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You are viewing a “brochure page” for a specific WSU affiliated program. Use the information and links below to learn more about this program, please note that links may take you to external websites.

To start a WSU application in MyStudyAbroad for this program, click the “Apply Now” button. Tips:

· Only begin an application when you have determined the program you wish to pursue.

· No application fee for simply starting an application! The Global Learning Application fee is charged only once you are committed to your program and the application deadline has passed.

· Depending on your program type you may have a non-WSU application to complete as well.

Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Academic Standing: Undergraduate Language of Instruction: English Only
Local Language(s): English Program Type: Partnership
Program Provider: WSU Partnerships
Program Description:

Overview

Overview



WSU has formed a special relationship with University College Dublin, one of Europe's leading research-intensive universities, located in Dublin, Ireland. WSU participants can study at UCD and be immersed in university life for a semester or full calendar year.  

Partnership Dates:
  • Academic Year:  September - May
  • Spring Term:  January - May
  • Fall Term:  September - December
Partnership Eligibility Requirements:
  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 at the time of application.
  • Be 18 years or older at the time of the program.
  • Be in good academic standing at WSU.
  • Be in good standing with the Office of Student Conduct.
  • Be a current WSU student (matriculating or non-degree seeking).
  • Have completed 1 years of university study.
 

Costs

Cost Information
 

Partnership Cost Estimates:

Partnership costs are categorized as those billed by WSU (Fixed Expenses) and those not billed by WSU (Estimated Additional Expenses). A breakdown of these costs can be found below. To determine the cost estimate for your desired term click the button below to jump to this specific cost estimate. Please keep in mind that while every attempt is made to ensure all costs identified below are accurate some variability does exist and exact numbers may not be possible for all expenses.

Academic Year
Spring or Fall Semester

Refund Policy:

Participants are responsible for WSU fees associated with the program once they have committed to the partnership application and the application deadline has passed.

Financial Aid Disbursement Alert:

Participants eligible for financial aid can use aid toward this program. Please note that per federal regulations, financial aid is released on the first day of the regular WSU semester, or ten days prior to the participant’s program start date, whichever is LATER. Some expenses will be due before aid is released, participants must budget accordingly.

Cost Estimate for Academic Year

Fixed Expenses Billed By WSU   Estimated Additional Expenses*  
WSU Tuition (In-State) $0 UCD & Fees $18,000
WSU Tuition (Out-of-State) $0 Room & Board $10,250
Global Learning Application Fee $200 Personal Expenses $4,560
International Insurance Fee $690 International Airfare $2,000
    Books and Supplies $500
    U.S. Passport** $140
    Visa** $150
Total Expenses Billed By WSU (In-State) $790 Total Estimated Cost of Program $35,600
Total Expenses Billed By WSU (Out-of-State) $790    
Total Estimated Cost of Academic Year (In-State):            $36,390
Total Estimated Cost of Academic Year (Out-of-State):    $36,390
 
 

Cost Estimate for a Single Semester

Fixed Expenses Billed By WSU   Estimated Additional Expenses*  
WSU Tuition (In-State) $0 UCD Tuition & Fees $9,000
WSU Tuition (Out-of-State) $0 Room & Board $6,000
Global Learning Application Fee $200 Personal Expenses $2,280
International Insurance Fee $345 International Airfare $2,000
    Books and Supplies $250
    U.S. Passport** $140
    Visa** $235
Total Expenses Billed By WSU (In-State) $545 Total Estimated Cost of Program $19,905
Total Expenses Billed By WSU (Out-of-State) $545    
Total Estimated Cost of Single Semester (In-State):            $20,450
Total Estimated Cost of Single Semester (Out-of-State):    $20,450
 

*All additional costs are ESTIMATED and may vary. These costs are not billed by WSU and are the sole responsibility of the participant.

**Please see the "Destination" tab for additional passport and visa information.

 

Academics

Academics

University Course Catalog:

https://sisweb.ucd.ie/usis/!W_HU_MENU.P_PUBLISH?p_tag=COURSESEARCH

Academic Offerings:

Agricultural Sciences, Animal/Veterinary Science, Anthropology, Ethnic Studies, Business, Economics, Environmental Science, Horticulture, Foreign Language and Culture, Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Psychology, Sociology, Sport and Fitness, and more.

Restrictions:

Grades and GPA:

University College Dublin uses the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS), an approximate conversion for courses can be found below:

5 ECTS Credits = 2.5 WSU Credits (rounded up to 3)

Grades and credits function differently at institutions around the world. Ensure you are taking at least 12 WSU credits worth of coursework per semester or 6 WSU credits for a summer program.

