CIEE-Singapore

Program Details

Program Location Singapore, Singapore
Sponsor CIEE
Program Type Co-sponsored
Duration Semester
Upcoming Program Dates
Fall 2023 08/13/23 to 12/16/23
Spring 2023 01/01/23 to 05/06/23
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Please Note: Due to COVID-19, programs may be altered or adapted with little notice

Overview

This CIEE-Singapore: Open Campus Block program allows students to take two classes during each of the three six-week blocks in Singapore.

Singapore is a hub for global finance and trade at the tip of the Malay Peninsula boasting one of the fastest growing economies in the past 50 years. You’ll find its warm climate and excellent infrastructure allows for one of the highest standards of living in the world. Once a small shipping port, Singapore is one of the safest, greenest and multicultural cities in the world. You’ll be live and learn in the center of the city, with easy access to culture, art, music, and theater as well as shops, restaurants and cafés.

For more program information, please visit the program website. This program is sponsored by:CIEE.

Eligibility

The program is open to Purdue students in good standing 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: 2.5 on a 4.0 scale
Language Requirement: none


Purdue Credit

Direct Credit available from the following: [College of Liberal Arts] [Krannert School of Management]

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.


Academic Program

Students enroll in three six-week blocks, taking two courses during each block. 

Students must enroll in all three blocks to participate in this program.


Excursions

Ample activities and daytrips will be offered to immerse yourself in Singaporean culture and historical heritage. 

  • Explore the capital city of Indonesia's Special Region of Yogyakarta.
  • Experience the cultural richness of the port of Malacca in Indonesia.
  • Learn about hawker cuisine, and the heritage behind street food in Singapore.
  • Visit Sentosa Island History Museum and learn about WWII battles on this strategic island.
  • Explore the Bukit Timah Nature Reserve trail, the only primary forest in Singapore.

Housing

Students live in a dormitory for international students in a location accessible to public transportation. Singapore is a small city and major attractions are within easy reach via public transit. Commute around the island nation is under 60 minutes even from its furthest points via public transportation.

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.

The program and housing fees include: housing and tuition three blocks, onsite orientation, and day-trips, excursions, and activities. For Sp23 only, CIEE is offering a $3,750 discount on this semester-long/3-block 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 and Co-sponsor
Program Fee $16,033.00
Study Abroad Fee $914.10
Housing $3,750.00
Insurance $167.00
Program Discount for Purdue Students - $3,750.00

Approximate additional costs per semester
To be paid by the student.
Round-trip Airfare $1,300.00
Local Transportation $300.00
Books and Supplies $300.00
Meals $2,400.00
Miscellaneous Personal Expenses $0.00 - $2,850.00
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 before or 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 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.


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.