** 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.
Tier Level (SPU Partner Programs):
4 - $3,000 Fee
Areas of Study:
Art History, Biology, Business, Chemistry, Classics, Creative Writing, Fashion Merchandising, History, Interior Design, International Business, Journalism, Music, Philosphy, Physics, Political Science, Sociology
Language of Instruction:
Florence University of the Arts • FUA
Florence University of the Arts (FUA) presents a contemporary and thorough approach to a Liberal Arts education, along with an extensive curriculum in Studio Arts.
With small classes taught by a highly qualified international faculty, every course aims to enhance the social, intercultural and professional experience of each student. Students have the opportunity to choose classes from any of the 8 schools/departments contained within Florence University of the Arts.
SAI oversees and coordinates all aspects of student enrollment, including application processing, course selection and credit, visa preparation, housing, student health insurance, transcripts, pre-departure, on-site orientation & advising, and cell phone service.
Seattle Pacific University has partnered with affiliated organizations or host universities that have been vetted for their academic and student support. Partner Programs are eligible for federal, state, and institutional grants and scholarships.
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 tier level of the selected program, an additional fee for tiers 2-10 will be charged. For fee information, see Partner Program Cost.
SAI Admissions counselor assigned to you, providing friendly assistance throughout your study abroad experience
Helpful pre-departure tools and resources
Online student groups to acquaint you with other SAI students
Assistance with student visa application
Assistance with financial aid and loan processing
Airport pickup and transportation on arrival day
Student health insurance providing full coverage and medical emergency evacuation
Cell phone rental with free incoming calls and texts while in host country
SAI staff on-site dedicated to providing personal assistance
SAI orientation to the host city and school
SAI weekend excursion
Frequent SAI cultural activities and day trips
24-hour on-site emergency support
What's Not Included:
Housing in apartments (estimate: $3,200) or homestays (contact SAI directly for cost).
Confirmation Deposit: A $300 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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.