FAQs – Spring 2021 International Programming in China

FAQs for Spring 2021 International Programming in China

Program Enrollment and Brochures

Students currently enrolled at East China Normal University (ECNU) for Fall 2020
You will be able to apply to continue at ECNU for Spring 2021 through the following programs:

Students currently enrolled at University of Nottingham Ningbo (UNNC) for Fall 2020

You will be able to apply to continue at UNNC for Spring 2021 through the following programs:

Students currently enrolled in UConn Courses
You will be able to apply to enroll at UNNC for Spring 2021 through the following programs:

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      Eligibility
      To apply for any Education Abroad program for the Spring 2021 term, you must meet the following requirements:

      • A 2.50 cumulative GPA or higher
      • Not on Disciplinary or Scholastic Probation

      Application Process

      What is the deadline to apply to all programs?

      • Sunday, November 22, 2020 at 11:59PM (EST)

      Is there an application process?

      • Yes, students must apply by the deadline of November 22. Refer to the Program Brochures above for more program information, including academics, finances, and the application link to apply.

      What is the deadline to commit to the program?

      • Students must commit to the program by December 4, 2020

      Can a student change their mind after they commit to a program?

      • Students may change their type of program to Online Coursework at UConn, but they will incur non-refundable fees.

        Are there programs open in other countries for students?

        • At this time, there are no other programs available for students to apply to

        Finances

        What would the final all-inclusive cost for these programs be? 

        • The total UConn cost is US$18,537.  However, students will have to pay local living costs (housing, food, personal expenses etc).  For students choose ECNU, API in Shanghai will help students who need housing for appropriate accommodations. Details will be sent shortly to students.  University of Nottingham-Ningbo will have housing arrangements.  Students will need to pay API or Nottingham directly for housing costs.

        On top of the program fees, do students have to pay UConn tuition?

        • See answer above.  The UConn program fee is $18,537.

          Housing in China

          Is there housing available for students? 

          • Yes, both programs have housing options and application details will be provided directly to students.
            • For students choose ECNU, API in Shanghai will help students who need housing for appropriate accommodations. Details were sent to students on July 6th. Students will pay API directly for housing costs
            • University of Nottingham-Ningbo will have housing arrangements.  Students will need to pay Nottingham directly for housing costs.

          Do students need to use the housing arrangements above? 

          • No, students do not need to utilize the housing through API or Nottingham.

          Additional Questions Specific to East China Normal University

          Which campus for ECNU?

          • The English language courses from the Global Education Center are located on its downtown campus (3663 Zhongshan Road, North).  The rest of the courses are likely to be there also.  It depends on individual student course needs.

          What is API?

          • API is an Affiliate of UConn Global. They are an Education Abroad Provider that will be assisting students who participate in ECNU with their housing and organizing group social and cultural activities. These activities will be communicated in the coming weeks to students directly by API.