Columbia College Chicago (MAUI)
Colombia College Chicago is a universitywide partner university in Chicago (Illinois), United States of America. You can study at Colombia College Chicago through the MAUI program.
The MAUI program (Mid-America Universities International) consists of a group of 18 American universities. If you are applying for the MAUI program, you need to list the top three MAUI universities of your choice in your motivation letter. This means there is a chance you will not be placed at your preferred university, but at your second or third choice university instead.
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Semester I: 1st week of September - 3rd week of December
Orientation generally commences the last week of August for Semester I and the 3rd week of January for Semester II.
Exams take place the last few weeks of each semester.
GPA (Average Grade)
There is no GPA requirement for this destination.
A TOEFL, IELTS or other accepted test.
You can find the most recent information on the language requirements on the website.
|Areas of study open to exchange students|
|Courses at Master's level|
The exchange is designed to be an undergraduate-only exchange. Special circumstances for interested graduate students can be considered on a case-by-case basis.
|Language of instruction|
On-campus housing is provided to incoming exchange students and application materials are sent upon successful nomination. Features and room types vary by building.
You can find more details on the residence halls here.
Students can choose to pursue off campus and will be sent a general guide about housing in Chicago.
|Estimated living costs per month|
Average living costs are around $2,000 per month.
You can find a more detailed breakdown of expenses here, under funding.
You can find information on this university’s credits in the credit conversion table
|Number of places available|
3 places per year for the MAUI program in total.
After the 1 December deadline it is not possible anymore to apply for an exchange to this partner university, even for semester 2 (start January next academic year), due to early application deadlines. This means you have to apply before December 1st.
Selection was necessary for 2022-23, but not in the years before.
|All MAUI universities|
Baylor University (Waco)
|More information about MAUI|
Find more information on the MAUI website
If you have any questions about this universitywide partner university, contact the universitywide International Office.