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University of Maryland SAX
College Park, United States (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Semester 1,
Semester 2,
Year (Sem 1 & Sem 2),
Year (Sem 2 & Sem 1)
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Minimum Mark:
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Program Description:


Location: College Park, Maryland
Year Established: 1856
Student population: 38 140

Maryland students celebrate traditions like rubbing Testudo’s nose for good luck and jumping in the ODK Fountain. Get the quintessential college experience, cheering the Terps at Byrd Stadium, Comcast Center and Ludwig Field, build sustainable housing and award-winning engineering vehicles.  Hop on the Metro to get to your internship on Capitol Hill and take classes from award-winning professors.  Enjoy the once in a lifetime experience of living a short trip from the hallowed halls of Congress, the world’s greatest museums and monuments, and the seat of the State government.
Unique characteristics
Close proximity to Washington, DC allows for fellowship and internship opportunities in just about every field of study that will help jump start one's career. In combination with the university's incredible reputation, it will open the doors to a successful future.
Located nine miles from the Nation's Capital, The University of Maryland is an often-visited site along the Baltimore/Washington corridor.
USA - College Park - Byrd Stad

Academic Information

Course Catalogue  
Information about units of study at the host university. 

Subject Area/s: 


Arts and Social Sciences

Gender Studies



Languages and Cultures



Georgraphical Sciences


Exclusions: Units from the Smith School of Business or graduate units offered by the College of Education, the College of Information Studies or the School of Public Policy.

Teaching Periods: Semesters/Terms

Autumn Term: September - December
Spring Term: January - May
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, based on a 4-point scale.

Transcripts Issued by Partner
Transcripts will be available at the end of your exchange period, but you may need to request copies be sent back to your home university.


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

Language Requirement
See language requirements for non-native speakers of 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. Keep in mind you will not pay tuition fees.

Students will be automatically enrolled in health insurance at MSU through SHIP Insurance. The SHIP health insurance is mandatory and cannot be waived, even if students already have coverage. 

More Information here.

Useful Information

For Exchange/International Students
Specific information for exchange students provided by the host university. 

Semester/Term Dates
Access the University's calendar.
A mandatory exchange student orientation is held before the start of semester. 

Support Services 
Student Affairs 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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