USA

USA

The University of Glasgow welcomes over 500 American students every year. University graduates can be found in Hollywood working as film producers, in New York's leading law firms and in many other towns and cities across the USA.

Glasgow: Scotland's friendliest city

http://itunesu.gla.ac.uk/web/studentlife/amanda.mp4

You don't just have to take our word that Glasgow is a great place to visit. Rough Guides recently voted Glasgow one of the top 10 cities to visit in 2014 and Fodor's featured Glasgow in its 2014 'Go List'. With the Commonwealth Games and MTV EMAs taking place in Glasgow this year, it's easy to see why our dear city is a must-visit destination for 2014!

Check out People Make Glasgow website and our USA Factsheet for further information!


Entry requirements

Applicants with International Baccalaureate qualifications:
Applications with 36 points will be considered for direct admission to most schools. Please note that there are certain exceptions.

Applicants with a USA High School Diploma:
Applicants must also achieve:

  • SAT 1 score of 1800 (minimum Critical Reading 600, Mathematics 600 and Writing 600) or a minimum composite score of 27 in the ACT assessment; AND
  • A minimum of either 2 or 3 AP examinations in relevant subjects (eg. Science applicants must provide APs in Science subjects), with grades of 4 or above, or at least 2 SAT II subject tests in a relevant subject at 600 or above.

Professional courses will have higher entrance qualifications than stated above.

For more information in regard to our programmes and entry requirements, please download our USA Factsheet

Applicants with other qualifications:
Holders of an undergraduate associated degree at a two year community college in the USA will be considered for direct admission to the second year, or in rare cases, year three. Applicants wishing to transfer from a regular undergraduate four year bachelors degree programme in the USA will be considered for the most appropriate year at Glasgow, dependent on their completed credits and relevance in individual subjects.

How to Apply

For information on how to apply to the University of Glasgow, go to our admissions page.

Veterinary Medicine and Surgery

You can find further information about Veterinary Medicine and Surgery by downloading our Veterinary Medicine & Surgery leaflet.

Entry requirements

To be considered for direct admission to one of Glasgow's taught Masters degrees, applicants should hold a good undergraduate four year bachelor degree, with a minimum GPA of 3.0 from an accredited university or college in the USA. Applicants should also have high grades in relevant individual subjects.

If you would like to apply for a postgraduate research degree or a PhD, please visit our research opportunities page.

How to Apply

For information on how to apply to the University of Glasgow, go to our admissions page.

Scholarships

Please see our International scholarships pages for details of scholarships and bursaries you may be interested in applying for.

Federal Aid

The University of Glasgow is one of few UK universities to offer a dedicated Federal Aid Support Officer.

Contact us

Danielle Houston, International Officer (based in USA)
Tel: 321 276 8337
danielle.houston@glasgow.ac.uk
Southeast & Central (Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington D.C., West Virginia)

Leann Schmitz, International Officer (based in USA)
Tel: 303 963 6814
leann.schmitz@glasgow.ac.uk
West (Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming)

Amy VanSurksum, International Officer (based in USA)
Tel: 320 267 4116
amy.vansurksum@glasgow.ac.uk
Northeast & Midwest (Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Vermont, Wisconsin)

Rory McDiarmid, Senior International Officer (based in Glasgow)
Tel: +44 (0)141 330 3271
rory.mcdiarmid@glasgow.ac.uk

Melissa Cunningham, International Recruitment Coordinator (based in Glasgow)
+44 (0)141 330 3390
melissa.cunningham@glasgow.ac.uk

Meet us in the USA

You can find details of our future visits to the USA on our Travel Schedule.

Partnerships

The University of Glasgow has many partners and contacts all across America for research links, study abroad programmes and exchanges.  Our exchange partners include:

  • Boston College
  • Miami University (Ohio)
  • Radford University (Virginia)
  • State University of New York at Albany
  • University of Alabama
  • University of California
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • University of Miami (Florida)
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • University of Oklahoma
  • University of South Florida
  • University of Virginia
  • University of St.Thomas
  • Universtiy of Massachusetts at Amherst

Glasgow welcomes many students through the centres of Study Abroad run by Arcadia and Butler Universities. As well as this, Glasgow receives more than 100 study abroad students from universities and colleges all across America. Students benefitting from a University of Glasgow education have come from institutions such as American University, Smith, Cornell, Brown, Sarah Lawrence, SUNY, Chapman, University of Denver, Dartmouth, Duke, Beloit, University of Wisconsin (La Crosse, Eau Claire and Stout campuses), Lewis & Clark and Georgetown.