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When should students study abroad?

Studying abroad is best done sophomore, junior, and/or pre-junior year(s). Freshmen and seniors are able to study abroad, but their options may be limited due to academic constraints.

How long and how many times can students study abroad?

Drexel students can participate in programs that are as short as a week to as long as a full academic year. Students are also able to study abroad multiple times and participate in both Study Abroad and International Co-op (not simultaneously).

My GPA is below the 3.0 requirement. Does this mean I can't study abroad?

While all of our programs require a 3.0 GPA or higher, we highly recommend meeting with an advisor to discuss your study abroad options. Some programs have a lower GPA requirements and others are able to give provisional acceptances for GPAs slightly below 3.0. If you have questions about this, please e-mail for more information.

Which majors can study abroad?

ALL MAJORS at Drexel can study abroad. Students should still be aware that some programs are available to all majors, while others are designed for specific majors only. Some programs also have foreign language pre-requisites. Before choosing a specific program, students should think about how the courses offered abroad will enhance their coursework and fit into their plan of study.