Study Abroad


An HPU Exchange Program
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Poster_RMITFounded in 1887, RMIT has grown up in the City of Melbourne. RMIT’s largest campus is in the heart of Melbourne and within easy reach of the creative vitality the city has to offer, making RMIT the ideal choice for those who want to be amongst the action. The three diverse Melbourne campuses are home to approximately 12,000 international students from more than 100 countries. When you study at RMIT you’re part of a vibrant and welcoming university filled with social, cultural, sporting and recreation activities.

RMIT’s campuses are continually evolving to meet the demands of modern study. You’ll find award-winning buildings equipped with industry-standard facilities, modern technology and sustainable features. No matter what you study or at which campus, you’ll have access to spaces and facilities designed for you to explore, learn, research and create.

In 2015, according to the QS World University Rankings, was ranked 20th in the world for art & design subjects, making it the top design school in Australia. RMIT was also ranked 51-100 in the world in the subjects of: accounting and finance, computer science, and information systems. In 2013, according to the QS World University Rankings, was among the world’s top 100 universities in the fields of communication and media, computer science and information systems, and accounting and finance

Top 3 Reasons to Study Here:

  1. RMIT is one of Australia’s top five universities for international exchange.
  2. RMIT is a QS 5-star university in the areas of: research, employability, teaching, facilities, internationalization, innovation, engagement, specialization.
  3. It is ranked 32nd worldwide among universities under 50 years old


Quick Facts

Location: Melbourne, Australia (population: 4.1 million)

University enrollment: 81,000 across 5 campuses

Terms available: 

  • Session 1: February-June (including exams)
  • Session 2: July-December

Minimum application requirements: 3.0 GPA and Sophomore status

Application deadlines: 

  • Fall Term Abroad: March 15
  • Spring Term Abroad: May 15, the year prior

Visa information: Students must apply for a Student Visa. No other visa is permitted through the Exchange Program. See the Visa Information: Australia page for detailed information.


Academic Program

RMIT offers course work in Business, Communication (Media, Games & Interactive Media Design, Journalism, Public Relations), Computer Science, Criminal Justice, Exercise Science, Humanities, Math & Statistics, Psychology, Science to name a few.

Look for specific modules in the course catalog. Information on how to use the Course Search Tool and some of the restricted areas can be found using the “How to Search for Courses” link.


Credit Transfer

For High Point University to recognize the credits you complete abroad, you must earn at least a grade equivalent to a C in the U.S. HPU will not accept credit for courses with grades of C– or below. Grades for all courses earned abroad are recorded on the international transcript. Credits are received by HPU as transfer credits which means the credit is received but the grade is not. Your HPU grade point average will not be impacted positively or negatively by your study abroad courses.

Note: In order to satisfy General Education (Core) requirements, a course must earn a minimum of 3 credits. While HPU is able to accept a relevant course worth one or two credits, one and two credit courses earned at the University of Anglia will not satisfy your General Education requirements.

For More Information…

For more information, visit the RMIT website or email a study abroad representative. To schedule an advising appointment, contact the Office of Study Abroad at (336) 841-9280.

Office of Global Education

Location: Cottrell Hall, Suite 142
Phone: +1 (336) 841-9280
Mailing Address:
High Point University
Office of Global Education
One University Parkway, Drawer 24
High Point, NC 27268  USA

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