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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 offer courses for all majors, field explorations in amazing destinations, e... read more

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OVERALL RATING 4.7
Based on 43 Reviews
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Instead of focusing on learning from one country, I got to understand the comparison of the countries we visited. The concept of the shipboard community has been one of my favorite part of this program. - Valparaiso University View Entire Review
I learned about my own privilege and drastic inequalities around the world. It was worthwhile as an introduction to these issues but not enough to fully understand (it might be almost impossible to fully understand). - University of Florida View Entire Review
My time with Semester at Sea was the most incredible thing I have ever done - I made the best friends I have ever had, saw the most beautiful, unknown places, fell in the love with the most unexpected countries, realized that people are people and love is love no matter where you are in the world, have a never ending itch to kee... - Vanguard University of Southern California View Entire Review
My experience was absolutely worth while. I learned a lot about education systems around the world that I keep in mind while training to become a teacher in the US. I also learned many insights about lots of different countries and was able to learn how different places interact. I also learned a ton from listening to my peers s... - University of Maine - Orono View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with Semester at Sea: Traveling - Semester at Sea
Friends and experiences that last a lifetime! - Arizona State University View Entire Review
October 15, 2014 Financial Aid
Different cultures - CUNY - Hunter College View Entire Review
August 15, 2014 Once In A Lifetime
I learned so much from my experience abroad especially about the cultures and the places we visited. It gave me a much better world view. - Plymouth State University View Entire Review
I learned so much in different disciplines, but the biggest lesson I learned was that I am part of something so much bigger than myself. I do believe I gained a more global perspective after completing a Semester at Sea. - University of Nebraska - Lincoln View Entire Review
June 17, 2014 Life Changing
Learning about multiple cultures better prepared me for the expanding global economy. - Webber International University View Entire Review
April 29, 2014 Wow
This program was so worthwhile, seeing the world from a whole new perspective. - University of Maine at Orono View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with Semester at Sea: Traveling - Semester at Sea
Stay outside your comfort zone. Learn from your mistakes. Leave nothing behind. Most worthwhile experience I have ever had. - University of Scranton View Entire Review
American reputations abroad are there for a reason. - Ithaca College View Entire Review
Words cannot describe how much I gained/learned from Semester At Sea. If it was up to me, I would make everyone embark on this voyage. Definitely worthwhile and far beyond! - Indiana University - Bloomington View Entire Review
September 07, 2015 Experience Of A Lifetime
This trip opened my eyes to parts of the world I never thought I would see, introduced me to many cultures, and connected me with so many incredible people from all over the world. - College of Charleston View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with Semester at Sea: Traveling - Semester at Sea
SO IMPACTFUL. Get ready to have all your beliefs challenged and to question your role in the wider world. - Elmhurst College View Entire Review
I gained many things from my semester at sea but what I learned that I think will stick with me is how universal this world is. It was amazing to see how easy it was too connect with people from other cultures. I have gained more of a want to learn about the different cultures and communities that make up our world and I am inte... - Indiana University - Bloomington View Entire Review
What I gained can't even be put into words. I gained confidence in myself, the best relationships I've every had, a love of the world around me, and so much more. - Saint Louis University View Entire Review
I gained exposure to the world - None View Entire Review
i learned how to be myself. i found the courage to travel and talk to locals and make friends. I had to throw my self into this program 100% to get everything from it. - University of Maine at Orono View Entire Review
The entire semester program was about global awareness as we went around the world. The experiential learning is unmatched. - University of Central Florida View Entire Review
Saying that Semester at Sea was worthwhile is a understatement. It was the most important, inspirational and incredible adventure I've ever been on. I learned so much about the world and about myself. Its hard to put this kind of experience into words because of how truly amazing every aspect of my voyage was. - Clemson University View Entire Review
That America is in its own little world. The trip was absolutely worthwhile - Trinity University View Entire Review
February 16, 2014 The World Is Our Campus
I learned about the immensely diverse cultural aspects of the rapidly globalizing world. It was certainly worthwhile. - University of Maine at Orono View Entire Review
I learned a lot about culture shock, that's for sure. I met a lot of great people that live all over the US and even in other countries that I'm still talking to, and it -was- worthwhile, but for the program expenses not so much. - University of Maine at Orono View Entire Review
globally cautious and aware street smart responsibility patience appreciation - Bentley University View Entire Review

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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 offer courses for all majors, field explorations in amazing destinations, engagement with global leaders and experts, and service opportunities in as many as 15 countries in one semester. Credit earned is fully transferable by the University of Virginia to your home university. SAS offers more than $4 million in financial aid each year. Don't miss the boat on our SAS scholarships and grants.

Since 1963, Semester at Sea has launched 110 voyages, educated more than 55,000 alumni from 1,700 institutions, and traveled to more than 60 countries. Learn more about your most valuable college semester at Semester at Sea's Website!

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Program Type(s):
Study Abroad
Program Length(s):
  • Fall
  • Spring
Instruction Language(s):
  • English
Language Requirement(s):
  • English
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • Liberal Arts, General Studies
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • International Relations
  • Sociology
  • International Business
  • Area, Ethnic and Group Studies
  • Area Studies
  • African Studies
  • East Asian Studies
  • European Studies
  • South Asian Studies
  • Southeast Asian Studies
  • Western European Studies
  • Spanish Language, Literature
  • Writing, General
  • Global Studies
  • Philosophy and Religious Studies
  • Religion / Religious Studies
  • Business
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
  • History
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
Minimum GPA:
2.75
Year Founded:
1963
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