1. What are the basic requirements to be a Study Abroad student?

    • You must have completed English 100 or equivalent with a grade of “C” or better before you apply.
    • You must have a grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.5 at the time you apply.
    • You must have completed 12 units of college credit before you apply.
    • You must be at least 18 years of age at the beginning of the program.

2. What is involved in the application process?

    • Complete Application and Forms
    • Meeting: Students with completed applications will be contacted for a personal meeting.
    • Selection Process: A selection committee will meet to review each application, transcripts, and interview report.
    • Deadline: See specific programs for their due dates. The Study Abroad Program has a limited enrollment.
      Please submit your materials as soon as possible.
    • All students, please send or deliver all application materials directly to:

Kristen Wiederholt
Fullerton Library Office Building 800,
Second Floor, Room: 823

(714) 732-5688

3. What expenses can a Study Abroad student be expected to have?

The following expenses are the responsibility of the student:

    • The total amount of the program cost, as listed in the vendor’s contract.
      This amount includes airfare, housing, and excursions.
    • Tuition and books.
    • The North Orange County Community College District requires students in its Study Abroad Program to obtain additional insurance.  Cost to the student has been around $150.
    • Food and miscellaneous expenses while on site.
    • Personal travel not included in the contract.

4. Where do I take the passport photos?

    • You can download the app, Passport Photo Booth App, and print them much cheaper than what your local drugstore will charge (about $13 for two photos). It costs about .50 cents to print the photos using the app.
    • Some places you can get them at are: your local drugstore, Costco, Post Office, UPS, etc.