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Why Study Abroad?

Study off-campus and abroad helps to develop skills—critical, reflective, cross-cultural and intrapersonal—that are integral to a liberal arts education. Your new knowledge and skills from your time studying off-campus are also attractive to prospective employers and grad schools. Set yourself apart by taking advantage of the opportunity to study off-campus and abroad!

So, you already know the "WHY" - how about the:

WHAT:  What program is the best fit for me? What courses do I want to study? What languages are the courses taught in? What is the total cost of the program, air ticket, housing, etc?

WHERE: Where on earth do I want to go? Which city do I want to live in? Where will I live (residence hall, apartment, homestay)?

WHEN: When is the best time for me to study off-campus? When are the relevant application deadlines? Can I study off-campus multiple times? 

HOW: How do I find the program that fits me best? How do I find the eligibility requirements for the program(s) I like? How do I make sure the credits transfer to Rhodes? How do I apply for scholarships? How do I plan my budget? How do I select the housing that I want?  

And, Is There Anyone I Can Talk To Who's Studied Abroad Already?
Why, yes! The Rhodes Global Diplomats (RGD) team is a group of past study abroad students at Rhodes. RGDs love to meet with Rhodes students interested in studying abroad to offer information and advice on living and taking courses away from Rhodes. The RGD team has an incredible wealth of knowledge about what it is like to be a study abroad student. Contact the Study Abroad Associate, Alexis Franklin to get in touch with your RGDs.