One of the world's leading institutions focusing on the tropics, Australia's James Cook University is surrounded by the spectacular ecosystems of the rainforests of the Wet tropics, the dry savannahs, and the iconic Great Barrier Reef. Our unique location enables students from Australia and overseas to study in a diverse physical environment unparalleled by any university in the world.
Ranked in the top four percent
of the world's tertiary institutions by the respected Academic Ranking of World Universities produced by the Shanghai Jiao Tong University, James Cook University is dedicated to creating a brighter future for life in the tropics world-wide, through graduates and discoveries that make a difference. The University conducts nationally significant and internationally recognised research in areas such as marine sciences, biodiversity, tropical ecology and environments, global warming, tourism, and tropical medicine and public health care in under-served populations. Since our establishment in 1970, we have expanded into a multi-campus institution
with our main campuses in the tropical cities of Cairns, Singapore and Townsville, with smaller study centres in Mount Isa, Thursday Island and Mackay. We also have a campus in Brisbane, operated by Russo Higher Education. Our students come from many backgrounds, promoting a rich cultural and experiential diversity on campus. Our undergraduate and postgraduate courses
span the Arts, Biomedical Sciences, Business, Creative Media, Dentistry, Education, Engineering, Healthcare Sciences, Information Technology, Law, Medicine, Nursing and Midwifery, Pharmacy, Planning, Psychological Science, Science, Social Work, Sustainability and Veterinary Science. We aim to give graduates the qualifications and skills they need for the global workforce.
We also recognise our special obligation to be relevant to our own region and have forged close linkages into the economy and social fabric of the northern Queensland. We are dedicated to ensuring that our teaching, learning and research is not only of high quality, but also delivers practical benefits to the peoples and industries of the region.
James Cook University: Quick Facts
||JCU has four campuses in Queensland, Australia. CCU students can study at the Townsville Campus or the Cairns Campus.
||17,000 on-campus students at Townsville and Cairns; 6,000 international students from more than 100 different countries
|Who can Apply
||All undergraduate Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors
||Minimum 3.0 GPA required for admission
|Courses Taught in English
||CCU is a designated exchange partner of James Cook University, which means you may be eligible to attend JCU as an exchange student and pay CCU's in-tuition rate. Exchange programs are run on a reciprocal basis and CCU is allowed a specific number of exchange slots that varies by year.
You can study for one semester or a full academic year, and receive credit towards your CCU degree. To qualify as an exchange student, you will need to be nominated by CCU.
Exchange slot charges $5,768.00 (In-State Rate Fall 2018/Spring 2019), Exchange Slot(s) awarded based on GPA. Non-exchange charges are currently AUS$ 11,399.00 (based on 2017/2018 JCU charges) and are subject to exchange fluctuation.
||On-campus accommodations are available but are not guaranteed. Students are strongly urged to apply early to the program in order to apply for on-campus housing. Where students are granted on-campus housing, each resident is housed in single room accommodations and has phone and computer access. Bedrooms are furnished, heated and carpeted. There are shared bathrooms, kitchens, laundry and recreational areas. The residences have a common room with meeting rooms, kitchen, television area and a large open space for social events. The cost of on-campus accommodation varies on each campus depending on the type of accommodation and services provided. For more information about accommodation costs, please contact Center for Global Engagement.
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||Visit James Cook University website https://www.jcu.edu.au/international-students