Why Study Abroad?

View two separate videos and hear what CMC students are saying.


Off-Campus Study Office Staff

The study abroad mission of the Office of Off-Campus Study at Claremont McKenna College is to connect students to off-campus academic and cultural immersion experiences that support their personal, professional, and intellectual development in a globalized world. Our goal is to assist students in developing intercultural communication, cultural awareness, scholarship, and leadership skills in order to enhance their ability to navigate and succeed in their academic, personal, and professional endeavors.

“Go abroad with an open mind. Inevitably, not everything goes according to plan. Some of the most fun experiences that allowed me to grow as an individual occurred when I least expected it. Learning to be flexible helped me rise above some challenging moments when I had to take a step back and begin to appreciate the initially frustrating aspects of my host country. Lastly, finding a balance between school and free-time is a must, as overemphasizing one or the other can leave you feeling less-than-fulfilled.”
Kayla Nonn ’15, Trinity College in Rome

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