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|Restrictions:||URI applicants only|
|Minimum GPA:||3.0||Fields of Studies:||Business Administration, Chemistry, Communications, Computer Science, Engineering, English, Geography, History, Journalism, Mathematics, Music, Physics, Political Science, Psychology|
|Language of Instruction:||English||Class Standing:||3. Junior, 4. Senior|
Cardiff University has an international reputation for teaching and research, built on a history of service and achievement since 1883. One of the UK's most popular universities, the campus is ideally situated within the capital and largest city in Wales - Cardiff - boasting an attractive campus in a magnificent location. Interested students are provided with a wide choice of flexible degree programs, excellent facilities and conveniently located student accommodations. Students continually find that Cardiff offers a high quality education, an active and fulfilling social life, first-class welfare and support services, and a friendly welcome which starts from their very first inquiry. With comprehensive student support services, we make sure that international students are well supported throughout their time at Cardiff. Driven by creativity and curiosity, we strive to fulfill our social, cultural and economic obligations to Cardiff, Wales, and the world.
Student Population: 30,000
International Student Population: 4,000
Cardiff is the capital and largest city in Wales and the tenth largest city in the United Kingdom. Its rich culture has a diverse range of influences from the Romans and Normans of antiquity to the industrial revolution and the coal industry – which transformed Cardiff from a small town into a thriving, international city. Cardiff is one of the UK's most vibrant and dynamic cities with the atmosphere you would expect of a modern European metropolis. It is however also a friendly and safe city, compact and easy to walk around. Its rich culture has a diverse range of influences from the Romans and Normans of antiquity to the industrial revolution and the coal industry – which transformed Cardiff from a small town into a thriving, international city.
The climate in Cardiff is characterized by mild weather. Average temperatures in the winter months (December to February) are between 2°C and 8°C and during the summer months, (June to August) temperatures can very between 11°C and 22°C.
Cardiff is easily accessible and conveniently located. High speed inter-city trains provide frequent services between all major British cities. Cardiff's central railway station is Wales' largest and most popular station, within 2 hours reach from the heart of London and Birmingham. Frequent services also connect Cardiff with Bristol, Birmingham, Southampton, Manchester, Liverpool and with many other cities and towns.
ACADEMICSStudents will be directly enrolled into courses at Cardiff, 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.
*Note - there are enrollment restrictions for students majoring in Healthcare Sciences and Pharmacy and there is limited spaces in Psychology.
Cardiff University offers students a variety of accommodation options that fit every type of student.
Students can be housed in one of 16 undergraduate residence halls that offer:
Single-occupancy, double-occupancy, en-suite, or studio residencies located within walking distance to campus
Female-only residencies, quiet living options also available
Meal Options: self-catered, partial-catered or fully catered
Click here for the latest residence options for Cardiff University as well as for links to access virtual tours for these various housing options
PROGRAM COSTEstimated Cost of Attendance Per Semester: $17,093
Note: Please view the budget sheet for itemized cost details.
- 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale
- 1 Academic Reference
- Juniors & Seniors
ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONProgram Duration:
|Semester||Dates||URI Application Deadline||Cardiff Application Deadline|
|Fall||September 23 - January 5||April 1||April 30|
|Spring||January 20 - April 19||September 20||October 15|
This is Cardiff.pdf - Program Brochure
Cardiff Campus Map & Location.pdf
Cardiff University Facebook Page for International Students
Study Abroad Student Blogs
|Dates / Deadlines:|
|Term||Year||App Deadline||Decision Date||Start Date||End Date|
|Spring||2020||09/20/2019 **||Rolling Admission||01/20/2020||06/12/2020|
|NOTE: Easter Recess (No Classes): March 28 - April 19, 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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