Chatham University
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Pittsburgh, PA 15232
412-365-1388
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Six-Month Language and Culture Program for Kobe and Kyoto

Term To Study: Fall 2018
Application Deadline: Apr 01, 2018
Program Starts: Aug 19, 2018
Program Ends: Dec 14, 2018
Program Category: One-Country
Program Type: Direct enroll
Program Fee: $19,000
Link 1: English Language Program
Link 2: Visit Pittsburgh
Host Website: www.chatham.edu
Program Locations: Pennsylvania
Contact Phone: 412-365-1388
Contact Name: International Affairs
Contact Email: internationalaffairs@chatham.edu
What is Included: Tuition and College Fee
Room and Board
Airport Transportation
Health Insurance
What is not Included: Course materials
Airfare
Estimated Costs: For more information about costs, please contact your home institution.
Program Description

Best of Both Worlds

Pittsburgh – a big city with small-town safety, charm, and hospitality – is frequently voted one of the most livable cities in the United States. Diverse and cosmopolitan, Pittsburgh has about 320,000 residents, including over 7,000 international students studying at its universities.

Like to attend major sporting events?
Visit a world-class zoo or amusement park? Chatham University is in a great location, offering students the comforts of a peaceful campus with access to a vibrant city and activities within minutes.

In Pittsburgh, you’ll find a wide range of cultural offerings, such as the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, art museums (including the Carnegie Museum of Art and the Andy Warhol Museum), and many shopping opportunities. The beautiful 640-acre Frick Park is a 15-minute walk from campus and has many trails for hiking and mountain biking. You can explore exciting caves, take hikes in pristine landscapes, and go camping and white water rafting in one of the many nearby state parks. Chatham is a short ride from the Pittsburgh International Airport, which has easy connections to other major U.S. cities and international destinations. All Chatham students receive bus passes that permit easy access to the amenities of the city. You can also rent a bicycle from Chatham’s bike shop.

Many of Chatham’s campus buildings (including residence halls) are historic mansions in the upscale Pittsburgh neighborhoods of Shadyside and Squirrel Hill. These small, friendly neighborhoods are located just minutes from the arts and commerce of Pittsburgh.

How to Apply

You must be a current student from Kobe College or Kyoto Women's University. To apply, you must meet the academic requirements of your home institution.

Interested students should submit the following:

• Completed Application
• Official transcripts from all universities attended
• Bank verification letter showing sufficient funds for the semester or year.
• Standardized language exam results

Semester Application Deadline

April 1st

Interested students should apply as early as possible to have enough time to get a student visa. Admission to this program does not imply admission to Chatham University.

Housing

Students are encourage to live on-campus. Students might live in one of our renovated historical mansions, or in residence halls that look like apartments.
Some students may be eligible to apply for a home stay program through GlobalPittsuburgh. Students interested in the Home stay option must select "homestay' as part of their application.

Quick Facts

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Capital: Washington, DC
Per-capita GDP: $ 49000
Size: 9826675 km2
Time Zone: (GMT - 05:00 hours) Eastern Time (US & Canada)

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Chatham University Office of International Affairs