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Study Abroad Programs

Sacramento State students have the opportunity to participate in a variety of study abroad programs in more than 60 different countries. Students should research all options and coordinate with a Study Abroad Staff to select a program type that will best meet their goals.

Program Highlights

With over 100 study abroad to choose from, students should consider what program or program type may work for their current situation.

Exchange Program - Open to Sac State students only and can be for a summer (limited options), semester, or full year while still paying the same Sac State tuition and fees.

CSU International Programs - Open to students at any of the 23 CSU campuses. These programs are one or two semesters, while still paying the CSU tuition.

Faculty-Led - Short term programs open to anyone (even non-Sac State students). These programs are generally 1-3 weeks long during the summer or winter terms. On this program you will be taking your classes from a Sac State professor with other Sac State students.

Affiliated Programs - These programs give you a wide offering of destinations and classes, however on these programs you will not be paying tuition to Sac State but to the organization.

Information on the different study abroad program types.
Program Type GPA Requirement Credit Type Program Length Financial Aid
Sac State Exchange 2.6 - 3.0 Resident Credits Summer, Semester or Year All Applies
CSU International Program 2.5 - 3.2 Resident Credits Semester, Year long All Applies
Faculty-Led See Faculty Resident Credits Summer, Winter Restrictions
Affiliated Programs 2.5 - 3.2 Transfer Credit Summer, Winter, Semester, Year Restrictions

Exchange Program

Exchange programs are open to current Sac State Students. Students will take courses at the partner university with other international and local students.

Program Duration: Semester, Year, Summer at some universities
Fees: Sac State tuition + living expenses
Financial Aid Available: All
Credit type: Resident

Sac State Exchange Programs
Country University Min GPA Min Class Level Language Requirement Terms Offered
 Australia University Of Technology, Sydney 2.6 Sophomore (30+ Units) None Academic Year, Calendar Year, Fall, Spring
Canada Université Laval 2.75 Junior (60+ Units) Business: None
All other: 2 years college level French
Academic Year, Fall, Spring, Summer
Canada Western University 2.75 Junior (60+ Units) None Academic Year, Fall, Spring
China Hangzhou Normal University        
China  Shenyang Normal University        
Denmark  VIA University College 2.75 Junior (60+ Units) None Academic Year, Fall, Spring
France University of Paris 2.6 Sophomore (30+ Units)  Fall: None
Spring: 1 semester of French
Academic Year, Fall, Spring, Summer
France  EM Strasbourg Business School 3.0 Junior (60+ Units) None Academic Year, Fall, Spring, Summer
Germany Cologne Business School 2.75 Sophomore (30+ Units)  None Academic Year, Fall, Spring
Germany Flensburg University 2.6 Sophomore (30+ Units)  None Academic Year, Fall, Spring
Hungary Corvinus University of Budapest 3.0 Junior (60+ Units)  None Academic Year, Fall, Spring, Summer
Japan  Ehime University  2.75 Sophomore (30+ Units)  None Academic Year, Spring
Japan Shinshu University 2.75 Sophomore (30+ Units)  None Academic Year, Spring
Japan Yokohama University 3.0 Junior (60+ Units)  One semester of Japanese  Academic Year, Spring
the Netherlands Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences 2.75 Junior (60+ Units)  None Academic Year, Fall, Spring
South Korea Hankuk University of Foreign Studies 2.75 Sophomore (30+ Units)  None Academic Year, Fall, Spring
South Korea Kyung Hee University 3.0 Junior (60+ Units) None Academic Year, Fall, Spring
South Korea Konkuk University 2.6 Sophomore (30+ Units)  None Academic Year, Fall, Spring, Summer
Spain University of Valladolid 2.75 Junior (60+ Units) 2 years of college level Spanish  Academic Year, Fall, Spring
Sweden University of Gothensburg 2.75  Junior (60+ Units) None Academic Year, Fall, Spring
Thailand Chulalongkorn University 2.75 Sophomore (30+ Units) None Academic Year, Fall, Spring
Taiwan Tamkang University 2.6 Sophomore (30+ Units) None Academic Year, Fall, Spring, Summer
Taiwan National Changhua University 2.75  Sophomore (30+ Units) None Academic Year, Fall, Spring
Taiwan National Chengchi University 2.75 Sophomore (30+ Units) None Academic Year, Fall, Spring
United Kingdom Leeds Beckett University 2.6 Junior (60+ Units) None Academic Year, Fall, Spring
United Kingdom Oxford Brookes University 3.0 Junior (60+ Units) None Academic Year, Fall, Spring
United Kingdom Middlesex University 3.0  Junior (60+ Units) None Academic Year

CSU International Program

Open to students at any of the 23 CSU campuses. These programs are one or two semesters, while still paying the CSU tuition.

Program Duration: Semester or Academic Year
Fees: CSU tuition + living expenses
Financial Aid Available: All
Credit type: Resident

Faculty-Led

Short term programs open to anyone (even non-Sac State students). These programs are generally 1-3 weeks long during the summer or winter terms. On this program you will be taking your classes from a Sac State professor with other Sac State students.

Program Duration: Winter, Summer
Fees:
Sac State tuition + living expenses
Financial Aid Available:
Varies
Credit type:
Resident Credit

Affiliated Programs

These programs give you a wide offering of destinations and classes, however on these programs you will not be paying tuition to Sac State but to the organization.

University Studies Abroad Consortium (USAC)

Program Locations: Australia, Brazil, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Cuba, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Ghana, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, S. Korea, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Thailand, United Kingdom, Uruguay
Program Duration:
Winter, Summer, Semester, Year
Fees:
Varies by program
Financial Aid Available:
Federal
Credit type:
Transfer

Maximo Nivel

Program Locations: Costa Rica, Guatemala, Peru
Program Duration:
Winter, Summer, Semester, Year
Fees:
Varies by program
Financial Aid Available:
Federal
Credit type:
Transfer

ISA by World Strides

Program Locations: Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, Fiji, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Morocco, New Zealand, Peru, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Switzerland, Thailand, the Netherlands, United Kingdom, Vietnam
Program Duration: Winter, Summer, Semester, Year
Fees:
Varies by program
Financial Aid Available:
Federal
Credit type:
Transfer