OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

New Zealand

OSU: New Zealand, Lincoln University

Program Administrator: 
College/Departmental Program (OSU)
Country: 
New Zealand
Host Institution: 
Location: 

Lincoln University is located on the South Island of New Zealand. The campus is 13 miles from Christchurch (pop. 300,000) and a short distance from skiing and hiking in the foothills and mountains of the Southern Alps. The campus has between 4,000 and 5,000 students, maintaining the atmosphere of a small, close-knit community.

Duration: 
Winter/Spring Semester
Academic year
Calendar year
Summer/Fall Semester
Language: 
English
Class Format: 
Classes Primarily with Host-Country Students
Housing: 
Residence Hall
Apartment
Other
Requirement: 

Sophomore, Junior or Senior; Minimum 3.00 GPA

Program Contact: 
Program Details: 

All students interested in applying to the Lincoln University exchange program should first contact the program coordinator, Paul Dorres. Application deadline for Lincoln exchange program is April 1.

Application: Online Study Abroad Application

Additional Application Requirements:

Application Fee: All study abroad and internship applicants are required to pay an application fee. See the Application Fee page for details.

Letters of Reference: Two reference forms are required. See the References page for details.

Required Essays: The following essays should be turned in to the program coordinator, Paul Dorres:

1. Please write a brief autobiographical sketch that includes your personal history, family background, work experience, travel experience and other factors which have influenced your personal development. (approximately 1-2 pages)

2. Please state how your participation in this international program will contribute to your educational, career and personal goals. (approximately 1/2 page)

3. All participants have personal strengths and weaknesses. Please give yours and describe how they are relevant to your participation in this international program. (approximately 1/2 page)

Order Official Transcript: Order an official transcript to be sent to your program coordinator by the application deadline. Your program may require an additional official transcript for the university abroad.

OSU official transcripts can be ordered through the OSU Online Services student account or through the Office of the Registrar.

Interview: Applicants will be contacted after the deadline to schedule an interview.

Upon submitting the application materials to the program coordinator, applicants will be interviewed, and the selection committee will forward recommendations for admission directly to Lincoln University. Students then need to wait for the response from Lincoln University.

Academic emphasis: 
Ag. Business Mgt
Agricultural Sciences
Animal Sciences
Crop & Soil Sci.
Forest Eng.
Forestry
Horticulture
Natural Resources
Rangeland Sciences
Renewable Mat.

IFSA-Butler: New Zealand, Victoria University of Wellington

Program Administrator: 
IFSA-Butler
Country: 
New Zealand
Host Institution: 

Victoria University of Wellington

Location: 

Victoria University of Wellington is located in the city of Wellington, which is on the southern tip of the North Island of New Zealand. Wellington is considered the nation's cultural center and is home to major museums and libraries. Wellington is also a "smart city" with one of the highest rates of internet usage in the world. Wellington recently received global attention for being the home of Peter Jackson's "Lord of the Ring" film trilogy.

Duration: 
Winter/Spring Semester
Academic year
Summer/Fall Semester
Language: 
English
Class Format: 
Classes Primarily with Host-Country Students
Housing: 
Residence Hall
Apartment
Requirement: 

Sophomore and above
Minimum 2.70 GPA

Mandatory Application Checklist: 
Program Details: 

November 1 for Winter/Spring (February - June semester)
March 1 for Summer/Fall (July - November semester)
November 1 for Academic Yea

Program Costs: 
Academic emphasis: 
Anthropology
Art
Biology
Economics
English
Geography
Geology
Liberal Studies
Mathematics
Philosophy
Political Science
Psychology
Sociology
Women Studies

IFSA-Butler: New Zealand, University of Canterbury

Country: 
New Zealand
Host Institution: 

The University of Canterbury

Location: 

The University of Canterbury is located in the city of Christchurch, which is the largest city on the South Island of New Zealand. Christchurch is a charming city of traditional English architecture and modern buildings. It attracts art lovers to its array of galleries. Outdoor activities are within easy access and the campus has good recreation and athletic facilities. The University of Canterbury has an international academic reputation.

Duration: 
Winter/Spring Semester
Academic year
Summer/Fall Semester
Language: 
English
Class Format: 
Classes Primarily with Host-Country Students
Housing: 
Apartment
Requirement: 

Sophomore and above
Minimum 2.75 GPA

Mandatory Application Checklist: 
Program Details: 

November 1 for Winter/Spring (February - June semester)
March 1 for Summer/Fall (July - November semester)
November 1 for Academic Yea

Program Costs: 
Academic emphasis: 
Anthropology
Art
Environ. Science
General Science
Geology
Liberal Studies
Music
Natural Resources
Philosophy
Political Science
Psychology
Sociology
Women Studies

IFSA-Butler: New Zealand, University of Otago

Country: 
New Zealand
Host Institution: 

University of Otago

Location: 

The University of Otago is in the city of Dunedin. Dunedin is a coastal city on the southern part of the South Island of New Zealand that sits on a harbor surrounded by rolling hills, mountains and natural beauty. One of the most extensive relics of prehistoric Maori rock drawings in New Zealand are within reach of Dunedin.

Duration: 
Winter/Spring Semester
Academic year
Summer/Fall Semester
Language: 
English
Class Format: 
Classes Primarily with Host-Country Students
Housing: 
Apartment
Requirement: 

Sophomore and above

Minimum 3.00 GPA

Mandatory Application Checklist: 
Program Details: 

November 1 for Winter/Spring (February - June semester)

March 1 for Summer/Fall (July - November semester)

November 1 for Academic Year

IFSA-Butler website

Program Costs: 
Academic emphasis: 
Anthropology
Art
Botany
Education
English
Fisheries & Wildlife
General Science
Geography
Geology
Mathematics
Music
Philosophy

IFSA-Butler: New Zealand, Massey University

Country: 
New Zealand
Host Institution: 

Massey University

Location: 

The Massey University is located on the southern end of the North Island of New Zealand, and has campuses in the cities of Palmerston North and Wellington. The main campus at Palmerston North is a beautiful 400-acre site adjacent to the Manawatu River.

Duration: 
Winter/Spring Semester
Academic year
Summer/Fall Semester
Language: 
English
Class Format: 
Classes Primarily with Host-Country Students
Housing: 
Residence Hall
Apartment
Requirement: 

Sophomore and above
Minimum 2.75 GPA

Mandatory Application Checklist: 
Program Details: 

November 1 for Winter/Spring (February - June semester)
March 1 for Summer/Fall (July - November)
November 1 for Academic Year

Program Costs: 
Academic emphasis: 
Animal Sciences
Apparel Design
Biology
Geography
Liberal Studies
Mathematics