Choosing a Study Abroad Program

Studying abroad will broaden your horizons and give you a new perspective on life. You might even learn a new language.

Find the right study abroad program for you.


Most Popular Study Abroad Schools

These 20 schools made our list of the Most Popular Study Abroad Programs. They offer programs around the world in nearly every country. Consider your study abroad options.

Summer Study Abroad Programs

A summer study abroad program may be the most convenient way for a college student to learn a language or take coursework overseas for college credit.

Why Study Abroad?

The benefits of a summer adventure are very real. The opportunity to reinvent yourself, to discover that you are capable of so much.

Study Abroad: What Do You Want to Do?

Various test prep options available, pick one based on your own learning style: online, classroom, private tutoring.

Student Safety Abroad

Please make it: It's important to get down to the practical nitty–gritty when you’re studying abroad. After all, you want your time away to full of fun and adventure, not stress and anxiety.

The Gap Year Experience: A Life-Changing Opportunity

A gap year is a year spent taking time off between life stages. Popular option, it provides time for traveling, volunteering, learning a new language.

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Columbia University School of Professional Studies

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Characteristics of Popular Study Abroad Programs

When researching popular study abroad programs, there are important factors to consider if you want an immersive experience that enhances your college degree and your career prospects.