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Study Abroad Programs


Snow College belongs to the College Consortium for International Studies (CCIS). This consortium is a partnership of colleges and universities that sponsor more than 80 study abroad programs in 31 countries. Use the link to CCIS to find out more details about programs, deadlines, credits, and costs.

Why Choose a College Consortium for International Studies Sponsored Program?

  1. Choice of more than 90 study abroad programs in 20 countries around the world for a semester, summer, or full academic year.
  2. Option of living with a host family: Many programs feature this option, which accelerates foreign language acquisition and gives in-depth knowledge of another culture.
  3. Access to student services: CCIS programs offer many extra features, such as orientation, on-site support and academic counseling, social activities, field trips and excursions.
  4. Wide range of courses: Curricular options include intensive foreign language courses as well as courses in the humanities and social sciences, physical sciences, business, studio art and design, and marketing.
  5. Entry in programs at all language levels: Foreign language courses are required in non-English speaking countries as part of the semester program; students can start at any level, from elementary to advanced.
    Competitive Costs: Costs vary, depending on the cost of living and currency exchange rates in various countries, but CCIS programs are generally very affordable compared with many other overseas study programs.
  6. Assistance with credit transfer.
  7. Eligibility for many forms of financial aid.

Completion of at least one term of college-level courses at Snow College.
Full-time status with good academic standing
Minimum 2.5 G.P.A. Certain programs require a 3.0 average.
A Snow College transcript and an academic evaluation must be supplied with the application form.

Otemon Gakuin university Exchange


Currently, Snow College has a reciprocal student exchange partnership with Otemon Gakuin University in Osaka, Japan. Students from Snow College may attend one semester in Japan and students from Otemon Gakuin University can attend Snow College.

Snow College has an exchange program with Otemon Gakuin University in Osaka, Japan. Students from Snow College can choose fall semester (August-December) or spring semester (March-July) to attend the program which includes Japanese language classes as well as classes on Japanese culture. For more information please contact the Center for Global Engagement.

Snow College/Otemon Gakuin University Student Exchange
Costs, based on 2017-2018 estimated prices:

Tuition: $1,700
Fees: $208
Living Exp: $2,000 (approx.. $500/month)
Insurance: $500 (only if not covered by parent)
Flight: $1,500 (estimate)
Homestay: $2,300 (estimate)OR
Dorms: $2,400 (estimate)
Total for bank statement: $8,242 (homestay) OR $8342 (dorms)

What needs to happen before you go:
Passport—A current passport is required.

Physical—An examination by a US doctor is required—contact the Center for Global Engagement for the form and more information.

Forms—Snow College has the application the forms for Otemon Gakuin University exchange program.

International Insurance—Contact the CGE office for details.

Scholarship options for students to study abroad:

Gilman Scholarship

Freeman Scholarship

Boren Scholarship

For information and if interested in studying abroad, please contact the CGE, email:

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