Princeton Program: University of Melbourne
Princeton University has an agreement with the University of Melbourne that facilitates the application process and the payment of tuition and other fees for Princeton students. Princeton’s Office of International Programs maintains close working relations with the International Office at the University of Melbourne for advising students.
The University of Melbourne, the second oldest university in Australia, opened its doors in 1855. The university is noted for its academic excellence in a wide range of subjects and has a student population of 34,720. The campus is located on the edge of the business district, in an area that offers a variety of shops, restaurants, clubs, and cafes.
Melbourne, the second-largest city in Australia, is a lively, cosmopolitan city of over three million people. The city’s theaters, concert halls, and sporting venues provide world-class entertainment, and it is easy to get around the city using public transportation. The state of Victoria, of which Melbourne is the capital, is noted for its beauty and the variety of climates and regions. The state’s 32 national parks include beaches, mountains, deserts, and rainforests.