Programs

CSU International Program

The CSU International Program is the official study abroad program of the California State University system. IP programs offer these special features:

  • No overseas tuition or administrative costs are charged; students pay only regular CSU fees.
  • Students are enrolled for a full academic year at a host university and earn resident credit for their coursework.
  • Federal and State financial aid may be applicable.
  • On site assistance is provided by CSU Resident Directors and/or CSU staff, or host university administrators.
  • Open to Juniors through Graduates (Learn Language Programs open to Freshmen and Sophomores).
  • Participants are selected through a competitive application process.Programs in Australia, Canada, Chile, China, Denmark, France, Germany, Ghana, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, Mexico, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, United Kingdom.

University Studies Abroad Consortium (USAC)

University Studies Abroad Consortium (USAC) is a consortium of U.S. universities offering study abroad programs. Stanislaus State students can study abroad through USAC and maintain their Stanislaus State student status. USAC offers:

  • Semester, yearlong, winter, and summer programs
  • Wide range of academic courses
  • Federal financial aid may be applicable.
  • Lodging options with local university students, families, or program apartments.

USAC is a non-profit consortium of U.S. universities (including Stan State) that collaborates to offer affordable, academic and authentic study abroad programs. There are abundant opportunities to immerse in the culture, history, and academics of other countries providing an unforgettable experience. Each program is designed to help you grow into an engaged citizen of the world—not only through academic experiences, but also through field trips, internships, volunteering, and service learning.

Students can choose from programs in over 50 cities across 28 countries, including Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, and Oceania. Students can enroll to study abroad with USAC for summer, semester, an entire academic year, or winter session.

Exchanges

Exchanges are partnerships with Stan State and other universities around the world.  It is a great, affordable way to study abroad.  Exchanges offer these special features:

  • No overseas tuition or administrative costs are charged; students pay only regular Stan State fees.
  • Students are enrolled for a semester or a full academic year at a host university and earn resident credit for their coursework.
  • Federal and State financial aid may be applicable.
  • On site assistance of host university administrators.
  • Open to Sophomores, Juniors or Seniors. 
  • Participants are selected through a competitive application process.  

Some Exchange partners do offer summer programs.  Students pay the summer program fees directly to the partner school, not Stan State.  You can find summer program information under each program by clicking the summer link.

National Student Exchange (NSE)

(Starting Fall 2020)

The National Student Exchange (NSE) is a network of schools in the United States, Canada, Guam, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.  Students can participate in semester or yearlong exchanges with schools within the NSE network. NSE offers these special features:

  • Students have the option of paying regular Stan State tuition fees or chosing to pay in-state tuition at their host university.
  • Students are enrolled for a semester or a full academic year at a host university and earn credit for their coursework.
  • Federal and State financial aid may be applicable.
  • On site assistances.
  • Open to Sophomores, Juniors or Seniors. 

Study In Portugal Network (SIPN)

Study In Portugal Network (SIPN) is a network of schools in Lisbon, Portugal.  Students would be responsible for paying SIPN directly for tuition, house and fees.  Students are able to use Federal Financial Aid for this program.