Quick Facts

Language of Instruction


Language Pre-Requisite

Completion of four semesters of college-level Spanish (or equivalent) is required.

Host University:

Universidad Veracuzana

GPA Requirement


Required Course

Good for Majors

  • Arts & Humanities: History, Music, Philosophy, Visual Arts
  • Business & Communications: Accounting, Economics, International Business Management
  • Spanish Language
  • Pre-Professional Studies: Tourism Management
  • Sciences: Biology, Computer Science, Engineering
  • Social Sciences: Anthropology, Archaeology, Psychology, Sociology


Host families

Resident Director

Dr. Rob Kruger


  • Three-day orientation to Mexico and the BCA program
  • Two weeks of intensive language and cultural instruction in Cuernavaca


Any student staying in Mexico for more than 180 days at a time must apply for a visa prior to leaving for Mexico. BCA provides guidance on this process and students should reference this information on their BCA online account as soon as they are accepted.

The BCA Xalapa program is suspended and not accepting applications through spring 2019