IES: London University College London (UCL)

Through the Institute for the International Education of Students (IES), Whitman students may enroll directly at University College London (UCL).  Located in the Bloomsberg area of London, UCL enrolls more than 23,000 students. 

Fields of study:

A wide range of academic disciplines with particular strengths in Archaeology, English, Economics, Geography, History and Philosophy


Cumulative GPA of 3.3 or above (3.5 GPA for English Literature, Economics, Math and Politics majors.

Semesters Offered:

Fall, Spring, Academic Year


September-December; January-June


Students enroll in 4 courses (16 credits) per semester

Credit Conversion:

1 IES credit = 1 Whitman credit


Self-catered accommodations in student houses


Students may prepare their own meals in house kitchens or purchase meals at various food outlets on the main UCL campus.


Placement in UCL housing is competitive and applying early is strongly recommended.


See Link to Financial Aid

Program Link:

IES: London University College London (UCL)