University Semester Abroad (USA) is a non-degree program where international students visit the California State University, Fullerton campus for a semester or two. This experience gives them the opportunity to interact with American students, faculty and other international students. For those who are a part of the USA program, every day is an adventure in American culture - meeting new people, trying new foods, learning something new. Learn more about what our program has to offer... Many students have called it, “An Experience of a Lifetime!”
During their stay, students will have the opportunity to:
USA is designed for students who have met the TOEFL requirement or who have received high scores on placement tests. Students who choose to come without a TOEFL score and do not meet the English proficiency requirement may need to complete a semester or more of intensive English courses before enrolling in university courses.
Schedule & Fees
||Aug. 23 - Dec. 20, 2013
||Jan. 17 - May 26, 2014
Now accepting applications for Spring 2014.
- If a student withdraws from the session before the session start date, a full tuition refund, less a $255 administrative fee, will be issued upon approval of a written petition to the Program Director.
- If a student withdraws after the first day or within the first 25% of a session, 65% of the session tuition, less a $255 administrative fee, will be refunded.
- After 25% of the session has elapsed, no refund will be given for withdrawal.
- The application, health center and the non-curricular service fees are not refundable.
*The refund policy is subject to change at any time.
Requests for refunds are processed through the University Extended Education office. This process takes approximately six weeks. Allow up to six weeks for refunds via check. If you paid with a credit card, allow 7-10 days for your refund to be credited back to your credit card. Students who are dismissed from the program in mid-semester because of insufficient attendance or serious misconduct are not eligible to receive a refund.
"At the beginning I didn't think I could keep up with American students. But at the end, that was the best part of the experience. Adjusting to another lifestyle taught me a lot, and I'm grateful.
Germany, USA student