Singapore Management University (SMU) was incorporated in January, 2000 and has quickly surged to become the country's third largest university. SMU delivers world-class curriculum and faculty committed to advancing knowledge in international business. The university recently opened its permanent state-of-the-art campus in the heart of the city.
Studying for a semester at Singapore Management University (SMU) opens doors for students who want to achieve success in the evolving markets of Asia. Singapore recently joined the upper echelons of U.S. trading partners. SMU is primed to nurture of diverse and relevant talents in a global economy.
Fall semester: August to late November
Spring semester: January to April
When selecting a semester exchange program, students should take note of academic calendars that differ significantly from the University of Minnesota. Consider potential conflicts such as holidays, family events, graduation ceremonies, and summer jobs/internships early in the selection process.
Students are enrolled in 16 S/N Carlson School International Business (IBUS 5100) credits for a semester at the Singapore Management University and take four full classes at SMU to meet minimum requirements.
Courses at SMU are offered in English and cover a variety of core and specialized topics. The classes provide Carlson School exchange students with many applicable class options to enhance their degree and understanding of business in Asia. Courses are available in the areas of:
These estimates will vary based on student preference and exchange rates. All details subject to change based on economic and international factors. Most financial aid may be applied to study abroad programs.
|Program Fee (includes program administration and intl health insurance*)||$2,500|
|Transportation (to and from program site)||$1,600|
|Documentation** (passport, visa, immunization)||$300|
|Books and Materials||$200|
|Room and/or Board||$4,500|
|Essential Daily Living Expenses||$1,100|
*Students should also maintain their U.S.-based health insurance plan while abroad.
**Subject to change. Please verify current documentation costs with the Consulate.
To be eligible for this education abroad program, you must be:
The University of Minnesota is committed to the policy that all persons shall have equal access to its programs, facilities and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, or sexual orientation.
Application materials include the online application form, a resume, and essay. Submit a completed application by the February 28th priority deadline prior to the academic year in which you wish to participate. Programs that do not fill following the priority deadline will be reviewed on a rolling admissions basis.
Admission to all programs is based on review of your application by the study abroad selection committee, and selection notifications are sent out within one month of the priority deadline or receipt of application during rolling admission. Once selected, students are given the opportunity to confirm acceptance, at which point they are subject to Education Abroad policies
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