Nearly 60 percent of Macalester students participate in study away programs. Our staff is available to help you select the best program for your educational goals. We strive to ensure that study away experiences reflect the core values of Macalester -- scholarship, internationalism, multiculturalism, and service to society.

Apply For 2018-2019 Study Away

Applications are currently closed. To apply for study away in either semester of the 2018-2019 academic year will open in early September, 2017. The deadline for submitting applications will be early December, 2017.

First Things First—Getting Started

  • From now to August 2017: 
  • Starting in September 2017: 
    • Attend a First Steps Session
    • Fill out an Advising Application

Monday-Friday: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

SUMMER HOURS (May 15-Aug 25)
Monday-Thursday: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m.-12 noon

  • 90

    Approved programs on six continents.

  • 76

    Percentage of students for whom financial aid applies to their study away program.

  • 29

    Percentage of students who conduct research while away.

  • 74

    Percentage of students who are immersed in a language other than their own.