University Semester Abroad / How to Apply
If you have recently scored above 500 on the paper-based TOEFL (iBT-61) or IELTS 5.5, you may take up to 12 units* of undergraduate courses, or a combination of undergraduate classes and intensive English classes. Permission to take Open University classes is subject to a placement test and other conditions.
To take graduate courses (Master Level) you need to have a bachelor’s degree, currently attend a graduate program at your home university, and must obtain a minimum paper-based TOEFL score of 550 (iBT-80) or IELTS 6.5.
*Spring and Fall only
It's easy to apply, just submit an online application and upload the following items:
Qualifying Health Insurance is mandatory for all F-1 and J-1 visa students. For more information, visit Health Insurance
Note: The refund policy is subject to change at any time.
Requests for refunds are processed through the University Extended Education office. This process takes approximately six weeks. Allow up to six weeks for refunds via check. If you paid with a credit card, allow 7-10 days for your refund to be credited back to your credit card. Students who are dismissed from the program in mid-semester because of insufficient attendance or serious misconduct are not eligible to receive a refund.