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FAQs: Requirements + Eligibility

Am I eligible to study abroad?
Undergraduate Students:
  • Maintain at least a 3.0 GPA
  • Complete a second year of study at Pratt
  • Be a Junior during the exchange semester (completed 58-97 credits prior to exchange)
Transfer Students:
  • Meet the UG requirements
  • GPA must reflect at least one semester’s attendance at Pratt
  • Approval from Department Chair
Change of Major:
  • Meet UG requirements
  • Applicant cannot be on academic probation at time of exchange
  • GPA and portfolio must reflect at least one semester of study in new major
  • Must have two full semesters remaining upon return to Pratt (minimum 12cr/semester)
Graduate Students:
  • Maintain at least a 3.0 GPA
  • Complete one year of study at Pratt

Do I have to study in my major?
Yes. Study abroad programs are intended for students to receive course credit for the classes they take abroad to contribute to their major at Pratt.

How competitive is it to be nominated to study abroad?
The quantity of exchange program applications received by our office varies based on the location of the program, the majors it is open to, and the term in which the exchange will take place. For F18 + S19 semesters, we received a combined total of approximately 80 student applications across all exchange programs.