Flexible academic program in a friendly seaside location

Swansea University is a world-class research-led university located on the scenic southwest coast of Wales, close to the Gower Peninsula.

Both the university and the city have been designated as one of the World Health Organization’s Healthy Cities and Healthy Universities. This highlights the wonderful seaside environment with a flexible and comprehensive academic program that you’ll enjoy at Swansea. The university is recognized for its strengths in American studies, sociology, sustainability, anthropology and math.

Swansea clearly has dream status. And with the views we saw, I can understand why. ”

Anna-Sara Morrow

Northwestern University Student, Swansea University

  • Over 80 societies and 47 clubs to choose from, including American football, canoe, equestrian, go-karting, hiking, fencing, lacrosse, mountaineering, rugby, surfing, Snowriders and Ultimate Frisbee.

  • As of September 2015, Swansea University is a dual campus university, with a brand new Bay Campus. It is an impressive site and home to the College of Engineering and the School of Management.

Fees & Scholarship Details
Term/Period Departure Date Return Credits Base Program Fee Application Deadline
Academic Year 2016 9/6/2016 6/17/2017 30-32 $34,900 4/20/2016 More Info
Spring 2017 1/29/2017 6/17/2017 12-16 $19,800 10/15/2016 More Info

Program fees listed are base fees only. Please select MORE INFO for an estimate of additional expenses and any additional fees that may be incurred based on enrollment selections or housing placements. Dates and fees for future terms will be posted as they become available. Please see Program Calendar for detailed dates.

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Small City


As a participant on an Arcadia program, you are guaranteed accommodation. Our priority is to provide a safe, clean, cost-effective and convenient place for you to live, while offering you every opportunity to explore the local culture and community.


Health & Safety

Student health, safety and security in Wales are our top priorities. Our experienced and well-connected staff are prepared to deal with any emergencies that may arise...

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