As a college student exploring study abroad opportunities, we understand that you’re presented with an overwhelming number of options. BCA Study Abroad encourages you to explore our study abroad programs– research the cities, learn more about our on-site staff, evaluate which programs can accommodate your major–and please ask us questions!  Since 1962, we have helped more than 10,000 students across the United States study abroad, and we want to help you too!

High Quality Academics

Our programs are affiliated with the top local universities at each program location, so you are provided with a quality education. BCA’s central office staff and resident directors work with you to find the classes, as well as internship or volunteer opportunities you desire. If you’re concerned about different academic standards, grading systems or assessments, be sure to talk to us! Our partner schools are accustomed to accommodating international students and they want to help you achieve your academic potential!

Cultural Immersion

As a BCA student, you will be immersed in new culture. Our semester abroad programs provide you the opportunity to live with locals, attend classes with native students and volunteer within the community. Through these experiences, you’ll develop a strong sense of global citizenship and consequently bring your knowledge and passion home with you.


Regardless of where you choose to pursue your studies, academic and personal guidance is always nearby. BCA staff members are on-site to provide support and information as you adjust to a new culture and foreign university. From homesickness to a medical emergency, your resident director is there for you!


Are you concerned about study abroad expenses? Don’t let financial concerns prevent you from partaking in this incredible, eye-opening experience. Apply for BCA’s scholarship and explore our list of other study abroad scholarships.

Selecting Your Study Abroad Program

Here’s a complete list of our semester or year programs. Please review each location’s page to determine the best study abroad program for you! Click here to learn more about summer program options.