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Getting Started

Planning Your Study Abroad Experience

Top 5 Reasons to Study Abroad

  • Expand your worldview
  • Impress future employers
  • Attain a new perspective on your own country
  • Develop new relationships
  • Gain confidence and independence

Questions To Help You Get Started:

  • When is the best time to go abroad?
  • Where do I want to study abroad?
  • Which program best fits my budget?

Where Can You Study Abroad?

The OIE partners with universities around the world to offer students amazing study aboard experience. Whether a student is interested in a short term program or a full semester abroad, the OIE's goal is to assist students in discovering a program that fits their needs.

When Can I Study Abroad?

Students may study abroad beginning the second semester of their freshman year.

Applicants must have a 2.5 cumulative GPA, and satisfactory financial and disciplinary standing with Rider University. Some universities have a higher GPA minimum.

Andre in Florence, Italy