• General Information

    Full Name of University:

    Missouri University of Science and Technology (S&T)

    Number of Utrecht Network semesters you can accept during 2018/19 (not students):

    10

    (2017/18: 8)

    General University Website:

    www.mst.edu

    International Office/Website for Incoming Students:

    http://studyabroad.mst.edu/incomingexchangestudents/

    Contact person for incoming and outgoing students:

    Mrs. Robin Ziegler

    Study Abroad Coordinator

    Office of International and Cultural Affairs

    104 Norwood Hall, 320 W. 12th St.

    Rolla, Mo 65409

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    Application website. If paper only, please write “paper only.”

    After student has been nominated at Missouri S&T, the student will be sent instructions for completing an on-line application. A transcript in English, copy of passport, financial support documentation, proof of English proficiency and field of study must also be provided. Student must provide financial support documentation for a minimum of $7000 for one semester or $14000 for two semesters.

    How does the application and admissions process differ for undergraduate versus graduates?

    Graduate student application must be provided to the Graduate Studies office who will review applications for admission. The application fee for Graduate students is $75.00.

    Other important notes

    N/A

    Last updated

    5/11/17

  • Academics

    Areas of study open to undergraduate exchange students

    A complete list of undergraduate degree programs is available online at:

    http://futurestudents.mst.edu/degrees/undergraduate/index.html

    Science & Computing: Applied Mathematics, Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Computer Sciences, Geology & Geophysics, Information Science & Technology, Physics

    Business & Social Sciences: Business & management Systems, Economics, Psychology

    Arts & Humanities: English, History, Philosophy, Teacher Certifications, Technical Communication, Multidisciplinary Studies

    Engineering: Aerospace, Architectural, Ceramic, Chemical, Civil, Computer, Electrical, Engineering Management, Environmental, Geological, Mechanical, Metallurgical, Mining, Nuclear, Petroleum, Sciences & Computing:  Mathematics, Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Computer Science, Geology & Geophysics, Information Science & Technology, Physics

    For more information about our degree programs, please visit our Degree Programs webpage.

    Are graduate areas open for exchange?

    Yes, but requests to take graduate classes will be reviewed and decided on a case by case basis. Student must be able to show sufficient knowledge of field of study and meet any prerequisite requirements. Students interested in graduate level classes should submit a request and provide a transcript for evaluation. These will be forwarded to the department of study for review.

    Areas of study open to graduate exchange students (list explicitly)

    A Complete list of Graduate degree programs are available at: http://futurestudents.mst.edu/degrees/gradon-campus/

    Industrial-Organizational Psychology, Technical Communication,  Applied & Environmental Biology, Applied Mathematics, Chemistry, Computer Science, Earth Science, Geology & Geophysics, Information Science & Technology, Mathematics, Physics and an MBA in Business Administration.

    Engineering fields include: Aerospace, Ceramic, Chemical, Civil, Computer, Electrical, Environmental, Geological, Mechanical, Metallurgical, Mining, Nuclear, Petroleum, Systems and Engineering Management.


    Can advanced undergraduate students take graduate level courses?

    Yes, however prior approval would be required.

    Can graduate student take undergraduate level courses?

    Yes

    Areas of study restricted to prior bilateral agreements between exchange departments or faculties

    None

    Areas of study not available to exchange students

    Explosives Engineering

    Websites for course offerings

    http://registrar.mst.edu/classofferings/

    Required minimum and maximum number of credits available through the exchange

    For both undergraduate & graduate

    A minimum of 12 for undergraduate students and 9 for graduate students. A maximum of 15 for undergraduate students.

    Are summer courses available as exchange (non fee-paying)?

    If so, please provide summer school website.

    Yes.  Available courses can be found through the Office of the Registrar's Webpage for Class Offerings.

    Do students register for classes in advance or upon arrival?

    In advance, or upon arrival.  This is worked individually with each department.

    Language Requirements

    Exchange and study abroad students attending Missouri S&T must have sufficient English skills to participate actively in class work, study, and take exams. Because many of our classes are technical, the student must be able to read, understand, and speak English sufficiently to keep up with the rest of the class. To help us understand your English skills, we require some type of indication of your English abilities whether that is a TOEFL score or another type of exam, description of English studies, or explanation of student’s abilities from the home university coordinator. A general guideline is that students should have English skills equal to a 79 on the TOEFL exam. Please send us your documents to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

    Language test certificate required?

    If so, which and when: before admission or upon arrival?

    Undergraduate Exchange students attending Missouri S&T must have sufficient English skills to participate actively in class work, study, and take exams. Because many of our classes are technical, the student must be able to read, understand, and speak English sufficiently to keep up with the rest of the class. To help us understand your English skills, we require some type of indication of your English abilities whether that is a TOEFL score or another type of exam, description of English studies, or explanation of student’s abilities. A general guideline is that students should have English skills equal to a 79 on the TOEFL exam.

    Graduate Level Students are required to provide a TOEFL score of at least 79 or an IELTS score of 6.0.

    Preparatory language course for incoming students?

    Indicate dates and costs

    Please, visit website at http://ali.mst.edu/. Students will need to pay for any preparatory language courses.

    Are there any special advising or registrations concerns that students should be aware of? Are services available to assist in registration or course selection?

    Some courses that students may want to take might not be available if classes are full. Some courses may have a prerequisite.

    Academic advisor will work with students for course selection.

    Additional Notes

    N/A

    Last updated

    5/11/17

  • Dates

    Host Application deadline for each term

    Fall Semester: April 15
    Spring Semester: October 15

    Academic Calendar

    Please list exact dates

    http://registrar.mst.edu/calendars/

    Examination period(s)

    http://registrar.mst.edu/calendars/

    If there is a break between the academic course calendar and exams, can arrangements be made so the student may take exams early?

    (i.e. semester ends in December and exams are late January).

    No

    Orientation session(s) for incoming students

    Is it mandatory, indicate dates and costs

    International Student Orientation for Fall 2017 is Tuesday, August 8th.  It is highly recommended that exchange students attend.  There is no cost for this event.

    Course registration deadline

    The final day to register for classes for the Fall 2017 semester is Sunday, August 20, 2017.

    Last updated

    2/14/17

  • Costs

    Total cost estimates per month in US Dollars

    (broken down below)

    Housing

    $2700--$4480  per semester, depending on the housing option picked and allotted. Please visit the Residential Hall's Rate page for more information.

    Meals

    $1800-$3600 per semester, depending on the selection or requirement. Please visit the Residential Life Meal Plan page for more information.

    Books

    $450

    Local Transportation

    $100

    Health Insurance

    $140

    Other

    (please indicate and specify any mandatory additional fees)

    Tuberculosis test $50 one-time fee. International Student fee per semester is $80. 

    Is comparable health insurance coverage from abroad allowed/not allowed?

    If not, please include fees in “other” field above.

    No

    Additional Notes

    N/A

    Last Updated

    2/14/17

  • Housing and Student Life

    Is housing assistance available? How do students apply, and is it guaranteed?

    Yes, Students apply directly to Residential Life.  Instructions can be found on our Incoming Study Abroad Student's webpage.

    Housing options

    A variety of on-campus housing options are available at Missouri S&T. Exchange students are encouraged to live on campus.

    A list and information about the living areas is available online at

    http://reslife.mst.edu/livingoptions/residencehalls/

    Housing Website and Contact Person(s)

    http://reslife.mst.edu/. If student has a question, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

    Do students apply for housing with their regular application or is it separate?

    Please list housing application deadline.

    It is separate, but housing interest forms should be submitted as soon as possible. A deposit of $200 must be submitted with housing forms. 

    What kinds of health facilities are available at the university?

    For more information, please visit student Health Services at  http://studenthealth.mst.edu/

    Are internships available?

     Yes

    Are student jobs available/allowed?

    No

    Additional Notes

    N/A

    Last Updated

    2/14/17

  • Promotional Materials

    Please add links to promotional materials below

    Please keep in mind that these resources are here for partners to use to promote exchanges; this is not itself a promotional website. As such, please simply link to your promotional materials and refrain from embedding video or images on this page.

