Roanoke College

James Cook University

James Cook University is one of the world's leading institutions focusing on the tropics and is surrounded by the spectacular ecosystems of rainforests, savannahs, and the iconic Great Barrier Reef. JCU's unique location enables students to study in a diverse physical environment unparalleled by any university in the world.

The university conducts nationally significant and internationally recognized research in areas such as marine sciences, biodiversity, tropical ecology and environments, global warming, tourism, and tropical medicine and public health care in under-served populations.

JCU's students come from many backgrounds, promoting a rich cultural and experiential diversity on campus. Undergraduate courses span the Arts, Business, Creative Arts, Education, Engineering, Law, Medicine and Health Sciences, Science, Information Technology and Social Sciences.


Roanoke College students pay Roanoke College tuition and fees. Qualified Roanoke College students may request to have their financial aid applied to the cost of one semester of tuition for study at James Cook University.

Housing, meals, transportation, student visas, and health insurance, among other incidental expenses, remain the responsibility of the student.