What is the program about?
This program offers Ball State University students the opportunity to experience life as a British student at a truly inclusive university where each and every person counts as an individual. With a history dating back to 1946, Worcester has established a reputation for world-class teaching and practical, purposeful research.
Where does the program take place?
Worcester, England, UK. Worcester offers a small-town feel with the sophistication of the city, and a short 2-hour train ride from London.
When does this program take place?
Academic Year: September – May
Spring Semester: Mid January to late May
What is the program content?
Exchange students at Worcester take classes alongside British students. Worcester has a wide variety of courses to choose from in many disciplines including; Education, Social Work, English, History and Exercise Science, among others.
In England, "courses" are referred to as "modules," and what we call "majors" in the US are called "courses" in the UK. Don’t let it confuse you. Typically, Ball State students take four modules while abroad. You will be asked to select 4 modules and 2 alternatives.
What is the student accommodation?
You will be placed in student housing at the University of Worcester. Each student will live on campus in halls of residence. You will share common facilities such as kitchen, common room, and toilet/shower facilities.
What is included?
All students attending Worcester pay Ball State tuition and student fees. Tuition and fee rates are based on residency.
Round-trip airfare, accommodation, meals and living expenses are paid out of pocket by the student but can be factored into the cost of attendance sheet for financial aid purposes. Other costs include US passport and immigration documentation..
How do I apply?
Step 1 – Click on "Apply Now"
Step 2 – Complete the online application through BSU
Who can I contact for more information?
Phone: (765) 285-5422