Semester Exchange - Butler University 

Semester Exchange - Butler University 

Butler University is located just a few miles from downtown Indianapolis. The nearby Broad Ripple Village neighborhood offers trendy restaurants, shopping and nightspots. When you start at Butler, you’ll find a community of classmates and faculty that are committed to your success. In fact, the U.S.News & World Report named Butler among the top schools in the country when it comes to enriched undergraduate offerings that lead to student success. They concluded that Butler is committed to providing all undergrads with “the best possible educational experience.” Butler University's mission is to provide the highest quality of liberal and professional education and to integrate the liberal arts with professional education, by creating and fostering a stimulating intellectual community built upon interactive dialogue and inquiry among students, faculty, and staff.

Country

United States of America

Type of Program

Exchange

Level of Study

Undergraduate
Postgraduate

Length of Program

5 months

Program Dates

Fall Semester: August - December
Spring Semester: January - May

Language of Instruction

English

Travel Grant

$700

GPA Requirement (Out of 4.0)

2.0

Course Information

Course Catalog
Class Schedule

Accommodation

Butler Housing

Exchange Student Website

Butler Exchange Website

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for this program, you must meet the following criteria:
  • Macquarie Abroad General Eligibility Criteria
  • Must have minimum GPA 2.5 out of 4.0 at time of assessment
  • Sufficient proof of funding for US Visa (varies by university, approximately $8,000-10,000 USD)
  • Nomination from Macquarie University
  • English language proficiency for non-native speakers
  • Review the course information and restricted courses to check it is suitable for your degree progression at Macquarie University

How to Apply

Applicants must complete an online Application form. You'll need to include:

Your personal details, three university preferences. statement on how your preferences align with your degree at Macquarie University

Once you have conducted your research, it should take around 10 minutes to complete an application

Important notes:

Application Fee: $50 AUD, non-refundable

Insurance: All students are covered by Macquarie University AIG travel insurance and must purchase extra insurance to cover any travel taken before or after the official start and end dates for the semester abroad as well as any leisure activities outside of the scope of your program. Students in the USA may be required to purchase mandatory university health insurance plans and should expect this additional cost, while others may be able to waive out of this requirement dependent on the university chosen.

Program Costs:  You remain enrolled at Macquarie University and continue to pay your tuition fees to Macquarie University. As an exchange student you pay no tuition fees to host university. However, you must also always be prepared for unexpected expenses, and should consider how you will be dealing with the expenses of your exchange before you leave your home country. Prior to departure, you will need to save sufficient funds to cover all of your expenses for the duration of your exchange. Some costs to consider include: airfares, students visa (if required), travel health insurance, accommodation, food, additional travel, entertainment, textbooks, incidental expense. If you wish to work while you are away, it is important to note that work rights for international students vary from country to country. For further information about your visa restrictions please contact the consulate or embassy of your host country.


*Disclaimer: Macquarie University does not ensure the quality or reputation of activities run externally, should students choose to undertake these activities they take on the full risk and responsibility. All students need to undertake their own risk assessment before departure, considering wisely their personal health and safety risks. Ultimately participation in these activities is at the students’ risk.

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Summary
Butler University is located just a few miles from downtown Indianapolis. The nearby Broad Ripple Village neighborhood offers trendy restaurants, shopping and nightspots. When you start at Butler, you’ll find a community of classmates and faculty that are committed to your success.

Area of study
Education; Engineering and IT; Environment; Media, creative arts, and communication; Society, history and languages

Eligibility
Has a GPA requirement

Tags
Macquarie, Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Engineering, Education, Environment, Human sciences, Exchange, Butler, US

Benefits
Travel Grant

Value
AU$700

Phone
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Email
mi.exchange@mq.edu.au

Apply URL
https://students.mq.edu.au/experience/travel-while-studying/apply

Closing dates URL
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Level of study
Undergraduate; Postgraduate

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