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Dates, Deadlines, and Costs
Term App Deadline Start Date End Date Cost
Summer April 15 Budget
Academic Year May 15 Budget
Fall May 15 Budget
Spring October 15 Budget
Program Information
  • GPA
  • Varies
  • Language of Instruction
  • English, Varies
  • Foreign Language Requirement
  • Class Eligibility
  • Junior, Senior, Sophomore
  • Program Open To
  • UA Students
  • Credit Type
  • Transfer Credit
  • Level of Study
  • Undergraduate
  • Housing Options
  • Varies
  • Program Type
  • Third-party provider
Program Overview

CEA Global Education is a University of Arizona affiliated third-party provider.  This affiliation makes it possible for students to attend any CEA program without taking a leave of absence from UA.   CEA offers many programs in many countries around the world with a wide variety of courses offered across disciplines and languages.

Application Information

- Students who intend to study abroad on a CEA program should meet with their UA Study Abroad Coordinator at least once before completing the application process.  CEA also has program advisors available to answer any CEA or program specific questions.

- Students applying to CEA programs must complete both the CEA program specific application and the general Study Abroad & Student Exchange application.



Fees and Payment

Students applying for a CEA program should make note of the following information:

- CEA program fees are listed directly on the CEA website

- Your program application fee, program deposits and final program fee balances will be invoiced by CEA and should be paid directly to CEA

- CEA offers all UA students a program discount on CEA invoices of 10% up to $1,200 for semester programs and $400 for summer!!

- A non-refundable UA Registration Fee ($1,500 for semester and $600 for summer) is charged for all third-party provider programs.  This administrative fee charged to all study abroad students on affiliated third-party provider programs.  In addition to Study Abroad and Student Exchange services, it also allows students to use all of the campus resources while abroad (e.g. email, financial aid, pre-registration access, library services, and so on).  The UA Registration Fee fee will be charged to your UA Bursar's account and will not be removed once posted. 


Students on any CEA program will be registered at the UA while abroad, which means UA students:

 - Stay active in the UA system during their program

 - Can use UA financial aid (loans or grants) for CEA program fees

 - Are still eligible to use UA priority registration and UA email accounts

 - Do not need to take a Leave of Absence with the Registrar's Office


- CEA sends transcripts directly to Study Abroad & Student Exchange after the program ends

- Study Abroad & Student Exchange will submit the transcripts to the UA Registrar or UA International Admissions, as appropriate

- Study Abroad & Student Exchange will maintain photocopies of the transcripts which are available for student and academic advisor questions, as needed

- Please contact CEA directly for issues related to discrepancies on the CEA transcripts

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