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St. Mary's University College London

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This program is now accepting applications for the Spring 2016 semester.

Course Offerings: Art History; Communication; Drama; English; Exercise Science; Geography; International Studies; History; Irish Studies; Management; Marketing; Media Studies; Philosophy; Physical Education; Psychology; Sociology; Strength & Conditioning; Theology; Women's Studies; Writing
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Dates: September - December or January - May
Location: Strawberry Hill in London, England
Price: $14,500 (subject to change)
Financial Aid: Eligible students can use up to $4,000 of their SAU scholarship package plus all state and federal aid (excluding work study grants) for one semester.

Program description

Established in 1850, St. Mary's University College has a reputation for academic excellence and student support. Students will enjoy living on a beautiful, safe, self contained campus with a great social life and community atmosphere. With just under 4,000 students studying at St. Mary's, it is easy to make friends and feel at home. Arguably London's top-performing sports higher education institution, St Mary's was a pre-Games training camp for the Irish, Chinese and South African team for the 2012 Olympic Games.

Program highlights

  • Scenic location by the river Thames
  • Easy access to London, England, the UK and rest of Europe
  • Charming campus with a close-knit community
  • Supportive, student-centred academic environment
  • Lively social calendar organised by our Students' Union
  • Unrivalled sports facilities
  • Safe and affordable accommodation in residence halls with meals included

What is included

What is not included
  • Required IS103 course fee ($50)
  • Passport
  • Visa (required only if students choose to seek employment in the UK)
  • Airfare
  • Ground transportation
  • Personal expenses and spending money
  • Books

How to apply

Application deadline - October 1 (Spring applicants) or April 1 (Fall applicants)
Step 1: Complete the online SAU application.
Step 2: Fill out a Liability Form. Upload the form into your online application or submit it to the Center for International Education in Lower Cosgrove.
Step 3: Submit your $500 application deposit to the Center for International Education in Lower Cosgrove (checks payable to St. Ambrose University.
Step 4: Once your application is approved, you will be given a St. Mary's application to complete. 
Step 5: Complete the next steps for accepted students.
Step 6: Follow instructions from St. Mary's to purchase your plane ticket, select courses, and reserve housing. 

Payment deadlines and instructions

  • October 1: $500 application deposit due (Spring applicants) 
    Turn in your deposit to the the Center for International Education in Lower Cosgrove.
    Deposit checks should be made payable to St. Ambrose University.
  • December 20: remaining balance due (Spring applicants) 
    Turn in your final payment to Student Accounts.
    Make checks payable to St. Ambrose University or pay online with credit card.
    Credit card users - Indicate that the payment is for the SPRING 2015 term.

Payment details

  • The $500 deposit is refundable ONLY if you are not accepted.
  • The $500 deposit is deducted from the total program cost. 
  • Failure to meet payment deadlines may jeopardize your place in the program.
  • Credit card users will incur additional service fees. 
  • The final payment is non-refundable after December 20 (August 20 for Fall applicants).