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

Upcoming Study Abroad Trips

  • London, Paris
    May 12-20, 2023

    Program Highlights

    • Trafalgar Square
    • House of Parliament
    • London Bridge
    • St. Paul’s Cathedral
    • Performance at the Globe Theatre
    • Channel to Paris, City of Light
    • Seine River Cruise
    • Notre-Dame Cathedral
    • Tour Versailles
    • Performance at Moulin Rouge

    TOTAL COST – $4,514

    • Full-time students with a GPA of 2.6 or higher can apply for a $850 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 or Ragland Funding/scholarships:

  • Japan
    June 1-11, 2022

    Visits and entrances:

    • Meijii Shinto Shrine
    • Imperial Palace Plaza
    • Tea ceremony, Tokyo
    • Tokyo National Museum
    • Mt. Fuji Visitor’s Center
    • Hakone National Park
    • Cruise on Lake Ashi
    • Mount Komagatake cable car
    • Animation school visit
    • Sushi-making class
    • Nijo Castle Gold Pavilion (Kinaku-ji)
    • Todai-ji Temple Gion Corne

    Find more information here and apply here.

    • Full-time students with a GPA of 2.6 or higher can apply for a $1,000 Ragland Scholarship.

    TOTAL COST – $5,149 

    ENROLL NOW!

    For more information about the trip or Ragland Funding/scholarships:

  • Costa Rica
    May 15-23, 2023

    Highlights

    • Monteverde Cloud Forest
    • Boat ride across Lake Arenal
    • Private reserve at Selva Verde Lodge
    • Guided hikes to see wildlife
    • Whitewater rafting
    • Traditional methods of chocolate-making
    • Participate in a reforestation project

    TOTAL COST – $2,409

    Full-time students with a GPA of 2.6 or higher can apply for a $550 Ragland Scholarship

    ENROLL NOW!

    Adair Robertson (International Studies Coordinator)

What places have WPU students traveled to?

We offer a variety of different study abroad opportunities including short-term faculty-led trips, semester abroad programs and summer programs.

Below are a few of the cool places our students have been to.

  • Italy
  • England
  • Ireland
  • Wales
  • Netherlands
  • France
  • Spain
  • Mexico
  • Ecuador
  • Australia
  • Qatar
  • Morocco
  • South Africa

Hear about WPU’s student exchange program with Qatar University

“The Italy trip was SO fun. We were able to go to so many cool places and see so many things. I never would have been able to experience that had I not gone to WPU.” 

Trea Brady ’16

WPU Professor, Dr. Vick leads students on a Study abroad trip in Mexico.
#PeopleOfPeace

“I fell in love with the region and Mesoamerica…and in 1994 I started doing Spider Monkey research in a small Maya village.”

Professor Emerita Dr. Laura Vick & 25 Years of WPU Study Abroad in Yucatán, Mexico
Professor Emerita of Anthropology