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University of Reading
Reading, United Kingdom (Exchange Program) (Outgoing Program)
|Homepage:||Click to visit|
|Language of Instruction:||English||Minimum GPA:||3.0|
|Housing Options:||Dormitory||Areas of Study:||AACSB, AACSB - Business, Accounting, Advertising, American Studies, Anthropology, Arabic, Archaeology, Art, Art History, Astronomy, Biochemistry, Biology, Business, Chemistry, Chinese, Communications, Computer Science, Dietetics and Nutrition, Earth Science, Economics, Education, English, Environmental Studies, European Studies, Film, Finance, Fine Art, French, Geography, German, History, Human Rights, Humanities, International Business, International Relations, International Studies, Italian, Japanese, Journalism, Latin, Linguistics, Literature, Management, Marketing, Math/Statistics, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Religion/Theology, Sociology, Spanish, Theater/Drama|
|Class Status:||2-sophomore, 3-junior, 4-senior||Program Type:||study abroad|
SCHOLARSHIP FOR SPRING 2017!
Check out the flyer below for information on the 500 British Pound scholarship for one student studying at the University of Reading for Spring 2017!
University of Reading Study Abroad scholarship (spring 2017).pdf
Reading was settled as early as the year 871 during the Roman occupation of Britain. Reading has the perfect mix of historical sites and modern day amenities that any study abroad student could ever ask for. With its lively mix of culture, shopping, nightlife and restaurants, Reading offers a broad range of amenities to suit all tastes. Located just 14 miles from London, Reading offers students the option of being able to study in the London area at a fraction of the cost of London.
The University of Reading is a fantastic choice for students who want to study abroad in the UK at a quality university. Reading is ranked as one of the UK’s 10 most research-intensive universities, and as one of the top 200 universities in the world. Students at Reading study on a beautiful and safe campus environment with a wide range of social and leisure amenities. Reading also helps arrange organized trips and events throughout the UK at discounted prices for international students.
COURSES AND CREDITS
A list of the courses offered at Reading is available on the Study Abroad website. Students applying to this program should plan to meet with the appropriate academic advisors to help determine course selection and to seek the necessary course approval(s).
All students will be registered by the Study Abroad Office as full-time students during their semester abroad, which is 12 hours for undergraduate students and 9 hours for graduate students. Undergraduate students must return with the equivalent of at least 12 hours of credit on their host university transcript (9 hours for graduate students). Students can take additional hours and are not limited to the minimum full-time requirement while abroad. All courses are graded on an ABCDF scale. There is no Pass/Fail.
Students have the option to live in a one of Reading's numerous halls of residence or in a private house with other Reading students. Somr residence halls will offer catered housing plans where meals are incldued. Please take a look at Reading's comprehensive accommodations page for more information on your housing options.
For the Reading exchange, students are responsible for paying:
- Current, full-time, UM tuition (including non-resident fees, if applicable)
- UM Study Abroad fee (includes the cost for international health insurance)
- Housing costs (details and payment are usually handled between the student and the host university)
- Travel expenses, books and supplies, personal living costs, passport and visa fees (all the responsibility of the student)
Students must be in good academic and disciplinary standing to study abroad and must have a cumulative 2.5 GPA. Additional or more stringent requirements may apply depending on the program.
In general, financial aid will apply to UM study abroad programs. All students should review the study abroad information on the Financial Aid Office website. It is the student’s responsibility to meet with a financial aid advisor to discuss how aid packages apply to study abroad. Third party scholarships may also be available for specific programs, so students should discuss study abroad early and often with the Study Abroad Office and the Financial Aid Office.
For current tuition costs, the Office of the Bursar provides a tuition estimator.
Call 662-915-1508 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule an appointment.
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