New Zealand

Lincoln University is located on the South Island of New Zealand. The campus is 13 miles from Christchurch (pop. 300,000) and a short distance from skiing and hiking in the foothills and mountains of the Southern Alps. The campus has between 4,000 and 5,000 students, maintaining the atmosphere of a small, close-knit community.


Sophomore, Junior or Senior; Minimum 3.00 GPA

Program Details: 

All students interested in applying to the Lincoln University exchange program should first contact the program coordinator, Paul Dorres. Application deadline for the Lincoln exchange program is April 1 for the Winter/Spring Semester, and November 30 for the Summer/Fall Semester.

Interview: Applicants will be contacted after the deadline to schedule an interview.

Upon submitting the application materials to the program coordinator, applicants will be interviewed, and the selection committee will forward recommendations for admission directly to Lincoln University. Students then need to wait for the response from Lincoln University.

Academic Emphasis: 
Ag. Business Mgt
Agricultural Sciences
Animal Sciences
Bioresource Res.
Crop & Soil Science
Environ. Econ. Policy
Fisheries & Wildlife
Food Sci. & Tech.
Natural Resources
Rangeland Sciences
Rec. Resource Mgt
Renewable Mat.
Program Administrator: 
College/Departmental Program (OSU)
Program Costs: 

OSU Exchange Students will continue to pay tuition to OSU for two terms and will have additional costs of approximately US $7,300 that include housing, meals, airfare, insurance, etc. for one semester (4 months) in NZ.

Students paying non-resident or eCampus OSU tuition may choose to waive the exchange tuition rate and pay tuition directly to Lincoln University.  Contact the program coordinator, Paul Dorres for more details.

Winter/Spring Semester
Academic year
Calendar year
Summer/Fall Semester
Residence Hall