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University of Hyderabad: Arts & Sciences

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Sponsor: Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE)

Location: Hyderabad, India


In the gateway between northern and southern India, students gain insight into the linguistic, culinary, political, religious, and cultural diversity of this fascinating country through this highly customizable program. Students are required to take one language course – Hindi, Urdu, or Telugu – at the appropriate level as well as three additional courses either through the Study in India Program (SIP) at the University of Hyderabad or by directly matriculating in regular university courses. Students primarily take their classes from the arts, social sciences, and humanities departments but may also be eligible to take courses in life sciences as well as computer and information sciences.

Program Type: Affiliated


  • Full Year
  • Fall
  • Winter/Spring


Admission Info:

To apply, Northwestern students must:

  1. Complete a Northwestern Study Abroad Application by the appropriate deadline
  2. Complete a CIEE application by the program's deadline

Languages: English, Hindi, Urdu, Telugu, Sanskrit


Group homestay or a single and double occupancy room in the Tagore International House on the University of Hyderabad campus. Meals are included with both options.

Program Costs: 

Fall 2017: $22,310

Billed by Northwestern: $18,550

  • Tuition: $12,820
  • Room & board: $2,675
  • Visa & insurance: $355
  • Study Abroad Fee: $2,700

Estimated additional costs: $3,760

  • Airfare: $1,140
  • Local transportation: $150
  • Books & supplies: $250
  • Personal expenses: $2,000
  • GeoBlue: $220

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