Off-Campus Study Programs

Studying abroad is about much more than just having a great travel experience – it can produce significant returns on your investment in your academic, personal, & professional life.

NCU Summer Trips

Dankook Summer

Study Abroad

NCU Faculty SUMMER Program

Every summer, NCU faculty lead short-term study abroad experiences to various locations for approximately 3 weeks.

The program includes:

  • 3-6 NCU semester credits
  • Airfare and transportation
  • Housing and meals
  • Excursion costs (i.e. entrance fees)



Cost: Approx. $4,700
Trip Dates: Summer 2020
Faculty: Dr. Nani Skaggs and Dr. Brian Kaelin


Cost: Approx. $2,690
Trip Dates: Summer 2020
Faculty: Dr. Ron Palmer


Cost: Approx. $4,890
Trip Dates: Summer 2021
Faculty: Dr. Agam Iheanyi-Igwe


Cost: Approx. $4,400
Trip Dates: Summer 2021
Faculty: Dr. Brian Kaelin and Dr. James Watson

Dankook Summer

Students spend approximately two months on this exchange program to Dankook University (located outside of Seoul, South Korea). Students will teach English to local Korean students and take two 3 credit classes, taught in English.

General Information:

Students are housed in double- occupancy dorm housing for the duration of the program. Optional field trips and cultural activities (organized by Dankook summer staff) are available for an additional fee.


The program fee of $2, 712 includes the following:

  • 6 semester credits Dorm housing for the duration of the program
  • Korean-style breakfast for duration of the program
  • Reimbursement of airfare upon completion of English Village teaching program

Study Abroad

Students are also able to study abroad during the Fall or Spring semester. Meet with the Off-Campus Study Program Coordinator for more information and to pick a location and program.

Some examples of destinations are:

  • Australia
  • China
  • Costa Rica
  • England
  • Nashville
  • Uganda

Financial Aid:

Financial aid may be available, talk with your Financial Aid counselor. Off-Campus Study Program scholarship available for a limited number of eligible students each year.

Degree Requirements:

Students should consult their academic advisor and the off-campus study program coordinator to discuss the application of credit towards degree requirements.

Important Dates for NCU Trips

Application Deadlines:

Fall 2018

  • Oct 27, 2017: Priority Consideration
  • Dec 1, 2017: Final Deadline


Spring 2019

  • Feb 16, 2018: Priority Consideration
  • Apr 27, 2018: Final Deadline


Summer 2019

  • Sept 21, 2018: Priority Consideration
  • Oct 28, 2018: Final Deadline


Fall 2019

  • Oct 28, 2018: Priority Consideration
  • Dec 7, 2018: Final Deadline


Deposit Deadlines:

Summer 2018

  • October 27, 2017: 1st deposit due
  • January 19, 2018: 2nd deposit due


Summer 2019

  • October 28, 2018: 1st deposit due
  • January 18, 2019: 2nd deposit due

For additional information contact: