November 18, 2017
4.6 - 351 Reviews

Study Abroad in Ecuador

Ecuador is a country in South America, located directly on the equator, by which it gets its name. Approximately 3,500 American students will study abroad in Ecuador each year. Its capital was declared a National Heritage Site by UNESCO in the 1970s for having the best preserved and least altered historic center in Latin America making it one of the more popular places to study abroad.

Top Cities to Study Abroad

1. Quito 140 reviews
2. Galapagos Islands 47 reviews
3. Guayaquil 23 reviews
4. Cuenca 22 reviews
5. Traveling 18 reviews
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Study Abroad in Ecuador - Featured Programs

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Study Abroad Reviews for Semester at Sea: Traveling - Semester at Sea
Semester at Sea: Traveling - Semester at Sea
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Semester at Sea is the only study abroad program of its kind in the world. Using a ship as our floating campus, Semester at Sea's around-the-world and regional itineraries...

4.7

30 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for IES Abroad: Quito - IES Abroad in Quito
IES Abroad: Quito - IES Abroad in Quito

Sit back, relax, and dream about the adventures that await you in Ecuador. First, imagine exploring Quito’s vibrant neighborhoods and admiring the beautiful colonial Spani...

4.6

28 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for SIT Study Abroad: Ecuador - Comparative Ecology and Conservation
SIT Study Abroad: Ecuador - Comparative Ecology and Conservation

Explore tropical ecosystems, conduct biological fieldwork, and study conservation efforts in Ecuador, one of the world's most biodiverse countries.This program studies bio...

4.3

14 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for IES Abroad: Galápagos Islands Direct Enrollment - GAIAS
IES Abroad: Galápagos Islands Direct Enrollment - GAIAS

There’s a reason why many of the world’s most famous scientists have visited the Galápagos Islands—now it’s your turn to discover one of the world’s most beautiful and bio...

4.6

9 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for SIT Study Abroad: Ecuador - Development, Politics and Languages
SIT Study Abroad: Ecuador - Development, Politics and Languages

Study Ecuador's development processes while considering the relationship between power and discourse as the country's multilingual and multiethnic populations strive for s...

4.9

8 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for AIFS: Galapagos Islands – Universidad San Francisco de Quito
AIFS: Galapagos Islands – Universidad San Francisco de Quito

Spend a summer session or January term with AIFS in the stunning Galápagos Islands of Ecuador. Earn 3 credits taking the course, Ecosystems and Biodiversity in the Galápag...

4.5

4 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for Pachaysana Institute: Ecuador - Rehearsing Change
Pachaysana Institute: Ecuador - Rehearsing Change

A semester-long, community-based study abroad program in Ecuador (fall semesters in Quito, spring semesters in the Amazon).  Like no other program in the world, we offer F...

4.9

5 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for Universidad San Francisco de Quito: Quito - Direct Enrollment & Exchange
Universidad San Francisco de Quito: Quito - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

The mission of the Office of International Programs (OPI) is to provide services and resources to all international students that come to the university and to facilitate ...

3.9

5 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for IPSL: Guayaquil - Study Abroad + Service Learning in Ecuador
IPSL: Guayaquil - Study Abroad + Service Learning in Ecuador

Re-Think Study Abroad! Cultural Immersion through volunteering. IPSL students in Guayaquil encounter dramatic contrasts between wealth and poverty and the social issues...

3.5

3 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for KEI Abroad in Guayaquil, Ecuador
KEI Abroad in Guayaquil, Ecuador

Ecuador is your portal to South American life, food and culture! Guayaquil, the largest city in Ecuador and the country's commercial center, is an hour drive from tropical...

3.8

4 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for Ailola Lingua: Quito - Spanish Language & Volunteer Programs in Quito
Ailola Lingua: Quito - Spanish Language & Volunteer Programs in Quito

Studying abroad in another country will be a once in a life-time experience which you shouldn't miss. Not only do our study-abroad programs in another country add the elem...

5.0

2 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for ISEP Exchange: Ecuador - Universidad Casa Grande
ISEP Exchange: Ecuador - Universidad Casa Grande

The Universidad Casa Grande offers two campuses that students can attend, the Guayaquil campus, and the Cuenca campus. Due to the distance between the two campuses, studen...

4.3

2 reviews