Below are frequently asked questions about the application process. Please contact our Program Advisor, Megan Bell at firstname.lastname@example.org or 717-361-6614 if you have need additional information.
Why should I study abroad?
There are lots of great reasons to study abroad including learning about a new culture, gaining language skills, or boosting your resume. To learn more about read the benefits of studying abroad page.
How do I choose a study abroad program?
There are many factors to consider when looking for the perfect study abroad program for you. Not only will you need to decide where to study abroad, but you will also want to consider the different benefits of studying on one program or another. Read more about our programs and why students choose BCA.
What programs are good for __________ majors?
Most students are looking for study abroad programs where they can earn credits toward their major. Our Search by Major page will help you to identify locations where courses are available for your specific major.
How do I apply for a program?
The first step in choosing a study abroad program is to meet with your school’s study abroad advisor who will work with you to evaluate your personal and academic needs and goals. Understanding which courses will work for your major and transfer back to your school is an important part of your planning. After you receive the support of your advisor, you can start the application process. Please keep in mind the deadlines and requirements for study abroad in your location of interest. For more detailed advice check out our How to Apply webpage.
How do I get approval from my advisor to study abroad with BCA?
During the application process, your advisor will be asked to submit a recommendation to BCA to approve your participation in study abroad.
What is the GPA Requirement?
BCA expects students to have at least a 2.6 GPA across their course work prior to their study abroad term. Certain host universities have GPA requirements that are higher, so it is important to verify this when applying for a particular program.