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SEA Semester-Summer Programs in the Atlantic


Program Location At sea and various ports, Multiple Countries
Sponsor Sea Education Association
Program Type Co-sponsored
Course # SA 30049
Duration Summer
Upcoming Program Dates
To Be Announced

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Overview Purdue Credit
Eligibility Academics
Program Costs Financial Aid
Deadline Returnee Info
Resources
 

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Overview
SEA Semester-Summer Programs in the Atlantic

Sea Education Association (SEA) is a recognized leader in undergraduate ocean education. For more than 40 years and over one million nautical miles sailed, SEA has educated students about the world’s oceans through its fully accredited study abroad program, SEA Semester.

There are a few program options/classes during the summer sessions. Course offerings, course credits, prerequisites, and sailings/locations in and around the Atlantic Ocean differ depending on the five-week summer session. Please visit the SEA Semester website for details!

For more program information, please visit the program website. This program is sponsored by:Sea Education Association.

Eligibility

SEA Semester-Summer Programs in the Atlantic

The program is open to Purdue students who have completed at least two semesters of university study by the start of the program. Successful candidates will demonstrate academic success, maturity and a desire to experience another culture. No previous sailing experience is required.

Some classes have prerequisites. Please visit the SEA Semester website for more details.

GPA Requirement: 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
Language Requirement: none

Purdue Credit
Direct Credit available from the following: [College of Agriculture][College of Liberal Arts][College of Science]

If students complete courses while abroad from Purdue colleges that have not approved the program, they might be able to earn transfer credit for those courses. Students interested in pursuing transfer credit should discuss this with both their academic advisor and their study abroad advisor before applying to the program.

Academic Program

Students take one class during the five-week summer session. Please visit the SEA Semester website for course descriptions, credits, and any prerequisite requirements.

Estimated Program Costs

Students should carefully note what costs need to be paid to Purdue University or to a co-sponsor or agency, and what costs need to be paid at the overseas study location.  This will vary by program.

The Program Fee includes: tuition, accommodations, and meals. See the SEA website for more details.

Costs for this program are estimated and subject to change. The cost figures listed below are for: Summer 2015

Costs per term to be billed by Purdue and Co-sponsor
Program Fee$7,400.00
Study Abroad Fee$609.00
Housing$2,400.00
Purdue International Insurance (per month)$32.00
Program Discount for Purdue Students- $2,083.00

Approximate additional costs per term
To be paid by the student.
Round-trip Airfare$1,000.00
Miscellaneous Personal Expenses $0.00 -$225.00
Travel Documents (passport, photos)$175.00

Financial Aid
In order to qualify for financial aid (incl. loans), students need to register for at least six credits during the summer. Students needing to use Purdue financial aid in order to participate in this summer program will need to enroll in at least two or three more credits during the summer term at Purdue.

Purdue University financial aid may be applied to the costs of studying abroad. Students interested in receiving financial aid should

NOTE:  Recipients of certain tuition remission and scholarship programs should pay careful attention to the regulations for using those benefits for study abroad.  Ask your financial aid advisor about any limitations.

Click here for a list of scholarships and grants available to assist with the costs of studying overseas.

Application Deadlines

For full consideration, students must submit all supporting documents by the application deadline.  Popular programs fill quickly, often before the deadline.  To insure a place in a program, apply early.

As soon as a student submits an on-line application, a My Study Abroad account is created. Applicants should consult this page often to check on the status of the application.

Program Application Deadline
Most Summer Programs Mar 1


Returnees Information
SEA Semester-Summer Programs in the Atlantic

Click below to search for Purdue students who have participated in this program and are willing to be contacted.  If you get no results, you can use the search form to find people who studied in the country you are interested in.

Resources

The websites listed below contain information about this program. The accuracy of information at external sites cannot be guaranteed.


For more information on this program, please contact the Study Abroad Office by phone (765) 494-2383 or email studyabroad@purdue.edu.

Country map courtesy of The General Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin