Baltimore Maryland Living & Learning Program

Program Overview

George Fox students may apply to study in Baltimore, Maryland, for one semester in the Living and Learning program. Launched in the spring of 2022, Living and Learning is a study abroad program designed for college students who desire to grow in their ability to integrate life and learning.

The Baltimore Urban Studies (BUS) is a “study away,” experiential learning program, designed to teach, mentor and train college students in spiritual formation and public health while providing urban global health internships.

Course Content

Following are the courses offered:


The program will hold a balance of group excursions as well as free time for the students to complete homework assignments and explore Baltimore and Washington D.C. on their own.

There will be a group excursion in Washington D.C. that will include a public health and social justice field learning experience, an overnight stay at a hotel, and a free day for sightseeing and touring museums.


You will stay in on-campus housing.

Program Fees & Eligibility

You pay your regular George Fox tuition and room and board and continue to receive all of your financial aid. Due to the high cost of some programs, an additional fee may be charged. You are responsible for round-trip airfare. The fee does include emergency travel insurance.

To apply, you must be a full-time undergraduate student with junior or senior status, holding a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher.

Application Process

Applying to the program is a two-step process, requiring that you complete both a George Fox and external site application. Visit the Application Page to get specific details. Once you’ve completed the George Fox application, we will provide you with information to apply to the Baltimore, Maryland, program.