IFSA University of Leeds Partnership

Leeds, England

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Term
Language of Instruction

Language Prerequisite

None

Finance Options
Scholarships, grants, financial aid, monthly payment plan, credit card payments and more!
Application Deadlines:
  • Fall: March 15
  • Spring: October 15

YEAR OPTIONS: Students interested in calendar or academic year-long options should contact IFSA-Butler for deadlines, fees and more.

Min. GPA for Consideration:
3.0
Typical Credit Load:
15

About University of Leeds

The city of Leeds bustles with energy and the university's location in the city center means you'll feel it too! Whether your passion drives you to start a business, explore the culinary world, or learn code, the University of Leeds has classes that will help you meet your goals.

University of Leeds Benefits

  • Study at one of the largest universities in Britain with an amazing selection of courses and departments and an international reputation for excellent teaching and research
  • The University of Leeds is a member of the prestigious Russell Group of major research universities in the United Kingdom
  • Attend classes on a self-contained campus with bars, food outlets, shops, a bank and supermarket
  • Take advantage of one of the best student unions in the country with more than 50 sports clubs and 250 societies
  • Enjoy and exceptional choice of studies across 50 departments and centers, including one of the few food science programs in the U.K.
  • Strong program for STEM students, especially engineering

The IFSA-Butler Difference

Your success is our success! Whatever your goals, our approach is carefully designed to help you achieve them.
You will experience challenging, rewarding coursework in the highest quality classes, while receiving the academic support you need.
More than a tourist in a foreign country, you will engage in the community, build competencies, and develop yourself as a citizen of the world.
Our programs and practices reflect the value we place on diverse perspectives and are designed to support a variety of learners.
Round out your classroom experience with hands-on opportunities like internships, directed research, student teaching, community-based learning or volunteering, and cultural excursions.
You will have academic and personal mentors to assist with program choice, application, travel, cultural acclimation, language acquisition, class registration, academic issues, health and safety, and everything in between.

Academics at University of Leeds Partnership

Courses
To view available courses at the University of Leeds, visit the University of Leeds online course catalog and check the "search by incoming study abroad" box.

A full course load at Leeds is 60 credits for the semester (equivalent to 15 U.S. semester credit hours) and 120 credits for the year (equivalent to 30 U.S. semester credit hours).

4 University of Leeds credits = 1 U.S. semester credit hour

Please review all your syllabi and course materials when you are registering for classes (both pre-arrival and on-site). Certain classes may have a one-off lab or field trip fee that is disclosed in the syllabus or first meeting of class. You will be responsible for these fees, whether they are billed and paid by IFSA or billed to you.
Course Restrictions
Fourth-year courses and higher are part of a postgraduate degree (Masters or Ph.D.). You are not eligible to take these courses as an undergraduate study abroad student.
Transcripts
After you return to the U.S., IFSA will send a Butler University transcript to your home university and to your permanent address. The transcript reflects the courses taken, credits attempted, and grades earned during your term abroad. This service is included in your study abroad program at no additional cost

Housing & Meals

Meals
Self-catered
Details
If you live in housing with a required meal plan, the cost of the meal plan is your responsibility. You will be billed for the meal plan a few weeks after arriving abroad.

The IFSA-Butler Team

IFSA-Butler has a dedicated team and staff who are here to help every student prepare and be ready to achieve their goals at every step of the way.

Finance Advisor

Resident Director

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Lynne Alvarez

Senior Resident Director, England

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Academic Affairs Director

Dates and Fees

Spring 2018

Program Dates

Program Start Date
January 16, 2018
Program End Date
June 16, 2018

Program Fees

Tuition
$15,550
Housing
$3,350
Insurance
Included
Total Program Fee
$18,900
Students pay a $500 non-refundable program deposit upon confirmation of attendance. The deposit is applied to the total program fee.
Supplemental Fees
Program participants housed in a catered, ensuite residence hall will receive a separate fee each semester: Charles Morris Hall [$2,000], Devonshire Hall [$1,500], Ellerslie Hall [$1,500] or Lyddon Hall [$1,500]. Please review all your syllabi and course materials when you are registering for classes (both pre-arrival and on-site). Certain classes may have a one-off lab or field trip fee that is disclosed in the syllabus or first meeting of class. You will be responsible for these fees, whether they are billed and paid by IFSA or billed to you.

Estimated Costs

Airfare
$1,200
Meals
$2,050
Books & Supplies
$300
Local Transportation
$275
Personal Expenses
$1,350
(Includes utilities, laundry, entertainment, expected start-up costs, etc. Does not include personal travel.)
Total Estimated Costs
$5,175

Fall 2018

Program Dates

Program Start Date
September 12, 2018
Program End Date
December 15, 2018

Program Fees

Tuition
$12,975
Housing
$4,975
Insurance
Included
Total Program Fee
$17,950
Students pay a $500 non-refundable program deposit upon confirmation of attendance. The deposit is applied to the total program fee.

Estimated Costs

Airfare
$1,200
Meals
$1,300
Books & Supplies
$300
Local Transportation
$175
Personal Expenses
$975
(Includes utilities, laundry, entertainment, expected start-up costs, etc. Does not include personal travel.)
Total Estimated Costs
$3,420