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IFSA Scotland - University of St. Andrews (S)
St. Andrews, United Kingdom (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Academic Year,
Fall,
Spring
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Program Sponsor: IFSA-Butler 
Restrictions: F&M applicants only
Budget Sheets Fall,
Spring
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Dates / Deadlines:
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Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2020 10/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
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 F&M approval for this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
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Language of Instruction: English Minimum GPA: 3.0
Housing Options: Apartment, Dorm
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Class Standing:
3-Junior
Term: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
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Partner Institution:
IFSA Butler
Program Advisor: Dean Ali Janicek Area of Study: Anthropology, Arabic, Art and Art History, Astronomy, Biology, Business, Chemistry, Computer Science, Economics, English Literature, Film, French, German, Government, Greek, History, Italian, Latin, Math, Music, Philosophy, Physics, Psychology, Religious Studies, Russian, Sciences, Spanish
Program Type: Direct Enrollment at Local University
Program Description:
Program Description:
University of St. Andrews


About the Program
Have the quintessential Scottish university experience studying on the coast. Take Organic Chemistry to stay on track with your Pre-Med requirements, or study Scottish history or politics to understand the at times contentious role of Scotland in Great Britain and the United Kingdom. Brave the "May Dip" into the North Sea, followed by a glamorous ball and make memories to last a lifetime at St. Andrews.

About St. Andrews
St. Andrews is Scotland's oldest university town first settled in the sixth century. Offering beautiful views of the north Sea, this historic town is famous for its medieval streets, gorgeous traditional buildings and its world famous golf courses. 

 

Program Benefits

  • The University of St. Andrews offers two £4,000 scholarships each semester. Contact your IFSA program advisor for details on how to apply.
  • ​Study in a student-friendly, beach town that is the birthplace of golf
  • The oldest university in Scotland, founded in 1413, the University of St. Andrews is small enough to provide individual attention yet large enough to attain a high level of academic achievement
  • Strong student life with traditions, such as the May Dip, that are over 600 years old
  • The university offers the largest operational optical telescope in Britain, the most sophisticated lasers in Europe, a dedicated marine laboratory on site, and the world-renowned Centre for the Study of Terrorism and Violence



Franklin & Marshall Academic Policy
F&M requires all students to enroll in a full course load at the host institution or off-campus study program. You can typically find this information on the program partner's website. In many cases, this will be four or five courses for a semester. Many programs grant course credit in U.S. semester credit hours. Franklin & Marshall will award four F&M course credits for a total of 15 or 16 U.S. semester credit hours.  If the total number of credits for your program is more than 16 or less than 15, divide the total number by four to find out how many course credits you will receive (this includes summer study).

Courses on off-campus study programs must be taken for a letter grade, not on a pass/no pass basis. Grades from off-campus study program courses will appear on your Franklin & Marshall transcript, but they will not be calculated into your cumulative GPA.

Courses taken off-campus may be able to satisfy major, minor, language or distribution requirements (Arts, Humanities, Social Science, Non-Western Cultures or Natural Science Lab) in addition to general elective credit. Courses may fulfill more than one requirement. Please note that Franklin & Marshall cannot issue transfer credit for a course taken in a department that is not represented at the College.  If a course does not clearly fall under a department, the off-campus study advising staff can help you determine whether or not it can be accepted for credit.

Franklin & Marshall Housing Policy
Housing options during your off-campus study program will vary by program. Some programs may allow students to choose their housing option; other programs require all students to live in a certain type of housing. Typical housing arrangements may include apartments, homestays, or on-campus housing at a local university. Please visit the program homepage to determine your program's housing options or requirements.

Please note that some programs may offer students the option to pursue independent housing (outside of the regular housing options provided by the program). F&M does not allow students to choose independent housing unless there is a significant academic or cultural reason (such as wanting to live in a homestay when only apartment housing is provided). Independent housing carries many risks and F&M and the program provider cannot provide any support to students who pursue independent housing. Students who are interested in pursuing independent housing will need to contact their off-campus study adviser to petition for approval to pursue this option.

Financial Policy, Financial Aid and Scholarships
During the academic year, students will continue to be eligible for financial aid during a term of off-campus study.   This includes federal and state loans and Franklin & Marshall merit scholarships and need-based grants.  In general, eligibility for financial aid is based on Franklin & Marshall tuition, cost of housing and meals from the off-campus study program, and an allowance for books and personal expenses.  Your annual estimated family contribution as generated by your FAFSA will remain the same regardless of program costs. Students who receive Grant-in-Aid benefits will continue to access these benefits for the semester off-campus. This benefit is only available to students of eligible full-time F&M faculty and staff.

Students may be eligible for additional scholarships outside of F&M, please review the Scholarships section of the website for more information.



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