Vicki McDonald, M.A., Coordinator of Study Abroad
Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota encourages students to incorporate international study into their academic plans. Staff of the Study Abroad Office is available to assist students during all stages of the study abroad experience, which includes exploring various options, applying to a program, preparing for international study and returning to campus.
Eligibility requirements, the application process, and the availability of financial aid vary by program. More information is available in the Study Abroad Office.
- To provide opportunities that help students develop into internationally aware citizens who understand, value, and contribute to our rapidly changing world;
- To provide experiences that help students grow personally by developing personal responsibility, becoming more open-minded and tolerant of differences, developing greater self-awareness and gaining insight into one’s own culture;
- To provide opportunities for students to learn about the history, politics, culture, geography and the arts of the country visited; and
- To provide experiences for students to gain different skill sets and explore different interests that may influence the direction of their career path.
The most current information on program offerings is available on the study abroad office website, www.smumn.edu/studyabroad.
ProgramsStudy Abroad Program