The Oxford Summer Programme is an interdisciplinary program which gives no preference to students in any particular field of study.
OSP is designed for rising college sophomores, juniors and seniors; graduate and seminary students; non-traditional students; teachers; and those enrolled in continuing education programs. Generally a minimum GPA of 2.9 is required, though in the case of non-traditional students this may be reviewed (note this GPA requirement differs from that of the SSO programme), and OSP may accept any exceptional student it believes can meet the rigorous demands of the program. When non-Council students are admitted, an additional $500 is charged for their participation. (Not sure whether your school is part of the CCCU? Check out the list here.)
How do I apply?
Simply complete an online application for the semester during which you plan to participate. Each campus makes its own policies regarding off-campus study, so you should consult your academic dean, off-campus study coordinator and/or advising faculty member at your school to ensure completion of all campus requirements.
Before your application can be reviewed for admission, you must submit all of the following materials:
- a completed online application form
- $50 application fee (payable by check or credit card)
- 2 faculty references
- 1 character reference
- official transcript(s) of all college course work
- Social/Behavioral Standing Verification Form
- Certification Form
Completed applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until all spots are filled. Spots tend to fill in mid-spring (for the following summer), if not earlier.
Once admitted into the programme, you will be required to confirm your intent to participate by submitting a non-refundable $500 confirmation fee which will be applied toward your program tuition.
You will also be required to complete additional confirmation and pre-departure materials including, but not limited to waiver and liability forms, a medical information form, housing form, as well as apply for a visa and secure an ISIC or iNext card (student ID and supplementary travel insurance). But don't worry! We will send you all the details and instructions on your acceptance.