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University of Leicester - England


Experience English living in one of England's oldest and most historic cities!
The University of Leicester is located one hour northwest of London by train. The city is one of the oldest cities in all of England and the university is one of the top research-led universities in the UK.  Students have many course options during your semester or academic year stay at Leicester, including:

  • American Studies
  • Ancient History
  • Archaeology
  • Art History
  • Biological Sciences
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Criminology
  • Economics
  • Engineering
  • English Literature
  • French
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • History
  • Italian
  • Law
  • Management Studies
  • Media & Communications
  • Mathematics
  • Physics & Astronomy
  • Politics & International Relations
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Spanish

To participate in this program, you must be of junior or senior standing and have a 3.0+ GPA at the time of application to the program. Students should contact Carolyn Sampson ( to discuss the academic programs available at the University of Leicester during the semester or academic year they are interested in participating.

The University of Leicester has several options for campus housing ranging from residence style catered housing (includes 14 meals per week) to apartment style self-catered housing (no meals included). Students who live in self-catered housing are responsible for purchasing all food.

Cost varies by the accommodations selected. Students are responsible for selecting and paying for their accommodations through the user-friendly housing website.

Interested in more information about studying at the University of Leicester?  Read the "Getting Started" information sheet about Kent State University's exchange programs in the United Kingdom.

Program Costs

Payable to your Kent State Bursar’s Account:

  • *Tuition: $5,688 Semester, $9,672 Academic Year
  • **Program/Admin Fee: $250
  • Insurance: $42.25/month
  • Housing: various
*Tuition includes airport pick up and a local bus pass
**Paid only once if studying for an academic year



Program Advisor


     Amber Bollinger

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