PERTH: Curtin University

Perth, Australia

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  • Fall Semester - July - December
  • Spring Semester - February - June

Application Deadline

  • Fall Semester - March 1
  • Spring Semester - October 1


Study Abroad Coordinator: Katherine Pruess (

Students will be fully immersed in the university with full-time, degree-seeking students. Courses are offered in most Arts & Sciences disciplines. Students will have access to all the university's resources, including: sports clubs, e-mail, computer labs, and the library.Curtin


Students may choose from Curtin University's entire catalog. Courses taken abroad may satisfy college and departmental core requirements. Students should consult with their advisor to discuss the specific requirements that may be satisfied abroad.

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Host University

Curtin University, located in the capital of Western Australia is Western Australia’s largest and most international university, and is a vibrant multicultural institution.

Curtin offers courses to over 20,000 undergraduate and graduate students: 3,000 of these students come from 90 different countries. One of Australia's most respected universities, Curtin was established in 1967 as an institute of technology.

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Eligibility Requirements

  • 2 completed terms at NU, one of which may be a summer term
  • GPA of at least 2.75
  • Transfer students and spring admits, please contact OISP for eligibility

Application Procedure

    • Completed online OISP application

    Please submit the following directly to OISP:

    • Curtin University application (available from OISP)
    • Personal statement
    • Official transcript
    • 1 letter of recommendation
    • Photocopy of Passport ID Page
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Fall 2015 or Spring 2016: $TBD

Includes: Northeastern University (NU) tuition for 16 NU credits ($TBD), and International Security and Emergency Support ($350). Students are responsible for all other expenses, including housing and other non-academic costs for which they will be billed directly by the program provider or host institution. Students are also responsible for arranging and purchasing their own flights.

Australia, Perth: Curtin University Study Abroad Program Budget (Semester)



Students will live on campus with Australian and other international students in "cottage" style accommodations. The suites are fully furnished, including kitchen facilities, which allow you to prepare your own meals. Meals are not included.


Perth, the sunniest and most isolated regional capital, is characterized by a Mediterranean-type climate and relaxed attitude. Perth is located just off the Swan River and a few miles from the Indian Ocean beaches, and has a population of 1.2 million people. The city is filled with cafes, bistros, nightclubs, and piano bars. Western Australia's beautiful parks, natural wildlife, and beaches, contribute to making Perth a truly enjoyable city.