Frequently Asked Questions

WHERE CAN I GO? 

You can go almost anywhere in the world for your education abroad experience.  Findlay students have studied overseas in Australia, Mexico, Italy, Japan, Peru, Thailand, England, India, Honduras, Argentina, and many other countries in recent years.

 

WHICH PROGRAM SHOULD I CHOOSE?

You have lots of choices. You can choose from business schools in England to language schools in Asia to art schools in Italy!  You can choose from programs which run for a few weeks to a few months to a semester or for even a whole year. Programs can also involve service, internships and teaching. The Office of International Education will help you select the best program for you.

 

DO I HAVE TO SPEAK A FOREIGN LANGUAGE?

No. While knowing a foreign language is always helpful, most programs offer support services and courses in English. 


CAN I HAVE MY CREDIT TRANSFERRED?

Yes, you can. If you attend an accredited program, you may receive transfer credits for general education and major requirements. There are procedures that you will need to follow at UF and while abroad to make sure that you receive the appropriate credit.

 

WILL I STILL BE ABLE TO GRADUATE ON TIME?

Sure. It will take some careful planning, but there is no reason why your time abroad should delay your graduation.

 

CAN I AFFORD IT?

Costs and financial aid for study abroad vary significantly.  Students may use federal and state aid and there are many scholarships available. The needs and qualifications of each student need to be determined on an individual basis. For details, please contact the Office of International Education and the UF Financial Aid Office.

 

WILL IT HELP ME IN MY CAREER?

Of course! With the world getting smaller, many employers consider overseas experience invaluable. It may be the one aspect of your resume that separates you from all of the other candidates competing for a job.

 

WHO DO I CONTACT FOR MORE INFORMATION?

You can contact, Chris Sippel, director of international education, (sippel@findlay.edu​,419-434-5467) for more information. ​