Admissions 2017-02-02T17:39:09+00:00

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Admissions

The admissions process for the Two Capitals program is the same as regular admission to the two universities. Students can enter the program by applying at both universities at the same time, or in sequence.

U.S. students need an average of 3.2 GPA if they want to enroll in Two Capitals.

UKB students need an average score of 60 or better if they want to enroll in Two Capitals.

There is no deadline to apply for an MA at UKB, applications are considered as they are received. If prospective students are from outside the EU, it is recommended they apply no later than three months prior to desired start date.
Virginia Tech has application deadlines. For U.S. students, for admission in the Fall semester, deadline is August 1st; for admission in the spring semester, deadline is January 1st. For non-U.S. students, for admission in the Fall semester, deadline is April 1st; for admission in the spring semester, deadline is September 1st.

Click here to apply for admission at UKB.

Click here to apply for admission at VT.

Cost of Program

1. Course Fees for the year at University of Kent, Brussels (based on 2014 academic year):
– 16,500 euro, or $22,171/year.

Cost of living in Brussels (estimates per month):
– Accommodations range between $640 to $1,040 depending on single-room occupancy or shared apartment; and on area of the city and size of apartment.
– Food ranges between $160 to $320.
– Other expenses (laundry, socializing, cell phone service) range between $400 to $1,000.
– Health insurance is required.

2. Course Fees for the year in Washington D.C. (based on 2014 academic year):
– For U.S. students: in-state or out-of-state tuition, as the case may be. Click here for university fees.
– For non-U.S. students: $28,901/year.
– Tuition at VT tends to increase by 5% per year.

Cost of living in Washington D.C. (estimates per month):
– Accommodations average $1,200, depending on single-room occupancy or shared apartment; and on area of the city and size of apartment.
– Food ranges between $300 to $800, depending on whether students eat out, or cook for themselves.
– Other expenses (laundry, books, socializing, cell phone service) range between $300 to $500.
– Health insurance is required.

Financial Aid

1. U.S. students can apply for federal loans or grants in accordance with the law, for both years in the Two Capitals program. Click here for the VT financial aid office to find options.
Some financial aid may become available from Virginia Tech, on a case by case basis. For inquiries, contact program director, georgeta@vt.edu.

2. Non-U.S. students need to inquire with University of Kent in Brussels about their options. Click here for UKB financial aid office.

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