Please Note: Applicants must be a student in at least their second semester of their second year in college at the time of participation (i.e. student needs to at least be in the second semester of first year in college in order to apply to this program).
Chapman University maintains a record of the courses that previous Study Abroad students have taken, and the equivalent Chapman credit that was granted for each course. To view the course equivalencies for this program, click “View Sample” under Pre-Approved Courses at the top of this brochure page. Please note that this is not a comprehensive list of all courses available at the institution. You may view the entire course catalog for Victoria University of Wellington here. *Universities in the Southern Hemisphere have different academic schedules with the first semester usually beginning in February and the second semester beginning in July. Please view this information on this institution's website. Students are encouraged to propose additional or revised equivalencies during the application process, which will be evaluated by the appropriate academic units on campus.
Credit and Grading Transfer
Credits from the Victoria University of Wellington will transfer as follows:
Credit at Victoria University of Wellington
Credit at Chapman
Students must enroll in the equivalent of 12-18 Chapman credits. 100-level courses are lower-division, 200-level courses may be lower or upper division as determined by the academic departments at Chapman. 300-level courses are upper-division.
Grades will transfer according to the following scale:
Grade at Victoria University of Wellington
Grade at Chapman
A+, A, A- (75-100%)
D (Fail) (40-49%)
E (Fail) (39% and under)
All courses must be taken for a letter grade. Classes taken as ‘Pass/Fail’ will not be accepted, with the exception of internships. Internships must be approved by the Center for Global Education.