Recognized Programs/Providers


Non-Rhodes programs′ policies may be different from Rhodes′ policies.

Be sure to become acquianted with all aspects of applying to these programs: deadlines, eligibility requirements, application materials, scholarship applications, and program fees and billing.  

There are differences between Rhodes and Non-Rhodes programs.

Specifically, grades earned on non-Rhodes programs are treated as transfer credit.  Also, while the Federal aid for which you are eligible can transfer to non-Rhodes program fees, Rhodes′ institutional aid only portable for Rhodes programs.  Students may apply for Study Abroad Scholarships, whether they are on Rhodes or non-Rhodes programs.  Read more about these differences on our Policy Pages

The following is the List of Recognized Programs/Providers.

Students are not restricted to the programs listed.  Students wishing to participate on a program that does not appear on the List of Recognized Programs/Providers must petition for approval to participate on the program.  Staff at the Buckman Center are able to explain the petition process.

Aquincum Institute of Technology (AIT) provides a unique English language study abroad experience for North American undergraduates majoring in computer science, software engineering, and related disciplines. AIT brings together globally-acclaimed scholars, designers, and entrepreneurs to provide an inspiring academic program with small classes (5 to 15 students in a typical class) that emphasize interactivity and creativity.

American Institute for Foreign Study (AIFS)
Undergraduates study with AIFS at one of 18 international campuses in 13 countries, offering high-quality, college-level courses in subject areas as diverse as Islamic Studies, French Cinema, business and engineering.

Guided by an Arabic Language Advisory Board and an Academic Consortium that represents a cross-section of U.S. higher education, AMIDEAST′s programs are designed to provide excellence in Arabic language study and area studies. Programs also include ample opportunities to interact with local university students and to reflect on the intercultural encounters in structured settings.

Academic Programs International offer a wide variety of courses in almost every major discipline and in various languages of instruction.  While courses are available in English in many locations, foreign language acquisition is also possible through high quality language and culture programs for all levels of language learners. API students take courses at a partner institution or university based in their host country.  Argentina, Chile, Costa Rica, England, France, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Poland, Qatar, Scotland, Spain, and UAE.

Arcadia University College of Global Studies
Has programs in: Australia, New Zealand, Greece, Italy, Spain, France, Ireland, United Kingdom (including England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland), South Africa, and Tanzania. Through the Alliance for Global Education, they offer programs in India and China.  Academic options include integrated study abroad, language and cultural immersion, academic internships, service learning, and honors programming.

Provides students with study abroad opportunities in China, Hong Kong, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, and Thailand. Students of all majors are welcome to apply, and no prior language skill is required; foreign language courses are strongly encouraged.

Offers integrated university programs in Australia and New Zealand.

Bard at CEU and Smolney

Bard-CEU seeks to contribute to the development of open societies in Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union by promoting a system of education in which ideas are creatively, critically, and comparatively examined.  With Bard-Smolney, students are instructed according to individualized plans, with opportunity to study a broad selection of possible subjects. The academic plan consists of thirty major fields, eight additional programs, and more than 300 different courses. 

Boston University International Programs
Best known for personalized internship programs, available in fields such as arts, business, communications, journalism, advertising, marketing, pre-law, international relations, NGOs, political science, psychology, and social policy.

Brown University Summer Studio Art Program in Pont-Aven
Brown University’s Summer Studio Art in Pont-Aven, France, is an intensive studio experience for foundation and advanced students at the Pont-Aven School of Contemporary Art.  The immersion setting and individual attention from faculty make this an ideal opportunity for students concentrating in the Arts.

CET Academic Programs
Offers study abroad programs in China, Vietnam, the Czech Republic, Italy and Spain. CET is known for its innovative programs emphasizing high academic standards, innovative approaches to teaching and careful student management.

China Studies Institute
This Beijing-based program is affiliated with American University. Courses (except advanced Chinese) are taught in English. Students can, together with Chinese peers, take courses on Chinese economics, business, politics, foreign policy, philosophy, history, art, literature, women′s studies, etc.; can immerse themselves in the Chinese language and culture; engage in internships at various institutions and corporations; and travel extensively throughout China.

College Year in Athens
Designed to guide students to a greater understanding and appreciation of Greece (ancient, medieval and modern) and the surrounding region, this program juxtaposes the history and contributions of ancient Greece with the Greece of today.

Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE)
Is a leading U.S. non-governmental international educational organization administering approximately 95 study abroad programs in 33 countries.

Danish Institute for Study Abroad (DIS)
DIS is an academically intense study program primarily for US students located in Copenhagen. Students choose from a number of semester, year, and summer programs in several fields of study.

