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  • Locations: Valencia, Spain
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Summer, Winter-Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: USAC 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Winter-Spring 2021 10/15/2020 ** Rolling Admission 01/03/2021 05/11/2021

** Application materials may be reviewed prior to the program's application deadline. (Please note: if all of your boxes are checked-off, your application is complete.) In most cases, for applicants applying to programs led by PSU faculty, interviews and final selection will take place after the program deadline.
Program Description:
 


Program OverviewValencia

  • Live in a cutting-edge city rich in culture, with picturesque museums, historic monuments, modern performing arts venues, and the City of Arts and Sciences, a unique complex devoted to scientific and cultural dissemination.
  • Enjoy all that this coastal city has to offer, from miles of beaches to seaside promenades, ocean sports, and access to l’Oceanographic, the largest marine center in Europe.
  • Explore the third-largest city in Spain on Valencia’s 120+ kilometers of bike lanes and garden causeways that connect this “bike-friendly” city’s most important and desirable areas.
  • Experience Valencian cuisine, which utilizes the richness of locally grown produce and seafood to put a spin on traditional Mediterranean dishes, in the birthplace of paella (one of Spain’s most well-known specialties).
  • Participate in the two-week-long Fallas celebration each spring, a regional festival that combines historic, religious, and comedic processions and events and culminates with midnight bonfires and fireworks displays

Program Focus

 

  • Semester (Academic year option too): You will enroll in 12 to 18-semester credits per semester (18 to 27 PSU quarter credits) comprised of a language track plus electives in literature, culture, business or STEM fields. Course availability is contingent upon student enrollment and is subject to change.
  • Summer: You will enroll in 3 to 5-semester credits per session (5 to 8 PSU quarter credits). At least one 3-credit course is required each summer session. Course availability is contingent upon student interest and enrollment and is subject to change.
FACT SHEET
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Program Provider USAC: University Studies Abroad Consortium
Program Dates Current USAC Calendar

Note:
Fall Semester with USAC = Fall Quarter at PSU
Spring Semester with USAC = Winter & Spring Quarters at PSU*
Areas of Study Explore the courses offered on this program

This program is a good fit for the following majors:
  • Biology 
  • Business
  • Chemistry
  • Culture
  • Engineering
  • Literature
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • World Languages & Literatures
  • Science 
  • Spanish 
Credits Fall: Students enroll in a minimum of 12-semester credits (18 quarter credits).
Spring: Students enroll in a minimum of 18-semester credits (24 quarter credits).
Summer: Students enroll in 3 to 5 semester credits (5 to 8 PSU quarter credits).
Capstone Option Reporting Live Capstone available during Fall & Spring Quarters
Language of Instruction  English, Spanish
Host Country Language  Spanish
Housing Homestay, Apartment
Class Standing Eligibility
  • Sophomore
  • Junior
  • Senior
  • Post-Baccalaureate
Minimum GPA Requirements Undergraduate: 2.50

Must be in Satisfactory Academic Standing.
Language Requirement No previous language study required
Program Fee Click here to view the USAC Program Fee
PSU Fees Click here to view PSU Fees

Application Fee:
All applications include a $50 non-refundable fee due on the application deadline. Students who do not intend to complete a program application are required to withdraw before the deadline, otherwise, the $50 application fee will
be assessed to the students' account. 
Scholarships

USAC Program Fee Includes the following: