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Minimum GPA: 3.00

Terms and Dates:

  • Spring 2023
    January 12, 2023 to June 2, 2023
  • Fall 2023
    September 16, 2023 to December 15, 2023
  • Academic Year 2023-24
    September 16, 2023 to May 31, 2024
  • Spring 2024
    January 14, 2024 to May 31, 2024


Emily Dougherty

Cornell Affiliations:

Global Learning

Off-campus partner:

Queen Mary College, University of London


Opportunity Description

Queen Mary is one of the largest colleges of the world-renowned University of London, with over 15,000 students, about 15 per cent of whom are from overseas, contributing to a truly cosmopolitan environment that is extremely welcoming to students from all over the world.

What is unique about this program?

  • London is a leading destination for Study Abroad students, and Queen Mary offers a fully integrated academic experience (see "Academics" tab for more info about courses)
  • Queen Mary has one of the largest self-contained campuses in London, which provides a convenient, safe, and friendly atmosphere for students
  • Offers on-campus Accommodation*
  • "Countdown to Queen Mary" newsletters offer step-by-step guidance to get you ready for your arrival on campus 
  • Queen Mary offers Thematic Programmes in English and Drama

*Students must follow all application and housing deadlines to be eligible. On-campus housing is not guaranteed.  Instructions to apply for housing are sent to students after they accept their place in the program.  We encourage you to apply early.  Students who are not placed in on-campus housing will be provided with range of suitable alternatives. 

How do I get more information about Queen Mary?

What is unique about the East End, London?

The East End is one of the most vibrant, exciting, and culturally diverse areas of London. There is something for everyone: street markets, parks, cafes, restaurants, pubs, museums, and galleries. Brick Lane, which is within walking distance from the campus, is famous for its eclectic market, Indian restaurants, 24-hour bagel shops and is also now home to a growing number of artists and designers. It may not be the most famous area of the city, but it is certainly worth getting to know!

Things to Consider Before Applying

  • Review the information on the Education Abroad Office’s Get Started page for important considerations on academics and finances, and a guide to next steps.
  • Find answers on the Education Abroad FAQ and resource pages for Cornell study abroad policy, health, and safety updates. 
  • Still have questions?  Visit the Get Advice page and learn how to connect with an Education Abroad Advisors.
  • Want to keep up to date with Cornellians Abroad? Follow Education Abroad on social media, @cornelliansabroad@CornellEducationAbroad

How do I apply?

Applying to study abroad is a two-step process. You may complete both steps simultaneously, but the Cornell approval process must be complete before your program advisor in the Office of Global Learning can submit any approval or nomination to the program.

  1. For Cornell Approval, click on the "Apply" button on this webpage. Applications are approved by the Office of Global Learning on a rolling basis until the application deadline listed on this page.
  2. For Program Admission, complete an external application directly on the program’s webpage, using the link in the “Snapshot” section. (Note: This deadline may be in advance of the general Cornell deadline for approval. Many programs fill by rolling admission.