Universidad National de Cuyo
|Type of Program||Group|
|Language of Instruction||Spanish|
|Costs||Baylor tuition + housing to Dr. Supplee|
|Health Insurance Required||Yes|
|Special Requirements||FIRST contact Dr. Supplee before proceeding to inquire about this program|
|Program Director||Dr. Joan Supplee: Joan_Supplee@baylor.edu|
Location:Mendoza, the fourth largest city in Argentina, is located in western Argentina near the Chilean border. The city sits on the eastern edge of the Andean front range. The population in Greater Mendoza (the city) is one million. The province of Mendoza contains about a million and a half residents. The capital of Argentina, Buenos Aires, which has 12 million residents lies 820 miles east of Mendoza.
Classes will be held in conjunction with the Universidad Nacional de Cuyo, a large public university of about 20,000 students. Most of the students come from Mendoza or surrounding provinces. Students register for six hours of credit from UNC and six hours of independent study credit with professors from Baylor University (work done in Mendoza under the supervision of Baylor professors).
Courses or Areas of Study:Students will take six hours of credit under the accompanying Baylor professor and six hours of credit from one of the professors at Cuyo. For complete course information and scheduling, first contact Dr. Supplee.
Housing:Students will live with a host family during their semester in Argentina.
Application Procedure:FIRST contact Dr. Joan Supplee. You will be responsible for filling out the Baylor Study Abroad Application as well.
Costs:Students should expect to spend around $1,800 for the semester to live with a host family. A host family stay includes most meals. In addition, students should expect to spend around $600 on books, supplies, and personal items.
Each student is responsible for their own transportation, including airfare.
Legal Documents:A passport and visa are required.
Exchange/Affiliate University Contact:Dr. Supplee has the exchange university contact information.