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What is Semester at Sea?
With the world as its classroom and more than 55 years of experience, Semester at Sea integrates multiple-country study, interdisciplinary coursework and hands-on field experience for meaningful engagement in the global community.
Over a 100-day voyage on a shipboard campus, students are offered a wide variety of coursework from 20 – 25 fields of study that are integrated with relevant field classes in up to a dozen countries, allowing for an experiential, comparative education that is truly global.
On average, each voyage travels:
- 10+ destinations
- 3-4 continents
- 20,000-25,000 nautical miles
- 100-105 days
Where do we sail?
Featured Voyage: Fall 2021
Amsterdam, Iceland, Poland, Sweden, Kiel Canal transit, Ireland, Portugal, Morocco, Spain, Greece, Israel, Suez Canal transit, India, United Arab Emirates
Who Can Apply?
Traditional Undergraduate Admission Requirements:
- Enrolled full-time in a degree-granting institution
- Completed at least 12 credits at the post-secondary level
- At least a 2.5 cumulative GPA
- If below a 2.5, additional evidence of academic support may be requested to review an application holistically, such as an academic explanation and an academic letter of recommendation
- In good academic standing and not of disciplinary probation at time of embarkation
Non-Traditional Student Admission Requirements:
- International Student Admission Requirements
- Gap Year Student Admission Requirements
- Post-baccalaureate Student Admission Requirements
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