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Elon in New York City (NYC) - Fall
New York, New York, United States; (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Fall
Program Dates & Deadlines: Click here to view
Fact Sheet:
Class Eligibility:
0-First Year and Above
Minimum GPA:
2.5
Language Prerequisite:
None
Language(s) of Instruction:
All courses in English
Course Prerequisite(s):
None
Housing Options:
Dormitory
Internship Option:
Yes
Volunteer/Service Opportunities:
Yes
Max Credits To Receive/Transfer:
18
Program Capacity:
30
Program Advisor/Manager:
Mark Dalhouse
Program Description:


About the Location

The Elon in New York City fall program is a full semester opportunity for students to take classes and intern in the Big Apple.
 


Academics

The program is open to ALL majors.

This program allows for students to take 12 hours of credit through our partnership with Marymount Manhattan College (MMM). The school offers a variety of course selections and offers an advisor to help students get the most from the course offerings. View additional information about MMM.

Additional credits are available through an internship (2 credit hours) and a professional development course (1 credit hour). Study USA offers all students assistance in obtaining internships that will provide a unique and engaging experience. The professional development course offered gives students a chance to jump start their professional careers. The course will include assessments of strengths & interests to create a unique career plan and will allow students to network, interview and identify industry professionals.

Grades count toward an Elon GPA. 

Study USA courses may NOT be taken on an audit or pass/fail basis.
 


Program Activities

Additional programming outside of 92Y will also be coordinated by Elon staff and alumni and available to students. Tours of the New York Public Library, group trips to the theater district, and networking events are just some of the events included on the itinerary. Opportunities for service learning will also be offered.
 


General Program Dates

For the fall of 2015, Elon students will move into the 92Y facility on Saturday, August 22, 2015. After a week of orientation, students begin classes at MMM on Tuesday, September 1, 2015. The fall semester at MMM concludes on Tuesday, December 8, 2015 and students are required to vacate 92Y by Saturday, December 19, 2015.
 


Cost

The cost of the NYC program includes basic Elon tuition, plus additional housing and programming fees. The billable total for the semester is estimated at $23,000.

There are costs of living that are NOT billed/paid for by Elon, such as food and transportation (subway, taxi, etc.) These are approximated to cost an additional $4,000.

 


Scholarships/Travel Grants

Need-based scholarships are available for Elon semester programs through the GEC.  For additional information on scholarships or other funding for Study USA, view the Funding for Study Abroad page.

If you qualify for a travel grant through any of the fellows or scholars programs, see the appropriate program director for more information on how to apply the grant to your Study USA program. Visit the Deadlines and Events Calendar for travel grant deadlines.
 


Housing

The housing for the NYC program is at the 92Y Residence. This is a distinctive housing option because the dormitory is known for its world class programs. In addition to a double room with community bathrooms, kitchen, and common space, students gain free or reduced pricing to multiple cultural events. Event examples include concerts, readings, performances, and classes taught by industry professionals. Also located in the facility is an art gallery, cafe, and fitness center. View more information about 92Y. View housing-specific information.

 

Applications


Click "Apply Now" above. Completed applications include a $400 application deposit. The priority application period ends February 5, 2015. Rolling application period ends April 1, 2015. Interviews will be conducted when applications are complete.
 


Orientations

Students will participate in a series of MANDATORY orientations during the semester prior to participating in a Study USA experience. These orientations will address issues of academic, logistical, financial, and personal preparation, as well as health and safety.
 


Additional Information and Links

Interested?  Check out our student blog from years past.

Questions?  Contact studyusa@elon.edu.

 

Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2014 05/30/2014
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Rolling Admission 08/23/2014 12/20/2014
Fall 2015 03/05/2015 ** Rolling Admission 08/22/2015 12/19/2015
NOTE: The priority deadline for this program is February 5. After February 5, this program will continue to accept applications on a rolling and space-available basis until March 5.

The start dates and end dates listed reflect the dates students are expected to arrive in and depart from the host location and reflect the best information available to the Global Education Center. Please do not purchase plane tickets based on these dates. Individual programs will provide updates after your acceptance to the program.


** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applications will be reviewed on a space-available basis and applicants will be notified of their application status in a timely fashion.

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