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  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Early Start Fall 2023 03/15/2023
04/01/2023 TBA TBA
Fall 2023 03/15/2023
04/01/2023 TBA TBA

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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Direct Enrollment Study Abroad Program Coordinator: Mari Keyser
Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: Spanish Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA Eligibility: 3.0 GPA
Open to Non-KU students: No Open to graduate students: No
Click here for a definition of this term Fulfills KU Core Advanced Education Goal 4.2 - Culture and Diversity: Yes
Program Description:

Funding your Study Abroad Program

KU Study Abroad can do personalized financial aid and scholarship advising for students.  Please visit 108 Lippincott Hall or call 785-864-3742 to set up an appointment.  KU students who qualify for financial aid in the form of Stafford and/or other loans, Federal Grants, and KU or outside scholarships may apply the aid to the cost of a study abroad program.  
KU Study Abroad supplemental scholarships are available to KU degree seeking students. Applications are available online. The scholarship application deadline is March 1 for Summer, March 15th for Fall and Academic Year programs and October 1 for Spring, Winter Break and Spring Break programs.
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Application Procedures

All applicants will be required to complete several documents for each study abroad application.  Below is a list of documents that will need to be completed for an application.

        a. Statement of Purpose
        b. Verification of Minimum GPA Requirement
        c. Academic Plan and Approval Form
        d. Autobiography
        e. Unofficial Transcript or Advising Report
        f. 1 General Recommendation and 1 Language Recommendation 
        g. Authorization to Release Student Information
        h. Student Conduct Verification

For more detailed information about the application process, please visit our Application Process page.

Program Ratings:
Overall Experience:
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Academic Experiences:
1 2 3 4
Cultural Experience:
1 2 3 4 5
Program Reviews:
Early Start Fall 2018 Participant
The classes are challenging. You enroll in classes alongside native speakers and are expected to put in the same amount of work or more. The first week or so, I didn't understand any of the lecture. But professors are very supportive and they are willing to spend a lot of time working with you. By the end of this program, your Spanish will improve dramatically. Seeing my Spanish grow was the most rewarding thing. By the end of my semester, I was understanding the entire lecture and could participate in class in a way I couldn't even have imagined at the beginning of the semester. You get to see your own growth.

Samantha M King, Early Start Fall 2017 Participant
I learned that being adaptable and having patience is crucial to thriving on a study abroad program. My first week in the city was extremely difficult, but eventually learned how to navigate life in Argentina.

Early Start Fall 2018 Participant
San Andrés is a small university with amazing classes, but my favorite part of the experience was actually due to the host family I was placed with. They supported me and helped me navigate around the city. Very quickly, it felt like they became family to me. Living with a host family also gave me a lot more time to practice Spanish and learn about cultural events in the city.

This program is currently not accepting applications.