Factors to keep in mind:
  • Grades will not calculate into student’s cumulative WSU GPA, but will factor into Major and Minor GPA’s.
  • Courses and grades will appear on MyWSU and WSU transcript.
  • These have a non WSU transcript provided. Participants should anticipate transcripts taking two to four months to arrive at WSU.
 

Orientations

Orientations

All partnership participants are required to attend the orientation sessions listed below prior to departure. Participants will be notified regarding the date and times for those orientations which are not noted as being online after participation has been confirmed.
  • Global Learning Pre-Departure Orientation: There is an online session that participants will have access to in the final stages of their Global Learning application. Additionally, there is an in person country specific component.

Additional orientations may also be required upon arrival and will be provided by the host institution.

Host Institution Orientation: You will receive additional information and instructions regarding your orientation from the host institution. Orientations and the relevant processes will be unique to the institution.
 

Destination

Destination Details

Site Description

Dublin is the capital and largest city in Ireland. UCD is located in Belfield, about 3 miles from the city center. 

Accommodation Information

UCD offers several different living options for students including on-campus residence halls and off-campus apartments. For more information visit UCD's Accommodation website.


Passport & Visa Details

Passport
It is each participant’s responsibility to acquire a valid passport to travel internationally.  United States citizens can use the links below for information on how and where to apply for a United States passport:
Visa
Unless otherwise noted below, it is the responsibility of the participant to determine if a visa is necessary for travel to any foreign countries visited on this program based on their nationality, and to apply for any such visas.  Some visas may require a fee or that applicants travel to the nearest Consulate or Embassy to apply in person.

United States citizens can use the link below to determine if a visa is required for the destination and how to acquire the necessary visa. 
  • United States Department of State
  • Please Note: Information presented here may change, regardless of what is stated here YOU are responsible for ensuring you have any required visa and for any visa costs.
Non-United States citizens are required to meet with the Global Services Department for United States entry and exit requirements.  Check visa requirements for your host country/countries based on your country of citizenship.
 
 

Application

How to Apply

Before the Deadline: 
  1. Click the "Apply Now" button at the top of this page.
  • Please Note: There is no application fee for starting an application.
  1. You now have an application and are in the Application Phase. Complete application materials:
  • Signature Documents
  • Questionnaires
  • Material Submissions (Electronic and/or Physical)
  • Online Trainings
  • In-Person Meetings (if applicable)
  1. Once all the materials have been completed, your application will be moved to the Acceptance Phase with a status of "Accepted."
  • “Accepted” Status: your application has met all Global Learning and program specific requirements and you have been accepted to the program, conditional on whether or not you commit by the deadline.
  1. Commit to the program: Once in the “Accepted” status, you will see a box appear asking you to “Commit” or “Decline” your participation on the program.
  • If you click “Commit”: you have committed to participate in your program and accept all responsibilities associated with commitment.
  • If you click “Decline”: your application will be withdrawn.
After the Deadline:
  1. After you commit and are in "Committed" status, complete:
  • Required orientations (see “Orientation” tab for more information)
  • Remaining or new applications items (questionnaires or material items) which were not due before the deadline.
  • Any requested material items specific to your program.
  1. Prepare to Depart!
  • Apply for a visa (if required)
  • Buy airfare (if not included in your program)
  • Start packing!

Funding

How to Fund Your Program

Know Your Budget! 
  1. Review the costs and payment due dates of this program carefully
  2. Financial Aid recipients should speak with Student Financial Services
  3. Discuss fees and expenses with any financial contributors (i.e. spouse, parents, guardians)
  4. Know what funds you have to spend before and during the program
  5. Create your budget
  6. Explore additional financing (scholarships, funding sources, etc.)
Explore Scholarships: Community Resources:

Consider asking your home or college community groups and organizations about additional funding resources. Groups may include:
  • Rotary International, Kiwanis, Sorority or Fraternity or Religious Organizations
  • Private Businesses
  • Online Fundraising
 

Contacts

Contact Information

Global Learning Department:  Host Institution Website:
 


Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year WSU App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2022 05/02/2022 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Academic Year 2022-2023 05/02/2022 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Spring 2023 11/01/2022 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2023 05/01/2023 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Academic Year 2023-2024 05/01/2023 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** WSU's application deadline may be different than the application deadline for the study abroad program provider or exchange partner. If a deadline falls on a weekend or holiday it will be extended to the next business day.