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Wales offers so many academic and life experiences that shaped me as a global citizen and allowed me to experience a beautiful new culture.
– Megan Cain
Central College

dates and fees

Fall 2015 & Spring 2016 fees
Fall semester - $18,655
Spring semester - $19,370
Academic year - $38,025

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 residence halls, including single room, private bath and toilet, and kitchen and laundry facilities (no meals)
  • Computer/internet access on campus and in residence halls
  • Two-week orientation
  • Excursions and cultural events such as a week-long tour of Ireland
  • Internship and service-learning opportunities (optional)
  • On-site resident director and support services
  • Airport reception
  • 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*

Sept. 7, 2015
Registration Week at Bangor
Sept. 21-25
Classes begin
Sept. 28
Tour of Ireland*
Sept. 9-14
Exams/Assessments Start
Dec. 14
Classes end
Dec. 18
Final date to vacate housing
Dec. 20

Spring 2015 dates*

Jan. 15, 2015
Registration Week at Bangor
Jan. 20-25
Classes begin
Jan. 26
Cardiff weekend
Feb. 27 - Mar.1
Easter Break (3 weeks)
Mar. 21 - Apr.13
Exams/Assessments start
May 11
Classes end
June 5
Final date to vacate housing
June 6

*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.

*Students studying in the fall semester are exempt from exams and make alternative arrangements with individual professors.