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Public Health & Indian Studies

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Sponsor: The Alliance for Global Education

Location: Manipal, India


The Public Health and Indian Studies program at Manipal University offers two tracks that introduce U.S. undergraduates to the most pressing public health issues facing India today and a multi-disciplinary array of courses focused on Indian geopolitics and humanities.


  • Fall
  • Winter/Spring


Admission Info:

To apply, Northwestern students must:

  1. Complete an NU Study Abroad Application by the appropriate deadline
  2. Complete an Alliance application by the program's deadline

Languages: English, Hindi

Language Requirements: 

None; however, students must take a Hindi language course during the program.


Student hostels on campus.

Program Costs: 

Fall 2014: $22,410

Billed by Northwestern: $19,280

  • Tuition: $14,530
  • Housing: $2,250
  • SAAF: $2,500

Estimated additional costs: $3,130

  • Additional meals: $250
  • Airfare: $2,000
  • Local transportation: $250
  • Books & supplies: $50
  • Personal expenses: $450
  • Visa: $130