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Undergraduate students must attend a Study Abroad 101 workshop prior to completing this application. Please see website for dates and times.  All Hunter students applying to study abroad, regardless of program MUST complete the Hunter Study Abroad Application.  See details below.

Eligibility Requirements

  •  are at least 18 years old at the time of application and enrolled in a degree granting institution (at Hunter, CUNY, or in the U.S.)
  • will have completed at least two semesters of college-level study (with a minimum of 6 completed credits at the time of application).
  • possess a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale.
  • will be applying credits earned toward a degree.
  • are in good academic standing from the time of application until the start of their term abroad; students on academic warning are not eligible to participate.
  • are in good disciplinary standing at the start of their term abroad.
  • have a valid passport. We require a copy of your valid passport before you go abroad. If you are in the process of applying for or rewewing your passport, you may begin your application; however, you must be prepared to submit a scan of your new passport as soon as you receive it.
  • GPA and credit requirements may vary according to different program requirements. Please check the requirements for your program of interest below.
  • Please inquire with the Office of Education Abroad before submitting an application if this is your FIRST or LAST semester at Hunter as special requirements may apply. We do not recommend that students study abroad in their final semester.

Application Deadlines (all students MUST submit a Hunter Study Abroad Application even if you are applying to a non-Hunter program (for example, other CUNY, CIEE, CIS Abroad etc.)

Summer programs: Applications are due by mid-March.

Winter programs: Applications are due by October.

Deadlines vary for Hunter semester and non-Hunter programs.  Please check the program description for specific deadlines.


Getting Started

Be sure to start your application early, so that you allow enough time to complete all the required and conditionally required questions prior to the deadline for your program.

It is our goal to provide applicants with all necessary application submission instructions and information via this website.  If you have additional questions that are not answered on this site, please do not hesitate to contact us.


Application Overview and Submission

Please visit the following pages to learn how to complete an application for your chosen program:

Our office collaborates closely with the Office of AccessABILITY to make sure that Hunter Students with Disabilities receive reasonable accommodations necessary while studying abroad. Therefore, to ensure accommodations, all students with disabilities /medical conditions are advised to meet with the Office of AccessABILITY located in E1214 to receive a letter of accommodation which will help us to verify their need and to plan accordingly. For questions and appointments with the office of AccessABILITY, please call 212-772-4857.
If you receive financial aid and/or scholarships at Hunter, it is your responsibility to speak with a financial aid advisor and/or your scholarship provider to discuss how your study abroad may affect your financial aid/scholarships.
The principal purpose for information requested on the application is to determine eligibility for study abroad. College policy authorizes maintenance of this information. Furnishing all information required on the application form is mandatory. Failure to provide such information may delay or even prevent your study abroad process. You have the right to review, in accordance with college policy, personal information maintained about you by contacting the office of record.
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Office of Education Abroad, Room E1447
(212) 772-4983 | email us
695 Park Ave
NY, NY 10065