College of the Extended University


Study in Melbourne, Australia


Melbourne, Australia

RMIT is a global university of technology and design. With collaborative spaces equipped with new generation technology and facilities, RMIT will redefine the way you learn. Not only will you have access to teachers and tutors who are leaders in their fields, you’ll also have an eye on the latest research studies being conducted throughout the University. You could find yourself working on real projects while you study in the heart of one of the most diverse cities in the world.

Established in 1887 as a private educational college, RMIT produces a number of highly successful and influential industry professionals, RMIT has been ranked one of the top universities in the world for student profile, academic staff profile, and excellence in research. 

Areas of Study:

  • Urban Planning
  • Social Science
  • Public Relations
  • Psychology
  • Textile Design
  • Music Industry
  • Anthropology
  • Aerospace
  • Biology
  • Architecture
  • Health
  • Geology
  • Food Science
  • Computer Systems
  • Applied Physics
  • Biotechnology
  • Marketing
  • Finance
  • Education
  • Statistics
  • Economics
  • Administration
  • Accounting
  • Fine Art
  • Fashion
  • Business
  • Communication
  • Mathematics
  • Graphic Design
  • Civil Engineering
  • Journalism
  • Languages
  • Environmental Science
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Software Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Manufacturing
  • Information Technology
  • Applied Chemistry
  • Landscape Architecture
  • International Business
  • Business Information Systems
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Electronic Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • and more

Academic Information

Courses taught by local faculty. Students have fewer contact hours with professors than they would have in the US. Students are expected to do extensive research and reading outside of class.

Search for Courses

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RMIT University Website

Language(s) of Instruction



  • Meeting minimum requirements does not guarantee acceptance.
  • Requires a 2.75 GPA, good academic standing.
  • Sophomore, Junior or Senior standing at the time of departure.

Open to

Students from all colleges and majors

Program Cost

Students pay regular Cal Poly Pomona tuition. Students are responsible for all additional travel and living costs. Financial-Aid is transferrable.

See Cost Breakdown

Program Dates

Fall: July to November

            Final Deadline to Apply: March 1

Spring: March to June

            Final Deadline to Apply: October 1


RMIT provides the following links to students regarding housing suggestions:

Local Accommodation Search

RMIT Housing Help

RMIT Village

It is the student’s responsibility to secure housing independently. Housing can be arranged prior to arrival if the student plans to stay in a prepaid student dorm. If the student is planning on renting a room (most common option), it is the student’s responsibility to search upon arrival while temporarily staying in hostel/hotel accommodations.

Additional Resources

Next Step

Students may view the application process for exchange programs and download the following required forms to submit in with their application.

  1. International Center Application
  2. Host Institution Application
  3. Official Transcripts
  4. Copy of signed passport
  5. Two passport photos attached to their application
  6. Two Letters of Recommendation
  7. Statement of Purpose
  8. Independent Return Travel Form
  9. Illegal Drug Use Policy Form
  10. Conduct of Behavior Form
  11. Trip Release Form
  12. Release of Liability Form
  13. Health Status Report Form – (follow instructions)

Application Deadlines:
March 01 for Fall, September 15 for Spring

Contact Kraig Walkup by phone at (909) 869-2697 or for additional information.