IFSA-Butler: University of York

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Academic Program

Students in the fall may only receive 3 Scripps course credits due to the shorter term, unless the university allows the stuent to take an overload.. Spring term participants may receive 4-5 Scripps course credits.

  • Reviewed by: Emily Wiley, Keck Science
  • Fields of study: Archaeology, biosciences, economics, history of art, history, linguistics, math, philosophy, physics, politics, psychology, sociology.
  • Eligibility: 9.0 cumulative GPA; 3-5 courses in major
  • Size of the student body: 8000

Living Arrangements

Housing is in one of seven colleges on the campus in single study bedrooms with shared bathrooms. Some housing comes with a mandatory meal plan. In others, students will prepare their own meals or purchase pay-as-you-go meals in campus dining facilities with a stipend provided by Scripps.

Term Dates

  • Fall: Mid-September to mid-December
  • Spring: Early January to late June


  • Advising Tips: This program requires one faculty reference
  • Visa Information: Students on semester programs must obtain a student visitor visa. Year-long students must apply for a Tier 4 student visa. Click here for more information on student visas. Note students on a student visitor visa will not have permission to work, intern or volunteer unless the host university will sponsor you for a Tier 4 student visa. Not all universities will do so.
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