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A - There is not necessarily a linear relationship between one’s major
and one’s choice of overseas program. Our
advisors can help determine which opportunity best fits a student’s academic goals.
A - Study Abroad and Exchange works closely with the Office of Student
Financial Aid Services to help Stony Brook students make their overseas experience
affordable. In most cases (excluding Winter Session),
a student’s existing financial aid may be applied to the cost of a program.
A - Language proficiency is not required for Study Abroad/Short-Term
programs, however, in many cases, students have the option of taking language courses. English is the primary language of instruction at many
of SBU’s partner universities for International Exchange/Long-Term programs.
A - Study Abroad and Exchange offers something for every student. Depending on the program, participants may earn Diversified
Education Curriculum (DEC), major/minor, or upper-division credits.
A - Less than 5 percent of American undergraduates study overseas. By participating in one of our programs, students become
a part of this elite minority prepared for the challenges of the 21st