Semester and Summer Programs

Application Steps

Requirements and Instructions

Criteria for Acceptance into Programs

  • Minimum 2.5 GPA (Higher for some locations and programs)
  • Minimum of 24 credits completed by program date (sophomore, or higher grade level)
  • Good standing with the Office of Student Affairs
  • Adequate financial resources and/or financial aid to cover necessary expenses
  • No outstanding balances on student account at Liberty University
  • Signed Liberty Assumption of Risk and Participation Agreement
  • Passport copy (current for at least 6 months beyond program end)

Please refer to each partner organization for requirements within the individual programs.

Application Instructions

  1. Research our programs, noting which locations offer courses related to your major.
  2. Send us an email letting us know when you wish to study abroad and what you wish to study, and when you are available to meet for an appointment with the Liberty University Office of International Education & Internships.
  3. Submit an application for the affiliate program of your choice.
  4. Submit your Liberty University Study Abroad online application by finding your desired program and clicking "Apply Now" on this site. 

    Through that online application, you can:
  5. Schedule an appointment with your Academic or Professor Advisor, receiving academic clearance and a copy of your Degree Completion Plan.
  6. Submit a recommendation to Community Life for review regarding your conduct history at Liberty through the online application.
  7. Schedule a second meeting with the Office of International Education & Internships to review courses to take while abroad to have approved by the Registrar and/or your Department.
  8. Submit a completed Course Approval Form to Registrar.
  9. Schedule an appointment with a Study Abroad Financial Aid Counselor, taking note of any details regarding loans, grants, or available scholarships.
  10. Attend the pre-departure meeting.