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Getting Started


Congratulations on your interest in studying abroad! Picking an education abroad location is about finding the right destination and program for you. Input from parents, friends, and professors may be helpful, but ultimately the best destination is the one that meets your needs and goals. Understanding what you want to get out of your education abroad experience takes time, research and reflection.

Requirements 

Please keep in mind the minimum requirements to study abroad through the College of St. Scholastica: 
 
  • 2.5 Cumulative GPA for all programs and no incompletes in your record if applying for semester/full-year programs; Keep in mind many programs have higher requirements. Check the program's brochure page to find out the program specific GPA requirement.
  • Sophomore status for semester/full year program (some summer program are available after your freshman year while others require junior or senior standing). Check the program's brochure page to find out the program specific requirement.
  • You cannot study if you have a current Student Conduct sanction or are on disciplinary or academic probation.