FULL NAME AND LOCATION OF UNIVERSITY
Waco, Texas, USA
NUMBER OF UTRECHT NETWORK SEMESTERS ACCEPTING DURING 2019/2020
MAIN UNIVERSITY WEBSITE
INTERNATIONAL OFFICE WEBSITE FOR INCOMING STUDENTS
CONTACT PERSON FOR INCOMING AND OUTGOING STUDENTS
Exchange Program and Study Abroad Advisor
Center for Global Engagement
One Bear Place #97012
Waco, TX 76798 USA
HOW DOES THE APPLICATION AND ADMISSIONS PROCESS DIFFER FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS?
Graduate students must apply directly to the Graduate School as well as through the Study Abroad Office. Details will be provided after they apply.
AREAS OF STUDY OPEN TO UNDERGRADUATE EXCHANGE STUDENTS
All areas for which students are academically qualified. http://www.baylor.edu/registrar/index.php?id=84878
AREAS OF STUDY OPEN TO GRADUATE EXCHANGE STUDENTS
The exchange is designed to be an undergraduate only exchange. Special circumstances for interested grad students can be considered on a case-by-case basis.
CAN GRADUATE STUDENTS TAKE UNDERGRADUATE LEVEL COURSES
CAN ADVANCED UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS TAKE GRADUATE LEVEL COURSES?
AREAS OF STUDY RESTRICTED TO PRIOR BILATERAL AGREEMENTS BETWEEN EXCHANGE DEPARTMENTS OR FACULTIES
AREAS OF STUDY THAT ARE NOT OPEN TO EXCHANGE STUDENTS
Law, Medicine, Social Work, Education
WEBSITE FOR COURSE OFFERINGS
REQUIRED MINIMUM AND MAXIMUM NUMBER OF CREDITS AVAILABLE THROUGH THE EXCHANGE
For both undergraduate & graduate
Min = 12 credits (undergraduate) & 9 credits (grad)
Max = 18 credits (undergraduate)
ARE SUMMER COURSES AVAILABLE AS EXCHANGE (NON FEE-PAYING)? IF SO, WHAT IS THE WEBSITE?
DO STUDENTS REGISTER FOR COURSES IN ADVANCE OR UPON ARRIVAL?
In Advance: Students do not register themselves. We register them for their courses based on their application documents.
COURSE REGISTRATION DEADLINE(S)
By the end of November ~Students will be registered for classes by the study abroad office. Material submissions are Oct. 15th.
LANGUAGE TEST CERTIFICATE REQUIRED? IF SO, WHICH AND WHEN: BEFORE ADMISSION OR UPON ARRIVAL?
English proficiency requirements set by the admissions department. Current requirements can be found at: https://www.baylor.edu/admissions/index.php?id=873276
PREPARATORY LANGUAGE COURSE FOR INCOMING STUDENTS? DATES AND COSTS?
Currently no such program is available.
ARE THERE ANY SPECIAL ADVISING OR REGISTRATION CONCERNS THAT STUDENTS SHOULD BE AWARE OF? ARE SERVICES AVAILABLE TO ASSIST IN REGISTRATION OR COURSE SELECTION?
Students must submit a completed health form and academic registration form (provided to them). The health form must be approved/cleared before they can be registered.
We register them for their classes based on the information they provide. Incoming students do not register themselves.
APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR EACH TERM
March 30th for Fall or Academic Year
October 30th for Spring
Dates include Arrival to Departure (this includes orientation, semester dates, and exams)
Fall 2020: Aug 17, 2020 ~ Dec 10-15, 2020-- Departure: Dec 16
Spring 2021: Jan 6, 2021 ~ May 10, 2021-- Departure May 11
Fall 2020: Dec 10-15, 2020
Spring 2021: May 5-10, 2021
IF THERE IS A BREAK BETWEEN THE ACADEMIC COURSE CALENDAR AND EXAMS, CAN ARRANGEMENTS BE MADE SO THE STUDENT MAY TAKE EXAMS EARLY?
There is no break between the semester and exams.
ORIENTATION SESSION(S) FOR INCOMING STUDENTS. ARE THEY MANDATORY? DATES AND COSTS?
Students are required to arrive the week before classes begin to move into housing and attend international student orientation. The only expense is for meals and accommodation before their housing contract begins.
TOTAL COST ESTIMATE PER MONTH (US$)
(broken down below)
IS COMPARABLE HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FROM ABROAD ALLOWED?
Yes, if a waiver is submitted and approved on time.
HOUSING AND STUDENT LIFE
IS HOUSING ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE? IS IT GUARANTEED? HOW DO STUDENTS APPLY?
On-Campus Housing is provided to incoming exchange students and application materials are sent upon successful nomination.
On-campus dormitories plus apartments within walking distance of campus. Students can choose to pursue off campus but will not be able to gain assistance from the office.
HOUSING WEBSITE AND CONTACT PERSON(S)
DO STUDENTS APPLY FOR HOUSING WITH THEIR UNIVERSITY APPLICATION OR IS IT SEPARATE? IS THERE A DEADLINE?
Application for housing is submitted with all other documents to the study abroad office.
WHAT KINDS OF HEALTH FACILITIES ARE AVAILABLE AT THE UNIVERSITY?
ARE INTERNSHIPS AVAILABLE?
Internships are not guaranteed, but services are available to students.
ARE STUDENT JOBS AVAILABLE/ALLOWED?
Conditional upon the terms of their Visa