Academic Exchange Students
Washington College hosts both semester and academic year exchange students from our international partner institutions.
Step 1: Check your eligibility
Meet with your home university’s international exchange/study abroad office and let them know you are interested in studying at Washington College and to verify that Washington College partners with your institution.
- Cumulative GPA of 3.0/4.0
- Non-native English speakers must provide language scores. Minimum scores: TOEFL: IBT 79, CB 213, paper 550
Step 2: Apply on time!
Once you are approved by your institution to study at Washington College, please complete our online application: https://washcollgeo.formstack.com/forms/exchange_app
The application will ask for you to upload the following:
- Letter of Recommendation (scan)
- WC’s Financial Certification Form
- Essay/Personal Statement
- Passport Page (scan)
- Official Transcript from home university (scan)
- WC’s Course Request Form
- Language Testing Scores (TOEFL or IELTS) (if applicable)
- WC’s Health Form
Fall and Academic-Year: March 25th
Spring: September 15th
You can expect to hear back from the Global Education Office (GEO) Team within 4 weeks of submitting your completed application.
If you are applying from Royal Holloway University of London and/or University of St. Andrews, click here to view a unique opportunity.
Washington College hires exchange students from select partner institutions to serve as language assistants during their time at Washington College. If you are interested in this, please talk with your home institution prior to completing the application: https://washcollgeo.formstack.com/forms/language_assistant_app
Step 3: Prepare for your visit!
Once you are accepted, please see our Resources for Current Students Page for information about your stay.