NU Bound Freshman Year in London

Kate, from California, talks about why she loves studying at Richmond the American University.

NU Bound Freshman year in London, in partnership with Northeastern University, Boston.

Richmond Hill CampusTransfer to Northeastern University
Richmond University’s unique partnership with Northeastern University will allow you and your peers to begin your university experience by living, studying, and growing in London before transitioning back to Boston for your second year.

About Richmond
Richmond’s three academic schools offer a variety of programs in the American Liberal Arts tradition. Freshman students live and study at our Richmond Hill campus, located in the beautiful green borough of Richmond-upon-Thames.

Students residing at the Hill can choose from a variety of rooms from traditional US style shared rooms to single occupancy rooms.

Student accommodation is located in the impressive Main Building and also in the surrounding buildings or near the Richmond Hill Campus.

Our Room & Board fees include 18 meals per week (3 meals per day Monday – Friday, and 2 brunches & 1 dinner at the weekend).

Through NU Bound, you will be able to take courses in the humanities, social sciences, business and the arts, earning up to 30 semester hours of credit. If you have AP, IB, or other advanced credits, you may be able to select from alternative classes.

In order to successfully transfer to Northeastern for your sophomore year, you will also need to meet the following program requirements during your fall and spring semesters in the NU Bound Program:

  • 3.0 overall GPA in all academic courses
  • For the fall term, earn a C or better in all courses
  • For the spring term, earn a B- or better in all courses

How to apply
To confirm your enrolment in NU Bound, you will be required to pay a one-time, non-refundable enrolment deposit of $1,200 no later than May 1, 2019 to Northeastern University.

What can I study?
Richmond’s three academic schools offer a variety of exciting programs in the American Liberal Arts curriculum.

The School of Communications, Arts & Social Sciences offers courses in areas such as*:

  • Art History & Visual Culture
  • Communications
  • Film Studies
  • History
  • International Relations
  • Psychology

Richmond Business School offers courses in areas such as*:

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Fashion Management & Marketing
  • Finance & Investment
  • International Business
  • Marketing
  • Accounting & Finance

Richmond School of Liberal Arts offers courses in areas such as*:

  • Research & Writing
  • Creative Expression
  • Philosophy
  • Scientific Reasoning
  • Quantitative Reasoning
  • Chinese Language & Culture

*Classes to be confirmed

Contact Us

Students joining this programme have their own personal academic advisor. Any specific queries about classes can be addressed to:
Camille Brewster

Any queries about housing, the meal plan or living in Richmond, pls direct to:
Oliver Brady, Residence Life Coordinator or
+44 (0)20 8332 8218

Any questions about Richmond or the admissions process?
Please feel free to contact our Admissions Office by email:
or by phone: +44 (0) 208 332 8330.

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