Study Abroad CCE

Studying abroad is a great way to complete the CCE while earning course credits towards a college degree. Carroll University has partnered with 12 exchange institutions from around the world. With an exchange program, students can keep all Carroll scholarships and financial aid for their semester or year abroad. Additionally, we also have affiliated program options for students wishing to study abroad at a different institution for a semester, summer, or January term. Students in any major can study abroad and earn credit for the general education courses or even courses in their major. Many students also complete an internship while abroad.
"Experiencing the authentic culture of Buenos Aires was an eye opening experience and changed my perspectives on life."

— Madeline Blaedow '21

"Through independent travel, I was taught how to be a problem-solver and become a more open-minded thinker."

— Serena Pritchard '20

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No Boundaries.

There are locations on all continents (except Antarctica). Our advisors are available to work with you to help you identify opportunities, as well as scholarships and other funding sources, and serve as a resource for any study abroad questions you may have. With planning, students in any major can study abroad and make progress toward a Carroll University degree. Additionally, many of our partner institutions offer internships concurrently with their study abroad programs.  Knowledge of a second language is not needed (but helpful)! There are three main types of study abroad programs:

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Exchange Programs

Exchange programs are institutions that maintain agreements with Carroll for sending and receiving students. Carroll has exchange partnerships with institutions around the world. Exchange programs are one of the most cost-effective CCE options because students pay their Carroll University tuition and receive all Carroll and federal financial aid. They offer a wide variety of classes for students of all majors add valuable depth and appreciation to the immersive experience in a global community.

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Affiliated Programs

Affiliated programs are study abroad programs that are offered by institutions and organizations with which Carroll University has signed a formal agreement to allow student enrollment. Some of these programs are degree-granting institutions and some of them are smaller programs designed primarily for U.S. and/or international students. Many of these programs offer a hybrid option which allows students to take a mixture of coursework both at a local degree-granting institution and at a study center that is designed to provide coursework for U.S. students. These programs typically also offer a wide variety of housing options, such as apartments, dormitories, and homestays with local families.

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Unaffiliated Programs

Programs that are not affiliated with Carroll University may provide additional options for students to find programs that fit their schedules, their academic interests, and their other preferences. Unaffiliated programs can also include faculty-led programs offered from other institutions. Participation in an unaffiliated program requires pre-approval by a CCE advisor to ensure it meets the requirements of Carroll University’s Pioneer Core general education program.

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Exchange Programs

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