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Study Abroad and W'International


Our signature W’International Program allows eligible juniors to study abroad for 10 days for $1,500. We offer new and challenging topics and destinations developed by the faculty each year.

Other programs may be approved for Wingate University credit. Examples include:

  • Approved internships
  • Approved summer programs


  • A passing grade in the seminar prior to the study abroad portion
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.5 by the beginning of the semester of participation
  • Full-time enrollment status during the semester of participation
  • Junior class standing (at least 57 credit hours earned)
  • No outstanding debt or encumbrances to Wingate University at the time of participation (clear up those library fines and parking tickets!)
  • Transfer students with junior class standing must have completed one semester as full-time Wingate University students

Did you know?

  • The W’International Program began in 1978. The program is heavily subsidized by the University to allow all Wingate students to have the opportunity to study abroad.
  • With the W’International Program, you can study abroad for 10 days for $1,500.
  • All W’International programs combine a semester-long course with a study abroad program. You must pass the course in order to study abroad. If you complete both portions (on-campus and study abroad), then you will receive 2 credits.
  • W’International programs have traveled to South Korea, Brazil, Cuba, the United Kingdom, Costa Rica, Cambodia, and Egypt–just to name a few! The courses and locations are submitted by faculty each year for selection by a review committee.
  • Students can sign up for the W’International program during their junior year (eligibility allowing).