Exclusive for MAD Academy Students:

Complete your Bachelors Degree in only

1 Year and 4 Months.

Introduction

MAD Academy and Bond University have signed an Articulation Agreement whereby MAD students are granted advanced standing status (ie. transfer credits) toward a Bachelors degree at Bond University, Australia.

 

Qualifying Programs at Bond University

The advanced standing arrangement applies to the following degrees at Bond University.

 

  1. Bachelor of Film & Television - credit given for 8 MAD classes.
  2. Bachelor of Interactive Media & Design - credit given for 8 MAD classes.
  3. MAD academy students may also apply for any of the other 28 Bachelors degrees offered at Bond, but transfer credits will be assessed on a case by case basis. You can view the complete list of Bond programs here.

 

The Australian Education Advantage

Australian education is ranked as the worlds best (according the United Nations and The Legatum Prosperity Index). The core difference at the university level is the elimination of general education. Students commence their major on day one. There is no Associates Degree (2 year program) to complete. This allows students to complete a Bachelors degree in most disciplines in just 3 years (at a traditional university with 2 semesters per year). But, at Bond University, we operate three full semesters per year (tri-mester system), which allows for a Bachelors degree to be completed in 2 years. This is a significant time and cost saving.

 

Fast Track Graduation for MAD Academy Grads

Each program requires 24 classes to graduate. So with credit given for 8 of those classes, this leaves 16 classes to be completed. Students enroll in 4 classes per semester. So to complete 16 classes, it will take 4 semesters. This is a total time of 1 year and 4 months. The time and cost savings are significant and will mean returning home with a Bachelors degree while classmates at home are just half way through their Sophomore year. This has a significant impact on advancement on the career ladder, not to mention saving 2 years or more of tuition and living costs.

 

About Bond University

Bond University was Australia's first private university and is a not-for-profit institution. You can get the complete overview of Bond here.

Here are the highlights:

 

  • Bond is Australia's #1 rated university.
  • The total student population is 4,000 (including Undergraduates and Graduates).
  • Students can start in January, May or September.
  • Most Masters degrees can be completed in just 1 additional year.
  • Bond's Business and Law Students are world champions.
  • The Bond Business School is AACSB and EQUIS accredited.
  • Study International rates Bond as the Worlds Best Beachside University.
  • Bond's Film & TV program is ranked Top 10 in the World.
  • The staff to student ratio at Bond is 1:11 (one of the worlds lowest)
  • USA Financial Aid (FAFSA based Stafford and PLUS loans) can be used at Bond University.

 

The Exchange Rate Advantage

The exchange rate for the USA dollar to the Australian dollar provides a significant boost in purchasing power for US residents. Every 1 American dollar converts to $1.35 in Australia. So it's like a 30% OFF EVERYTHING sale when you have American dollars.

 

Cost of Attending Bond

  • Total Tuition Fees for 4 semester program: AUD$66,224 (roughly US$48,000 or US$12,000 per semester).
  • Total Living Costs for 4 semester program: AUD$36,000 (roughly US$26,000 or US$6,500 per semester).
  • ALL-IN COST: US$74,000 (approximate at the current exchange rate).
  • Tuition is due at the start of each semester.
  • Go to Fees & Expenses for more details.

 

Want to Lean More?

Contact our California based USA Admissions Counselors or talk to Dan Williams at MAD. And please explore this web site to learn more about Bond University and Australia.

ADMISSIONS COUNSELORS

(702) 951.7401

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We are North American based Bond University Admissions Counselors and provide free support to USA and Canadian students seeking Undergraduate, Graduate & Study Abroad programs at Bond University, Australia.

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