Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts
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Center for Global Education


University of Botswana

Posted on July 22, 2010


The University of Botswana (UB) was established in 1982, and currently has a student population of 15,000. The University's vision is to be a leading academic center of excellence in Africa and the world; while its mission is to advance the intellectual and human resource capacity of the nation and the international community. The University's values recognize a commitment to students, academic freedom, academic integrity, cultural authenticity and internationalism. The university has six faculties: Business, Education, Engineering and Technology, Humanities, Science and Social Sciences.

Program Dates

Full Year – late July-early May
Spring Semester – early January-early May
Fall Semester – late July-early December

Courses & Credit

4 courses= 4.0 Wheaton Credits

Admission Requirements

Juniors with a minimum GPA of 2.85.
Housing & Board
Students reside in University Halls, with a meal plan.


Wheaton Comprehensive Fees. Expenses covered include tuition, shared room, and meals at the dining hall.

Other Expenses

Students are responsible for $500 Administrative fee, passport and visa fees, supplemental study abroad insurance, and personal expenses.


Make an appointment with Gretchen Young at the Center for Global Education, ext. 4950. Program details are subject to change at the discretion of Wheaton Center for Global Education.

Courses of Study

  • African Languages and Literature
  • Biological Sciences
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Education
  • Computer Science
  • Economics
  • Education
  • English
  • French
  • Geology
  • History
  • Law
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Religious Education
  • Sociology
  • Statistics

Program details are subject to change at the discretion of Wheaton's Center for Global Education.

For complete list of courses, check the University of Botswana website.

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