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Program Type: Exchange Areas of Study: Accounting, Business, Economics, Management, Marketing, Media Studies, Music, Musical Performance, Musical Theory & Composition, Philosophy, Politics, Psychology, Spanish
Language of Instruction: English, Spanish Housing Options: Independent Housing, Residence Hall
Minimum GPA: 2.8 Program Advisor: Grace Schneider
On-Site Language Course Required: No Credits: 15 +
Language Prerequisite: 000 - No language prerequisite Academic Level: 2. Sophomore, 3. Junior, 4. Senior
Program Description:

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Universidad Panamericana


Introduction

Universidad Panamericana was founded in 1967 as a business school. The university has four campuses which give service to almost 12 thousand students in 33 degree programs. CUA students are able to study at the UP's first campus, which is located in Mexico City. As one university with one spirit, UP works daily on three foundational pillars: teaching, research, and transmission of culture. In virtue of an agreement between the Governing Board and the Prelature of Opus Dei, Universidad Panamericana has entrusted to that Prelature the spiritual attention and doctrinal guidance of all its activities. The University, in its few decades of life, has come to occupy a place as one of the top universities in Mexico.
 

The City

As the largest Spanish-speaking city in the world, Mexico City is an ideal place to be immersed in the Spanish language. The region has a long history and offers a fascinating combination of the ancient and the modern.
 

Academics

CUA students will have the opportunity to enroll in most academic programs available at Universidad Panamericana. Courses are available in English and Spanish. Click here for a list of English-taught courses, and here for Spanish-taught courses. Students also have the option of enrolling in a Spanish language course at a variety of levels.
 

Accommodations

Students are placed with host families for a greater cultural and linguistic immersion experience. They are provided with a bedroom and weekly laundry and cleaning. Depending on the placement, students may also receive two meals daily.

Exchange Scholars

Exchange Scholar programs at The Catholic University of America provide an immersive international experience for a limited number of highly qualified students.  This exclusive opportunity enables students to study at a select group of prestigious universities worldwide.  Exchange partner schools are selected on the basis of mission, academic excellence, dedication to internationalization, and a commitment to research.

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Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2019 10/01/2018
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Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2019 03/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Academic Year 2019-2020 03/01/2019 03/15/2019 TBA TBA
Spring 2020 10/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.

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