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To be eligible for an education abroad experience, students must meet Drake University requirements, as well as any program specific requirements. For example, some programs may require that you have a certain major, be a junior or senior, or have a higher GPA requirement.

General Eligibility Criteria

  1. Sophomore standing or above
  2. Minimum 2.5 GPA
  3. Pass Drake University's disciplinary check
  4. Complete Drake International's online application before the deadline
  5. Attend the in-person Pre-Departure Orientation Session
  6. Complete and pass the Health and Safety blackboard course
  7. Attend any Drake Program meetings hosted by Drake faculty (if participating in a Drake Program abroad)
  8. Meet any other program specific requirements (varies per program)
  9. Maintain the Drake Code of Conduct before departure and while traveling abroad