There are many reasons why you should study abroad, so it is great that you are considering such an incredible opportunity! Study abroad will not only help you learn and grow as a person, but it will also improve your resume and you’ll gain skills that employers in all fields value.

First, check out the different programs available through USF. There are many different types of programs, so don’t let all the decisions overwhelm you. It is helpful to first determine the length of the program you want and your budget, then decide on a program from there. Also, make sure to read the FAQs.

Once you’ve determined the type of program you are interested in, you will need to complete all the required application materials for your program and submit them to the International Programs Office Suite on the second floor of the Motherhouse. You can also email the International Programs Office at with any questions.

Information About Programs

Study Abroad Application Materials

Once You’ve Returned

Once you’ve returned from your study abroad adventure, we ask that you help the International Programs Office promote study abroad to the University of St. Francis students by attending study abroad fairs and speaking to classes! There is no better way to get future study abroad-ers excited about going abroad than hearing about what an amazing time YOU had! You will be contacted by the International Programs Office upon your return home requesting your attendance/assistance at upcoming study abroad events.

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