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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Direct enroll, Semester/summer Minimum GPA: 3.0
Housing Type: Apartment Shared, Residence Hall Language of Instruction: English
Program Description:
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University of Aberdeen
Founded in 1495, the University of Aberdeen is the fifth oldest university in the English-speaking world. Situated in the stunning historic neighborhood of Old Aberdeen, the University is today known as a center of excellence in the Humanities, Law, Energy, Health Sciences and Environmental Studies.

Undergraduate students enrolled at a recognized international college or university can spend a semester or year at the University of Aberdeen. With over 70 undergraduate majors on offer across the University, you will find a great choice of classes to take at Aberdeen and will be able to tailor your selection to suit your individual requirements.

The University has welcomed visiting students for over four decades and has a dedicated team to assist you through the entire process, from the initial application.

The University of Aberdeen is located in Aberdeen, Scotland. Aberdeen is a busy seaport, the British center of the North Sea oil industry, and the commercial capital of northeastern Scotland.  It is Scotland's third most populous city. There is a population of approximately 196,670. Aberdeen is 2.5 hours from Glasgow, 2 hours to Edinburgh, and 7 hours to Belfast, Ireland (which includes a ferry ride).

If you’re under 18 and traveling without your parent or guardian, you’ll need to provide extra information to show they’ve given you permission.
A cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 or equivalent (on a 4.0 scale).

Fall semester:  September – December
Spring semester:  January - May

Click HERE for course offerings.  Keep in mind, courses for the semester you are abroad may not be available until closer to departure time.  Refer to current or previous semesters for courses that are typically offered.   

Click HERE for more information on housing options.  Costs will range from approximately $xxxx to $xxxx per semester

Sample cost estimate: 
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It is important to check all immigration requirements regularly and before traveling, as they can change. Students without the necessary visa will be refused entry to the UK. You should allow plenty of time to organize your visa and ensure you are aware of all your responsibilities under the terms and conditions of your visa.  For further information, please visit the United Kingdom Visas and Immigration (UKVI) website.

Study Abroad Guide 

BUTEX (British Transatlantic Exchange Association) offers scholarships worth £500 to undergraduate students at US or Canadian institutions studying short term programs in the UK. Please refer to the BUTEX website for further details or email

The Gilman International Scholarship Program offers scholarships for U.S. students studying abroad. This program is aimed at students of limited financial means and includes awards of up to $5,000.

University of Aberdeen - Information Sheet 2020-2021


Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2022 03/01/2022 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Academic Year 2022-2023 03/01/2022 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Spring 2023 10/01/2022 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2023 03/01/2023 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Academic Year 2023-2024 03/01/2023 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.