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Why Study Abroad?

  • Tourist Gain an international dimension and a global perspective in your major.
  • 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.
  • Sharpen 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. ..