BENEFITS

Statistics on Study Abroad

ONCE IN A LIFETIME EXPERIENCE

Increased self-sufficiency, autonomy, and cultural awareness, it can positively impact decision-making skills, enhance social capital, increase self-efficacy, and improve graduation and employment rates.

Academic Success & Retention

 

 

 

  • 90% of study abroad alumni who applied go into their 1st or 2nd choice graduate schools. UC Merced

 

  • Study abroad participants saw their GPAs rise twice as much compared to non-participants. Inside HigherEd, 2000

 

Employment & Professional Preparedness

  • 97% of students found employment within 12 months of graduation. UC Merced

 

 

 

 

Cultural Awareness & Identity Development

 

 

  • 90% of students reported that studying abroad influenced them to further diversify their social group. Transitions Abroad