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Africa University Exchange
Mutare, Zimbabwe (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Academic Year,
Fall,
Spring
Homepage: Click to visit
Restrictions: McDaniel applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2018 10/01/2017 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2018 04/01/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Please double check brochure below for official program dates.
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: English Minimum GPA: 3.0
Housing Options: Dorm Program Type: Exchange, Study Abroad
Program Description:
Africa University - McDaniel College Exchange
Mutare, Zimbabwe

Africa University WalkwayMcDaniel College has an exchange partnership with Africa University in Zimbabwe.  We welcome their students, and they look forward to hosting you to study for a semester or a year in a range of disciplines.  You will sit beside students from all over Africa at this pan-African institution, affording you an incredible opportunity to hear a diversity of perspectives in your classes.  You will be housed in student dormitories on this beautiful, modern campus.  AU was founded in 1992, and currently enrolls more than 1,200 students representing 22 African nations seeking bachelor’s and master’s degrees. McDaniel College formalized its relationship with the University in 2010.  Since then, McDaniel students, faculty, and administrators have been welcomed by this close-knit campus community. 

Eligibility

  • Sophomore, Junior, or 1st semester Senior status while participating in the program (exceptions made with special permission from the Dean)
  • 3.0 GPA
  • Good disciplinary record
  • Good faculty recommendation

Costs and Billing

  • C Hall at Africa University All financial aid and McDaniel College grants/scholarships can be applied to the AU Exchange Program.
  • Students will pay McDaniel tuition, international health insurance and administrative fees to their McDaniel student account. Students are responsible for paying the following items that are not billed to their McDaniel account:  housing and meals, all ground transportation (but arrangements will be made to help you make your way from the airport in Harare to the campus upon your initial arrival), all personal expenses, cell phone, books, field trip and lab fees.

Housing Information

For information about accommodation, check out AU's housing website.

Classes

It's important for students interested in studying at AU to be flexible with their class choices.  The types of classes offered can be found by looking at the degree programs offered at AU.  Contact the Director of International & Off-Campus Programs (ipo@mcdaniel.edu) for helping finding specific class information.

All grades and credits will transfer back to McDaniel College. Students will need to work with their academic advisor to get class pre-approvals.

Africa University Campus Resources

Health Services
Sports and Recreation
Clubs and Organizations
How to apply for a visa to study in Zimbabwe 

Other Web Resources

EducationUSA-Zimbabwe (an office principally focused on advising Zimbabweans seeking to study in the U.S., but also available to support you and help you to connect with local resources)