Studying off-campus in a program or university in another part of the world provides numerous educational and life-changing benefits that go far beyond your coursework. Off-campus programs allow students such as you with the chance to enhance their academic experiences through engaging in independent study, service, and personal development opportunities. You will learn more about cultures, language, and common practices as you meet and interact with people in a new setting.
Why spend time Off-Campus?
By leaving the shelter of familiar circumstances, students broaden their intellectual horizons and develop greater self-reliance. With an understanding of other cultures, students become dramatically more aware of the need to search for shared solutions to the problems confronting humankind.
Our students will enter and lead a world filled with complicated predicaments related to the environment, economy, food and energy resources, health, and ideological conflict. There is no better preparation to address these issues within a global community than a liberal arts degree from DePauw.
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Who goes Off-Campus?
Close to 90% of DePauw students graduate with credit from an off-campus experience. These statistics reflect the number of DePauw graduates with some form of off-campus experience credit. Off-campus programs include: semester study abroad programs, Management and Media Fellow internships and independent projects, and Winter Term.
|Graduating Class Year||Percent Earning Academic Credit Off-Campus|
|Class of 2011||88.2%|
|Class of 2012||90.8%|
|Class of 2013||89.3%|
Policies & Guidelines
As you begin to plan your off-campus experience, there are a variety of things you must take into consideration. To learn more, check out our Policies & Guidelines.
DePauw University is a member of The Forum on Education Abroad, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization recognized by the U.S. Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission as the Standards Development Organization for the field of education abroad. We adhere to the Standards of Good Practice and Code of Ethics.