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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:

  • 10-12 destinations
  • 4 continents
  • 20,000-25,000 nautical miles
  • 100-105 days
Academic Partner: Colorado State University
Students can earn 12-15 academic credits from Colorado State University during the voyage.

Where do we sail?

Next Voyage: Fall 2019

Fall 2019 Voyage: Poland, Kiel Canal Transit, Portugal, Spain, Croatia, Morocco, Ghana, Brazil, Trinidad and Tobago, Panama Canal Transit, Ecuador, Costa Rica

 

Who Can Apply?

  • Students must be enrolled full-time in a degree-granting program at an accredited college/university (domestic or international)
  • Students must have completed at least one full term at the post-secondary level
  • Students must demonstrate at least a 2.5 cumulative GPA and be in good academic standing
  • Students must have their school’s judicial affairs office complete a disciplinary clearance form at the time of application
  • Students must demonstrate their writing skills in a 300-500 word essay as indicated on the application

See additional requirements for International Students, Gap Year Students, and Post Graduate Students.

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Are you interested in Semester at Sea but not quite ready to apply?  Let us know and one of our admission counselors will answer any questions you might have.

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