• Non-Monmouth Programs Information

    Monmouth University encourages study abroad as an excellent means of globalizing one’s education. Qualified students can participate in study abroad through:

    • The Monmouth University programs in London, Sydney, Cadiz, and Florence
    • Any program offered by an approved or accredited U.S. institution of higher education

    Students who plan to study abroad in a program at Regents University London, Macquarie University in Sydney, University of Andalucía in Cádiz, and Lorenzo de’ Medici in Florence must do so through the Monmouth University programs. No permission will be granted for study abroad at these four institutions unless the student is registered for the MU program.

    Study abroad satisfies the experiential education requirement provided that a minimum of six credits are successfully completed. Regardless of where a student studies abroad, it is important to communicate with your advisor about the particular experiential education requirements of your degree program.

    Qualifications for study abroad through non-Monmouth programs include:

    • At least sophomore status (a minimum of 29 credit hours earned)
    • Minimum GPA of 2.75
    • Not on academic probation
    • Not on judicial probation

    Important notes:

    1. Only outside the major requirements or ‘free’ elective credits will be accepted
    2. Students cannot be within 32 credit hours of graduation to participate. Typically, this means students cannot have completed more than 96 credit hours before studying abroad in a non-Monmouth program.
    3. Sponsoring school must be an accredited US college or university.

    How to Apply

    Students who choose the option of studying abroad under the auspices of other accredited programs must meet the study abroad criteria specified above and should also follow the guidelines as provided on the Study Abroad: Non-Monmouth Program form available from e-FORMS. The e-FORM will be electronically routed for approvals, with an e-mail confirmation when all approvals have been obtained. The final e-mail approval will include a copy of the approved form so the student can provide a copy to the host institution. Written approval from the Registrar MUST be received prior to commencing study abroad.

    Students who execute a financial aid consortium agreement will have actual grades and credits posted on their Monmouth transcript. The grades will be calculated into the GPA. If the student does not use a financial aid consortium agreement, the courses will be posted as transfer (“T”) credit for all grades earned of “C” or better. There is no GPA impact with “T” grades.

    Students planning to attend a foreign institution must do so utilizing the services of an American college or university. Students are required to have the host school send an official transcript to the Office of the Registrar. Students considering this opportunity should consult with Ms. Karen Mahoney in the Office of the Registrar, Wilson Hall, Room 208, or call 732-263-5246.