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Boston College EXC
Boston MA, 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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Level:
Undergraduate
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Language/s:
English
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Anticipated Places:
TBC
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Minimum Mark:
65%; Credit
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Agreement Scope:
University-wide
Program Description:
Program Description:

About

Boston College
Location: Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts
Year Established: 1863
Student population: 14,000
University ranking: 339
 
About 
With approximately 9100 undergraduate and 4900 graduate students, the university exhibits its strong commitment to academic excellence through its various undergraduate programs in the College of Arts and Sciences, the Carroll School of Management, the Lynch School of Education, the Connell School of Nursing, as well as its various graduate schools.

Highlights
Boston College offers a wide variety of extracurricular activities, with 34 intramural or club sports, over 150 social and intercultural clubs, as well as volunteer opportunities. The Office of International Programs and Office of International Students and Scholars also host social activities for all exchange and international students.

Unique characteristics
Known as “The Heights,” the university’s 118-acre main campus has stunning Gothic architecture, a clear view of the Boston skyline, and easy access to the city’s amenities.
 
Location
Founded in 1630, the city of Boston is a blend of the past, present, and future.  Eighteenth- and nineteenth-century buildings are interspersed among tall, modern structures; the city is surrounded by a corridor of high-technology industries.  Boston boasts the greatest concentration of higher education institutions in the United States, and is a hub for the arts and culture with world-renowned museums and a wide variety of sports, music, and theater.


Boston College
 

Academic Information

Course Catalogue 
Information about units of study at the host university

Subject Area/s:

Arts and Social Sciences

Business

Science

Psychology

Visual Art

Music


Restrictions: Due to high demand, the Economics Department and Finance Department will allow registration in only one class.
Exclusions: Courses from the BC Graduate Schools
 
Teaching Periods: Semesters/Terms
Term 1: August - December
Term 2: January - May

Credit (Full-Time Load/Semester):

University of Sydney

Host University

24cpts

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
 

Languages

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

Language Requirement
See language requirement for non-native speakers of English.
 

Living

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

Accommodation 
Host university does offer accommodation but places are extremely limited.

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

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

Useful Information

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

Semester/Term Dates
Access the University's calendar

Orientation
An international student orientation programme is held before the start of semester

Support Services 
International Student Services can provide assistance to exchange students

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

Student Experiences

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