University Studies Abroad Consortium


University Studies Abroad Consortium (USAC) is a consortium of U.S. universities offering study abroad programs. Stanislaus State students can study abroad through USAC and maintain their Stanislaus State student status. USAC offers:

  • Semester, yearlong, winter, and summer programs
  • Wide range of academic courses
  • Federal financial aid may be applicable.
  • Lodging options with local university students, families, or program apartments.

USAC is a non-profit consortium of U.S. universities (including Stan State) that collaborates to offer affordable, academic, and authentic study abroad programs. There are abundant opportunities to immerse yourself in the culture, history, and academics of other countries providing an unforgettable experience. Each program is designed to help you grow into an engaged citizen of the world—not only through academic experiences, but also through field trips, internships, volunteering, and service-learning.

Students can choose from programs in over 50 cities across 28 countries, including Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, and Oceania. Students can enroll to study abroad with USAC for summer, semester, an entire academic year, or winter session.