Why should you study abroad?
Many students are able to take courses abroad which fulfill major, minor, or distribution requirements. Additionally, studying in another country gives students a broader perspective to their academic career. Classes can be taken in a foreign language or in English, even in countries where English isn't the native language. There is no doubt that you can find a program that meets your academic goals!
Studying abroad helps students develop and hone skills that help them stand out to employers. These skills include intercultural communication, self-reliance, problem-solving, and foreign language fluency.
UVM has hundreds of programs for you to choose from, including many that cost no more (and sometimes less) than a semester would at UVM. Students who go on UVM semester or exchange programs can take their UVM and federal financial aid with them. Out-of-state students get a tuition discount on exchange programs. And there are a number of scholarships!
Studying abroad truly is a once-in-a-lifetime event. By studying abroad, you will not only learn about other cultures, but you also will learn about yourself. Students often find that they come back with a clearer understanding of what they want to do in life, and how to accomplish it. What are you waiting for?