Studying abroad can be a once in a lifetime experience—an opportunity that will enrich every part of your life. 

If you’re interested in studying abroad, you should consider what you’d like to learn from the experience. Do you want to acquire new language skills? Experience new cultures? Gain perspectives in your field of study? Travel? No matter your interest, DeSales has programs that will suit your needs.

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We're here to help you from the beginning to end, and all the steps in between. The best study abroad experiences require careful planning and time to make sure all necessary preparations have been made. It's never too early to begin the study abroad process.

Besides studying abroad through the programs offered by DeSales University there is also the opportunity to study abroad in a multitude of other locations around the world. If you are interested in studying somewhere other then the locations listed below, we are willing to work with you to help make it possible.

American College of Greece (Athens, Greece)

DeSales University students have the opportunity to study abroad in Athens, Greece through a partnership with the American College of Greece (ACG). Founded in Smyrna, Asia Minor, in 1875, by missionaries from Boston, Massachusetts, ACG is the oldest and largest U.S. accredited college or university in Europe. 

For 135 years, The American College of Greece has served as a pioneering agent of globalization, cultivating a fertile intellectual and cultural collaboration between Greece and the United States.  Today,  The American College of Greece operates a high school, PIERCE, DEREE undergraduate and graduate school and ALBA Graduate Business School at The American College of Greece. 

ACG is home to nearly 4,000 students from 55 countries. ACG offers a comprehensive program spanning secondary, undergraduate, graduate and continuing education on a breathtaking 64-acre campus in the quiet Athens suburb of Aghia Paraskevi and a satellite campus in the bustling center of Athens.  The oldest and largest college accredited by The New England Association of Colleges and Schools, the College is justifiably proud of its more than 33,000 accomplished alumni living in Greece, the United States and around the world.

Requirements

Students at Desales who’d like to pursue a study abroad experience must meet the following requirements:

  • To participate you must be a full-time, traditional day undergraduate student.

  • You must ordinarily have a minimum GPA of 2.75.

  • You must be in good disciplinary standing.

  • You’ll need two letters of recommendation (at least one should be from a full-time faculty member).

  • Typically, you must have a sophomore or junior status

  • Before you start your study abroad program, you must resolve any outstanding issues with the Bursar’s office.