On average, approximately 1,000 Tommies study abroad each year. This means that at St. Thomas, 56% of undergraduate students study abroad by graduation. And to give you a little context, nationally, this number is 10%. We’re proud to say St. Thomas is ranked 8th in the nation for undergraduate participation.
According to the Career Development Center’s First Destinations survey for the 2010-2014 graduating classes, students who studied abroad reported full-time employment at rates that were 20% higher than the overall St. Thomas population.
In a recent St. Thomas alumni survey, study abroad was ranked #1 as the most impactful experience during a students four years at the university.
Students studied in 47 different countries through:
69 Semester/Year Programs
15 Summer Programs
58 J-Term Programs
2 Academic Year Programs
Over 90% of St Thomas study abroad students fulfill specific major, minor and core requirements. With advance planning, students can fulfill requirements for ANY major while overseas.
4.Communications & Journalism