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  • Locations: Liverpool, United Kingdom
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: UW-Whitewater applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2023 10/15/2022 ** 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.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Program Type: Partnership Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English
Click here for a definition of this term Housing Options: Dorm/On-Campus Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 3
Click here for a definition of this term Class Standing: Sophomore Click here for a definition of this term 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
Click here for a definition of this term Service-Learning: Yes Click here for a definition of this term Internship Available: Yes
Program Description:

Liverpool Hope University

Partnership Program

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

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 with a 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 (course offerings reflect 2018-19): Keep in mind the following notes on courses at Liverpool Hope:
  • Level C are first year courses, similar to freshmen courses
  • Level I are second year courses, similar to sophomore/junior courses
  • Level H are third year courses, similar to senior course
Please be sure to review Liverpool Hope's student guide on choosing courses: LPH course selection guide.pdf


Study abroad students stay in Aigburth Park residence halls at Liverpool Hope, where they live in single rooms with access to a shared kitchen and common room.  The two residence halls for study abroad students are St. Michael's and St. Julie's.  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.  Students living on campus are provided a free bus service that transports students between the campuses throughout the day.  For more information on accommodation, click here.


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, Newcastle, 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 its diverse population as well as its 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, buses, 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)

Billed By UW-Whitewater  
Program Fee*
(includes tuition, housing, orientation, airport pickup, bed pack, some transportation and meals)
Application/Administration Fee 225
Contingency Fee 50
CISI Insurance 150
Subtotal $7,925
Additional Estimated Expenses  
Passport and Passport Photos 150
UK Student Visa 130
Round-Trip Airfare 1,800
Meals (excluding those in program fee) 1,000
Books/Supplies 200
Personal/Miscellaneous 2,000
Subtotal $5,280
Total** $13,205
*Liverpool Hope program fees will vary depending on term abroad.  For fall semester, program fees  are estimated at 4950 GBP (~6500 USD); spring fees are 7400 GBP.(~9700 USD).
**For comparison, the UW-W Financial Aid office estimates the cost of attendance on the UW-W campus for one semester to be $7,400.

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 1 Mid September to Early June
Fall Semester April 1 Mid September to Mid December
Spring Semester October 15 Early January to Early June

Office of Global Experiences
Office: McCutchan 204
Phone: 262-472-5759