Study Abroad

Students are encouraged to consider studying abroad to gain international experience and an appreciation of different cultures. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required to be considered for Study Abroad. For details on how to apply, schedule an appointment with SHA’s Cornell Abroad Advisor, in 180 Statler Hall, or visit the CU Abroad office in 300 Caldwell Hall, or log onto


1. Grades on transcripts from abroad are not incorporated in the Cornell University cumulative GPA.

2. Students are expected to take 15 credits when abroad. This is viewed as a full load with the university. If students only take 12 credit hours abroad, they will be awarded only 12 credit hours on their transcript.

3. Students must take courses for a letter grade (no S-U designations).