EDINBURGH SCHOLARS PROGRAM
University of Edinburgh in Edinburgh, Scotland
Minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA required, but will consider students at 2.8 level.
Length of Term
14-week semester including one week of orientation and two exam weeks.
Approximately the second week of September to third week of December
Five to fifteen places are available for Fall term only.
Students will live in university-owned self-catered apartments located a short walk to the central university campus.
Students must take at least two courses in the department equivalent to their option. The other two to three courses can be selected from any course offered by the College of Science and Engineering or up to 20 credits in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences provided the student has appropriate background. Students take a total of 4-5 classes, totaling 60 to 80 Edinburgh credits, which is equivalent to minimum of 36 Caltech units. Students can find the departments and courses that are open to study abroad students here.
Please see the Application Process page for application forms for all programs.
Note: Application materials are now posted as of October 2023.