Study Abroad in Thailand
Hua Hin is a charming beach side resort town that attracts many European tourists. The King and Queen of Thailand enjoy the beautiful beaches here at their summer home. The area also features several world-class golf courses. The metropolitan area includes prestigious companies such as General Motors, Sinawat Satellite Telecommunications, Dole Pineapple, and Suzuki. Hua Hin also has a variety of good, inexpensive restaurants (Indian, Vietnamese, Western fast food and Thai), shops, discos and clubs…as Hua Hin is mainly known for its fresh seafood and social atmosphere. With Bangkok, Thailand's capital city, a few hours north, a regional airport and train station nearby, the best of Thailand is available to you.
To view photos of Hau-Hin/Cha-Am, click here!
Located on 60 beautiful acres, the Webster University Thailand campus provides modern academic facilities as well as a full range of student services, advising and recreational activities. The campus offers library and computer resource centers, both with internet access, a media lab, classroom buildings, a recreation center, tennis, volleyball and basketball courts, undergraduate and graduate centers, a snooker room, cafeteria and more. International in scope, more than 400 students from over 60 countries have come to study here.
Webster Thailand houses study abroad students in several off-campus apartment complexes that each offer their own unique charm. VIP Condos are right on the ocean and offer many student friendly amenities. Sala Huahin is brand new and offers many amenities, but is not on the ocean. Photos of these two complexes are illustrated above. While students may request a specific complex, please note that it is not guaranteed. Restaurants and recreational facilities are available in and near the residences. An on-site Resident Assistant is available to assist with housing needs. The furnishings and room layouts differ between complexes, buildings and rooms. A Webster shuttle commutes students to and from the apartment and campus. *Single rooms may be available upon request for an additional charge of $1000.
Click here to view course schedules. If the schedule is not yet online- please note that upon ailability it will be posted online and emailed to the admitted students.
The total cost of the program fees, tuition and shared room (no meals) per semester for the 2011-2012 academic year can be found here. Additionally, students are awarded a $1000 airfare stipend scholarship by Webster University (restrictions apply). All SLU financial aid and academic tuition scholarships will apply (athletic scholarships will not apply).
In order to seek admission, which is not guaranteed, a student must meet the following requirement(s):
- 2.5 GPA
- Sophomore or Junior
- Not be on academic or disciplinary probation
Please submit the following completed documents together to Des Peres Hall 102. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.
- Application (with essay and recommendations)
- Travel Award Application
- Health Form
- Intent Form
- Advisor Form
- Conduct Form
- $165 security deposit payable to "Webster University" (refundable upon completion of semester abroad)
- Copy of your valid, signed passport
- 4 Passport Sized Photos
- Official transcripts in a SEALED ENVELOPE from all colleges/universities attended