General Admissions Requirements

To qualify for short-term Global Study Abroad through GEMS, you must meet certain minimum requirements.  You must:

  • have completed your first year of study at your home university
  • be a non-American citizen with principal residence outside the USA
  • have a statement of finances indicating adequate funds to support either a semester or a full year of academic study as well as personal expenses
  • have spoken and written English sufficient for university study
  • have a letter of recommendation from your home university

Please review the requirements at the program you wish to apply.


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