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University of Kent


Program Location Canterbury, United Kingdom
Sponsor Purdue
Program Type Exchange
Course # SA 20299
Duration Spring Semester or
2 Semesters
Upcoming Program Dates
Spring 2018 01/11/18 to 06/15/18

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

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Application Details: Application Currently Closed
This program is no longer accepting applications for the Spring 2018 semester. It will open in mid-October for the AY 2018-2019 application cycle.

Overview
University of Kent

Enjoy a unique student experience at the University of Kent, one of the UK's top-ranked universities. Situated in one of the country's most vibrant cities, the Canterbury campus is less than an hour from London and offers the ideal location from which to explore Europe and beyond.

Canterbury is a beautiful and safe city with a rich heritage and vibrant culture. Home to the world-famous Canterbury Cathedral, the city attracts millions of tourists every year. The atmosphere in the city is fun and friendly, with medieval buildings nestled alongside modern shopping and entertainment outlets, restaurants, and bars.

For more program information, please visit the program website.

Eligibility

University of Kent

The program is open to Purdue students who have completed at least two 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: [College of Agriculture][College of Liberal Arts][College of Health and Human Sciences]
Specifically from: Psychology ONLY for HHS; all majors for CLA

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

Language of Instruction: English

Semester Course Load: 12 Purdue Credit Hours 

The academic year is divided into three terms.  Purdue students can apply to spend the academic year or the spring + summer terms (equivalent to the Purdue spring semester) at Kent.

Housing

Exchange students live in University of Kent residence halls.

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$1,200.00
Housing$4,000.00
Local Transportation$250.00
Books and Supplies$200.00
Meals$2,400.00
Miscellaneous Personal Expenses $1,000.00 -$3,000.00
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

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