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  • Locations: Adelaide, Australia
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: Minnesota State Mankato applicants only
  • Budget Sheets: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2025 10/01/2024 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Faculty Director(s) / Program Contact: Anna Ochs Program sponsorship indicator: Mankato Program
Program Type: MnSU Exchange Program Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English
Intent of Program: Education Abroad Program Length: Semester or Year
Program Description:
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Information Sheet
Program Type Host University
Language of Instruction English
Minimum GPA 2.5
Minimum Class Eligibility 2-Sophomore
Housing Options On and off-campus, Homestay
Language Courses Yes
Credit Type Undergraduate
Program Length Semester, AY
About The University of South Australia
  • The University of South Australia (UniSA) has over 31,000 students and over 5,400 international students.
  • International collaborations are very important to UniSA. They have 500 international collaborations and 87 student exchange partner institutions.
  • UniSA was formed from the merger of the South Australian School of Art and the School of Mines and Industries.
  • In 2019, the QS (Quacarelli Symonds) ranked UniSA at number 25 in the world for universities less than 50 years old.
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About South Australia
  • South Australia is the fourth-largest Australian state and territory by area and fifth-largest by population.
  • The Murray River runs through three states: New South Wales, Victoria, and South Australia where it flows into the Southern Ocean.
  • South Australia is internationally recognized as a center for technology, research, and innovation as well as offering diverse landscapes, good living, and unspoiled natural environments.
  • Adelaide is considered the food and wine capital of Australia and has more restaurants per head than any major Australian city. It is renowned for its National Wine Center and numerous food and wine events.
  • South Australia is known as the festival state and hosts many national international events attracting audiences from around the world.
Fast Facts
Academic Calendar:
 Fall (July - December), Spring (February - July)
  • 15 US credits = 5 US courses (@ 3 credits each) is equivalent to 18 UniSA units
  • 12 US credits = 4 US courses (@ 3 credits each) is equivalent to 13.5 UniSA units
Course Offerings: Most Majors (click here to see possible available courses)
Faculty and Staff: On-campus international office available to students

  • Students should meet with an advisor in the Center for Education Abroad & Away office to review course options. The credits earned at The University of South Australia will most likely transfer back to MNSU.  

NOTE: The University of South Australia's academic calendar may not align with the Minnesota State Mankato academic calendar. Please check the tern dates carefully so that you ensure your participation abroad does not overlap with Minnesota State Mankato semester dates.

  • Sophomore status or above at MNSU
  • GPA of 2.5 or above
  • Students should first apply with the MNSU application online
Please see a CGE Advisor for cost information.
On & off-campus accommodation is available to students. Prices may vary for accommodation depending on the size, the services provided, and the duration of the exchange. Housing options are available online here.
Application Process
Steps to move forward:
  1. Click on the "Apply Now" button at the top of the page
  2. Complete all the paperwork within the MNSU application
  3. Deadline
    • October 1 - deadline: You will hear from us shortly thereafter about nomination and acceptance
    • March 1 - deadline: You will hear from us shortly thereafter about nomination and acceptance
  4. Start your next step of post-decision paperwork
  5. TBD: Mandatory Pre-departure orientation (more information and invites will be sent to your MNSU email)

Please contact one of the following Center for Global Engagement (CGE) advisors or stop by our office in Morris Hall 002!

Anna Ochs: or 507-389-6669
Erica Johnson: or 507-389-6724
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Updated 3/31/23 TC