Growth in Underrepresented Students Participating in Study Abroad
Since 2011-2012, the number of underrepresented students who participate in study abroad, including racial/ethnic minority students has increased 75%. Study Abroad now offers on-site, walk-in advising at Campus Community Centers, including Multicultural Student Affairs, GLBT Center, and the Veterans Center.
NC State Study Abroad is a Commitment Partner of the Institute of International Education’s (IIE) Generation Study Abroad initiative, committing to increase study abroad participation among underserved students, and overall, by 50%. NC State has been formally recognized by IIE as having surpassed its goals and receiving the Generation Study Abroad Seal of Excellence.
The Study Abroad Office was honored with the 2019 Chancellor’s Creating Community Awards for our work in the areas of equity, diversity, and inclusion.