Why Study Abroad?
✔Enhance personal growth
✔Facilitate intercultural development
✔Develop a more sophisticated way of viewing the world
✔Stretch and strengthen academic, personal and social skills
✔Foster appreciation of societal differences such as language, social customs and economics
✔Enhance foreign language skills
✔Strengthen global competence
Where Can I Go?
Northeast State is a member of the Tennessee Consortium for International Studies
(TnCIS), Through TnCIS, Northeast State students can participate in study abroad courses lasting three to four weeks to earn college credit. All programs are offered after the spring graduation. Courses and locations vary each summer.
How Much Does it
Costs for study abroad courses are established and published on the TnCIS website each fall beginning October 1. Please visit
this website for more information regarding costs. Students accepted to TnCIS programs register and pay the program fee at Northeast State. This allows students to receive course credit directly from Northeast State and have it appear on their
What are the
application and payment deadlines?
The application deadline for Summer 2021 study abroad is February 11, 2021. All applications as well as the application fee must be received by this deadline. Students must apply
here. The $100 application fee should be paid at the Northeast State cashier window by the February 11, 2021 application deadline. The course payment deadline is March 5, 2021.
should I consider taking?
Students are encouraged to consult with their Academic Advisor about the benefits and feasibility of having study abroad as part of their Northeast State Program of Study. They should also contact Northeast State's TnCIS Representative, Nona Shepherd (
Is financial aid
available? What about scholarships?
If you are receiving financial aid and would like to discuss if and how funds can be used for study abroad, you must schedule an appointment to meet with a representative from the Financial Aid Office during the fall semester prior to your planned study abroad. Students may also apply for study abroad
scholarships through the college. The scholarship application deadline is February 1st.
How do I learn
more about Studying Abroad?
Contact Northeast State TnCIS Representative Nona Shepherd at
internationaled@NortheastState.edu for more information.
Attend a study abroad information session scheduled in the fall of each academic year.
Tennessee Consortium for International Studies Website.