Eligibility and Application Requirements

All students applying to BMCC Study Abroad Programs must meet the following requirements at the time of application:

  • Matriculated and enrolled at an accredited college or university
  • Completion of 12 college credits and the prerequisites for the desired study abroad program
  • Overall GPA of 2.75 or higher

We encourage students of all citizenships to apply!  International students on an F-1 visa will work with the International Student Services Office at BMCC to secure the necessary immigration documents to reenter the United States.

Non-BMCC students: work with your home school Registrar to obtain an e-Permit for a BMCC Study Abroad Course.

Deadlines for BMCC Summer Study Abroad Programs:

  • Study Abroad Application: February 18, 2020
  • Letters of Recommendation: February 24, 2020
  • Program Deposit of $250: March 23, 2020
  • Remaining Program Fee: April 6, 2020

Application: opens December 2019

Students must submit the following by the application deadline:

  • Online Application (BMCC students will need to use their BMCC log-in information)
  • Non-BMCC students submit a different application.
  • Unofficial or official transcript uploaded to application
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation
    • List recommender’s information in the online application, and the recommender will be prompted to submit an electronic reference by the deadline.
    • At least one recommendation must be from a faculty member. The second may be from an Academic Advisor or College Administrator with whom the student has worked closely.

Get Ahead:

  • Learn how financial aid and scholarships work for study abroad.
  • Complete the SPARC Online Training – if admitted to study abroad, this will be required to secure your spot in the program. Log into Blackboard to access the training.
  • Renew or get a new passporta valid passport is not required to apply for study abroad, but if admitted, you will need one immediately. Passports must be valid for at least 6 months beyond the end date of the program.

Study Abroad

199 Chambers Street, Room S-750A
New York, NY 10007
Email: jlevin@bmcc.cuny.edu
Phone: (212) 776-6429

Office Hours:
9 a.m.–5 p.m.