london photo
I had an amazing time. I don't think I would've gotten the same experience going through another program. I had friends come visit me in London and they were jealous of my program, friends, and just the experience I was having.
– Ashley Phillips
University of Iowa

dates and fees

Fall 2015 & Spring 2015 fees
Fall semester - $20,281
Spring semester - $20,281
Academic year - $40,562

Central College students pay the same tuition rate for each of the international programs that they pay on the Central campus, plus the price for accommodations. In addition, students who transfer to Central College from another college or university must complete one semester at Central prior to participating in Study Abroad.

What's included:

  • Tuition
  • Guaranteed housing in Woburn Place, a central London residence including double rooms, shared bathroom facilities, and common kitchen, dining, laundry and lounge facilities
  • 24-hour staff and reception
  • Computer/internet access
  • Week-long orientation
  • Excursions and cultural events such as a weekend trip to Stratford-upon-Avon
  • Internship and service-learning opportunities (optional)
  • Discount card for travel in central London
  • A commemorative photo book
  • On-site resident director and support services
  • Personal Central College Abroad Advisor for pre-departure support
  • Optional online pre-departure and re-entry course
  • Central College Abroad Student Survival Guide and Parent handbook
  • Supplemental travel insurance, including mental health coverage, emergency evacuation and more
  • International student ID card provided by INEXT
  • Transcript from Central College, a U.S. institution fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission

Fall 2015 dates*

Arrival for students enrolling at London College of Fashion (LCF)
Aug. 26, 2015
Arrival for all other program students
Aug. 30
Program orientation
Sept. 1
Central classes and internships begin
Sept. 7
LSBU classes begin
Sept. 21
Fall break
Oct. 23 - Nov. 1
Classes end
Dec. 17
Final date to vacate housing
Dec. 19

Spring 2015 dates*

Arrival for students enrolling at London College of Fashion (LCF)
Jan. 7, 2015
Arrival for all other program students
Jan. 10
Program orientation
Jan. 12-19
Central classes and internships begin
Jan. 19
London South Bank (LSBU) classes begin
Jan. 26
Spring Break
Apr. 3-12
Classes end
Apr. 30
Final date to vacate housing
May 2

Program dates are tentative. Do not purchase airline tickets based on these dates. Please check the official program calendar in your online acceptance account to confirm dates.