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Semester Study Abroad in Costa Rica

Hunter College joins forces with the International Center for Development Studies (ICDS) and Universidad Latina to offer our first semester-long study abroad program. Hunter students as well as students from other universities are encouraged to apply.

Development Studies in Latin America (12 credits)


Semester Exchanges

Semester-long tuition exchange programs are for Hunter College students only! Tuition exchange programs allow students to pay for credits abroad at the Hunter College tuition rate established by the college's Bursar. Our partner universities, in turn, send students to Hunter College for the semester.


Hunter College offers this reciprocal tuition exchange programs to the following universities abroad:


Spring 2019 DEADLINES
University of Amsterdam Amsterdam, The Netherlands September 4, 2018
Queen Mary, University of London London, U.K.
September 12, 2018
Deakin University Melbourne, Australia September 17, 2018
Universidad Nebrija
Madrid, Spain September 13, 2018
Universidad de Las Palmas de la Gran Canaria
Canary Islands, Spain November 1, 2018
Meiji Gakuin University Tokyo & Yokohama, Japan CLOSED


Semester Exchanges Program Requirements

  • In order to be considered for these programs, students must have at least 60 credits at the end of the semester in which they apply for the exchange program and a minimum GPA of 3.0. Only Hunter students are eligible to apply.
  • Hunter students going to any of these partner universities as exchange students pay Hunter tuition and continue receiving financial aid for which they are eligible while studying on campus. *Students who receive Pell may also be eligible for the Benjamin Gilman Scholarship.
  • Students are responsible for costs of student visas, housing, books, living expenses and courses that are not included in the regular semester offerings at the host schools.
  • Students are responsible for contacting their chosen country's consular offices in the U.S. to secure their student visas.
  • No special majors are required, but applicants should consult their advisors regarding courses they should be taking while abroad.
  • We encourage transfer students who have completed at least one full semester (minimum of 12 credits) at Hunter to apply for our exchange programs, provided they meet the other requirements. Qualified transfer students with fewer than 12 completed Hunter credits may be considered on a case-by-case basis. All students who have transferred to Hunter must also provide an official transcript from their previous institution(s) with their application (we will accept unofficial transcripts printed from CUNYfirst only from other CUNYs).
  • HUNTER/Exchanges are highly competitive and very limited in space.


Interested in applying to one of these programs after reviewing the program specific information above? Please stop by the Office of Education Abroad (E1447) for application instructions.


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