A. No. While some programs require fluency in a foreign language the UCIE offers many programs in non-English speaking countries that offer classes in English while also providing opportunities to study the host language.
A. Students who are currently receiving scholarships, grants, and/or financial aid can apply this money to their education abroad program. There are also scholarships and grants available to students who want to study abroad especially for countries outside of Western Europe. You may also apply for other supplemental loans that are available. Please see information on WSU Financial Aid at: http://www.wright.edu/finaid
A. Yes. Most courses taken abroad will have an equivalent at WSU. The UCIE offers a process for receiving pre-approval of your study abroad courses that allows you to work with your academic advisor to identify the WSU courses you will receive credit for completing abroad.
A. Not at all! If anything, students who study abroad graduate on time and often times early. Many times for every credit you earn abroad it transfer back 1.5 times.
A. Students who are going on a Third Party Programs will pay the Provider the program tuition. Students going on the Ambassador and Exchange Programs pay WSU tuition.
A. All education abroad students are registered with Wright State University. The UCIE will register students participating in Exchange and Third Party Programs. Students participating in Ambassador Programs will be responsible for their registration of the program course.
A. Students participating in Third Party and Exchange Programs will be housed in either residence halls, apartments, or with host families depending on the program location. Students participating in Ambassador Programs will be accommodated in local hotels or hostels.