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Money, Academics, Health, and Safety


For most students, study abroad costs about the same as studying at the University of Rochester. We’ve identified what you need to know about financing your study abroad trip on the following pages:

We also suggest checking out our scholarship page.


Before studying abroad, you must register for Study Abroad Status at Rochester and also register for courses abroad through the program or university.

Hajim students should check out the Hajim-approved study abroad courses by country or major when choosing their courses.

All students should read the applying credit page and speak to their department advisor about how to apply the credit you earned abroad.

Health and Safety

Before going abroad, students should read our health care guide for information on:

  • Travel immunizations
  • Health insurance
  • Medications
  • Your emotional health

It is also a good idea to read through our safety page for information on how to stay safe while abroad.