“We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.” –Jawaharial Nehru
Studying Abroad Through Western
Western Colorado University has consortium agreements with many study abroad providers offering programs all over the world. When a Western student studies with one of our affiliate providers, the transfer of credit is guaranteed and courses can be taken abroad that will fulfill major and minor requirements at Western. Students may have access to financial aid, loans or scholarships they are receiving through Western when studying with an affiliate provider.
Western's Affiliate Providers
- American Institute for Foreign Study (AIFS)
- Academic Programs International (API)
- International Studies Abroad (ISA)
- Center for International Studies (CISabroad)
- Knowledge Exchange Institute (KEI)
- Semester At Sea (SAS)
- Harlaxton College, Grantham, England (information for fall and spring semester programs; for summer program information, contact the Western faculty member responsible.) Click here for Harlaxton Program information, application and processes. This program requires a $100 application fee, please pay this online by clicking here.
Western Faculty Programs Through Extended Studies
For information and application materials for these programs visit Extended Studies.
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- 2.5 GPA minimum (some programs require higher)
- 24 Western credits complete
- Full-time enrollment at Western the semester prior to exchange
- Good standing with Student Affairs
- Student seeking a degree from Western
How Do I Get Started?
- Visit affiliate provider web sites.
- Meet with the Study Abroad Advisor, to pick up catalogs on various programs and learn about the application process.
- Do your research and review the various program types, deciding which would be best.
- Do you have a passport? If not apply now: Passport Application Information
- Talk to your academic advisor about the timing, credit transfer and program type.
- Apply for the program. It is best to apply for a program at least one semester prior to when you want to study abroad.
- Meet with your financial aid counselor to discuss financial aid, scholarship and payment options.
- Visit Gillman and Boren website for more scholarship information.
Visit the Academic Resource Center, home of Western's Study Abroad Programs, in Taylor Hall 302 to learn why students who study abroad say that it is "the best thing I ever did in college!"
For more information schedule an appointment with the Study Abroad Advisor by calling 970.943.7056.