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Mount Exchange Universities


Expand your academic horizons with a semester at one of the Mount’s international partner universities. Students can choose Nanjing University, Gannan Normal University, Richmond University, Universidad Anahuac Mayab, or University of Shiga Prefecture.

With this unique opportunity, keep 100% of your financial aid package and pay tuition to Mount Saint Mary's University.

Nanjing University, established in 1902 is ranked in the top five of all Chinese academic institutions, Mount students can take a wide-range of undergraduate courses in Chinese Language, Chinese Culture, English, Journalism, Communications, and Business.

Gannan Normal University, established in 1958, is located in the Jiangxi province in southeastern China and offers a wide range of undergraduate programs. As an exchange student, you can take courses in English at one of the following schools:

  • Historic Culture and Tourism with classes in history, tourism management, humane education, geography science, resource environment, and program management of city and town
  • Fine Arts with classes in fine arts, art design, art design (fashion show), and animation
  • Business with classes in international economy and trade, financial management, marketing, information management and information system, student of advertisement, human resource management, and commodity distribution management
  • Additional courses in Chinese Language and Chinese Culture

Richmond University, located in London, England one of the world's most lively and cosmopolitan cities, offers opportunities to learn both inside and outside the classroom. Offering a wide variety of classes in such topics as Management, Marketing, Biology, and Psychology, Richmond courses bring the life of the city - its people, institutions, politics, problems and history into lectures and class projects. Richmond University has campuses in two of London's most beautiful areas.

Universidad Anahuac Mayab, is a private educational institution with Catholic inspiration founded in 1984. Its purpose is to train leaders of positive action through the implementation of an educational system based on the perennial values of Christian humanism, by way of the universal principles of teaching, educating and training. Universidad Anahuac Mayab, located in the southeast of Mexico, Yucatan is considered one of the best states to visit, to live, or to do business.  Merida is the capital of the state of Yucatan.  Merida was named the First Cultural Capital of the Americas for her architectural beauty and great culture, and today it is the center of economic activity in the southeast of the country.  Students can explore study in such topics as Business, Tourism Administration, Psychology, Nutrition, Communication, Graphic Design, Fashion Design and more.

University of Shiga Prefecture is located on the shores of Lake Biwa in Hikone-City, Shiga, Japan. With 4 schools and 2,800 students on over 86 acres of land, students have the opportunity to learn not only in the classroom, but take in the beautiful surrounding scenery. The goal is train students to become leaders in community development which means that it is vital to facilitate meaningful communication with others to achieve the fullest of learning experiences. Without question, communication plays the most important role in interactions in society.  Students who plan to study at the University of Shiga are recommended to have at least one year of Japanese or basic proficiency as English courses are limited.   Some courses taught in English include: Japanese culture and Civilization, Modernizing Japan, Modernizing Japan in the World, Contemporary Japanese culture, Environmental Science in Japan, Debate and Discussion, and Medieval Japanese History and the World.

Universidad Latina (UNILA) is located in four locations in Mexico; Soma and Sur in Mexico City, and Cuautla Cuernavaca in Morelos.  UNILA is a university that promotes meaningful learning opportunities for students to develop and enrich themselves and society. Important key characteristics describing UNILA are entrepreneurial, committed to the environment, innovative and globally focused.  UNILA offers courses in business, journalism and communication, food management, marketing and advertising, psychology, and tourism management.

Take advantage of this once-in-a-lifetime educational opportunity as part of your experiential education at Mount Saint Mary’s University.

Ready to apply? Visit the Study Away page on myMSMU, or email us directly at to discuss your exchange strategy with a personal advisor.