Bangor University is one of the oldest university in the UK and is located where the mountains meet the sea. This provides easy and fast connection to cities all over Europe, including London, Dublin, Liverpool and many other places. Times Higher Education called Bangor University the top UK university for help and support and ranked them in the top 5% of the world universities. This university is the center of the Welsh language and culture providing a unique experience for students. With over 16,000 students, 23 academic schools, and 6 colleges, Bangor University is a prestigious school with great opportunities for students studying abroad.
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Location: Bangor, Wales (population: 19,000)
University: Bangor University (10,800 students)
Minimum Application Requirements: 2.7 GPA and Sophomore status
Visa Information: See the Visa Information: United Kingdom page for detailed information.
Established in 1884, Bangor University is ranked Number One in Wales for Teaching Quality. Bangor University has state-of-the-art study facilities including a computer science lab, Ocean-Going Research Vessel and Media Studies Center equipped with editing suites, production studios, and digital media equipment. Bangor is a comprehensive university offering a wide variety of courses. To review the available courses offered for study abroad students, please visit Bangor University’s course catalog.
For more information, go to Bangor University’s website.
For High Point University to recognize the credits you complete abroad, you must earn at least a grade equivalent to a C in the U.S. HPU will not accept credit for courses with grades of C– or below. Grades for all courses earned abroad are recorded on the international transcript. Credits are received by HPU as transfer credits, which means the credit is received but the grade is not. Your HPU grade point average will not be impacted positively or negatively by your study abroad courses.
HPU students studying abroad at Bangor University students can live in residential housing on campus. There also is the option of a home stay, although spots are limited.
Meals at Bangor University are self-catered.
At High Point University, the primary expenses, excluding travel, for an HPU semester study abroad program are included in, or comparable to, regular HPU fees. Just as for a semester on HPU’s campus, the fees for study abroad must be broken down into tuition, fees, room, and board, with expenses paid either to HPU or other organizations. See below for an explanation of how we bill for semester programs abroad.
|Category||Fee (Per Semester)||To Be Paid To:||Deadline|
|Total Paid to HPU||$17,559.00||Includes application fee, HPU tuition, and HPU fees.|
|Application Fee*||$500.00||High Point University||Application Deadline|
|Tuition & Fees||$17,559.00||High Point University||Please refer to your HPU bill for payment deadlines|
|Room†||Varies. Check with your Host University||Host university, housing office, or landlord abroad||Check with your Host University|
To best understand billing for semester study abroad at High Point University, it’s important to distinguish between the 4 main areas of HPU billing, tuition (the academic/classroom expenses), fees, room, and board:
Application Fee*: In addition to the Tuition, Fees, Room & Board expenses, all study abroad applications are billed an application fee. This fee is non-refundable and is not applied towards the tuition & fees billing for the semester.
Bangor University has more than 80 clubs, sports and societies to help students meet new people and get involved with the university. The university is also located near many exciting attractions. Some of these include places like Anglesey, one of the most popular island destinations in North Wales, and Snowdonia National Park. There are also picturesque villages and nearby towns that students can visit. Students also have many opportunities to visit museums, cathedrals, castles, the pier, bridges and even a waterfall. For more information, please visit the Student Life in Bangor section of their website.