* Learn an international dimension and a global perspective.

* Expand your range of course options and develop a global resume.

* Experience the increasing interdependence of the U.S. and other  countries.

* Explore the role you can play in the global community.

* Increase your understanding of other cultures and get a different perspective on your own culture.

* Get to know local students, host families, and townspeople and immerse yourself in the life of the host country.

* Enjoy new and different activities that are native to the host country.

* Improve your interpersonal and communication skills through interacting with people from backgrounds different than your own.

* Achieve competence in a foreign language.

* Enhance your sense of independence and self-confidence.

* Expand your career choices and clarify your personal goals.

Why Study Abroad?

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When you study abroad you gain the following:

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