Study Abroad

Why Study Abroad?

Places and cultures as far away as Asia, Africa, Latin America, the Caribbean and Europe are within your reach as a student at Dominican University.

Our established and popular programs add value to your education and memories for your life. And they're surprisingly affordable!

Because of our commitment to helping students achieve a global perspective, Dominican offers study abroad opportunities for all students without charging tuition in addition to program costs.

In addition, all financial aid for which you are eligible can be applied to your study abroad experience.  You may even qualify for additional financial assistance for your trip. Because students will not be residing in DU campus housing abroad, the Residence Life Grant is not applicable to Study Abroad.

Study Abroad is a life-changing opportunity that you should take advantage of while in college.

All of our programs have been carefully reviewed, and our affiliates all have proven experience administering quality programs for students from across the U.S.

All short-term programs are led by a full-time faculty member who has expertise in an academic area as well as extensive experience in the destination country.

How Affordable is Study Abroad?

Program costs vary, but most semester and year-long programs cost the same or even less than paying full-time tuition and living on campus. Explore our opportunities for full information on cost, curriculum, credits and course equivalents. Our study abroad program was established early in the university's history as one of the first such programs in the U.S. Since then, we have expanded our offerings to include short-term and semester-long opportunities all over the world.

• Academic credit awarded for all programs
• Financial aid applicable to program costs
• One of the longest-running study abroad programs in the U.S.
• Challenging and enjoyable opportunities to build your skills and resume
• Opportunity to increase your knowledge of other people, cultures, political and social systems, art, literature and foreign languages

The university reserves the right to make changes, including to the cost or duration of the program, due to fluctuations of exchange rate, increases in in-country costs and/or flights or other unforeseen changes which are beyond the control of the university and its faculty/staff.

Where to Study Abroad

Dominican offers you the opportunity to join peers and faculty members from both Dominican and other institutions in more than 15 study abroad locations worldwide. Visit our Study Abroad Opportunities page for full information about each of these.


Questions? Contact
Alison Healy, AEC Office Manager &
Study Abroad Coordinator

The International Studies office is located in the Academic Enrichment Center in the lower level of Parmer Hall in 010F.