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Eligibility

  • Second semester sophomores, juniors, and seniors in good academic standing are eligible for semester- and year-long study abroad programs.
  • Freshmen may apply for summer and winter-term programs.
  • Transfer students may apply after completing one semester at UMBC.
  • minimum 2.5 GPA (each program has slightly different eligibility standards, certain individual programs have higher GPA requirements)

Students who do not have the required GPA may consult the Study Abroad Office for special approval procedures.

Students currently on academic probation are not eligible for study abroad programs, and should wait until their academic situation improves before applying to a study abroad program.