Marist Abroad: How to Apply


On this page:

  1. Semester Abroad Applications
  2. Short Term, Faculty-led Programs

1.  Semester Abroad Applications

(Fall, Spring, and Academic Year Abroad)

 

 Notes:

  • All applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50, and sophomore, junior or senior status in order to participate in Marist Abroad. Higher GPAs are required for most programs. The minimum GPA requirement for each program can be higher, and is noted next to each listing on the Marist Abroad Semester/Academic Year Programs page
  • Participants must maintain minimum GPA requirements up to departure.
  • Visit the Semester/Academic Year Programs page for additional information, including program descriptions, lists of courses typically offered, GPA and admission requirements, student life information, etc. 
  • You must apply and be accepted to participate with Marist Abroad before completing the abroad institution's application.

 

Deadlines:

Term Application Open Application Deadline

2017 Fall Semester and Academic Year 2017-2018

November 15, 2016

February 24, 2017*

2018 Spring Semester

TBD

TBD

*Application deadline for the Hansard Society Scholars and Marist-Mod'Spe programs is February 17, 2017

Application Process:

Note: the online application and all required documents must be submitted in order to be considered.

A.  Complete online application (Horizons)

B.  Submit hard (print) documents: 

        1. $50 application fee (payable online)

        2. Four (4) passport-size photographs

        3. Official transcript - Note: transcripts must include fall 2016 grades; students will need to wait to submit transcript requests until final grades are posted. Marist students can request transcripts following the procedure outlined on this page.

        4. Foreign Language Proficiency Form (if the language of instruction is not English)

        5. Writing sample (if the language of instruction is not English)

 


 

2.  Short Term, Faculty-led Programs 

(Winter, Summer, and Fall/Spring attachments)

 

Please read before applying:

  • All applicants MUST have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.00 and sophomore, junior or senior status in order to participate in Marist Abroad. Freshman may be eligible to participate in programs with the approval of the Program Director.  Mid-semester grades will be reviewed in lieu of official GPA.
  • A Fall/Spring Attachment course can be taken as part of your fall/spring semester course load (12-16 credits).  Additional charges may apply over 16 credits.
  • Program fees may change due to currency exchange fluctuations, and/or other unanticipated cost changes.
  • Marist Abroad reserves the right to modify or cancel the program, including changes to the itinerary, scheduled visits, program dates, program costs, etc.
  • The Marist Abroad Short Term Program Coordinator will provide prospective participants with the Program Refund Policy.  Do not submit your application until you have reviewed the Refund Policy.  Application submission indicates acceptance of the Refund Policy.
  • Marist Abroad will register students for each course/program.  Once confirmed, all program changes (program withdrawals, change in course, etc) must be submitted in writing to Marist Abroad.
  • Round-trip airfare from New York is included in your Program Fee. Marist Abroad will make group flight arrangements; information on the flight schedule will be provided during orientation. 
  • A small number of students may elect to arrive earlier or depart later than the group, depending on group reservations and restrictions. Marist Abroad must be notified upon program confirmation of any possible flight deviations. Students arriving before or departing later than the group are responsible for hotel accommodations, meals, etc. until the program start date or after the end date.

 

Deadlines:

Term Application Open Application Deadline

2017 Faculty-led Winter session

August 15, 2016

November 15, 2016

2017 Faculty-led Spring attachment

August 15, 2016

November 15, 2016

2017 Summer session

August 15, 2016

April 1, 2017**

**Application deadline for the Venice Biennale Program is February 28, 2017

Application Process:

Note: the online application and all required documents must be submitted in order to be considered.

  1. Meet with Faculty Program Director to discuss program details and receive permission to enroll in the program.

  2. Once you’ve received permission to enroll, apply online via the Horizons application.

  3. Students will be informed after the application deadline of their acceptance.

 

 

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