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Last updated June, 2019

Academic Information

Course Information

University of Oregon Campus Buildings

Semester Dates

  • Academic Year: September - May
  • Fall Trimester: September – December
  • Winter Trimester: January – March
  • Spring Trimester: March – June
  • UO calendars and schedules 

Course Load and Minimum Unit Requirements

Undergraduate students are required to register for at least 12 credits per term.

The UO tuition waiver scholarship, which is granted to exchange students, covers a maximum of 16 credits per term. Costs incurred for courses or programs requiring additional fees are not covered by the UO agreement.

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Accommodation & the Cost of Living


Oregon 8.

Estimated Cost of Living

2020-2021 - Estimated costs include room and board, personal expenses, UO health insurance, books and a mandatory fee:

  • Otago's S2 2020: USD $8,000 (one term at Oregon)
  • Otago's S1 2021: USD $15,000 (two terms at Oregon)
  • Tuition (up to 16 credits per term), matriculation fee, international student fee and application fee will be covered by the exchange.

Additional Information

Student Visa & Insurance

Student Visas & Insurance information

U.S. Department of State

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Exchange Experiences

The University, City & Region

The University

Oregon Basketball

The University of Oregon, founded in 1876, is the state’s flagship institution. Located in Eugene, an energetic college town, the university offers academic excellence and hands-on learning opportunities in a welcoming atmosphere. Towering trees shade the 295-acre campus, where students, faculty members, and employees from a wide variety of backgrounds share a commitment to preserving the environment and pursuing innovation in more than 260 academic programs that range from Eugene to Portland and from the coast to the mountains.

The City of Eugene and Region

Eugene is known for its unique, exciting mix of arts, culture, education, scenic beauty, and passion for recreation. The Willamette and McKenzie rivers are magnets for water sports and recreation, and more than 100 parks and 2,600 acres of open space offer the perfect settings for any outdoor activity you can imagine. Also an arts and culture destination, Eugene offers festivals, performances and shows year-round. The Hult Center for the Performing Arts anchors the arts scene with two world-class theaters. Downtown is a great place to shop, dine and “people watch” with blocks of art galleries, restaurants and boutique shops.

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Further Information

For further information about Otago Global Student Exchange please email