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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Advisor: Laurence Stewart Academic Level: 1. Freshman, 2. Sophomore, 3. Junior
Areas of Study: Anthropology, Religion, Social Work, Sociology, Theology Minimum GPA: 2.5
Credits: 3, 6 On-Site Language Course Required: No
Language of Instruction: English Housing Options: Residence Hall, Shared Apartment
COVID-19 Vaccine Required: Yes
Program Description:

Palace in Bangladore
USAC Health and Society in Bangalore

Study in Bangalore, India

  • Explore a diverse landscape, varied food, unparalleled architectural monuments, World Heritage Sites, and colorful festivals.
  • Live in the “Garden City,” the hub of India’s technology and business outsourcing revolution.
  • Take advantage of numerous opportunities for service learning and volunteering with the Center for Social Action, a student-run service organization.
  • Study at one of the finest educational institutions in India, located in a trendy and pleasant suburb.
  • The USAC Resident Director and staff are present on-site full-time to welcome and support you during your term abroad.


Students will enroll in 12 to 18 credits each semester. Course availability is contingent upon student enrollment and is subject to change. See the course listings here.


Cultural activities and excursions are included in your program. Destinations and activities vary, but past years have included
  • Volunteering in a local village to help educate disadvantaged children through CSA
  • Helping in a nearby hospital with HIV/AIDS victims through CSA
  • Visiting local businesses, agencies, and cultural events with your fellow classmates and professors
  • Assisting Christ University students with cultural events and activities held on campus
  • Working as a volunteer at local slum centers to teach to young children through the CSA
  • Helping local NGOs through CSA



Students are placed in co-ed, shared apartments that include two bathrooms, two double rooms, a kitchen, washing machine (no dryer), common area, and small patio. Single rooms are available for an additional cost. The apartments are located in Koramagala; an IT, shopping, and residential hub within a 30- to 45-minute commute to campus by walking or auto-rickshaw.

Residence Halls

The residence hall includes a study room, small gym, washing machines (no dryer), and a TV/entertainment room. All rooms are single occupancy with private bathrooms, refrigerator, and microwave.

Non-USAC Arranged Housing

If you choose to opt out of USAC-arranged housing--or are thinking about choosing this option--contact your USAC Program Advisor for more details. You are required to have your housing secured prior to arrival as your housing information (including address) will be required at the time of police registration. You must register with the police within 14 days of your arrival in India and you must register in Bengaluru.

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2022 03/01/2022
Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Summer 2023 03/01/2023 ** 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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