    University Video:

    University Image Library:

    University or Departmental Brochures:

    Last Updated

    23 May 2017

  • General Information

    Full Name of University:

    Kansas State University 

    Number of Utrecht Network semesters you can accept during 2018/19 (not students):

    2 semester placements for 2018-2019

    General University Website:

    http://www.k-state.edu/

    International Office/Website for Incoming Students:

    Incoming Exchange Students: http://www.k-state.edu/abroad/incoming_students/
    International Pre-Arrival: http://www.k-state.edu/abroad/incoming_students/pre-arrival/

    Contact person for incoming and outgoing students:

    Incoming and Outgoing: Sara Boro

    Education Abroad Advisor & Incoming Exchange Student Coordinator 

    Education Abroad 

    Kansas State University

    304 Fairchild Hall

    Manhattan, KS 66506

    Tel: 785-532-5992

    Fax: 785-532-6550

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    Application website. If paper only, please write “paper only.”

    UNDERGRADUATE: 

    http://www.k-state.edu/abroad/incoming_students/undergraduate/

    GRADUATE: 

    http://www.k-state.edu/abroad/incoming_students/graduate/

    How does the application and admissions process differ for undergraduate versus graduates?

    Most graduate students will be admitted as undergraduate students. However if a student wants to apply as a graduate student, they are required to complete the graduate application, and submit an English Language proficiency score.  The Graduate application process takes longer and the deadlines are earlier. 

    Other important notes

    N/A

    Last updated

    12/14/17

  • Academics

    Are graduate areas open for exchange?

    Yes, but most exchange students will be admitted as undergraduate students and will be able to request permission to enroll in graduate level classes. The exchange will cover 2 graduate level classes and 2 undergraduate level classes for graduate students. 

    Areas of study open to graduate exchange students (list explicitly)

    All graduate programs, with the exception of Veterinary Medicine, are open to exchange students. Undergraduate students are able to take graduate level courses on a case-by-case basis. 

    Can advanced undergraduate students take graduate level courses?

    Yes

    Can graduate students take undergraduate level courses?

    Yes

    Areas of study restricted to prior bilateral agreements between exchange departments or faculties

    Veterinary Medicine and Kinesiology 

    Areas of study not available to exchange students

    Veterinary Medicine and Kinesiology

    Websites for course offerings

    http://courses.k-state.edu/

    Required minimum and maximum number of credits available through the exchange

    Undergraduate: Minimum = 12, maximum covered by exchange = 15 (additional credits are possible, but students must pay for those credits); Graduate Admitted as Undergraduate: Minimum = 12, maximum covered by exchange 6 graduate credits and 6 undergraduate credits (additional credits are possible, but students must pay for those credits); Graduate Admitted as Graduate: Minimum = 9, maximum covered by exchange 9 graduate credits (additional credits are possible, but students must pay for those credits)

    Are summer courses available as exchange (non fee-paying)?

    If so, please provide summer school website.

    No

    Do students register for classes in advance or upon arrival?

    X  In Advance (when possible)

    X  Upon Arrival (if not done in advance)

    Language Requirements

    Nomination letter from partner verifying English abilities for Undergraduate, language exam for Graduate. Language requirements can be found here: http://www.k-state.edu/oip/intladmit/applying/language/

    Language test certificate required?

    If so, which and when: before admission or upon arrival?

    Language test certificate is not required for undergraduate if language level is confirmed in letter of support from the home institution. Students can also opt to take the English Language Placement test upon arrival.

    Preparatory language course for incoming students?

    Indicate dates and costs

    English Language Program: 4 weeks in the summer (optional, not included in exchange, to be paid by student): http://www.k-state.edu/elp/

    Are there any special advising or registrations concerns that students should be aware of? Are services available to assist in registration or course selection?

    Undergraduate degrees in Europe are not always considered equal to Undergraduate degrees in the U.S.  Therefore, Graduate students from Utrecht network partners may be encouraged to apply as an Undergraduate at KSU, then request special permission to take some Graduate level courses.

    In most cases, students can pre-enroll before arrival, with the assistance of an Academic Advisor.  If students do not pre-enroll before arrival, they will be assisted with enrollment during orientation week.

