Choose two courses in Math, Economics, Music, Drama, History, Biology, Anthropology, Philosophy, English, and more! Activities for program students: Attend an opening dinner honoring students in the program. Cheer at a St. Louis Cardinals baseball game.
- Saint Louis, United States
- Program Type:
- Study Abroad
- Degree Level:
- Program Description:
- Washington University in St. Louis welcomes students from around the world for summer study. Students have the option to select from a variety of programs and courses to enhance their educational experience. Whether seeking to build your leadership skills or exploring new subject matter, our small courses and friendly campus provide the ideal introduction to American education.
2016 Summer Program Options
Current undergraduate students can participate in our 5-week International Summer Study program, July 15 - August 19, taking two courses, attending social and cultural events, and meeting with deans and directors. Choose from the following options:
Global Leadership (MAILI)
Innovation: Entrepreneurism and Design Thinking
American Politics & Culture
Arts & Sciences
U.S/Visa-carrying students may apply to the Global Leadership or the Innovation Programs.
Choose two courses in Math, Economics, Music, Drama, History, Biology, Anthropology, Philosophy, English, and more! Activities for program students: Attend an opening dinner honoring students in the program. Cheer at a St. Louis Cardinals baseball game. Visit a place you’ll never forget, the City Museum. Take in a live theater production at the Muny. Have fun at Six Flags amusement park. Discover historic St. Charles, Missouri. Explore art museums and galleries, the zoo, the science center, or the Gateway Arch. Attend outdoor concerts, or stroll shopping districts along the Loop or the Central West End. Meet with deans, directors, and other student groups at weekly international student lunches.
Program dates: July 15 - August 19, 2016 Application deadline for International students: April 1, 2016 Application deadline for U.S residents & visa students: May 1, 2016 All application materials, including a transcript and English proficiency verification, must be received prior to the deadline. Eligibility Requirements Students must be a current undergraduate student at a university or college. Students must have completed at least one year of undergraduate studies and be in good academic standing by the start of the program. International students are required to provide proof of English language proficiency by submitting official scores from one of the following exams: TOEFL score of at least 90 IELTS score of at least 7 CAE or CPE score of Level B2 or better Select applicants will also be required to participate in a virtual interview.
- Setting Description:
- St. Louis’ many distinct neighborhoods mirror the city’s cosmopolitan diversity. Food, music, and all the attributes of diverse cultures are intact in the city’s tightly knit communities. Jazz and blues—the city’s musical roots—can be heard every night in the Soulard neighborhood. Wonderful Asian restaurants, historic Tower Grove Park, and the world-renowned Missouri Botanical Garden give a special flavor to the South Grand neighborhood. Some of the finest Italian restaurants in the nation are tucked in a neighborhood called “The Hill.” In midtown, the Grand Arts Center and Entertainment District is home to the Symphony, the palatial Fox Theatre, Dance St. Louis, the Black Repertory Company, and many others. The most visible symbol of St. Louis is its noted Gateway Arch. Designed by the late architect Eero Saarinen and completed in 1965, the Arch symbolizes St. Louis’ role as Gateway to the West. Summer is one of the best times to experience St. Louis. On campus, attend our free m
- Program fee: $7680 (Partial Scholarships are available to a select number of applicants.) The program fee covers all of the following expenses: Tuition and lab fees for two undergraduate courses (6 or 7 total units of credit) Housing in a secure, air-conditioned campus residence hall $500 meal stipend Use of all library facilities Use of the Athletic Complex facilities Transportation pass for St. Louis bus and light rail system Health insurance (international students only) St. Louis Cardinals
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