Academic programs and services

Programs offered

Important Note: All deadlines are listed two weeks prior to the official deadline of the program provider to allow time to process paperwork. If you don't find the program you want listed below, please contact the Office of Study Abroad and International Exchanges for instructions about how to apply for a program WOU doesn't currently offer. 503 838-8905; studyabroad@wou.edu

 

Multiple location programs are identified at the bottom of this list of programs.

 

Africa
Destination Program Dates Minimum Requirements Application Deadlines Application Estimated
Budget
Ghana, Accra, Cape Coast, Kumasi Early to mid-June

Sophomore standing

GPA 2.5

February 12 CCSA 2010/11
Ghana, Acrra Fall: August-December

Junior standing

3.0 GPA

June 1 AHA 2010/11
Spring: January-May October 18
Kenya and Tanzania Fall: September-December

One semester of college-level ecology or biology;

Sophomore standing;

GPA 2.5

 

Rolling admissions. Early applications encouraged for acceptance into your program of choice.

SFS 2010/11
Spring: late January-early May

Summer I: June-July

Summer II:

July-August

Morocco, Fes Summer: 6 week program, June-August

Sophomore standing

2.5 GPA; no prior Arabic language experience required.

April 16
AHA 2010/11
South Africa, Cape Town Winter: December-early January

Sophomore standing

GPA 2.5

September 17 CCSA

2010/11

 

Asia
Destination Program Dates Minimum Requirements Application Deadlines Application Estimated Budget
China, Beijing Fall: September-January

45 credits and GPA 2.75

1 term of college-level Chinese or 1 course on modern Asia

January 29 OUS

2010/11

 

Spring Semester: February-July October 1

Academic year:

September-July

January 29
Hong Kong Winter Late December-early January

Sophomore standing

GPA 2.5

September 17 CCSA 2010/11
Hong Kong Summer Mid-late May

Sophomore standing

GPA 2.5

Not offered summer 2010. CCSA 2010/11
India, Dehli and Agra Late December-early January

Sophomore standing

GPA 2.5

September 17 CCSA 2010/11

India, Kolkata

 

Study and service learning program.

Fall Semester: August-November

Sophomore standing

3.0 GPA

April 15

IPSL

2010/11
Spring Semester: January-April October 15
Spring 3 week: December-January October 15
Summer 3 week: August April 16

Japan, Akita

(AIU University)

Fall: August - December

Sophomore standing

GPA 3.0

January 29 OUS 2010/11
Fall/Winter: August-March January 29
Spring: April - July October 1
Summer: June-July January 29
Academic Yr: August-July January 29
Japan, Saitama Fall Semester: October-March

Sophomore standing

3.0 GPA

May 10 WOU Exchange 2010/11
Spring Semester: April-September October 10

Japan, Tokyo

(AGU University)

Fall Semester: September-February

Sophomore standing

GPA 2.75

January 29 OUS 2010/11
Spring Semester: April-August October 1

Academic Year:

September-August

January 29

Japan, Tokyo

(Waseda University)

Fall: September-February

Sophomore standing

GPA 3.0

1 year of college-level

Japanese study

January 29 OUS 2010/11
Spring: April-July October 1

Academic Yr:

September-July

January 29
Korea, Seoul Fall: August-December

Sophomore standing

GPA 2.75

January 29 OUS 2010/11
Winter/Spring: February-June October 1

Academic Yr:

August - June

January 29
Summer: June-July January 29

Taiwan, Luchu

(Kainan University)

Fall: August-December

Sophomore standing

3.0 GPA

May 10 WOU Exchange 2010/11
Spring: January-June October 10
Summer: July-August (6 weeks) May 10
Thailand, Chiang Mai Fall: September-December

Sophomore standing

GPA 2.75

January 29 OUS 2010/11
Winter/Spring: January-May October 1

Academic Year:

August-May

January 29

Thailand, Chiang Mai

 

Study and service learning program.

 

Fall: September-December

Sophomore standing

GPA 2.5

April 19

IPSL

 

2010/11
Spring: January-May October 15

 

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Graduate student budgetThe regular academic year consists of three terms or quarters. The average estimated cost of education below is for a full-time graduate student for the 2010-2011 academic year (9 months). The tuition and fees estimates for graduate students are based on 11 graduate credits per term. Actual tuition billing may vary based on number of credits taken and any associated course fees.

 

2010-2011 Academic Year - Graduate Student
Resident of Oregon Non-Resident
Tuition & fees $11,103 Tuition & fees $17,340
Books & supplies $1,200 Books & supplies $1,200
Room & board $8,439 Room & board $8,439
Transportation/personal $2,835 Transportation/personal $2,835
Total $23,577 Total $29,814

 

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WUE (Western Undergraduate Exchange) budget The Western Undergraduate Exchange Program (WUE) offers students from participating western states and designated majors the opportunity to enroll at a reduced tuition level, 150 percent of resident tuition plus fees. The 2010-2011 WUE Budget is listed below. The tuition and fees estimates for undergraduate students are based on 15 credits per term. Actual tuition billing may vary based on number of credits taken, any associated course fees and the year you began enrollment for the WOU Tuition Promise.

 

 

To find out more visit the WUE Web page, prospective students may contact the Office of Admissions at 503-838-8211 or toll-free 1-877-877-1593.

 

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International students

Other factors may influence the cost of attending Western Oregon University that international students need to consider. All international students should contact the International Students and Scholars Office for assistance with the application process and information concerning the cost of attending the university.

 

 

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Study abroad students

There are many times other factors which may influence the cost of study abroad through Western Oregon University that students need to consider. It is recommended that all students interested in pursuing study outside of the United States contact the Study Abroad Office for assistance with the application process.

 

 

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Staff rates information Staff members receiving these benefits must apply at the Human Resources Office of the OUS school where they are employed. Questions about eligibility for staff rate programs should be directed to the human resources office where the OUS employee works. Students receiving staff rates or transfer of staff rates should notify the Financial Aid Office at their institution of this benefit. Timely notification is necessary to avoid potential repayment situations due to a student receiving too much financial aid.

 

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