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Partnership England: Liverpool Hope University
Liverpool, United Kingdom (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Academic Year,
Homepage: Click to visit
Restrictions: UW-Whitewater applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2016 10/15/2015 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2016 04/01/2016 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Academic Year 2016-2017 04/01/2016 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** 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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Areas of Study:
Art History, Arts, Biology, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Criminology, Dance, Education, English, Geography, Health, History, International Relations, Journalism, Legal Studies, Literature, Marketing, Media Studies, Music, Philosophy, Physical Education, Political Science, Psychology, Religious Studies, Studio Art, Theatre
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Program Description:

Liverpool Hope University

Partnership Program

Location Liverpool, England
Academic Focus Across the curriculum
Eligibility 3.0 GPA, All majors, Sophomore standing
Language of Instruction English
Terms Fall, Spring, Year
Liverpool Hope website:

Liverpool Hope welcomes students from all over the world to study for a semester or full academic year. Students are welcomed into a college campus community of 7,500 students. Liverpool Hope is a place where professors often know their students by name, as the average class size is only twenty students.

The city of Liverpool has just celebrated its 800th birthday. It is one of the UK’s most popular student cities witha student population of nearly 60,000. Students find the city to be welcoming and a safe place to live, study, and enjoy life.


This partnership program is open to all majors. Students may choose from a variety of courses in areas such as the sciences (biology, geography, math, and computer science), humanities (English, history, and religious studies), social sciences (criminology, psychology, political science, and legal studies), business, education (early childhood, special education, and physical education), media and communication, and the arts (dance, theatre, music, studio art, and art history).

Students attending Liverpool Hope will take a course load of 60 UK credits per semester.  The majority of courses offered at Liverpool Hope are 15 UK credits (4 US credits) or 30 UK credits (8 US credits).

Complete course information can be found in the Liverpool Hope course catalog:

Fall 2015 Course Catalogue.pdf
Spring 2016 Course Catalogue.pdf


Study abroad students stay in residence halls at Liverpool Hope, where they live in single rooms with access to a shared kitchen and common room. The price of on-campus housing is included in the Liverpool Hope program fee. The program fee also includes five meals per week in any campus cafeteria.
Student residences are located in three campuses throughout the city of Liverpool; Hope Park, Aigburth Park, and the Creative Campus. Students living on campus are provided a free bus service that transports students between these locations throughout the day.

Student Life and Surroundings

Liverpool Hope University has an active student life. Students are encouraged to join clubs and societies that the university has to offer including sports such as; rugby, Gaelic football, and cricket, as well as societies including; unity, psychology, and show choir.

Additionally, the Student Union provides students with an opportunity to travel throughout the United Kingdom by organizing trips to various locations throughout the U.K. such as, Edinburgh, New Castle, Wales, and York.

The city of Liverpool is exciting and lively. With a population of about 800,000 people, it is one of the largest cities in England. In 2008, Liverpool was named the cultural capital of Europe due in part to it’s diverse population as well as it’s expanse of museums, theaters, and religious landmarks, maritime activities, sporting events, shopping centers, and unique restaurants, bars, and clubs. At night, the city comes alive through dancing, live music, and festivals.

Liverpool also has train stations, busses, and an airport allowing residence to travel inexpensively and with ease throughout Europe.

Cost of Attendance, Financial Aid, and Scholarships

As a partnership program, UW-Whitewater students are required to pay Liverpool Hope University tuition fees. As with all approved study abroad programs, UW-W financial aid can be used on this program.  Eligible students are encouraged to apply for the Wisconsin Grant for Study Abroad, and UW-W and external study abroad scholarships are available.

Other fees for this program such as the Global Experiences Application Fee and CISI international insurance, are billed to the student’s UW-W account.  Other expenses are paid individually (e.g. living expenses).

Estimated Cost of Attendance (per semester)

  UW-Whitewater* Liverpool Hope
Tuition $3,800* $7,400 (4775 GPB)
Housing and Meals $3,800 Housing and 5 meals/week included in above program fee. Estimated additional meals: $1,500.
Other Living Expenses $1,800 $2,000
Global Experiences Application Fees $0 $275
CISI International Insurance $0 $170
Travel Documents $0 $150
Round Trip Flight $0 $1,200
Total Cost of Attendance $9,400 $12,695

*UW-Whitewater cost of attendance information is based on
**2014-15 UW-W tuition for in-state residents. Non-residents are subject to UW-W non-resident tuition rates.  Tuition rates are subject to change each academic year.

Passport and Visa Requirements

Students will need a passport to study abroad that is valid for at least 6 months beyond the end of their program.  Students in this program are not required to apply for a visa unless they plan on studying in England for a period longer than 6 months.

Key Dates

Term Application Deadline Term Dates
Academic Year April 1st Late September to Early June
Fall Semester April 1st Late September to Mid December
Spring Semester October 15th Early January to Ealy June