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To be eligible for study abroad you must

  • Be a degree seeking undergraduate Rice student, enrolled at the time of application for study abroad
  • Have completed freshman year
  • Have watched the Step One online video
  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (some programs may require higher GPA)
  • Be in good academic standing
  • Be in good disciplinary standing

Before departure, you must

  • Complete all required paperwork by the assigned deadline
  • Secure transfer credit evaluation/pre-approval of proposed courses abroad
  • Attend the mandatory Study Abroad Pre-Departure Orientation

Eligibility note:

Students who do not meet these requirements are not authorized by Rice University to study abroad, regardless of the minimum requirements for individual study abroad programs.