Researching Study Abroad Programs

There is truly a world of opportunities for studying abroad.  Many institutions in the U.S. have their own study abroad programs which are open to students of other universities and colleges.  To help the process of researching study abroad opportunities, many institutions and organizations have developed on-line search engines to allow students to explore the realm of study abroad options for programs with specific characteristics.  Begin your research by exploring the following web sites:  

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SUNY 2013 Study Abroad Guide

When looking at specific study abroad programs pay careful attention to eligibility (GPA/# of  credits), cost, application procedures and deadlines, foreign language requirements, and other pertinent information.  Research should begin at least one year before the study abroad semester and application to the program is typically done during the semester before you plan to study abroad.