Virtual - Study Abroad at Home Selection Criteria

Criteria are not listed by order of importance; all are considered as part of a holistic application review.

  1. GPA—minimum of 2.5. Students who are otherwise well qualified and in good academic standing may be accepted on a case-by-case basis. 
  2. Quality of Study Abroad Application Essays.
  3. Preference is given to qualified seniors, qualified juniors, and qualified sophomores in that order.
  4. Special consideration will be given to students whose study abroad plans were interrupted by COVID-19.
  5. Quality of Study Abroad Interview (if applicable)*

*Directors may elect to conduct interviews for Virtual - Study Abroad at Home programs.

When a program is filled to capacity, a ranked waiting list of qualified students will be kept to fill any cancellations.

A student cannot be accepted to a program if he/she has not completed the application process.