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Why Study Abroad?

  • Gain professional skills and experience for your future career
  • Develop increased independence, self-confidence and be more likely to graduate and land a job in your chosen field
  • Spend less - study abroad can be less expensive than taking classes at WWU

Steps to Study Abroad

Find a cost-effective program that is right for you!

Learn about Study Abroad at WWU

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Attend Western Abroad 101

Explore different ways to study abroad! Many of these programs are similar in price, or less, than in-state tuition, housing, and meals at WWU.

Create a Profile & Research Programs

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EdAbroad Portal

Click Go to Portal, sign in with your WWU email, and take the Program Match Quiz. This will help our advisors better understand what is important to you. 

Consider Cost-Effective Programs

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Major Advising Pages (MAPS)

Use MAPS to help narrow down your choices, and think about language, cost, identity, etc., as you decide what might be best for you.

Need Help Researching Programs?

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Attend Western Abroad 201

Sign-up to join our advising staff at a in-person workshop to explore your options or schedule an appointment with one of our Peer Advisors.

Get Funded & Budget for Study Abroad

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Financial Aid & Study Abroad

Are you worried about funding? It is possible to get the cost of your trip covered! Explore scholarships, financial aid & cost-effective programs.

Login to the EdAbroad Portal & Apply!

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EdAbroad Portal

Find your program on the dashboard, click apply, select the term you want to abroad & start your application! Need help? Contact WWU EdAbroad.