EuroScholars European Undergraduate Research Opportunities
Utilizes the strength of the participating research intensive institutions in Europe, to provide a study abroad program that has a significant guided undergraduate research component.

IFE Internships in Francophone Europe
Combining an internship experience with study abroad programming, this organization is in France, as well as other parts of French-speaking Europe.

Institute for the International Education of Students (IES)
Offers quality study abroad programs in Asia, Australia, Europe, and South America.

Institute for Study Abroad-Butler University
Offers high quality integrated classroom options at institutions in Argentina, Australia, Costa Rica, Mexico, Ireland, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom.

Intercollegate Center for Classical Studies in Rome (ICCS)
ICCS was established in 1965 by representatives of ten American colleges and universities; the number of member institutions has now grown to over 100. It provides undergraduate students with an opportunity in Rome to study ancient history, archaeology, Greek and Latin literature, Italian language, and ancient art.

International Student Exchange Program - ISEP (Exchange and Direct)
ISEP Exchange offers multilateral exchanges in over 300 colleges and universities in 42 countries.  Need based financial aid and scholarships granted by Rhodes apply to these exchange programs. Students participating on these exchanges pay tuition, room and board to Rhodes and receive financial aid as if they were at Rhodes. Credit is treated as transfer credit.

ISEP Direct allows students to study abroad at their locations by paying a program fee to ISEP.  In some cases, the fee includes only tuition, and housing and meals are extra.  In other cases, the fee includes all three.  No institutional aid is available for ISEP Direct, though applicable federal and state aid does apply for semester- or year-long programs.  The total cost for these programs vary.  When comparing costs, be sure to calculate that an ISEP Direct does NOT allow your institutional aid to travel with you.

International Studies Abroad (ISA)
ISA provides quality international education opportunities to students looking to expand their knowledge of global culture and language. Our programs are designed to maximize student learning abroad, while providing support and academic guidance throughout all phases of the study abroad process.

International Sustainable Development Studies Institute - Thailand
Academically challenging and intensely experiential, ISDSI courses are expeditions into the cultures and ecology of Thailand. Each course is focused on understanding sustainable development and is designed in collaboration with local communities. Integrating both the social and natural sciences, students may work on an organic farm alongside villagers while learning about agroecosystems, visit remote forest trails in the mountains with upland people in order to study indigenous forest management, learn about oceans, reefs and fishing communities, or meet with village elders while studying ethnoecology.

Lancaster University
Lancaster has many years of experience in understanding the academic background and needs of students studying abroad. Lancaster has exchange agreements with universities in EU countries, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong and Singapore.

Lexia International
Lexia’s programs are located in urban centers around the world. The programs emphasize student engagement in active, reflective learning, small, individualized classes, affiliations with local academic institutions and an independent academic research project. Most programs can be described as area and culture studies with a language component.

School for Field Study (SFS)
The School for Field Study is an environmental study abroad program, combining hands-on environmental studies with scientific research to develop sustainable solutions to critical environmental problems. SFS students work with communities to discover practical ways to manage their natural resources.

School for International Training (SIT)
SIT programs use a field-based approach to achieve genuine cultural immersion. Each program is organized around a theme and includes intensive language study, home stays, thematic and field seminars an independent study project. SIT offers over 80 semester and summer programs in Africa, Asia and the Pacific, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, and the Middle East.

SEA Semester
SEA Semester has been a leader in off-campus study and is focused on marine science, maritime culture, and environmental studies. These study abroad programs challenge students intellectually and physically by combining a sailing experience with study of the deep ocean and the interactions of humans and the sea.

Semester at Sea
Semester at Sea′s worldwide itineraries offer rigorous coursework coupled with field assignments, service learning in 8-12 international destinations, and the skills necessary to compete in today′s rapidly globalizing world.  As rooms aboard ship come in differing fee schedules, it is STRONGLY suggested that students apply to this program up to a year in advance in order to have the best chance of securing a berth within your particular budget.

School of Russian and Asian Studies (SRAS)
SRAS is a team of consultants and advisers dedicated to educational opportunities in Russia and Eurasia. They have studied within the Russian educational system and have worked closely with institutions for several years to identify programs of interest and value to international students.

St. Louis University - Madrid Campus
This program has been developed to offer undergraduates a study abroad experience for either one semester or one year. Students can choose from a wide range of courses and programs to create their own program of study, while fulfilling their home university’s requirements in Madrid. Select courses are offered in Spanish and English.

Syracuse University
Syracuse University currently operates 7 overseas centers: Beijing, Florence, Hong Kong, London, Madrid, Santiago and Strasbourg.