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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Direct enroll, Semester/summer Minimum GPA: 2.5
Housing Type: Residence Hall Language of Instruction: English
Program Description:
Semester/Summer Banner
LANCASTER UNIVERSITY
Lancaster University is home to almost 3000 international students.  A beautiful city with access to city, coast, and countryside. The very best of British. There are approximately 13,500 students at Lancaster University.

Our international community includes students from 100 countries worldwide and 30% of our world-leading staff are non-British, so you really will benefit from an international perspective on your studies and on student life.

LOCATION
Lancaster University is set in a beautiful location just three miles away from the historic city of Lancaster. We are close to the picturesque Morecambe Bay coastline and the breath-taking countryside of the Lake District National Park.
Lancaster city is rich in history and culture, with Lancaster Castle, shops, cafés, bars, and theatres. It’s conveniently located in the center of the UK. Road and rail links give you easy and affordable access to explore the metropolitan cities of London, Manchester, Edinburgh, and Liverpool, etc. There’s also the magnificent and dramatic countryside and coast to discover on the doorstep including the famous Lake District, Yorkshire Dales, Forest of Bowland, Morecambe seaside and Blackpool.
Lancaster University is 1.5 hours from Liverpool, 2.5 hours from Edinburgh, 30 minutes from the Lake District, 1 hour from Manchester, and 2.5 hours from London.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS/PREREQUISITES
  • You are expected to have a GPA of 3.0, a credit or grade B average or equivalent. 
  • To make your online application you first need to be nominated by the appropriate office at your home University or by one of Lancaster University’s overseas representatives. 
  • You will need a current transcript, a study plan, and a copy of a valid passport.

SEMESTER/SUMMER DATES
  • Michaelmas term (October - December)
  • Lent & Summer terms (January - June)
  • Full academic year (October to June)
  • You can also study for a calendar year (January - December) if that fits best at your home university.
You must have completed a year of study at your home university before coming to Lancaster.

We also offer Lancaster Global Summer Schools, which complement your stay and are often worth credits.

COURSE OFFERINGS
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.   

ACCOMMODATION
Click HERE and HERE for more information on housing options.  Costs will range from approximately $134 to $177 per WEEK

COST
Sample cost estimate: Lancaster 19-20.xlsx

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Visa  and Immigration Information

Number of credits you can enroll in:
Full Year - 30-32 US credits / 60-64 ECTS
Fall semester - 12 US credits / 24 ECTS
Spring semester - 16-20 US credits / 32-40 ECTS

2020 Fact Sheet 
Study Abroad Brochure 2020.pdf
Application Guidelines_Lancaster University Study Abroad.pdf
Financial Information_Lancaster University Study Abroad.pdf
General Information_Lancaster University Study Abroad.pdf

 

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2020-2021 03/01/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2020 03/01/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Spring 2021 10/01/2020 ** 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.