Study Abroad for Freshmen
Get ready to take advantage of exciting international programs like study abroad, semester exchanges and international internships. As a globally focused university, USF encourages all students to experience at least one international learning opportunity during college. More than 1,500 USF students take part in study abroad experiences every year.
Programs are available in more than 25 countries, including the UK, France, Italy, Japan and more. They range from one week to one
year, and all programs award academic credit.
The Education Abroad Office provides extensive planning assistance for both students and faculty program leaders, including pre-departure orientation sessions. Staff members have extensive experience in study abroad and are able to offer seasoned, insightful advising and information to anyone considering or planning a study abroad experience.
Travel Scholarships & Financial Aid
Traveling abroad doesn’t need to be expensive! Florida and federal financial aid may be used by students participating in USF-sponsored study abroad programs, and many study abroad scholarships exist as well. In fact, USF awarded more than $176,00 in study abroad scholarships last year.
Check Out Our Travel Blog
Studying abroad is a life-changing experience. But don’t take our word for it. Read about our students’ amazing experiences in their own words on the Going Places blog.