Spring 2019 Voyage on Waitlist

PLEASE NOTE: We are no longer accepting applications for the Spring 2019 Voyage. We encourage you to consider sailing on one of our future voyages such as Fall 2019: Canals and The Atlantic or Spring 2020: A Voyage of Discovery.


Semester at Sea requires students to meet our standards to cultivate a learning experience worthy of traveling the world.  Please take a moment to review what we are looking for in a student.

Traditional Undergraduate Student Requirements

  • 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, although in some cases, additional evidence of academic support may be requested to review an application holistically
  • Students must have their school’s judicial affairs office complete a disciplinary clearance form at time of application
  • Students must demonstrate their writing skills in a 300-500 word essay as indicated on the application

Non-Traditional Student Requirements

  • Are you an International Student? Click here for application steps and resources.
  • Are you a Gap Year student? Click here for your admissions checklist.
  • Do you wish to sail as a post-graduate student? Click here for eligibility and application information.