The Office of Education Abroad is NMSU’s international launchpad. We’re here to assist students (undergraduate, graduate, Ph. D), faculty, staff, and community members with planning for study, volunteer, and internships abroad. Whether you want to study Spanish for a couple of weeks in Costa Rica, or spend a year working on your Engineering capstone in Denmark, we’ve got you covered. Our advisors have over 20 years combined experience in the field. We’re here to get you there!
What is Study Abroad?
Simply defined, Study Abroad is a program in which students attend school in a country outside the United States and receive academic credit toward their major. At New Mexico State University we offer nine types of study abroad:
|Program Type||Time Period||Cost||Credits*||Viewing the Wider World|
|Pathways||One semester||Varies by Program||Major Credit||Studying abroad for four weeks or longer waives one Viewing the Wider World credit requirement.|
|Exchange||One to two semesters||In-State Tuition||Major Credit, General Course Credit, Intensive Language Credit|
|ISEP Exchange||One to two semesters||In-State Tuition, Housing and Meals||Major Credit, General Course Credit, Intensive Language Credit|
|Direct||Two weeks to two semesters||Variable||Major Credit, General Course Credit, Intensive Language Credit|
|Short Term||Two weeks or longer, you generally choose how long you want to go.||Paid by the week or month||Major Credit, General Course Credit, Intensive Language Credit|
|Intensive Language||Two weeks to two semesters||Varies by Program||Intensive Language Credit, Other credits depending on major|
|Faculty-Led International Programs (FLiP)||One to four weeks||Variable||Major Credit, General Course Credit|
|Internships||Variable||Variable||Variable, please speak with an advisor|
|*All credit comes back as non-graded transfer credit, unless you are participating in certain intensive language or FLiP programs.|
|Click on a Program Type to explore available options!|