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FYE Malaysia: SCSU Semester
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Spring
This program is currently not accepting applications.
Restrictions: (current student at) SCSU applicants only
Budget Sheets Spring
Dates / Deadlines:
There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Host University Language of Instruction: English
Minimum GPA: 2.5
Minimum Class Eligibility:
1-Freshman
Non-SCSU Student: No Housing Options: Apartments university owned, Residence Halls
Language Courses Offered: No Credit Type: Undergraduate
Program Length: Long-Term Program
Program Description:

Malaysia-FYE

Overview

First year students at SCSU have the unique opportunity of studying at the prestigious Taylor’s University (pictured above) as freshmen.  The Malaysia Taylor’s University program offers the chance for students to live and study at an institute with a focus on global education. It seeks to expose students to the rich multicultural and multiethnic heritage of Malaysian society. By immersing themselves in a culture different from their own, students are given the opportunity to compare cultures and gain a better understanding of both themselves and the world.
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Fast Facts

Academic Calendar:  Spring
Credits:  12-15 Credits per semester
Faculty & Staff:  On-campus international office available to students
Housing: University-owned apartments and residence halls
Meals:  Kitchens and cooking areas available
Language of instruction:  English
Local Currency: Malaysian Ringgit

Population of Kualu Lampur: 1,800,000    


Program Requirements

The First Year Experience program in South Africa requires that students take the ETHS201: Introduction to Ethnic Studies course. The class covers a diversity goal requirement and is needed for graduation regardless if they are participating in the Malaysia study abroad experience or not.

Academics

Students enroll directly in Taylor’s University-Lakeside, one of Malaysia’s most successful private colleges.  An established course equivalency table makes it easy for students to choose courses; however, course offerings will still vary by semester. 

Attractions

Kuala Lumpur, the capital city of Malaysia, has a population of approximately 1.8 million people. It is an exciting combination of the traditional old world and urban modern. The city offers plenty of entertainment and leisure activities for people including shopping centers, cafes and restaurants, and sports and fitness facilities. The capital city is also internationally renowned for its higher education institutions as there are a number of international private colleges and universities for people to attend. Malaysia as a whole is becoming an increasingly well-known country not only for its international education opportunities but its vacation spots as well, drawing more tourists each year.

Housing  

SCSU students attending Taylor’s University have the option to live either on or off campus. Off campus housing is located close to the university with access to public transportation. Students are assisted by the University for their housing needs.

Admission  

 
  • Freshman status or above
  • GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • Open to all majors
  • Students should first apply with SCSU online
     

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This program is currently not accepting applications.