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Dartmouth-Oxford Exchange

Learn more about Keble College, or take a Virtual Tour. See the current and past Keble attendees.

Please Note: Do not apply for any term at Keble College in which you will not be able to attend due to other obligations. If you are selected for the Fall, Winter, or Spring exchange, you will not be allowed to switch terms.

Program Overview

  • Applications are due February 1st for the upcoming year.

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

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

  • There are no specific prerequisites for the Keble program. Please present in the application a list of all the relevant courses you have taken so far towards your major and build a strong case as to why you are qualified to take either economics or government courses at Keble College.

  • Most courses taken through this program count towards majors. Please check the information guide for individual course requirements in government and economics.

  • The program is designed to serve government and economics majors; however, others may apply for consideration on a space available basis.

  • You should apply during the year prior to your planned attendance.

  • 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) for 2012-13, including tuition, room and board, is $21,463.00. All students presently receiving Dartmouth financial aid may apply this aid to cover costs of the Dartmouth-Oxford Exchange Program.

Testimonials

Elena Falloon '11 (attended Keble 09F)

"The Dartmouth-Oxford Exchange Program has made me grow in so many ways. The tutorial system forced me to read critically, write with a strong thesis and possible counterarguments in mind and learn how to defend my work confidently and gracefully. Outside of the classroom, Keble has a fun, thriving community that I loved being a part of through the women's soccer team, discussions and performances around the city and social outings with my new British friends. Oxford is a stunning, historical and inspiring location, and I feel very privileged to have seen and lived it for myself. From the Cambridge-Oxford Varsity rugby game to Sandra Day O'Connor at the Union, I found myself constantly impressed by the tradition echoing throughout my surroundings."

Brian Dunne '10 (attended Keble 09W)

"The time I spent at Keble College during my junior winter was my favorite experience as a Dartmouth student. I was immediately welcomed into the Keble community and made multiple friends I am still in contact with today. The academics at Keble were equally as rigorous as those courses at Dartmouth and the tutorial system was a different but beneficial educational experience. The transition to student life at Keble was mostly seamless and there was constant communication with professors and administrators to ensure that we were having positive cultural and academic experiences. I cannot communicate enough how great of an experience I had while on the Dartmouth-Oxford Exchange program."

 

kebledinner

Dartmouth students attending Keble College in the Dartmouth-Oxford Exchange for the 2012-2013 academic year met at a dinner in Morrison Commons on Wednesday, August 9, 2012.

How to Apply

  • The application is due each year on February 1 for the following academic year.

  • Prepare an autobiographical statement (one paragraph - 150 word limit), that will be published on the Rockefeller Center website upon acceptance into the program.

 

How the Program Fits into the D Plan

After acceptance in the Dartmouth/Oxford Exchange Program, students select two courses from a pre-approved list (included in the information guide) to be taken at Keble College and confirm approval with their Government or Economics Department advisor. Dartmouth and Keble colleges work together to offer courses that are equivalent to Dartmouth courses so that students may select courses that fulfill major requirements. A normal course load at Keble College is two courses. The courses are 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.

2014-2015 Oxford Academic Terms

Michaelmas Term (Fall): Thursday, October 9, 2014 to Saturday, December 6, 2014

For Michaelmas Term, you must be at Keble to participate in the Freshman orientation along with the Keble students on the Monday before the above starting date of the term, which would be Monday, October 6, 2014.

Hilary Term (Winter): Thursday, January 15, 2015 to Saturday, March 14, 2015

Trinity Term (Spring): Thursday, April 23, 2015 to Saturday, June 20, 2015

For Hillary and Trinity terms, you may move in as early as the Sunday before the above starting date of the term. Students must be at Keble on the above starting date of the term, in order to get their assignments for the first week of classes.

2015-2016 Oxford Academic Terms

Michaelmas Term (Fall): Sunday, October 11, 2015 to Saturday, December 5, 2015

Hilary Term (Winter): Sunday, January 17, 2016 to Saturday, March 12, 2016

Trinity Term (Spring): Sunday, April 24, 2016 to Saturday, June 18, 2016

Students attending Keble may move in as early as the Sunday before the above starting date of the term. Students must be at Keble on the Thursday before the above starting date of the term, in order to get their assignments for the first week of classes.

*If attending during the Michaelmas Term, you must be at Keble to participate in the Freshman orientation along with the Keble students on the Monday before the above starting date of the term, which would be Monday, October 5, 2015.

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For More Information

  • Rockefeller Center Curricular & Research Office (603) 646-2229

  • Jane DaSilva, Program Coordinator

Last Updated: 10/30/14