In 2004-05, 1,025 Purdue students participated in study abroad,
three-fourths of whom participated in Purdue faculty-led programs.
The number of Purdue students studying abroad has increased
over the last decade and has more than doubled since 2000. The number of programs
utilized has grown to 167, likewise doubling in number since 2000.
Purdue offers students within all fields of study the opportunity
to participate in international programs in 47 countries.
Students earn Purdue credit for courses completed. The academic
experience both complements the degree plan academically
and provides extensive contact with the local cultures.
Every effort is made to keep program costs as close as possible
to the cost of study on the West Lafayette campus. Students
eligible for financial aid may apply most forms of aid to
the costs of approved programs.
Students may spend a year, semester, summer, or spring break
abroad. Foreign language requirements vary from none to the
advanced level. Some programs are designed for students in
specific areas of study, while others are open to all Purdue
students regardless of major.
of Programs for Study Abroad and the Office
of International Programs are working with departments and
colleges to develop new program possibilities
to involve even more students and faculty.
*Mulitiple Countries programs include
any given study tour, spring break, summer program, or semester
program that takes place in more than one country.
Study Abroad Program Destinations
Trinidad and Tobago
Study Abroad Participation
and Programs Utilized