    Additional Notes

    N/A

    Last updated

    12/14/17

  • Dates

    Application deadline for each term

    Undergraduate Priority Deadline (it may be possible to accept applications after this date, but consideration of application is not guaranteed) 
    Fall Semester: 1 May
    Spring Semester: 1 October

    Graduate Priority Deadline (applications may be submitted after this date, but should be submitted as soon as possible after nomination is accepted).
    Fall Semester: 1 January
    Spring Semester: 1 August 

    Academic Calendar

    Kansas State University Academic Calendar: 

    http://www.k-state.edu/cgi-bin/eventview/registrar/academic

    Exchange student specific calendar: 
    http://www.k-state.edu/abroad/incoming_students/calendar.html

    Examination period(s)

    The final week of each semester - see http://www.k-state.edu/abroad/incoming_students/calendar.html

    If there is a break between the academic course calendar and exams, can arrangements be made so the student may take exams early?

    There is not a break between the academic course calendar and final exams. 

    Orientation session(s) for incoming students

    Is it mandatory, indicate dates and costs

    Orientation is mandatory for all international students and begins one week prior to the beginning of each semester. There is an additional cost is for housing during that week (currently $40 per night on campus): http://www.k-state.edu/isss/orientation/

    Course registration deadline

    Dates listed are tentative; please check the website for official. Contact Education Abroad Office for pre-registration options.

    Fall Semester: early September
    Spring Semester: early February

    Last updated

    12/14/17

  • Costs

    Total cost estimates per month in US Dollars

    Total Semester estimate - $8,050 (broken down below and on our website: http://www.k-state.edu/abroad/incoming_students/pre-arrival/fees.html

    Housing

    On-Campus: https://apps2.housing.k-state.edu/exploreyouroptions/ 

    Off-Campus: Housing costs will vary if student chooses to live off-campus. Approximately: $400 - $500 for housing per month (less expensive housing is sometimes found, but not guaranteed)

    Meals

    On-Campus: http://housing.k-state.edu/dining/ 

    Off-Campus: $200 - $300 for meals per month

    Books

    On average, $550 per semester

    Local Transportation

    Many students will opt to buy bikes while they are in Manhattan and can walk to most places from their accommodation to campus. There is free transportation to different locations on campus and public transportation is available to travel from campus to shopping areas in Manhattan for $1 each way. More information about this service can be found here: http://www.rileycountyks.gov/795/ATA-Bus

    Health Insurance

    Around $610 a semester

    Other

    (please indicate and specify any mandatory additional fees)

    Personal expenses usually run around $2,000 per semester depending on each student's style of living. This could be more or less depending on travel. 

    Is comparable health insurance coverage from abroad allowed/not allowed?

    Allowed, but student must submit a waiver request from through their KSU student account: http://www.k-state.edu/isss/current/healthinsurance.html 

    Additional Notes

    N/A

    Last Updated

    12/14/17

  • Housing and Student Life

    Is housing assistance available? How do students apply, and is it guaranteed?

    Yes, http://www.k-state.edu/oip/prearrival/housing.html.  Housing is guaranteed for those who apply and complete a contract before arrival.

    Housing options

    University dormitories with cafeteria meal plans

    University apartments (limited)

    Local private apartments and houses (no assistance from exchange office)

    Housing Website and Contact Person(s)

    http://housing.k-state.edu/

    Contact MAUI incoming coordinator, Sara Boro (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with questions.

    Do students apply for housing with their regular application or is it separate?

    Please list housing application deadline.

    Separate, rolling application: http://housing.k-state.edu/

    What kinds of health facilities are available at the university?

    Lafene Health Center: Free use. For minor medical problems and diagnosis. 

    http://www.k-state.edu/lafene/

    Are internships available?

    Yes, internships are available through some departmental programs and are individual arranged through departments. Students can also use the Career Center to find internships: http://www.k-state.edu/careercenter/

    Are student jobs available/allowed?

    Yes, student may work up to 20 hours a week on campus. U.S. Immigration rules prohibit working off campus.

