• Study Abroad

  • Contact Us

    International & Off-Campus Programs
    MS-C1927
    Hamline University
    1536 Hewitt Ave
    Saint Paul, MN 55104

    iocp@hamline.edu

    P:651-523-2245
    F:651-523-2497

  • Eligibility requirements

    Eligibility Requirements for Studying Abroad

    Undergraduate Semester and Year-Long Programs

    • It is expected that all students have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better at the time of application. However, the IOCP faculty committee reserves the right to waive the requirement in exceptional or extraordinary circumstances. These circumstances must be addressed in your personal essay and in letters of recommendation.
    • Students must have already declared a major or must be in the process of declaring a major.
    • Students may apply to participate in programs that take place as early as the second semester of sophomore year, or as late as the first semester of senior year. Transfer students may apply to participate in programs that take place during their third semester at Hamline. (Reminder: applications are due approximately one year in advance.)
    • Students must have strong academic references and well-articulated reasons for studying abroad.
    • Students must have the appropriate language skills if choosing a program that requires proficiency in a language other than English (only applicable to certain programs).
    • Students may not participate in study abroad programs if
      • the student is on residential probation
      • the student has an outstanding judicial hearing with the University, or
      • there is a financial hold on the student’s account

    Undergraduate J-Term and May Term Programs

    • Prior to application for May term courses, students must already be registered for a minimum of 12 credits and a maximum of 16 credits before the May term course is added to the student's spring schedule. 
    • Students may not participate in study abroad programs if
      • the student is on academic or residential probation
      • the student has an outstanding judicial hearing with the University, or
      • there is a financial hold on the student’s account

    Undergraduate Summer Programs

    • Students must meet the program provider’s qualifications in terms of GPA requirement, language proficiency, class standing and prerequisites.
    • The study abroad program must be pre-approved by Hamline
    • Students may not participate in a study abroad program if
      • the student is on academic or residential probation
      • the student has an outstanding judicial hearing with the University, or
      • there is a financial hold on the student’s account

    MBA Seminars and Graduate Summer Programs

    • Students may not participate in an international or domestic study program while on academic or residential probation.
    • Students who have a financial hold on their student account at the time of the application deadline will have three days to resolve the issue to the satisfaction of the Financial Aid Office or they will not be allowed to participate in the course; it is recommended that students make sure they have paid their bill prior to applying.
    • Students applying for non-MBA summer programs must meet their program provider’s qualifications in terms of GPA requirement, language proficiency, class standing and prerequisites.
    • Students applying for MBA Seminars must have completed Module 3 of the MBA program prior to travel, or obtain instructor’s permission in advance 

    Internships

    • It is expected that all students have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better at the time of application.
    • Students must meet the program provider’s qualifications in terms of GPA requirement, language proficiency, class standing and prerequisites.
    • The study abroad program must be pre-approved by Hamline
    • Students may not participate in a study abroad program if
      • the student is on academic or residential probation
      • the student has an outstanding judicial hearing with the University, or
      • there is a financial hold on the student’s account