Edge Hill University, Ormskirk, England, UK, is located in the northwest of England, Lancashire District, near the lively cities of Liverpool and Manchester. It is a co-educational university of arts and sciences offering a wide variety of study choices. Situated in a charming thirteenth century market town in bucolic rural England, it is one of Edge Hill's three campuses. There are over 7,000 commuter students with approximately 800 campus residents. Edge Hill has welcomed over 500 US students into its program in recent years, and it remains a popular destination for discerning study abroad students.
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Unique Aspects of Program:
It provides the opportunity to experience higher education and English culture in an authentic environment and location that affords easy travel to Scotland, Ireland, and Wales for weekend excursions.
Country and/or City Information:
Ormskirk is a small friendly village with a population of approximately 30,000 people. It is located just thirty minutes from the cities of Liverpool, Manchester and Preston that provide varied nightlife, great shopping, a thriving arts scene, and all the attractions of city life.
GPA 2.5 on 4.0 scale is required and students must be in good standing in their home institution. A passport and acceptance letter are also required.
Students can choose from over 500 courses in undergraduate liberal arts from the following areas.
|Applied Social Science||Information Systems|
|Art||Leisure Management Studies|
|Business Information Systems||Management Studies|
|Business Management Studies||Marketing and Information Systems|
|Combined Social Sciences||Mathematics|
|Communication Studies||Media and Communication Studies|
|Complementary Studies||Modern European Studies|
|Community and Race Relations||Natural and Applied Science|
|Critical Criminology||New Media|
|Disability & Community Studies||Organization and Management Studies|
|Drama||Physical Geography and Geology|
|Early Childhood Studies||Psychology|
|Earth and Environmental Sciences||Social Work Studies|
|English||Sports Studies/Sports Sciences|
|French||Urban Management Studies|
|Geography||Urban Policy Studies|
|Geological Science||Women's Studies|
Students enjoy on-campus accommodations in a single private room with shared kitchen and bathroom facilities on each floor and a flexible meal plan allowing up to 12 meals per week on campus. Also included is support of the USA Student Liaison Professor, internet and e-mail access via the LRC and LINC buildings as well as services of the International Office.
If you are a student at one of the US Lasallian universities or colleges, you will remain enrolled at your school and pay tuition and program fees there. Tuition is based on your campus tuition rates and may include an additional surcharge depending on the program. Contact the person on your campus responsible for study abroad.
Check with your university student financial assistance office.
Fall: September - December
Spring: January - May
October 1 and March 1 (usually extended as accomodations permit)
"Get to know another country by getting to know the people who live there! You might find yourself making some of the best friends that you have ever had. When I look back on my semester here at Edge Hill, I will not be able to remember every fact about the city of Liverpool. Instead, I'll remember the karaoke nights in the Student Union, and the late nights we spent just chatting about nothing in particular in the common room. The sights make a trip special, but the people make a trip memorable."
— Sally Lynch
"Edge Hill University has a wonderful atmosphere that helps the American student to adjust to the English culture, and the scenic campus is very conducive for a studious and relaxing experience."
— Burton Bridges
"A great experience! Learning about English culture was fascinating, and I really enjoyed the beautiful countryside as well as the fast-paced and energetic London scene. Edge Hill was great; the campus was amazing and really conducive to studying. The trip was one of my best college experiences, and a journey that I will remember forever."
— Karen Brandon
"I had an amazing opportunity to spend a month at Edge Hill University as a student in CBU's summer study abroad program. I only wish I could have stayed longer."
— Laura Bailey