About Rhodes University
Rhodes University was founded in 1904. It offers a wide range of majors through its six faculties that include Commerce, Education, Humanities, Law, Pharmacy and Science. It is a leading institution of higher education in South Africa, with approximately 4,000 students enrolled on the Grahamstown campus. Rhodes University has a diverse study body that reflects the cosmopolitan nature of South African society.
Grahamstown (pop. 67,200) is nestled in the beautiful hills of the Eastern Cape. Grahamstown is home to the National Festival of Arts, SciFest and other important cultural activities. It is close to game parks, the beach, and within easy reach of surrounding towns and cities via excellent road and air connections. As students are immersed in South African culture, they will learn about the challenges and aspirations of a South Africa emerging from the dark era of apartheid and into a more hopeful democratic future.
Fall Semester: late July to late November
Spring Semester: mid February to late June
Courses & Credit:
Four courses per semester for 1st & 2nd year level or two courses per semester at 3rd year level
Housing & Board:
University Halls in single rooms, with a meal plan
Click here for the Rhodes University budget worksheet.!
(Estimated personal expenses are available on the Rhode's University website)
Other Items to Note:
- All students accepted to a study abroad program will be assessed a $500 non-refundable confirmation fee at the time of final confirmation of study abroad participation.
- Students are not charged the technology, laundry, or student activities fees while on a study abroad program.
- Fees billed by Wheaton will be charged to students on their regular Wheaton College student account during regular billing cycles (July/December).
For Wheaton specific questions contact:
Center for Global Education
5 Howard Street
Norton, MA 02766-2322