Study Abroad

Great Wall of China

Reasons to Study Abroad

Study abroad opportunities at Lycoming range from unique-to-Lycoming May Term trips to summer sessions to a full semester or even an academic year overseas.

Why should you explore an opportunity to study abroad?

  • Gain a competitive edge in the employment marketplace
  • Discover new strengths and learn new skillsets
  • Develop leadership skills
  • Become more independent
  • Build cultural confidence
  • Develop and promote global awareness
  • Become more self-assured
  • Change lives, especially your own!
  • Make new friends and forge new networking relationships
  • See the world, and your own country, from an exciting, new perspective!

General Information

Lycoming College encourages students to participate in a study abroad program, with opportunities ranging from May Terms (a unique offering at Lycoming) and summer sessions to a full semester or academic year overseas. Students who intend to study abroad must have a cumulative grade point average of 2.50 or higher. All overseas programs require prior approval from the students’ major departments, the acting coordinator of study abroad and travel courses, the dean of students and the registrar. More information on the application process is available here.

To receive transferable credit for your study abroad experience, your study abroad application MUST be approved in advance.

Affiliate Programs

Lycoming College has cooperative arrangements with institutions offering thirteen programs overseas. Course offerings vary at each institution.

Other Programs

Lycoming College cannot assume responsibility for the health, safety or welfare of students engaged in or en route to or from any off-campus studies or activities which are not under its exclusive jurisdiction.

General Study Abroad Resources

Funding Your Study Abroad

Students interested in any of these programs should contact:
Philip Witherup
Acting Coordinator of Study Abroad and Travel Courses
570-321-4220
witherup@lycoming.edu