Semester Study Abroad

Have you always dreamed of going to Europe? Asia? South America?

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Be a global citizen. Consider studying abroad!

Middlesex Community College may accept transfer credit from select semester-long study abroad programs, based on MCC's academic transfer requirements.  Learn more about transferring academic credits from other institutions at MCC's Transferring In website.  Students must meet with MCC Academic Advising before enrolling in a credit-bearing study abroad program to obtain transfer credit approval.

Semester Abroad Opportunities in the UK

  • Bath Spa University Bath Spa University’s Vision is to be a leading educational institution in creativity, culture and enterprise. Through innovative teaching and research, the University will provide a high quality student experience. Based in a world heritage city and connected to a network of international partners, Bath Spa University will ensure that its graduates are socially engaged global citizens.

Learn more about study at Bath Spa by watching an interview with Danzel Jones, Gilman Scholarship recipient and part of the first MCC cohort to study at Bath Spa University. The interview starts at the 9:55 mark.

  • University of West London UWL has a reputation for high-quality education closely linked to employment. The University of West London offers a study abroad program, which you may learn more about here.

Semester Abroad Opportunities Around the World

  • CIEE is a nonprofit, nongovernmental organization, and a world leader in international education and exchange. For more than 65 years CIEE has offered comprehensive, relevant, and valuable exchange programs across the globe. They have full semester study abroad and internship programs.
  • Critical Language Scholarship is a summer study abroad program run by the U.S. Department of State with a focus on learning languages the government believes are 'critical' to U.S. national security and economic prosperity. You can spend 8-10 weeks abroad intensively studying one of the possible 14 languages as well as the culture of the people. (Some of the languages require at least 1-2 years of previous study.)
  • Semester at Sea is a cruise-based study abroad program run since 1963 by the Institute for Shipboard Education - a nonprofit, nongovernmental organization. The program and organization are currently sponsored by Colorado State University. Classes are taught on abroad the ship MV World Odyssey and stop at ports all over the world for hands-on cross cultural experiences.

Financial Aid & Scholarships

Financial aid may be available and there are scholarships from MCC, the U.S. State Department, and others for study abroad programs of 2 weeks or more. Click here or click the 'Scholarship' link in the left-hand menu for more information! 

Last Modified: 7/12/22