First-Year Study Abroad Programs

For over 20 years, freshman study abroad has been a defining experience at Arcadia University. Our first-year programs are recognized as pioneering in the field of international education. Arcadia makes the world our classroom. Our campus community extends around world. 

Arcadia is committed to a global mission and subsidizes Preview to ensure all students have such an opportunity. The cost to students in the previous year was $595, which covered airfare, housing, and programming.

Experience Preview

Through Arcadia’s First-Year Study Abroad Experience (FYSAE), you can spend either fall or spring semester of your freshman year in London, England, or Stirling, Scotland. Arcadia invites a select group of freshmen to apply.

First-Year Study Abroad Experience (FYSAE)

Learning Outside the Classroom

“In my ‘Literature of London’ course, we went out into the city to see what we were reading firsthand. We walked the same route Mrs. Dalloway takes in Virginia Woolf’s famous novel of the same name. It was great to see the literature we studied in class come to life while we were in the city.”

- Ashley Hable GLOBAL MEDIA MAJOR, FYSAE LONDON