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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: English Minimum GPA: 2.5
Housing Options: Apartment Areas of Study: Exercise Science
Class Status: 3-Junior, 4-Senior Program Type: Study Abroad
Program: Exchange
Program Description:
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University of Limerick
Limerick, Ireland

Description
The University of Limerick (UL) is located in Limerick, Ireland along the River Shannon. The student population is 13,000.  UL offers over 77 undergraduate programs of study. UL is a friendly and safe campus which has 24 hour security. It is one of the world’s top 30 green universities. UL was established in 1971 and quickly gained reputation among Irish universities for innovation. The university was regarded for its excellent academic standards and relevance to the needs of developing the Irish economy, particularly in the areas of advanced technology and Ireland’s membership in the European Union. UL was ranked number 1 by international students in Ireland in 3 out of 4 categories: Best Student Experience, Best Student Support and Warmest Welcome in Ireland.

Location
Limerick is the third largest city in Ireland. The UL campus is equipped with an Olympics sized pool and one of the largest sports and events facilities in Ireland. There are over 70 on campus clubs for participation.  The UL International Office organizes field trips to Dublin and western Ireland. Counties Clare, Cork, Galway, Kerry and Tipperary are all within a day’s journey of Limerick offering countless opportunities explore your host country and immerse yourself in the local culture. 

Contact Information
For more information you can visit their international page 
Contact Sinead Loughran, Sinead.Loughran@ul.ie, or Gavin Wilk, Gavin.Wilk@ul.ie, for more information as well.
Contact number: +353-61-233682
Emergency contact phone number: +353-61-213333

Link to their Facebook Page 


Requirements
 Students must have COMPLETED at least one year of studies at home university
Students must meet the all minimum admissions requirements for the university: language proficiency, GPA, etc.

How It Works
Thanks to the exchange agreement between University of Limerick and ETSU, you can study at Limerick while paying your tuition fees to ETSU making it an unbelievably affordable study abroad destination for ETSU students. The Fees table below lists the fees that are paid to ETSU and to the Foreign University
Fee Table Per Semester
*Fees are subject to change
ETSU Costs
 
Bilateral Institution Costs 
 
Other Costs
Pay the Following:
  • ETSU tuition and fees: ~$4,750
    • Link to cost is located here
    • Click "Undergraduate"
    • The exchange agreement requires you to pay 15 credit hours (though you are only required to 12 or more credit hours)
  • ETSU Admin Fee: $100
  • ETSU Housing and Meals, plus $200: ~$4,000
    • Note: costs are equivalent to Lucille Clement Housing and the Silver Dining Plan. The $200 is to cover costs when the cafeteria is closed.
    • If the institution abroad does not have a meal plan, they will provide a monthly stipend to cover meals. 
  • Bucs Abroad Application Fee: $32
Pay the Following:
  • Housing and Meals
  • Health Insurance (the institution will notify you which insurance to purchase)
  • Application Fee
  • Institution-Specific Expenses
    • Some institutions abroad require residence hall insurance, deposits and/or application fees
    • Contact the institution to see if there are any other fees
Bank Statement:
  • The government requires international students to show proof of sufficient funds in the form of a bank statement (this is not unique to the country, the US government also requires this from incoming international students). This is to show that you are able to cover the fees in the “Other” column, as well as cover any unforeseen emergencies. If you are a dependent, you can provide a bank statement from a parent or guardian.
  • In 2019, Limerick required proof of €1,500 per semester in funds. This amount is subject to change.
Definite Costs:
  • Airfare
  • In-country transportation (e.g. train, taxi)
Potential Costs (Vary by Country):
  • Student Visa Fees 
  • If applicable: travel costs, for countries that require students to obtain a student visa at a consulate (usually in DC or Atlanta)
Miscellaneous Costs:
  • Bed sheets
  • Towels
  • Cookware
  • Souvenirs
  • Other
 
 Costs to Deduct from the Price
*Deductions are unique to the individual. Please consult Amy Collins at collinsa@etsu.edu for more information.
ETSU
Financial Aid & Scholarships
 
Private Scholarships
Pell Grant (if eligible)

Roan Scholars Scholarship (if eligible)

Tennessee Lottery Scholarship (if eligible)

Other Financial Aid & Scholarships: $0 - Full Ride
  • Most financial aid & scholarships can be applied during a semester abroad. Please consult the ETSU International Financial Aid Advisor, Amy Collins (collinsa@etsu.edu), for more information
ETSU International Education Scholarship: $0 - ~$4,000
  • Please note: students are not guaranteed a scholarship and must follow all instructions in order to be eligible.
Private Scholarships

If Applicable: Institution-specific Scholarships
  • Link to their International page can be found here
How to Pay:
  • Tuition & Fees:
    • Applied automatically when enrolling in the course "EXCH 3583"
  • Room & Board:
    • Paid to the institution abroad.  Please contact the institution for payment questions


Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2020-2021 01/15/2020 ** Rolling Admission 08/01/2020 08/01/2021
Fall 2020 01/15/2020 ** Rolling Admission 08/01/2020 01/31/2021
Fall 2021 01/15/2021 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Spring 2021 08/15/2021 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.