Study Abroad

Study Abroad

Go Global! RIT Dubai students have the opportunity to study abroad in our main campus in Rochester, NY, USA or any of RIT’s Global Campuses. 

Global Scholars Program (previously “Study Abroad in New York”)

RIT Dubai students may apply to the Global Scholars Program to study for 1 or 2 terms at our main campus in Rochester, NY.  Students will live in RIT housing, eat in the dining halls, and take classes alongside the main campus students.  This is a great opportunity for students to experience life on a US university campus, as well as see first-hand the world-class university that we are a part of!

Please note:

1.    Students may participate in the Global Scholars Program for up to 2 terms.

2.    Undergraduate students must complete at least 2 semesters full-time at RIT; Graduate students must complete at least 1 semester at RIT.

3.    Students must be in Good Standing to apply (Undergrad: 2.0 cum GPA; Grad: 3.0 cum GPA)

4.    BS Mechanical Engineering Students must have a 3.0 cum GPA and have completed MECE 203 Strength of Materials and MECE 210 Fluid Mechanics

If you are interested in the Global Scholars Program, please attend a Global Scholars Information Session or go through the slides here: Global Scholars Info Session.  Then make an appointment to discuss your interest with your Academic Advisor.