United Kingdom: Edge Hill University (Semester/Year) - Affiliate Partner

Located in Lancashire, England, which is just 22 miles northwest of Manchester. Edge Hill University is near various parks, trails, and museums to explore. When you’re not busy broadening your mind, you’ll broaden your horizons with excursions to beautiful places like Manchester, historical York and Chester, Conwy Castle in Wales and the breath-taking Lake District.

Edge Hill University was the first non-denominational teacher training college for English women. The university is now known for its three facilities: Arts and Sciences, Educations, and Health and Social Care. While at Edge Hill University, students will interact with students from all over the world, enjoy the scenic campus, and experience an advanced sports complex. The university has a strong International Team as well as a set of academic staff who are prepared to provide students with support while abroad.

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Program Dates and Application Deadline

Academic Year 2022 (Fall 2022-Winter 2023)

Estimated Program Dates: August 2022 - April 2023
Application Deadline: February 1, 2022 (Closed)

Winter 2023

Estimated Program Dates: January 2023 - May 2023
Application Deadline: September 15, 2022 (Closed)

Fall 2023

Program Dates: September 18, 2023 - December 17, 2023
Application Deadline: February 1, 2023 (Closed)

Academic Year 2023 (Fall 2023-Winter 2024)

Program Dates: September 18, 2023 - March 22, 2024
Application Deadline: February 1, 2023 (Closed)

Winter 2024

Estimated Program Dates: January 2024 - May 2024
Application Deadline: September 1, 2023


Edge Hill University Course Catalog

Pre-Approved Courses Note: This course list indicates courses that have been previously approved. It is not a list of available courses on this program.

Course Approval Process Students registering for courses that have not been pre-approved will need to follow the course approval instructions. 

Students interested in satisfying general education courses abroad can find more information on our General Education page


Find out about accommodation options on the Edge Hill website.

Cost and Scholarships

GVSU requires all study abroad participants to be covered under a mandatory health insurance plan. This fee will be billed to your GVSU student account prior to the start of your semester abroad.

  • Health insurance CHUBB ($175 estimate) 
    • Estimated based on 120 days ($1.46 / day). Actual cost may vary and will be based on your exact travel dates. Policy details

Edge Hill Program Fee includes: 

  • Tuition Fees
  • Accommodation on campus in a single room
  • Collection from Manchester/Liverpool Airport (or the train stations as specified on the pre-departure webpage). Please note that students who arrive outside of the designated dates will have to meet the cost of their transfer to the University.
  • Meal package which provides up to 12 meals each week
  • Services of the International Office

    Fall 2022 - $12,435 USD - total SA fees (tuition - $8,327; room & board - $4,108)

    Spring 2023 - $ 12,710

    Fall 2023 - $ 12,800 USD - total SA fees

    Notice: Participants will be responsible for paying the program fee directly to Edge Hill University. Although Edge Hill is listed as a partnership program, it functions as an external program for billing purposes. Students should refer to the financial aid information for external programs in the financial aid guide.

    IMPORTANT NOTE: Since students are not paying GVSU tuition, this program may not be eligible for the 1098T Education Tax Credit since tuition is being paid to a foreign institution. Your GVSU 1098T will show the amount of your tuition in Box 1 and an equal amount in the Scholarship/Grants in Box 5.  They will offset each other.  You will need to contact the IRS to find out if tuition paid to a foreign institution may qualify for the Education Tax Credit. For more information on the Education Tax Credit go to https://www.irs.gov/credits-deductions/individuals/education-credits-aotc-llc 


    Open to all majors. Student must have a 2.5 GPA

    No Covid restrictions for entry

    Additional Information

    Host University Website


    Campus Info / Campus Life

    Student Life 

    Studying in a foreign country is a life-changing opportunity for personal growth, cultural enrichment and higher learning. Edge Hill's extensive support for international students helps to ensure that you are able to embrace these challenges, which will allow you to grow and enhance your experience.

    When you aren't studying there are a variety of activities on campus to keep you occupied. Edge Hill’s state-of-the-art Sports Centre offers some of the best sport and fitness facilities in the UK. This includes a varied fitness class timetable, 8-court sports hall, 25m 6-lane swimming pool, 80-station fitness suite with in-built entertainment technology, sauna & steam room, exercise studio, 6 outdoor pitches, 3 floodlit 3G 6-a-side courts, and a competition standard, floodlit 8-lane synthetic athletics track with 2 x 10-lane straights.
    The Quad, our on-campus nightclub and adjoining pub, is the hub of student social life on campus: theme nights, quizzes, karaoke, live bands, snooker, satellite TV and a typical British bar are all on offer under one roof. You can guarantee that there is always something happening there! Our on-site Rose Theatre is a favorite of visiting professional theatre and dance companies with about 40 shows each year from Shakespeare to stand-up comedy, as well as weekly movie nights – with free popcorn!

    Contact Information

    Padnos International Center
    130 Lake Ontario Hall
    [email protected]

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