Overview

JMU offers a LOT of spectacular Study Abroad opportunities. But even with over 80 of our own program options each year, some students are still wondering, "Is there a program 'out there' that will work for me?" Well, we can say with much confidence that "there is!" We have many partners with opportunities all over the world. Below is a short list of examples. For a complete list and information regarding External Programs, click here.

Please look at these and reach out to Donna Sharpes with any questions. 

AIFS

As an AIFS Affiliate, all JMU students receive $400 off their AIFS semester program fees.  

Here are some AIFS programs that cost $12,595/semester or less. (Discount reflected in price.)

See AIFS's upcoming semester open programs!

CAPA

Gain valuable work experience while studying abroad with CAPA in a global city! CAPA summer and semester study and intern programs are available in Barcelona, Buenos Aires, Dublin, Florence, Hong Kong, London, Shanghai, and Sydney.

CAPA programs are inclusive of as many expenses as possible including public transit passes, housing, internships, excursions, and of course tuition and more!

CAPA offers an automatic Affiliation Grant of $600 off the cost of CAPA semester programs and $300 for summer programs for JMU students. Additional scholarship opportunities of up to $5,000 are available.

Check out their programs here. 

CEA

Money saving programs offered by CEA!

Country

City

Program

Value Program*

Argentina

Buenos Aires

Latin American Studies

$12,695 - Semester

$4,895 - Summer

Chile

Valparaiso

Spanish Language & Latin American Studies

$11,695 - Semester

$4,495 - Summer

Chile

Vina del Mar

International Business

$11,895 - Semester

Colombia

Bogota

Business and Marketing

$12,995 - Semester

Colombia

Bogota

Intensive Spanish Language

$4,295 - Summer

Costa Rica

San Jose

Intensive Spanish Language

$3,795 - Summer

Costa Rica

San Jose

Medical Spanish & Health Professions

$9795 - Semester

$4,295 - Summer

Costa Rica

San Jose

Spanish Language, Liberal Arts & Environmental Sciences

$9795 - Semester

$4,295 - Summer

Costa Rica

San Jose

Study + Internship

$10,995 - Semester

$5,995 - Summer

Ireland

Dublin

Child Psychology

$4,995 - Summer

Ireland

Galway

Ecology: Living Landscapes in the West of Ireland

$3,595 - Summer

Spain

Alicante

Business Studies

$12,795 - Semester

Spain

Alicante

Spanish Language & Culture

$10,995 - Semester

$4,295 - Summer

Spain

Alicante

Science and Engineering

$12,795 - Semester

Spain

Granada

Spanish Language & Liberal Arts

$10,395 - Semester

$4,895 - Summer

Spain

Seville

Exercise & Sport Science

$4,595 - Summer

Spain

Seville

Study + Internship

$13,895 - Semester

CIEE

Enter the CIEE "Get Up and Go" Sweepstakes!

CIEE's "Get Up and Go!" Sweepstakes invites college students to enter for a chance to win up to $3,000 toward study abroad. 23 lucky students will win!

CIEE Global Institutes is an Open Campus program that gives you the opportunity to study in up to three cities in one semester, stay on track with your academic credits and do so at an affordable price. You get to choose from Berlin, Cape Town, London, Madrid, Paris, Rome, Copenhagen, Buenos Aires and Santiago, Chile. For more details, check out their website.

Eligible students can receive up to $3,000 for spring 2020. Don’t delay, the deadline is October 1.

OPEN CAMPUS – ONE, TWO or THREE CITIES – only at our Global Institutes

Choose your academic track, length of stay, enrichment projects and location.

One Block

6 weeks

1 location. 6 semester credits. Fits most schedules.

Two Blocks

12 weeks

1 or 2 locations. 12 semester credits. Qualifies students as full-time.

Three Blocks

18 weeks

1, 2, or 3 locations. 15 or 18 semester credits.

Six Blocks

36 weeks

1 or 2 locations. One academic year.

**Want to study in Latin America? CIEE will help you fly… for free!

In 2020, all semester participants studying in Latin America in the spring or fall (or students taking at least two CIEE Open Campus Blocks  at Latin America locations) will not have to worry about the cost of travel. 

We’re offering free flights (up to $1000!) to any of our Latin America and Caribbean programs and locationsBuenos Aires, Argentina; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Santiago and Valparaíso, Chile; Monteverde, Costa Rica; Havana, Cuba; Santiago, Dominican Republic; Cusco, Peru; and Yucatán, Mexico.  ​

CIS Abroad

CIS Abroad offers affordable program options. Check it out yourself on their website

Here are some semester programs listed for under $12,500:

  • Semester in Thailand - Mahidol University | $8,890 - $9,690
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  • Semester in Prague - University of Economics | $9,190
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  • Semester in Costa Rica - Universidad Veritas | $9,490 - $10,490
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  • Semester in South Korea - Sogang University | $9,990
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  • Semester in Argentina - Universidad Belgrano | $9,990 - $14,390
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  • Semester in Cusco - Universidad San Ignacio Loyola | $11,290 - $11,590
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  • Semester in Barcelona - Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona | $11,650 - $13,290
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  • Semester in Prague - Charles University | $11,990
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  • Semester in Ecuador - Universidad Internacional del Ecuador | $11,990 - $12,290 
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  • Semester in Japan - Kyoto University of Foreign Studies | $12,290 - $12,490
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The Education Abroad Network (TEAN)

TEAN, the Education Abroad Network, offers wonderful low cost opportunities in Asia and Australia. Check out the options below! 

 Housing is included in these prices for those who choose the least expensive housing option.

IES Abroad

IES's "12 for 12 for 12 or 10" Study Abroad programs allow students to study abroad for 12 weeks getting 12 credits for $12,000 or $10,000, when you factor in the $2,000 Public School Discount! These programs are part of their ongoing commitment and effort to making Study Abroad affordable and accessible to as many students as possible. These new programs all provide the same level of academic excellence and superior student support you expect from IES Abroad.

For updated program information, go to their website.

Choose from the following programs:

Berlin, Germany 
International Affairs & Security Studies

Siena, Italy 
Business & Economics of Italian Food & Wine

Multi-Location: Granada, Spain & Rabat, Morocco 
Europe & the Muslim World: Granada & Rabat


IES also has other programs under $15K once you add the Public School Discount. 

IFSA

First Generation College Student Scholarship

Our achievement-based scholarship program offers first generation college students significant financial, academic, and preprofessional support for study abroad on a summer, semester, or year IFSA program. 

Deadlines: Summer/Fall/Academic Year-March 1st

                   Spring-October 1st 

The First Generation Scholarship recipients serve as International Correspondents for IFSA, sharing their perspectives on study abroad. The program awards up to $2,500 for study abroad-related expenses for students who are first generation college students. Reimbursements and expenses covered include:

  • Airfare booked with IFSA's travel partner, STA Travel (Approx. $1,500 value)
  • Travel Documentation. IFSA will reimburse visa application fees or passport fees.
  • Where applicable, housing scholarship or cash distributed via Pay Pal. Depending on the cost of flights and visas, up to $500 is distributed to offset housing cost or to help with start-up expenses abroad (i.e. books, transportation passes, linens). 

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