University of Michigan
The University of Michigan (known as U of M) is located at the heart of Ann Arbor, a medium sized city 45 minutes from Detroit in the Mid-West of the USA. U of M's campus boasts incredible facilities including the biggest stadium in the whole of the USA (home to the Wolverines football team), The Arthur Miller Theatre (named after the famous U of M alumnus), a host of museums covering art, archaeology and natural history and state of the art sports facilities for students - including a golf course! With close to 50,000 students and more than 584 campus buildings, there will always be someone new to meet and somewhere new to go. There are almost 1400 student run organisations to get you fully involved in campus life and 18 on campus residences to choose from.
The exchange agreement between King's and the University of Michigan is expected to allow for up to 5 Full Year Equivalent (FYE) places for each institution. This equates to 5 students going for a full academic year OR 10 students for a single semester OR a mixture of the two.
Eligibility for King's students
Important: Final decision on students' study abroad application to their host institution rests entirely with that host institution. Students must also meet their departments’ academic requirements to obtain final departmental approval to study abroad. It is usually at least a 60% average prior to departure, however this can vary amongst departments. Students should double check with their Study Abroad Tutor if they are unsure of their academic requirements.
King’s students that wish to study abroad at this institution should check the ‘Undergraduate options by department’ page to see if this institution is indeed an option for them.
Estimated living costs
Please see here for current estimated living costs, but actual expenses may vary depending on student lifestyle. The cost of travel to and from the country is not included in these estimates.
A reminder that King's students on exchange are not required to pay tuition fees to the host university, but you may incur administrative and/or orientation fees at the host. There may also be mandatory insurance costs, and transcripts may incur a fee.
Please also note that, if required, student visas often require applicants to supply evidence of financial support throughout the duration of the study abroad programme. Sometimes this will mean showing financial evidence for a specific amount, so please pay attention to the advice on this from the host institution.