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  • Locations: Port Elizabeth, South Africa
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Calendar Year, Fall, Spring
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  • Program Sponsor: CSU International Programs 
  • Restrictions: SDSU applicants only
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
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Click here for a definition of this term Field of Study: Anthropology, Biology, Business - General Business, Business - International Business, Computer Science, Economics, Engineering, English, Environmental Sciences, Geography, History, Journalism, Kinesiology, Linguistics, Music, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology Click here for a definition of this term General Education Courses: GE Explorations
Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 3
Click here for a definition of this term Class Standing: 2-Sophomore, 3-Junior, 4-Senior Click here for a definition of this term Housing Options: Residence Hall
Click here for a definition of this term Co-Curricular Activities: Volunteer Click here for a definition of this term Credit Type: Resident Credit
Click here for a definition of this term Program Type: CSU International Program Click here for a definition of this term Chance of Placement: 1-Excellent
Mode of Participation: In-Person
Program Description:
South Africa I South Africa II

South Africa: Nelson Mandela University

For detailed information regarding deadlines and how to apply, go the the CSU International Programs website here.

 

Program Highlights

City: 25 miles of beaches and tons of entertainment, museums, and wildlife viewing opportunities make Port Elizabeth one of the most popular tourist destinations in South Africa.

University: The only university in the world to carry his name, Nelson Mandela University works to honor the former South African president's legacy with its leadership in generating knowledge and the most diverse student population in South Africa.

Academics: Earn Major, Minor, and General Education credit.

Tuition: Same tuition cost as home CSU campus.

Language of Instruction: English

 

About Nelson Mandela University

Located in Port Elizabeth, Nelson Mandela University was created in 2005 by the merger of the former University of Port Elizabeth and Vista University. Nelson Mandela University draws students from around the world, with more than 3,000 international students bolstering its student population of 27,000.

CSU IP students enroll directly at Nelson Mandela University, studying alongside local students and gaining the experience of being fully integrated into life at Nelson Mandela University and in South Africa. Students will primarily take coursework in their major, concentrating on one or two areas of study and taking courses in that department in order to integrate into the academic life of the university. The main language of instruction at Nelson Mandela University is English, and all CSU IP students are required to study the Xhosa language and culture each semester as part of their academic program.

For detailed information regarding deadlines and how to apply, go the the CSU International Programs website here.



Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year SDSU App Deadline SDSU Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2021-2022 02/20/2021 03/15/2021 TBA TBA
Fall 2021 02/20/2021 03/15/2021 TBA TBA
Spring 2022 09/20/2021 10/15/2021 TBA TBA