Eligibility Requirements

Emory College Study Abroad currently requires all students to meet the following eligiblity requirements for summer study abroad:

  • Have and maintain at least a 2.5 cumulative grade point average, although some programs may require a higher GPA. (Please see specific program descriptions for details.)

  • Be in good academic standing and remain in good academic standing.

  • Be a high school graduate.

  • Be at least 18 years of age.

  • Be currently enrolled in an undergraduate degree program at Emory or another college/university and will have completed the first full year of college prior to the summer study abroad program.

  • Have not previously earned a bachelor’s degree.

*If you do not meet the GPA requirement, you may submit a GPA waiver request by completing the following:

  • Give specific reasons that support your application to study abroad in your summer study abroad application essay.

  • Obtain one letter from a faculty member supporting your GPA waiver request.

Graduating seniors are eligible to participate in summer study abroad.

Visiting students from other institutions are also eligible to participate.