University of La Verne students may study on six continents for a semester or a year. Through La Verne-affiliated programs students can study abroad in traditional places like England, France, and Japan, or in unique spots like Jordan, Ghana, and India. An ideal time to study abroad is during the second semester of the sophomore year the junior year. To participate in a semester program, a student must be at least a sophomore and possess a GPA of 2.75 or above. Foreign language proficiency is required in some countries but study in many countries is in English. Included in the cost of study abroad are room and tuition as well as orientation sessions and local and regional visits to historical and cultural sites. Most programs also include meals. Programs have a director on site provide support. Courses taken through a La Verne-affiliated program are transferable for major, minor, and/or elective classes.
Study Abroad Office Contact Information:
Alfred P. Clark, Ph.D., Director, Study Abroad
Honors Center (Wilson Library, second floor)
Telephone Extension: 4161
Telephone: (909) 448-4161
About Study Tours Abroad:
La Verne also offers short term study tours abroad of a week or two during November, January Interterm, Spring Break, and summer. Study tours abroad are taught by University of La Verne faculty as integral parts of selected courses described in the course schedule. Detailed information about study tours can be obtained from the faculty teaching them.