You don't have to travel abroad to immerse yourself in a different culture. If international study is not in the cards, we offer domestic study away options, which build the skills you need to succeed in life and career.
Student Exchange Programs
We’re a member of the National Student Exchange, a consortium of nearly 170 accredited, baccalaureate-granting colleges and universities in the United States, Canada, Guam, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. NSE allows you to take your Widener financial aid and study away for one or two semesters and earn credits toward your major(s) and/or minor(s). Around 2,000 students study away through NSE each year.
Explored the entertainment and music business at Belmont University in Nashville
Traced the history of the civil rights movement at Samford University in Birmingham
Delved into meteorology or geography at Valparaiso University in Valparaiso, Indiana
Many other short-term cultural immersion programs also take place during spring break and the winter holidays. These faculty and/or staff-led programs incorporate service learning and cultural diversity. Enhanced cultural immersion programs include: