, so too do the business and employment
opportunities. USC graduates are enjoying greater diversity in career choices as they study
and develop their careers locally.

* Tourism Queensland: Sunshine Coast Regional Snapshot, September 2013.

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Academic Fields of Study


Study Abroad students can choose courses from a wide range of disciplines:
  • Business, IT and tourism
  • Creative Industries, Design and Communication
  • Education and Law
  • Engineering, Planning and Science
  • Health and Sport Science
  • Humanities, Psychology and Social Sciences
The full list of courses available can be found here
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Accommodation and Meals

There are a variety of accommodation options close to the Sippy Downs campus and USC SouthBank to suit any budget and length of stay. Students can choose from on-campus accommodations, off-campus rentals and homestays.

Further information can be found here.

It is essential for international students to organize either short or long-term accommodation before arriving on the Sunshine Coast. USC students have access to a range of affordable accommodation and housing options, including:
  • Student accommodation complexes
  • Homestay
  • Private, off campus accommodation
It is essential for international students to organize either short or long-term accommodation before arriving on the Sunshine Coast. Give yourself the best possible chance for a good start to your studies knowing you have somewhere to stay when you get to USC.
Estimated Program Costs

Please view this form with details on the NON-EXCHANGE Study Abroad Program Pricing.  You will pay BOTH tuition and housing directly to University of Sunshine Coast.
Students applying as NON-EXCHANGE will receive a 15% discount on tuition.
INT_USC costs PartnerStudent_2018 (1).pdf

Other fees may include transportation, Australian health insurance, visa fees, study abroad administrative fee, additional cultural activities.
Application Process

Please complete the Montclair State University study abroad application process. Students must first be nominated by the Office of International Engagement who will then send their materials to USC.

For Further Information

Contact Francesca De Ros, Study Abroad Coordinator,

Domenica Dominguez, Director of Study Abroad and International Programs,

Please click on the "Apply Now" at the top of the page to begin your MSU study abroad application.

The Office of International Engagement
Rm. 207, Student Center Annex
Montclair State University
Montclair, NJ, 07043

Front Desk: 973 655 6862
For general questions about Study Abroad, please contact:


Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2021-2022 03/01/2021 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2021 03/01/2021 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.