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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: Spanish Suggested GPA: 3.0
Language Requirement: Completed at least 301 ICIP Required: Yes
Housing Options: Homestay Community Based Learning: No
Ability to work abroad: No Board: Full Board
Program Exception Flag: None Program Sponsorship: Holy Cross Office of Study Abroad
Click here for a definition of this term Visa required for U.S. passport holders: Yes Earned Academic Credit: Yes
Program Description:

Univ. de LeónAerial view of Universidad de León


León - Lauren HammerPhoto courtesy of Lauren Hammer '14 - "Newly Leonese, Forever American, Forever Holy Cross" at the León Cathedral

View video of information session held on 9/14/20:

Name: Universidad de León
Location: León, Spain
University size:  12,000 undergraduate and graduate students
University founded: 1979
Terms available: academic year only
Dates: early August to late June
Pre-university program: Pre-university language program at Universidad de Navarra in Pamplona
University website:
Study Abroad website: and
Student life/campus activities:

Visa fees: $160 ($64 for non-US citizens); $100 for other visa-related costs
Housing deposits: n/a
Registration info: Students take Language and Culture 1 and 2 (1 credit per semester), and three university courses per semester. Pre-university language program does not count towards required course load.
ICIP required: Yes
Other requirements: Completed Spanish 301.
Courses previously taken by Holy Cross students:
On left-side menu, click on Courses Taken Abroad for Holy Cross Credit then select program.
Grade equivalency sheet: Available on Holy Cross Registrar’s website:
*Note: Different departments may present their course catalogs differently. Some have a list of available courses, some provide an overview of the required courses for a particular major (Spanish students are much more restricted within their majors). These catalogs are a general guide, you will have assistance in selecting your classes on site.

 All information listed above is subject to change.

For more information, please contact:
Jimena Collingwood, Assistant Director

Phone: 508-793-3090
Office: Smith 217

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2022 11/05/2021 02/18/2022 TBA TBA
Academic Year 2022-2023 11/05/2021 02/18/2022 08/06/2022 06/15/2023