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Townsville: James Cook University through IFSA

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Best for Bio and ES students. Near small city and coast. Access to Great Barrier Reef. IFSA program costs $5,000+ extra (not addressed by Bates financial aid). Many students have positive evaluations of IFSA services: pre-departure info; on-site orientation; day and weekend excursions; on-site support staff. Total enrollment: 11,000; number of Americans: 400
Search the Course Catalog. Course selection: 12 units per semester; at least half the course load above the first year level. All courses that may be taken at the first year level count as first year courses. Subject = US course. Level 1 = Bates 100 level; Levels 2, 3 = 200 level and above.

Townsville: James Cook University

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Best for Science and ES majors. Located outside Townsville, a regional city on the coast. Hot, tropical setting that provides access to Great Barrier Reef.  Courses with significant field work. Housing in residential colleges. Early app required to get good housing choice. Total enrollment: 17,000; # of Americans: 400.
Search the Course Catalog. Course selection: 12 units per semester; at least half the course load above the first year level. All courses that may be taken at the first year level count as first year courses. Subject = US course. Level 1 = Bates 100 level; Levels 2, 3 = 200 level and above.

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Marine Biology: Courses with significant field work; close to Great Barrier Reef

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