Value of Study Abroad
"Overwhelming numbers of graduates who have studied abroad agree that the experience enhanced their interest in academic work, helped them acquire important career "skill sets", and continued for decades to influence their perspectives on world events" (Abraham Lincoln Study Abroad Fellowship Program, 2005)
Study abroad can be a powerful education tool. Research shows these experiences continue to impact students' lives for years. Just as international students in the United States will some day be in positions of world leadership, so will U.S. domestic students. Maricopa College's study abroad programs prepare American students to be confident communicators with people from other cultures in other countries and continue to serve as goodwill ambassadors.