    Additional Notes

    Airport Pick-Up: Recommend flying directly into Manhattan Regional Airport (MHK), Kansas and can request a free shuttle pick-up. If flying into Kansas City International (MCI), students can arrange for own pick up : http://www.k-state.edu/oip/intladmit/admitted/travel/index.html

    Last Updated

    12/14/17

  • Promotional Materials

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    University Video: #YouAreWelcomeHere

    University or Departmental Brochures: KSU Promotional Flyer

    Last Updated

    14 December 2017

  • General Information

    Full Name of University:

    Baylor University

    Number of Utrecht Network semesters you can accept during 2018/19 (not students):

    4

    (2017/18: 4)

    General University Website:

    http://www.baylor.edu/

    International Office/Website for Incoming Students:

    https://www.baylor.edu/globalengagement/index.php?id=925092

    Contact person for incoming and outgoing students:

    Bobby Leis
    Exchange Program and Study Abroad Advisor
    Center for Global Engagement
    One Bear Place #97012
    Waco, TX 76798
    254.710.4824
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    Application website. If paper only, please write “paper only.”

    Once students are nominated to Baylor, they will be sent application instructions, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    How does the application and admissions process differ for undergraduate versus graduates?

    Graduate students must apply directly to the Graduate School as well as through the Study Abroad Office. Details will be provided after they apply.

    Other important notes

    N/A

    Last updated

    12/07/2017

  • Academics

    Are graduate areas open for exchange?

    The exchange is designed to be an undergraduate only exchange. Special circumstances for interested grad students can be considered on a case-by-case basis.

    Areas of study open to graduate exchange students (list explicitly)

    All areas for which students are academically qualified. http://www.baylor.edu/registrar/index.php?id=84878

    Can advanced undergraduate students take graduate level courses?

    No

    Can graduate student take undergraduate level courses?

    Yes

    Areas of study restricted to prior bilateral agreements between exchange departments or faculties

    NA

    Areas of study not available to exchange students

    name, title, full address, phone, fax, email:

    The following areas of study are not open to exchange students: Law, Medicine, Social Work, Education

    Websites for course offerings

    https://www1.baylor.edu/scheduleofclasses/

    Required minimum and maximum number of credits available through the exchange

    For both undergraduate & graduate

    Min = 12 credits (undergraduate) & 9 credits (grad)
    Max = 18 credits (undergraduate)

    Are summer courses available as exchange (non fee-paying)?

    If so, please provide summer school website.

    No, summer courses are not avaialble

    Do students register for classes in advance or upon arrival?

    In Advance: Students do not register themselves. We register them for their courses based on their application documents.

    Language Requirements

    English

    Language test certificate required?

    If so, which and when: before admission or upon arrival?

    An official IELTS score of 6.0 For IELTS test information, visit www.ielts.org
    An official TOEFL score of 540 (on the paper-based test) or 270 (on the computer-based test), or 76 (on the internet-based test).
    For TOEFL test information, visit www.ets.org

    Preparatory language course for incoming students?

    Indicate dates and costs

    Currently no such program is available.

    Are there any special advising or registrations concerns that students should be aware of? Are services available to assist in registration or course selection?

    Students must submit a completed health form and academic registration form (provided to them). The health form must be approved/cleared before they can be registered.
    We register them for their classes based on the information they provide. Incoming students do not register themselves.

    Additional Notes

    N/A

    Last updated

    12/07/2017

  • Dates

    Host Application deadline for each term

    March 15th for Fall or Academic Year
    October 15th for Spring

    Academic Calendar

    Please list exact dates

    Dates include Arrival to Departure (this includes orientation, semester dates, and exams)

    Fall 2018: Arrival Date: August 13th, 2018 ~~ Departure Date: December 12th, 2018

    Spring 19: Arrival Date: January 9th, 2019 ~~ Departure Date: May 14th, 2019

    Examination period(s)

    Fall 2017: December 6-11, 2018

    Spring 19: May 8-13, 2019

    If there is a break between the academic course calendar and exams, can arrangements be made so the student may take exams early?

    Orientation session(s) for incoming students

    Is it mandatory, indicate dates and costs

    Students are required to arrive the week before classes begin to move into housing and attend international student orientation. The only expense is for meals and accommodation before their housing contract begins.

    Course registration deadline

    By the end of November ~Students will be registered for classes by the study abroad office. Material submissions are Oct. 15th.

    Last updated

    12/07/2017

  • Costs

    Total cost estimates per month in US Dollars

    (broken down below)

    Housing

    $3500-$6000

    Meals

    $2100

    Books

    $500

    Local Transportation

    $600

    Health Insurance

    $800

    Other

    (please indicate and specify any mandatory additional fees)

    N/A

    Is comparable health insurance coverage from abroad allowed/not allowed?

    If not, please include fees in “other” field above.

    Yes, if a waiver is submitted and approved on time.

    Additional Notes

    N/A

    Last Updated

    12/07/2017

  • Housing and Student Life

    Is housing assistance available? How do students apply, and is it guaranteed?

    On-Campus Housing is provided to incoming exchange students and application materials are sent upon successful nomination.

    Housing options

    On-campus dormitories plus apartments within walking distance of campus. Students can choose to pursue off campus but will not be able to gain assistance from the office.

    Housing Website and Contact Person(s)

    Bobby Leis (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

    Do students apply for housing with their regular application or is it separate?

    Please list housing application deadline.

    Application for housing is submitted with all other documents to the study abroad office.

    What kinds of health facilities are available at the university?

    Health Clinic, Pharmacy

    Are internships available?

    Internships are not guaranteed, but services are available to students.

    Are student jobs available/allowed?

    Conditional upon the terms of their Visa

    Additional Notes

    N/A

    Last Updated

    12/07/2017

  • Promotional Materials

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    University Video:

    University Image Library:

    University or Departmental Brochures:

    Last Updated

    07 December 2017

  • General Information

    Full Name of University:

    Columbia College Chicago

    Number of Utrecht Network semesters you can accept during 2018/19 (not students):

    10

    General University Website:

    https://www.colum.edu/

    International Office/Website for Incoming Students:

    N/A

    Contact person for incoming and outgoing students:

    Alex Riepl Broz

    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    Sr. Program Associate, Education Abroad
    Global Education Office
    Columbia College Chicago
    600 S. Michigan Ave. room 725
    Chicago, IL 60605 USA

    Application website. If paper only, please write “paper only.”

    https://www.colum.edu/admissions/requirements/nondegree-seeking.html for assistance or questions please email Alex Broz, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    How does the application and admissions process differ for undergraduate versus graduates?

    Graduate students must apply directly to the Graduate School as a Student at Large. Please email Alex Broz, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for information

    Other important notes

    N/A

    Last updated

    14 Dec 2017

  • Academics

    Are graduate areas open for exchange?

    The exchange is designed to be an undergraduate only exchange. Special circumstances for interested grad students can be considered on a case-by-case basis.

    Areas of study open to exchange students (list explicitly)

    Advanced Management
    Advertising
    Advertising Art Direction
    Arts Managment
    Film Business Arts Managment
    Design Management
    International Arts Management
    Live and Performing Arts Management
    Marketing
    Media Management
    Music Business
    Public Relations
    Social Media and Digital Strategy
    Sports Management
    Visual Arts Management
    Acting
    Comedy Writing and Performance
    Dance
    Musical Theater
    Stage Combat
    Theater
    Theater Design
    Theater Directing
    Theater Technology
    Writing for Performance
    ASL-English Interpretation
    Communication
    Creative Writing
    Cultural Studies
    Deaf Studies
    Fiction
    Journalism
    Literature
    Multimedia Journalism
    Broadcast Journalsim
    Magazine Journalism
    Multimedia Photojournalism
    Nonfiction
    Poetry
    Radio
    Art and Materials Conservation
    Art History
    Commercial Photography
    Fashion Design
    Fashion Business
    Fashion Photography
    Fashion Studies
    Fine Art Photography
    Fine Arts
    Game Art
    Graphic Design
    Graphic Design Publication Design
    Graphic Design Web Design
    Illustration
    Interaction Design
    Interior Architecture
    Photography
    Cinema Art and Science
    Cinematography
    Cinema Visual Effects
    Cinema Directing
    Cinema Editing and Post-Production
    Cinema Producing
    Cinema Production Design
    Cinema Screenwriting
    Sound for Cinema
    Computer Animation
    Creative Producing
    Filmmaking
    Game Design Game Development
    Game Sound Design
    Interdisciplinary Documentary
    Application Programming
    Game Programming
    Television, Internet, and Mobile Media
    Television Post-production and Effects
    Television Production and Direction
    Television Writing and Producing
    Television Executive Producing and Entrepreneurship
    Traditional Animation
    Acoustics
    Audio Design and Production
    Composition
    Contemporary, Urban, and Popular Music
    Live and Installed Sound
    Instrumental Performance
    Jazz Studies
    Vocal Performance
    Music Composition for the Screen
    Jazz Performance

    Can advanced undergraduate students take graduate level courses?

