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There are many things to consider when deciding on a study abroad program.  Attend our Study Abroad 101 to learn about how study abroad works then meet with your Study Abroad Adviser to discuss everything from courses, finances, and housing! 

Click here for more information regarding our Study Abroad Phases and everything you need to know about your study abroad process. 

Eligibility Requirements

In order to study abroad as an OU student, you must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • Be  in good academic and Student Conduct standing at OU and remain in good standing throughout the duration of the program; student conduct checks will be done once an application has been opened
  • Be enrolled full-time at OU the semester prior to the study abroad term
  • Have completed 2 semesters of college-level course work in residence as a full-time student on a college and/or university campus
  • Be a degree-seeking student at the time of study abroad


The full Study Abroad Eligibility Policy can be found here (PDF).

The Study Abroad Policy on Completing Materials can be viewed here (PDF).

Study Abroad Full Time Enrollment Petition Form