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Study Abroad: Why


Why Study Abroad?

students taking a selfie in switzerland

Studying Abroad offers many important opportunities for Maryville University students.

Almost 10% of Maryville’s on-campus students participated in study abroad last year. This is almost 8 times the national average!

You have options when you decide to study abroad. Your studies can parallel your major coursework or focus on a cultural exploration of the local environment. You can follow a short-term program from nine days to nine weeks, or you can leave for a long-term experience – a semester or a year at an overseas campus. While you’re traveling, you might:

Study Abroad For Parents
Study Abroad For Parents

Whether you go to a far corner of the globe or take just a short jog, getting to know people from different cultures will enrich your life in incalculable ways. Maryville University is committed to making it as easy as possible for students to participate in a study-abroad experience.

Loans and grants are available for qualified students (see Martha Harbaugh). For the most successful study-abroad experience, we recommend you start planning as soon as possible.