Even though study abroad is on hold until Fall 2021 due to the pandemic, now is a good time to begin exploring options. The typical timeline from research and application to departure is 12 months. Plus, advanced planning can give your student more time to apply for financial aid and scholarships, save and prepare.
Your student can choose a vetted program that works for them:
- A semester National Student Exchange: an affordable option because students still pay Stout tuition
- Faculty-led study abroad courses: the most popular choice because programs typically run 1-6 weeks
- International co-ops and internships
- WinTerm and Summer courses
Speaking of vetting, all programs are carefully chosen, and most are run by longstanding partners. These relationships, along with the systems and procedures in place to ensure the safety and security of your student, were proven highly effective in Spring 2020, when all students abroad were brought home promptly and safely as the pandemic emerged.
You also have the comfort of knowing that your student will be enrolled in CISI, considered the gold standard in study abroad health and evacuation insurance.