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Dartmouth-Oxford Exchange at Keble College

The Dartmouth-Oxford Exchange Program sends up to four Dartmouth undergraduates per term to University of Oxford’s Keble College. As a fully integrated member of the Oxford community, you take courses in the British tutorial system that can count towards your major. 

Liddon Quad, Keble College

Liddon Quad from under the library arches.

Parks Road along the eastern wall of Keble College

Three Dartmouth students walk down Parks Road along the eastern wall of Keble College.

Keble Hall, Keble College

Keble Hall at Keble College.

Rowing on the Thames

Rowing on the Thames during a term at Oxford University’s Keble College.

About The Program

Up to four Dartmouth undergraduates per term may attend Keble College during fall, winter, and spring terms.

You will be a fully-integrated member of the Oxford community. You will live on campus, participate in co-curricular and social activities, and take pre-approved political and economy courses.

The allowed course load at Keble College is two courses taught using the British tutorial system, meaning lots of one-on-one time with the professor and independent study time with only occasional, if any, class meetings.

Most courses taken through this program count towards your major. Please check the information guide for individual course qualifications in government and economics.

Take a virtual tour of Keble College.

For more information, contact the Rockefeller Center Curricular & Research Office at (603) 646-2229, or Program Coordinator Jane DaSilva.

**Please Note - If you are chosen as a Keble College attendee, you must fill out these three forms in order to attend:

1) Transfer Credit Application for the Dartmouth Registrar (found on the Registrar's website) (must be signed by Government or Economics Departments, depending on the courses you are going to take.)

2) Visiting Student Application for Keble College

3) Registered Visiting Student Data Entry Form for Keble College

 Forms 2 and 3 will be given to you by the Program Coordinator, Jane DaSilva.

***Also Please Note - The Keble College Terms run later than Dartmouth College Terms.  This potentially can affect the starting dates of summer internships.  If you apply and are accepted for Trinity Term (Spring), you must finish the Keble College Term before starting any summer internship.

Program requirements

  • Some courses require prerequisites.  Please refer to the Keble Guide for this information.
  • The program is designed to serve government and economics majors; however, others may apply for consideration on a space available basis.
  • You are ineligible for the program if you are a first-year or transfer student.
  • If you are a senior, you may be eligible with prior approval of the registrar and the major department.
  • Your GPA must be at least a 3.5 or higher to be considered for the program.

Tuition

The cost of the program (one term) including tuition, room and board is around $23,000.00. All students presently receiving Dartmouth financial aid may apply this aid to cover costs of the Dartmouth-Oxford Exchange Program.

Apply to the Dartmouth-Oxford Exchange

Find application links and details here.

Brian Freeman '11 at Keble College
Keble College Chapel

Oxford Academic Terms

Learn more about their academic calendar.

Keble Tips

A collection of tips from students who have attended the Dartmouth-Oxford Program.

 

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