University of Sussex

Program Details

Program Location Brighton, United Kingdom
Sponsor Purdue
Program Type Exchange
Course # SA 20302
Duration Spring Semester or
2 Semesters
Upcoming Program Dates
Spring 2025 01/22/25 to 05/25/25
Page Links
Click here to apply for this program!
Please Note: Programs may be altered or adapted with little notice


University of Sussex

The University of Sussex has an enrollment of approximately 11,000 students in five schools:  Social Sciences & Cultural Studies, Humanities, Science & Technology, and Life Sciences. 

Entirely self-contained in a parkland setting, the campus is located on the edge of Brighton, an hour from London by train and within easy reach of continental Europe.

For more program information, please visit the program website.


University of Sussex

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] [College of Science]
Specifically from: PSY (HHS)

Students interested in completing courses while abroad from Purdue colleges or departments that are not listed above should discuss this with their study abroad advisor before applying to the program.


Student housing at Sussex includes a mix of en-suite and shared bathroom residences. You can choose to stay in one of nine campus residences or experience life in the city by living in a university-managed house or flat. If you prefer to rent private accommodation, Sussex can offer information and advice to support your search.

All accommodation is self-catered. You can buy groceries from local supermarkets, including the Co-op on campus. Kitchens are shared and come equipped with kitchen appliances. If you don’t fancy cooking, there are plenty of places to eat on campus or in Brighton with a variety of restaurants to suit every taste.

Applicants will rank their housing options in order of preference, with allocations subject to availability.  Students studying at Sussex for the academic year are guaranteed university managed accommodation. Click here for details of the accommodation options.

Estimated Program Costs

Students pursuing program participation accept financial responsibility. Purdue will take measures to mitigate financial risks, although will not be liable for loss.
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 2023

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 $3,500.00
Local Transportation $300.00
Visa $450.00
Books and Supplies $300.00
Meals $2,000.00
Miscellaneous Personal Expenses $0.00 - $2,000.00
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 (typically an essay, transcripts, 1-2 recommendations, and copy of passport) before or by the application deadline.  Popular programs fill quickly, often before the deadline. To ensure a place in a program, apply early.

As soon as a student submits an online 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.


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