    No

    Can graduate student take undergraduate level courses?

    Yes, this will need to be determined on a case by case basis.

    Areas of study restricted to prior bilateral agreements between exchange departments or faculties

    NA

    Areas of study not available to exchange students

    N/A

    Websites for course offerings

    http://catalog.colum.edu/

    choosing classes is part of the application process and once an application is submitted and accepted the student will be put in contact with an international student adviser.

    Required minimum and maximum number of credits available through the exchange

    For both undergraduate & graduate

    Min = 12 credits (undergraduate) & 9 credits (grad)
    Max = 16 credits (undergraduate)

    15 is most common

    Are summer courses available as exchange (non fee-paying)?

    If so, please provide summer school website.

    No, summer courses are not avaialble

    Do students register for classes in advance or upon arrival?

    In Advance: Students do not register themselves. We register them for their courses based upon their preferences and in working directly with the students.

    Language Requirements

    English

    Language test certificate required?

    If so, which and when: before admission or upon arrival?

    An official IELTS score of 6.0 For IELTS test information, visit www.ielts.org
    An official TOEFL score of 540 (on the paper-based test) or 270 (on the computer-based test), or 76 (on the internet-based test).
    For TOEFL test information, visit www.ets.org

    Preparatory language course for incoming students?

    Indicate dates and costs

    Currently no such program is available.

    Are there any special advising or registrations concerns that students should be aware of? Are services available to assist in registration or course selection?


    We register them for their classes based on the information they provide. Incoming students do not register themselves.

    Additional Notes

    N/A

    Last updated

  • Dates

    Application deadline for each term

    March 15th for Fall or Academic Year
    October 15th for Spring

    Academic Calendar

    Please list exact dates

    Fall Semester September 4, 2018 - December 15, 2018

    Spring Semester January 22, 2019 - May 10, 2019

    Examination period(s)

    During the last few weeks of the term period.

    If there is a break between the academic course calendar and exams, can arrangements be made so the student may take exams early?

    Orientation session(s) for incoming students

    Is it mandatory, indicate dates and costs

    Students are required to arrive usually the week before classes begin to move into housing and attend international student orientation. The only additional expense is for meals for the additional few days.

    Course registration deadline

    By the end of November ~Students will be registered for classes by the study abroad office. Material submissions are Oct. 15th.

    Last updated

    12/14/17

  • Costs

    Total cost estimates per month in US Dollars

    (broken down below)

    Housing

    $1250-$2000

    Meals

    $225

    Books

    $177

    Local Transportation

    $30

    Health Insurance

    $160

    Other

    (please indicate and specify any mandatory additional fees)

    N/A

    Is comparable health insurance coverage from abroad allowed/not allowed?

    not allowed.

    Additional Notes

    N/A

    Last Updated

    12/14/17

  • Housing and Student Life

    Is housing assistance available? How do students apply, and is it guaranteed?

    On-Campus Housing is provided to incoming exchange students and application materials are sent upon successful nomination. We make great efforts to ensure that housing on-campus is available.

    Housing options

    On-campus dormitories plus apartments within walking distance of campus. Students can choose to pursue off campus and will be sent a general guide about housing in Chicago

    Housing Website and Contact Person(s)

    Alex Broz (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

    Do students apply for housing with their regular application or is it separate?

    Please list housing application deadline.

    Separate application which is available only after the regular application is completed.

    What kinds of health facilities are available at the university?

    Health Center

    Are internships available?

    Internships are not guaranteed, but services are available to students.

    Are student jobs available/allowed?

    Conditional upon the terms of their Visa, but yes it is generally available for J-1 recipients

    Additional Notes

    N/A

    Last Updated

    12/14/17

  • Promotional Materials

    Please add links to promotional materials below

    Please keep in mind that these resources are here for partners to use to promote exchanges; this is not itself a promotional website. As such, please simply link to your promotional materials and refrain from embedding video or images on this page.

    University Video:

    University Image Library:

    University or Departmental Brochures:

    Last Updated

    14 Dec 2017