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Language of Instruction: English Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA Requirement: 3.7
Housing Option: Dormitory Click here for a definition of this term Areas of Study: Anthropology, Arts and Sciences, Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Classics, Comparative Studies, Computer Science and Engineering, Earth Sciences, East Asian Languages and Literatures, Economics, Engineering, English, Evolution, Ecology, and Organismal Biology, Film Studies, French, Geography, Germanic Languages and Literatures, History, History of Art, Humanities, International Studies, Italian, Law, Linguistics, Mathematics, Medicine, Microbiology, Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology (MCDB), Music, Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Slavic and East European Languages and Cultures, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Sociology
Click here for a definition of this term Rank/Class Status: 1-First-year Student, 2-Second-year Student, 3-Third-year Student, 4-Fourth-year Student Click here for a definition of this term Program Type: Third Party Provider
Click here for a definition of this term Academic Credit: Credit Evaluation Required Click here for a definition of this term Ohio State Program Contact: Rebecca McMunn
Click here for a definition of this term International Component: In-person
Program Description:

University of Oxford

Program Overview

University of Oxford, a member of the prestigious Russell Group,  is the world’s oldest English-speaking university, and ranks consistently as the top university in the world.

Established in 1096, the university consists of numerous semi-autonomous constituent colleges and halls, all of which maintain reputations as elite centers of learning. University of Oxford in its entirety is home to 24,000 students, approximately 11,000 of whom are international, from 160 countries. 

Oxford is highly competitive, and world renowned for its high academic standards and research and teaching excellence. Your studies through Arcadia at one of six Oxford colleges will take place in the framework of the tutorial system. 

This system requires intensive academic preparation and independent work, which you’ll then discuss one-on-one or in small groups with an assigned college tutor. This type of approach is excellent preparation for graduate level work. This is a highly sought after and competitive opportunity for students at Junior or Senior standing with an excellent academic background, with early application deadlines. 

You can apply to study the sciences, social sciences, or arts at one of six colleges: St. Anne’s, St. Catherine’s, St. Edmund Hall, Lady Margaret Hall, Mansfield College, or Hertford College. 

The Oxford academic year is three terms, and students can choose between fall term, spring two term, or a full academic year, depending upon the college into which they’re accepted.  Students applying to Hertford College, St Anne’s College, and Lady Margaret Hall have the option of extending the fall term to a full semester through special academic options. 

Each college at Oxford maintains its own social events and distinct college culture, while drawing from the amenities and characteristics of Oxford as a whole. Ancient and storied architecture blend with modern clubs and music venues, church steeples with pubs and eateries, and cloistered gardens with impressive theaters. All these contrasts and synergies make Oxford a quintessential university town. You’ll find yourself in proximity to both quaint local villages and London (an hour away by train).

WHY ARCADIA?

Arcadia is a nationally recognized leader in higher education, offering exceptional study, research and internship experiences for students from colleges and universities across the US. Our unique combination of customized, diverse academic programming and comprehensive support allows students to explore new worlds, get to know themselves, boost their resumes for future job opportunities and graduate school, and experience the incredible growth and shifts in perspective that a culturally immersive experience can deliver.

Please check our website for dates and the latest program information.

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Ohio State Program Contact

Rebecca McMunn
Would you like to schedule an appointment? Click here to request one.
McMunn.8@osu.edu


Courses and Credits 

The Arcadia University of Oxford program offers courses taught in English in a variety of subjects. For a summary of courses available to students, please see the Arcadia catalogue at studyabroad.arcadia.edu

Each course a student takes abroad, regardless of the grade received or how course credit counts toward degree requirements, must:
  • Be approved via the credit evaluation process; students are strongly encouraged to do this prior to submitting their applications.
  • Transfer back to the student’s Ohio State record.
  • Be completed for graded Ohio State credit. This grade will be factored into the student’s GPA.
Completion of the credit evaluation process does not guarantee the availability of the course abroad. Students are encouraged to have multiple back-up courses approved. Students who cancel their participation for failure to secure approval for desired course work will be subject to the cancellation policy

Admitted participants are required to register themselves in the temporary study abroad placeholder course, ARTSSCI 5797.  Further instructions will be provided upon admission to the program.
 

Eligibility

In order to be eligible to apply for this program, students must meet Arcadia's program specific requirementsOIA's General Eligibility Requirements and Conditions for Participation. All students will also be required to participate in on-campus pre-departure orientations organized by the Office of International Affairs.

Students may not graduate during the same term in which they are participating on a third party provider/direct enroll program.

Application instructions
Applicants are required to submit TWO applications: 
1. OIA education abroad application (start at the "Apply Now" at the bottom or top of this page);
2. Arcadia application. 

IMPORTANTBoth applications must be submitted by the Ohio State application deadline.  


Passports

Passports are required for every Ohio State study abroad program. For many study abroad destinations, passport information is required to apply for an entry visa (as early as 6 months prior to departure). For information about applying for a passport, go to travel.state.gov.


Program Costs

Students will pay the Arcadia program fee directly to Arcadia. A waiver of tuition for Ohio State students that participate on university-approved third party provider or direct enroll programming is in effect until June 30, 2021. The Arcadia program fee includes tuition, housing, excursions, and in-country orientation.

If students withdraw or become ineligible any time 11 days after the acceptance notification from OSU, they will be held responsible for a $200 cancellation fee. Please refer to OIA's Cancellation Policy.

Please note that upon application, a $150 application fee will be assessed. The application fee will be refunded only if the applicant is not accepted or a written request to withdraw the application is submitted prior to the application deadline. Both the OIA and Arcadia applications must be submitted by the Ohio State deadline. The Arcadia application can be found at studyabroad.arcadia.edu. All Arcadia application materials must be submitted directly to Arcadia.


Scholarships

Students should begin researching funding opportunities before they have been accepted into a study abroad program. Grants and Scholarships deadlines may occur before the study abroad program application deadline.

Please review Arcadia’s scholarship page for additional funding opportunities.

Students who receive or are eligible to receive a Federal Pell Grant are encouraged to apply for the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program. This program is Gilman eligible. Interested students should first verify their existing award package and make an appointment with Student Financial Aid as needed.  After researching the scholarship, students wishing to apply for the Gilman International Scholarship should be in touch with the listed education abroad coordinator to begin working on a competitive application.


Notices

U.S. Department of State: travel.state.gov (travel advisories/country-specific safety information) 
Centers for Disease Control: cdc.gov/travel (pre-travel health guidance) 

Ohio State reserves the right to change without notice any statement contained herein, concerning but not limited to rules, policies, tuition, fees, curricula and courses. In the event of a change to an existing U.S. Department of State Travel Advisory, CDC Travel Health Notice or other risk designated criteria, the Office of International Affairs reserves the right to cancel any program prior to departure or while in progress. Discrimination against any individual based upon protected status, which is defined as age, ancestry, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, HIV/AIDS status, military status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status, is prohibited.

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2021 10/01/2020
**
Rolling Admission TBA TBA
NOTE: Dates include travel days.
Academic Year 2021-2022 01/21/2021
**
Rolling Admission 09/29/2021 06/18/2022
Fall 2021 01/21/2021
**
Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Spring 2022 10/01/2021 10/11/2021 01/06/2022 06/20/2022

** 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.

Indicates that deadline has passed