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Frequently Asked Questions

What is special about a Mount study abroad program?
Mount faculty, who have a long history with our study abroad programs, accompany groups and teach in the program. Integrated Core classes are often available.

Since I’ll be taking 12 credits instead of 15, will I be able to graduate on time?
It does take some planning ahead and sometimes some summer courses, but yes, students participate in foreign studies and still graduate on time.

When is the best time to study abroad in college?
Any time after your first year.

Where do students stay?
Apartments, dorm rooms or local homes, depending on the trip.

Are programs open to all majors?
Yes. Contact to find out about how you can participate.

Can non-Mount students participate in study abroad?
Yes. Contact to find out about how you can participate.

Does my financial aid apply?
Contact the Director of Financial Aid for more information about how to pay for study abroad or see our policy on financial aid and foreign study.

How do I learn more about study abroad?
Information sessions on individual trips are announced every month.

Where can I find out more about Study Abroad?
The U.S. Department of State has developed a students abroad website specifically for students who traveling or living abroad.
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