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Lindsey Wilson College (LWC) had 95 international students representing 34 different countries who participated in the fall of 2012. Below is the list of countries from which our international students came. The majority of them are degree seeking student-athletes (75.79%) while some are degree seeking non-athletes (8.42%) and some are exchange students (15.79%). The most popular major among our international students is Business Administration, followed by Physical Education, Communication, and Biology. You can meet fellow students here on our beautiful campus in Columbia, Kentucky.

Contries # Countries # Countries # Countries # Countries #
Afghanistan  1  Australia 1 Belgium 2 Botswana 1 Brazil 4
Burma 1 Canada 3

China

1 Croatia 1 Denmark 3
Dominican R. 1 France 1 Germany 1 Greece 1 Guatemala 1
Ireland  1 Jamaica 1 Japan 12 Kenya 3 Latvia 2
Liberia 1 Mexico 1 Portugal 1 Romania 4 Russia 3
Rwanda 1 South Africa 10 South Korea 4 Spain 9 Sweden 10
Switzerland 1  Uganda     1  UK    5  Zimbabwe   2    
Fall 2012 International student population by country

 

Student Exchange Programs and Sister Schools Overseas

Lindsey Wilson College has sister schools overseas and every year several students from universities with which Lindsey Wilson has agreements come to study at LWC for either a semester or one year while pursuing their degrees at their home universities. Conversely, Lindsey Wilson students can study at their overseas schools for a similar length of time. For many years, we have had several exchange students from Japan, Northern Ireland, and South Korea. 

Japan:
Baika Women's University, http://www.baika.ac.jp/english/  (One way study abroad program at LWC)
Kinjo Gakuin University, http://www.kinjo-u.ac.jp/eng/  (One way study abroad program at LWC)
Kansai Gaidai University, http://www.kansaigaidai.ac.jp/asp/  (Two way tuition exchange program)
Nagoya University of Foreign Studies, http://www-e.nufs.ac.jp/jli/partner/index.html  (Two way tuition exchange program)
Toyo University, http://www.toyo.ac.jp/english/index.html (Two way tuition exchange program)

Korea:
Kyonggi University, http://web.kyonggi.ac.kr/KyonggiEng  (Two way tuition exchange program and one way study abroad)
University of Inchon, http://www.incheon.ac.kr/eng/index.jsp  (Two way tuition exchange program)

Northern Ireland:
Study USA formerly know as Business Education Initiative (BEI) through British Council in Northern Ireland, http://www.britishcouncil.org/northernireland-studyusa.htm (Two way tuition exchange program)
Our past BEI students were students from Queen's University of Belfast, University of Ulster, and other Irish universities.  Reciprocally, these universities offer a limited number of places on the Irish American Scholarship Programs each year.  An LWC student who is in junior standing with a GPA of 3.2 above is eligible to apply for a semester or two semesters of study aborad in Northern Ireland.  The student may choose courses in any subject area available for which tuition fees will be waived while living cost and other costs are the responsibility of the student.

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