England: Edge Hill University

scenery photo of North West England

Please Note: Program not available for the summer and fall 2022 terms.

Nestled between the historic market town of Ormskirk and rolling green fields in North West England, Edge Hill University’s beautiful campus is just 30 minutes outside the city centre of culturally diverse Liverpool, and 40 minutes to the bright lights of Manchester.

During your stay Edge Hill University you’ll be able to mix with students from all over the world, take in the lakes and scenery on campus, and relax in our cutting-edge sports complex. The International Team and academic staff will provide you with dedicated support from Welcome and Orientation right through to program completion.

When you’re not busy broadening your mind, you’ll broaden your horizons with excursions to beautiful places like Manchester, historical York and Chester, Conwy Castle in Wales and the breath-taking Lake District.

Visit Edge Hill Website

night scene of Ormskirk England

Edge Hill University, situated in northwest England in the historic market town of Ormskirk, is only a short distance away from seaside towns and major cities and ideally located to allow travel to other parts of the world.



A normal semester course load is 12 US credits (60 UK credits). This can usually be achieved by taking 3 x 20UK credit (4 US credit) courses or a combination of 2 and 4 credit courses. To ensure a positive student experience, Edge Hill does not advise students to exceed 15 US credits (80 UK credits) during their time at Edge Hill University.


  • Biology
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Creative Writing
  • Education
  • English
  • Foreign Language
  • Geography
  • Health
  • History
  • Law and Criminology
  • Media
  • Performing Arts
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Sport and Physical Activity
Edge Hill Course Availability


Edge Hill’s extensive support for international students helps to ensure that you are able to embrace these challenges, which will allow you to grow and enhance your experience.When you aren’t studying there are a variety of activities on campus to keep you occupied. Edge Hill’s state-of-the-art Sports Centre offers some of the best sport and fitness facilities in the UK.



All Edge Hill’s study abroad students live in the dorms with British students and receive a meal plan for on-campus dining. You will be immersed with local students in the residence halls. At Edge Hill we always try to ensure that US students are well-mixed in with the British!

You will have access to a fully fitted kitchen and all cooking utensils so you will be able to prepare your own meals with your friends. However, you will also have a meal plan that provides up to 12 meals per week. We have various catering outlets available on campus and a variety of cafes, restaurants and shops in Ormskirk town centre (10 minutes’ walk). The beautiful port city of Liverpool as just a 30-minute journey from campus, so whatever your preference, there will be something to keep you entertained.
There is also a 24-hour campus support team if ever you need a hand.

Each private bedroom Includes:

  • Free Wi-Fi access in each hall
  • Single bed
  • Desk and chair, with desk light
  • Wardrobe and storage space.
  • Bedding; bed sheet, duvet and cover, pillow and cover
  • Towels
  • Regular housekeeping from our dedicated team
Edge Hill Housing



Study Abroad Administration Fee: $600

Study Abroad Program Fee: $8,500.00

Study Abroad Housing Fee: $3,250.00

Including: On – Campus Accommodation at Edge Hill University

Study Abroad Insurance Fee: $152

Calculated at $38.00 per month x 1 month


International Airfare: $1,500

Passport Costs: $145

Books & Academic Supplies: $250.00

Food: $1000.00

Personal Expenses: $1,250.00


Term: Spring 2020  Application Deadline: October 15, 2019

Program Dates: January 2020- May 2020

Term: Fall 2020   Application Deadline: March 15, 2020

Program Dates: September 2020 – December 2020


Students must have a cumulative 2.8 GPA or higher and have at least sophomore standing.

Please note that all applications will be considered on a case by case basis and circumstances which may have affected a student’s GPA will be taken into account.


  • Apply through TruView. Under your Student Tab, click on “Apply to Study Abroad.” When prompted, select which term and “I am enrolling in a semester or summer program…” and on the next screen, select “Edge Hill University” from the program drop down. After that, you’ll be prompted to complete a faculty recommendation, a statement of purpose, and some emergency information and waivers.
  • Submit Additional Materials and Check Your Status on TruView. Once you have submitted your application, you can go to TruView to view your application status. Immediately after submission, your application status will be “Submitted, Awaiting Review.” After your application has been reviewed by the study abroad office, you will receive an email from the Study Abroad office with your next steps. Your status will be updated to “Reviewed, Awaiting Materials” and a list of additional required materials will appear in TruView. Use this list to track what steps you need to complete.