Study Abroad

Study abroad programs, such as those at the schools listed below, involve substantial academic work – a year or a semester or an intensive experience equal to a course – and considerable interaction between the student and the culture.

In spring 2013 we invited college presidents, chief academic officers, deans of students and deans of admissions from more than 1,500 schools to nominate up to 10 institutions with stellar examples of study abroad programs. Colleges and universities that were mentioned most often are listed here, in alphabetical order.

St. Olaf College

Northfield, MN

Syracuse University

Syracuse, NY

University of California—​Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA

University of Minnesota—​Twin Cities

Minneapolis, MN

University of North Carolina—​Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, NC

University of Texas—​Austin

Austin, TX

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