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Study Abroad Programs

Program selection is one of the most exciting and important parts of the study away process and will ensure a successful experience. There are many options available both at SUNY Plattsburgh and throughout the SUNY system, so it is important to take time to research program options carefully. 

Choosing A Program

One of the first steps of program selection is to think about why you want to study away and what you hope to gain from the experience. Making a list of goals or answering some of the questions below may help you select a program because you will be able to identify the aspects of studying away that are most important to you.

  • Do you want to learn or develop a second language?
  • Would you like to take classes at a university that offers different courses than your home university?
  • Are you interested in studying in a country where you want to travel and learn more about the culture?
  • What size university or program best suits you?

Additional Considerations 

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