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  • Locations: Hyderabad, India
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Semester
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  • Program Sponsor: AIFS 
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring Semester 2018 11/01/2017 ** Rolling Admission 12/26/2017 05/05/2018
Fall 2018 03/15/2018 ** 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:
Program Sponsor: Partner Program Tier Level (SPU Partner Programs): 6 - $5,000 Fee
Areas of Study: Accounting, Art History, Biology, Business, Chemistry, Communications, Computer Science, Creative Writing, Dietetics & Nutrition, Ecology, Education, Engineering, Film, History, International Business, International Relations, Journalism, Marketing, Math, Modern Languages, Music, Philosphy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Service Learning, Sociology, Theology, Women's Studies Program Type: Study Abroad
Language of Instruction: English Housing Type: Residence Hall
Minimum GPA: 2.75
Program Description:

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Hyderabad, India
  • Earn up to 16 credits per semester studying abroad in Hyderabad; no previous Indian language study is required.
  • Live in an international student residence on campus.
  • A fall semester Community Engagement Program (CEP) is available in addition to the Traditional Academic Program (fall/spring semesters).
  • Enjoy cultural and social activities such as a guided tour of Hyderabad, visits to Chowmahalla Palace, Qutb Sahi Tombs, Hussain Sagar and Buddha Statue, colorful markets and bazaars, Indian cooking lessons, traditional dance lessons and more.
  • A 6-day Golden Triangle Tour with visit to the Taj Mahal is included in the program fee.
  • Optional excursions include a 4-day trip to Ajanta and Ellora ($345), a 3-day trip to Mumbai ($545) and a 4-day trip to Kerala ($575).
  • Tuition and transcripts provided by the University of Hyderabad.
 
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Offering more than $800,000 in scholarships, grants & financial support each year!  
   
AIFS is recognized as a premier provider of study abroad programs. All-inclusive program fees cover tuition, housing, a meal plan, tours and excursions, insurance and 24-hour emergency service. Since 1964, more than 1.5 million students have traveled abroad with AIFS.
 
     
 

 




 

SPU Partner Program: Tier 6

This is an SPU Partner Program. These programs are in partnership with affiliated organizations or host universities that have been vetted for their academic and student support, and have been in long standing partnerships with Seattle Pacific University. All Partner Programs are eligible for Federal, State, and Institutional financial aid. 
 
Cost: Tier 5

For SPU Partner Programs, you will be charged one quarter of SPU tuition for participation during fall quarter or winter/spring quarters combined. Depending on the cost of the program, a program fee may be charged in addition to SPU tuition. For additional program fee information, see Partner Program Cost

Aid eligibility includes SPU grants and scholarships, federal, state, and local financial aid for SPU Partner Programs.
What's Included:
  • Tuition 
  • Personalized assistance from site specialists on the AIFS Admissions Team in the U.S. 
  • Pre-departure resources including online course descriptions, an information handbook and an online AIFS account 
  • Student networking resources allow you to connect with other students who will be going on your program
  • Housing in the International Student Residence on campus
  • Excursions and day trips including a 6-day tour of the Golden Triangle including the Taj Mahal, Jaipur and Delhi and visits to Golconda Fort and Charminar
  • Cultural and social activities including a guided tour of Hyderabad, visits to Chowmahalla Palace, Qutb Shahi Tombs, Hussain Sagar and Buddha Statue, Hyderabad’s colorful markets and bazaars, ‘Cyberabad’s’ local IT businesses, Indian cooking lessons and traditional Indian dance lessons
  • Resident Director to help with any questions or advice you may need while in India
  • Orientation workshops to help you get to know your classmates better, familiarize you with the local area, advise you about living in Hyderabad and to help you adjust to Indian culture
  • Volunteer opportunities with local organizations are available. 
  • AIFS Office provides study areas and resources
  • University services including use of the Indira Gandhi Memorial Library
  • Comprehensive insurance and assistance package
  • 24-hour emergency telephone service allows you to reach AIFS staff at any time in an urgent situation

What's Not Included: 
  • Airfare
  • Meals: Optional meal plan for 3 meals/day in residence hall is available for $800, payable to AIFS
  • $50 non-refundable application fee
  • $300 non-refundable fee will be due as part of your SPU application and considered your commitment to the program. As SPU has a capacity of 50 students every year for Partner Programs, this fee would be refunded if your application was submitted after we reached capacity.

Additional Costs to Consider:
  • Provider application fees and deposits (if applicable)
  • Passport
  • Visa or residency permit (when applicable)
  • Domestic travel to apply for visa (when applicable)
  • Travel insurance (optional)
  • Generally, students spend more money while they are abroad than during a typical quarter at SPU. These costs vary per student, and are usually associated with extra in-country and personal travel, eating out, entertainment, and purchasing gifts and souvenirs. If you would like more information about general costs of the items mentioned above and/or general affordability of study abroad, please contact us at studyabroad@spu.edu.

For more information, contact SPU Study Abroad