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University of East Anglia (Exchange)
East Anglia, United Kingdom (Exchange Program) (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
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Homepage: Click to visit
Program Dates & Deadlines: Click here to view
Restrictions: URI applicants only
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Minimum GPA: 3.0 Fields of Studies: See Program Description
Language of Instruction: English Class Standing: 1. Freshman, 2. Sophomore, 3. Junior, 4. Senior, 5. Graduate, 6. Non Traditional
Program Description:
Program Description:
UEA BannerThe University of East Anglia (UEA) was founded in 1963 and is located in Norwich, England. Nationally and internationally renowned, UEA provides top quality academic, social and cultural facilities to its large and diverse student population. The University's friendly atmosphere and busy campus make studying in Norwich all the more appealing. The modern campus is ideally situated within 320 acres of rolling parkland only 2 miles from the Norwich city center, offering an urban experience in a rural setting. In matters of student experience, UEA has consistently ranked within the top 10 UK universities for student satisfaction for the last five years in a row by the National Student Survey. Notable areas of expertise for interested students include Environment Sciences, Art History, Creative Writing, Drama, and Media. 

The Numbers:
  • Student Population: 15,000
  • International Student Population: 3,500 (~23%)
  • Continually ranks in the top 20 UK universities & within the top 1% of universities in the world


Norwich is a traditional and historic city that dates back 1,000 years. With a population of 215,000 residents, Norwich offers students a friendly, safe and culturally thriving urban experience for everyone. Attend a football match at the local stadium, stroll through the premier shopping districts, or become a part of the thriving arts community 

This city is located just two hours from London with easy access to London international airports, 30 minutes from stunning beaches on the Norfolk coast, and a local international airport providing a short 40 minute flight to Amsterdam. 

UEA Study Abroad Homepage


Students will be directly enrolled into courses at UEA, offering exposure -and even full immersion - into that country's education system. Students have the option of enrolling into a variety of subjects and academic levels.

Courses Available:
 Media & American Studies
 Literature, Drama,
 Creative Writing
 Biology, Chemistry, 
 Political, Social &
 International Studies
 Computer Science  Environmental Sciences   Economics

Click here for a full list of modules (courses) offered at UEA for visiting exchange students.
  • Undergraduate modules come in three levels: Level 4 (first year), Level 5, and Level 6 (final year)
  • A full-time course load at UEA is equal to 60 UCU credits per semester, which is usually equivalent to three modules per semester (4 credits per course in U.S. equivalency)
  • Students must select 2/3 of their modules within a single department / subject area to which they have been nominated
*Autumn-only students will not be able to take exams as there is one exam period for the academic year, after the Spring term.  If you are interested in a module with an exam and you will only be here for the Autumn, please inquire whether it is possible to have an alternate assessment for that module.

*Note - students on a full semester program must be enrolled in the equivalent of at least 12 credits. This is to maintain full-time status at URI while abroad.


UEA offers students over 15 accommodation options based on student preferences for:
                → Room-Type (single-occupancy, double occupancy, en-suite, or studio)
                → Location (on-campus, near campus, or city center)
                → Facilities (private vs shared bathroom)

Meal Options: students primarily prepare their own meals while living in the UEA residence halls within a shared kitchen setting (self-catered).

Click here for accommodation information pertaining to exchange students 
A look at UEA Accommodation Options


Estimated Cost of Attendance Per Semester: $19,757
Note: Please view the budget sheet for itemized cost details.


Eligibility Requirements:
  • 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • 2 Academic References
*Students must first complete their URIAbroad application prior to starting their application with the University of East Anglia.
If you are interested in applying or want to know more about the application process, please visit our webpages by clicking here.


Program Duration:
Semester Duration URI Application Deadline UEA Application Deadline
Fall Sept.19 - Dec. 13 April 1st June 1st
Spring Jan. 13 - June 12 October 4th October 31st 
  UEA Academic Calendar

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Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2020 10/04/2019 ** Rolling Admission 01/13/2019 06/12/2019
NOTE: During the Spring semester, UEA will be on Easter Break from March 21 - April 19, 2020. Additionally, spring semester only and full year students should be aware that the assessment (examination) period is part of the Spring semester, and students are expected to remain for this period (May 18 - June 12, 2020).

** 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.
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