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Fact Sheet:
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Minimum GPA: 2.8 Housing Options: Apartment, Dormitory
Areas of Study: Accounting, American Studies, Anthropology, Archaeology, Architectural History, Art History, Arts, Astronomy, Biochemistry, Biology, Business, Celtic/Irish Studies, Chemistry, Classical Studies, Communication, Computer Science, Creative Writing, Culture, Ecology, Economics, Education, Engineering, English, Environmental Studies, European Studies, Film, Finance, French, Geography, Geology, German, Greek, History, International Relations, Italian, Latin, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Management, Marine Science, Marketing, Mathematics and Statistics, Media Studies, Middle Eastern Studies, Molecular Biology, Music, Philosophy, Photography, Physics, Political Science, Portuguese, Psychology, Public Relations, Religion/Theology, Sociology, Spanish, Sports Science, Theatre, Women's Studies, Zoology Class Status: 2-sophomore, 3-junior, 4-senior
Program Type: study abroad Language of Instruction: English
Program Description:

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Strong, Innovative Courses at a Top University in an Energetic City

Study abroad at the University of Glasgow offers you a green campus setting in the up-scale West End of Glasgow in an institution that is consistently ranked among the UK's top universities. You will experience a world-class academic program in a city that is trendy, vibrant, and energetic. Glasgow is considered to be one of the world’s friendliest and most affordable cities, and the West End of Glasgow is filled with cafes, bars, boutiques, and cultural attractions, ensuring that you’ll always have something fun to explore.

Established in 1451, the University of Glasgow is the second oldest university in Scotland, and currently hosts close to 29,000 undergraduate and graduate students from 140 countries. Glasgow boasts one of the largest biology departments in the UK, has a large English department with superb offerings in Scottish literature and Scottish studies, and excels in medieval history. Courses in theater, film and television, theology, physics, and engineering are very popular with students as well as the diverse offerings in law - several law courses are designed specifically for North American students who would like a pre-law concentration.

 
  • University of Glasgow is part of the Russell Group which represents 24 leading UK universities committed to maintaining the very best research, an outstanding teaching and learning experience, and unrivaled links with business and the public sector.
 
  • The Business School at the University of Glasgow is AACSB-accredited.
 
  • Glasgow offers a very popular class, Exploring Scottish Culture, aimed largely at visiting students to give them an academic appreciation of their study abroad experience in the culture.
 
  • Special Opportunities for Pre-Med Majors: American undergraduates intending to apply to medical school will find a comprehensive array of subjects at University of Glasgow designed for pre-med majors, including organic and inorganic chemistry, neuroscience, physiology, immunology and microbiology, and anatomy.
 
  • Students have an exclusive opportunity to combine studies at University of Glasgow with introductory art courses at the renowned Glasgow School of Art (SASAP).
 
  • The Students' Representative Council (SRC) supports over 300 clubs and societies you can join.
 
  • Ninety local parks and gardens in Glasgow make this a walkable and green place. Vintage shopping, street art, and nightlife all contribute to the cosmopolitan vibe. 
 
  • Travel to fascinating places of interest that enhance your cultural immersion and give a meaningful context to your academic courses, through Arcadia's planned Excursions and Activities.
 
WHY ARCADIA?

Arcadia is a nationally recognized leader in higher education, offering exceptional study, research, and internship experiences for students from colleges and universities across the US. Our unique combination of customized, diverse academic programming and comprehensive support allows students to explore new worlds, get to know themselves, boost their resumes for future job opportunities and graduate school, and experience the incredible growth and shifts in perspective that a culturally immersive experience can deliver.

Please visit the Arcadia website for dates and the latest program information.

 

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2024 03/06/2024 ** Rolling Admission 09/07/2024 12/16/2024
Academic Year 2024 03/06/2024 ** Rolling Admission 09/07/2024 05/25/2025

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.