Be immersed in different cultures, visit historic and natural sites, and well, travel anywhere on the map. All while earning credit toward your degree. That’s the power of study abroad at Lesley.
While in Florence, expressive arts therapy major Jess Visconti gained valuable life and professional experience through her placement as a volunteer teacher for an arts center. “Creating art and playing games while having a language barrier was challenging, but taught me many skills for the future,” she says.
Spend a year or semester abroad, participate in a short-term travel course, pursue an internship, or enroll as an exchange student in one of our partner universities in Asia or Europe. To be eligible, you must complete two semesters of study at Lesley with a minimum of a 2.7 GPA.
Build international study into your graduate degree program, by engaging in community fieldwork in Haiti or the Dominican Republic, participating in creative writing residencies in Europe, or designing independent research outside the United States. Become a member of a community of global scholars.
Pursue study abroad at the Dylan Thomas International Summer School in Wales through our MFA in Creative Writing Program.
Complete an internship as far away as New Zealand through our International Higher Education and Intercultural Relations program.
Want a fully immersive study abroad experience? Become an exchange student for a semester or a year through Lesley’s partnerships with universities in Asia and Europe.
If you’re an exchange student seeking to study at Lesley, you can apply for admission to the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences or the College of Art and Design.
Planning and Costs
Start preparing to study abroad at least one semester before your intended travel. This will give you plenty of time to plan coursework, travel, housing, and finances. A semester abroad can cost less than a semester on campus, especially if you choose an exchange program. Learn more about your options and start planning now through our Study Abroad Office.
It will be an eye-opening, educational experience."