Study Abroad

Expand your horizons and experience things from a different perspective through studying abroad at WPU.
Our study abroad program brings the pages of your textbook to life by immersing you in foreign cultures and providing unforgettable learning experiences. Imagine exploring the fascinating city of Tokyo or taking a gondola ride through the canals of Venice. The possibilities are endless.

What are the benefits for taking your education on the road with one of WPU’s life-changing semester abroad programs?

  • Learn new languages
  • Experience exciting cultures
  • Gain a valuable perspective on the world
  • Create unforgettable memories
  • Earn college credits

In 2023, students could choose a trip to Japan, London and Paris, or Costa Rica.

Upcoming Study Abroad Trips

The British Isles

May 15-26, 2024

Program Highlights

  • Walking tour of London
  • Westminster Abbey
  • British Museum
  • Visit Stonehenge
  • Glastonbury Abbey
  • Visit the Roman Baths
  • High Grove House Gardens
  • Gloucester Cathedral
  • Caernaforn Castle
  • Walking tour of Dublin
  • Trinity College

TOTAL COST – $4,759

  • Full-time students with a GPA of 2.6 or higher can apply for a $1,000 Ragland Scholarship
  • Price includes roundtrip airfare on major airline carriers, ground transportation, hotels, full-time Tour Director, two Trip Leaders from WPU, local expert guides in each city, all breakfasts, four dinners, entrance fees to selected sites, travel insurance (provided by WPU), and pre-trip prep course.
  • Not included:  lunches and some dinners, tips for tour guides snacks, and miscellaneous travel expenses (i.e. passport).

ENROLL NOW

For more information about the trip contact:

Yucatan Peninsula

June 8 – 21, 2024

Highlights

  • Studying ancient cultures
  • Exploring many archaeological sites
  • Visiting the regional capital of Merida and other cities and Maya Villages

TOTAL COST – $3,600

Full-time students with a GPA of 2.6 or higher can apply for a $700 Ragland Scholarship

To ENROLL NOW contact Adair Robertson (International Studies Coordinator)

Dr. Laura Vick

My favorite part was learning about their cultures, different points of view, and different ways of living. I got to see that there is so much more than just Raleigh, N.C. It was so refreshing to see other parts of the world and realize that yes we are all different but we are also all similar in more ways than we think. Studying abroad has made me more open-minded and changed the way I interact with others at Peace and outside of Peace.

Keslee Horton, ’24 | Traveled to Slovenia, Budapest, Italy in 2022 and Costa Rica in 2023 

Keslee Hylton
Zyon Ross

Where have WPU students been?

  • Italy
  • England
  • Ireland
  • Wales
  • Netherlands
  • France
  • Spain
  • Mexico
  • Ecuador
  • Australia
  • Qatar
  • Morocco
  • South Africa
  • Japan
  • London and Paris
  • Costa Rica

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