The London School of Economics and Political Science

  • The London School of Economics and Political Science is one of the world's leading institutions for social science.

  • It is known in particular for its cutting-edge research and extraordinary faculty.
  • Available only for a full academic year program.


The Arcadia University College of Global Studies's affiliation with the world-renowned London School of Economics and Political Science offers students a unique full academic year program. With an outstanding reputation in social, political, and economic sciences, LSE combines a high-quality academic program with all the diversity, vitality and leisure-time choices London can provide. Over 50% of LSE's students are international, enhancing the environment tremendously and making for both a dynamic and culturally stimulating forum for the exchange of ideas.

You'll need to decide in which particular area you want to focus and choose from among LSE's wide range of course offerings. Generally, four year-long courses make up a full-time course load.

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The School's location in Central London is fundamental to its identity and student life at LSE is enveloped by the bustling metropolis of London. Whitehall, the Law Courts, Westminster and the BBC headquarters are literally all right on LSE's doorstep.

Courses may be selected among various departments. You will earn the following hours of credit.

  • Academic year: 30-32

Admission Requirements

GPA Requirements: 3.3 GPA for general admission to LSE; 3.5 GPA for admission to quantitative departments (e.g economics, accounting, finance, mathematics, statistics).

You are required to submit a second academic reference. Both references should be within your intended area of study. Please download the R-Form or you may have your reference send a letter on the letterhead of his/her institution.

You must be in good academic standing and not on disciplinary probation. You need to submit a complete application including a transcript, letter of recommendation and an advisor's form before your application will be considered.

Application Deadline

  • Full Year: April 1