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University of Michigan Ann Arbor SCA EXC
Anne Arbor MI, United States (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Semester 1,
Semester 2,
Year (Sem 2 & Sem 1)
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Program Details:
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Minimum Mark:
65%; Credit
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Agreement Scope:
Sydney College of the Arts
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Program Type:
Exchange Semester/Year
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2019 Ranking:
Not applicable
Program Description:
Program Description:


University of Michigan Ann Arbor
Location: Ann Arbor, MI
Year Established: 1817 
Student population: 43,600
One of the world’s most distinguished universities, the University of Michigan is a high ranking public university that regularly ranks in the top three in the country. It attracts the highest achieving students from all over the world and is located in the culturally rich community of Ann Arbor, near Detroit.
The University’s teaching and research staff are some of the best in the US, including world authorities, Nobel Laureates and internationally acclaimed performing artists and composers. Due to its size and complexity, the University offers a vast range of resources including a massive health care complex, an impressive library system and excellent computer access. There are 600 student organisations, 350 concerts and recitals every year, and hundreds of speakers, symposia, films, and readings.

Unique characteristics
There are 17 schools and colleges with more than 5,500 undergraduate courses. The Stamps School of Art & Design focuses on creative practice and thought leadership, offering some of the best studios in the country, an innovative curriculum and small class sizes.

About 65 km outside Detroit, Ann Arbor offers an exciting intellectual community with plenty of pubs, bookstores and cafes. The town is closely integrated with the University but has its own cultural offerings as well as parks and athletics facilities.

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Academic Information

Course Catalogue 
Information about units of study at the host university

Subject Area/s: Visual Arts

Exclusions apply

Teaching Periods: Semesters/Terms
Term 1: August - December
Term 2: January - April

Credit (Full-Time Load/Semester)

University of Sydney

Host University


15 credits

The above full-time load is indicative only.
Applications for academic credit are assessed by the relevant University of Sydney faculty/department based on: study load, contact hours, assessment requirements and level of study.

Grading System
The university uses letter grades from A+ through F, corresponding to a 4 point GPA

Transcripts Issued by Partner
Transcripts will be available at the end of your exchange period


Language of Instruction
Classes at the host university are taught in English


What is the host city like?
Find out more information about the host city

Housing options are offered by the host university

Cost of Living
Use this guide to estimate living expenses associated with studying overseas.

Students are required to obtain health insurance valid during their exchange.

Useful Information

Semester/Term Dates
Access the University's calendar

For Exchange/International Students
Specific information for exchange students provided by the host university
An international student orientation
 is held before the start of semester

Support Services 
The International Center can provide assistance to exchange students

Information from the host university
Information from the Embassy of The United States in Australia

Student Experiences

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