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International Partners: Costs and Areas of Study

Each of our international partners has different costs, supports different areas of study, and has different dates in their academic calendar. The chart below provides a brief overview of estimated costs. For more details, please contact the study abroad office.

Semester and Year Long Programs

Partner Tuition and Housing[i] Majors Supported[ii] Dates[iii]
Anáhuac University, Puebla, Mexico Shepherd tuition and local costs for room/board Business, Psychology, Spanish, Recreation and Sport Studies Aug- Dec, Jan-June
Hochschule Mittweida University of Applied Sciences, Mittweida, Germany
Shepherd tuition and local costs for room/board Business, Communication and New Media, Data Analytics, Economics, German Language, General Education, Global Studies, Marketing, Political Communication & Political Science, Sociology   Oct-Feb, Mar-July (Spring or full year only, with some exceptions)
Nanhua University, Chiayi, Taiwan​ Shepherd tuition and local costs for room/board Business, Chinese, General Education, Global Studies Sep-Jan, Feb-June,
Osaka University of Commerce, Osaka, Japan​ Shepherd tuition and local costs for room/board Business, Economics*, Global Studies, Sociology*, Japanese, Internships Sep-Jan/early Feb, Feb-July/early Aug,
Okayama University, Okayama, Japan Shepherd tuition and local costs for room/board Consult with Study Abroad Office Terms: Apr-Jun, Jun-Aug, Oct-Dec, Dec-Feb (2 terms = 1 semester)
University of Nicosia, Nicosia, Cyprus​ Fixed costs for tuition and housing Accounting, Art, Biology, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Data Analytics, Economics, Engineering, English, Global Studies, Math, Music, Theater, Nursing*, Political Science, Psychology. Internships available Sep-Jan, Feb-June,
University of the West of Scotland, Paisley, Scotland, UK Shepherd tuition and local costs for housing Accounting, Art, Biology, Business, Chemistry, Computer Science, Communication, Criminal Justice, Data Analytics,  Education*, English*, Economics, Exercise Science,  Environmental Studies, Music*, Nursing*, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology,  Social Work, Recreation and Sports Studies, Theater.

The UWS partnership also supports a graduate degree opportunity with Shepherd’s MA in Appalachian Studies  and UWS’s degree in New Media Practice

Sep-Dec, Jan-May
Zurich University of Applied Science’s School of Engineering Shepherd tuition and local costs for room/board Aviation, Computer Information Systems, Computer and Information Technology, Data Analytics and all Engineering Sep-Dec/Jan, Feb-May/June

[i] These are estimates and subject to change. Additional expenses vary based on location. Please contact the study abroad office for more details

[ii] General education courses are also available at most locations

[iii] Please consult with the study abroad office about the possibility of December exams in Cyprus and Zurich

* Depending on previous courses and detailed department approval. For comprehensive majors, careful planning is required