College Study Abroad Programs
Suggested Ages 18+Enroll with Dragons for a semester Study Abroad program. Building on Dragons 25+ years of implementing experiential and cross cultural educational programs, students complete one semester of college-level coursework while also developing language competence, regional knowledge, intercultural leadership abilities, and research skills. College Study Abroad students enroll in 12-16 semester credits. Each semester program offers four college-level courses (4 credits each), allowing students to take a regular semester course load. In addition to the classroom work, Dragons Study Abroad programs are intentionally designed to help students build practical skills to navigate the world with greater self-awareness and inter-cultural fluency. Dragons’ College Study Abroad Programs work in partnership with Naropa University in Boulder, Colorado. Naropa University is a Buddhist-inspired liberal arts university that offers undergraduate and graduate programs based on an educational philosophy called contemplative education. This educational approach emphasizes an acute awareness of place and of self amidst a rigorous liberal arts curriculum. Naropa University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and serves as Dragons’ School of Record.
CostsThere are 4 course options for credit. Each course is worth 4 credits. The cost per course is $1,200 in addition to the Dragons’ program price. Therefore a student wanting to participate for the maximum amount of course credit will receive 16 college credits and pay $4,800 in addition to the program cost.
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