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University of Chile, School of Economics and Business


Program Location Santiago, Chile
Sponsor Purdue
Program Type Exchange
Course # SA 20237
Duration Semester or
2 Semesters
Upcoming Program Dates
To Be Announced

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Overview Purdue Credit
Eligibility Academics
Housing Program Costs
Financial Aid Deadline
Returnee Info Resources

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Overview
University of Chile, School of Economics and Business

Santiago, Chile, is a modern metropolis with one of the most dynamic economies in South America.  It is the capital of Chile and an important commercial, industrial and cultural centre. The major part of the economic, administrative and political activity is based in Santiago.

The School of Economics and Business of the University of Chile, which belongs to the Campus Andrés Bello, is located in the center of Santiago, only a few meters from the metro stations Universidad Católica and Parque Bustamante. This strategic location makes it easy to get to, safe, and close to the business center and the heart of the city.

For more program information, please visit the program website.

Eligibility

University of Chile, School of Economics and Business
The program is open to Purdue management and economics students who have completed at least four semesters of university study by the start of the program. Successful candidates will demonstrate academic success, maturity and a desire to experience another culture. GPA Requirement: 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
Language Requirement: none

Purdue Credit
Direct Credit available from the following: [Krannert School of Management]

If students complete courses while abroad from Purdue colleges that have not approved the program, they might be able to earn transfer credit for those courses. Students interested in pursuing transfer credit should discuss this with both their academic advisor and their study abroad advisor before applying to the program.

Academic Program

This university offers a selection of business and economics classes taught in English.

Housing

The university does not have dorms or on-campus housing but it does provide assistance in finding appropriate places near campus (i.e. walking distance, near metro stations, etc.).

Estimated Program Costs

Students should carefully note what costs need to be paid to Purdue University or to a co-sponsor or agency, and what costs need to be paid at the overseas study location.  This will vary by program.

Costs for this program are estimated and subject to change. The cost figures listed below are for: Spring 2016

Costs per semester to be billed by Purdue
You will pay Purdue Tuition Check Tuition
Program Fee$0.00
Purdue International Insurance (per month)$32.00

Approximate additional costs per semester
To be paid by the student.
Round-trip Airfare$1,400.00
Housing$2,000.00
Local Transportation$500.00
Books and Supplies$100.00
Meals$1,000.00
Miscellaneous Personal Expenses $0.00 -$1,700.00
Travel Documents (passport, photos)$175.00

Financial Aid

Purdue University financial aid may be applied to the costs of studying abroad. Students interested in receiving financial aid should

NOTE:  Recipients of certain tuition remission and scholarship programs should pay careful attention to the regulations for using those benefits for study abroad.  Ask your financial aid advisor about any limitations.

Click here for a list of scholarships and grants available to assist with the costs of studying overseas.

Application Deadlines

For full consideration, students must submit all supporting documents by the application deadline.  Popular programs fill quickly, often before the deadline.  To insure a place in a program, apply early.

As soon as a student submits an on-line application, a My Study Abroad account is created. Applicants should consult this page often to check on the status of the application.

Program Application Deadline
Most Fall Semester Programs Mar 1
Most Spring Semester Programs Sep 15


Returnees Information
University of Chile, School of Economics and Business

Click below to search for Purdue students who have participated in this program and are willing to be contacted.  If you get no results, you can use the search form to find people who studied in the country you are interested in.

Resources

The websites listed below contain information about this program. The accuracy of information at external sites cannot be guaranteed.


For more information on this program, please contact the Study Abroad Office by phone (765) 494-2383 or email studyabroad@purdue.edu.

Country map courtesy of The General Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin