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  • Locations: Oaxaca, Mexico
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: Sol Education Abroad 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2021 10/01/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Academic Year 2021-2022 03/01/2021 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2021 03/01/2021 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Areas of Study: Accounting, Architecture, Art, Art History, Arts, Communication, Culture, Education, Film, Fine Art, International Studies, Latin American Studies, Law, Literature, Marketing, Other Language & Literature, Print Making, Psychology, Spanish, Studio Arts, Theater/ Drama Language of Instruction: English, Spanish
Minimum GPA: 2.0 Minimum Class Standing: 1. Freshman, 2. Sophomore, 3. Junior, 4. Senior
Housing Type: Homestay Themes & Meta Majors: Semester Programs under $10,000
Program Description:

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Program Overview

Study abroad in the fascinating colonial city of Oaxaca, Mexico, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Surrounded by lush mountains and indigenous villages, Oaxaca is an ideal location for language immersion and exploring the pre-Hispanic past of the area. Experience the charms of this bohemian city, complete with hip cafes, art galleries, and an active live music scene. The Sol Education Abroad (SOL) program offers a wide variety of academic options making this a desirable study abroad destination for a wide-range of students. Programs include tuition, housing with a homestay, excursions, cultural activities, insurance and dedicated resident directors.  


Academic Offerings

SOL offers a wide variety of academic options for students to choose from. Students earn 15 to 18 credits during a semester. Students can add a Winter Break or Summer session on to their semester program to earn additional credits. Listed below are the unique programming options available:

Spanish Language:
  • Lower and upper division Spanish language coursessol mexico 3
Electives in Spanish available in:
  • Literature
  • Social, Anthropological & Cultural Sciences
  • Business
  • History
  • Economics
  • Visual Arts
  • Health Sciences
  • Fine Arts
  • Writing
Electives in English available in:
  • History of Mesoamerica
  • Painting
  • Drawing
  • Printmaking
Classes with Local Students:
  • Graphic Design
  • Communications
  • Psychology
  • Law
  • Tourism Management
  • Computer Science
  • Pedagogy
  • Administration
  • Public Accounting
  • Architecture
  • Modern Languages
Schools of Record: University of Oaxaca - Meso-American University

Excursions & Cultural Activities   

sol mexico 4Excursions:
  • Pacific Beach Trip
  • Monte Albán Pre-Hispanic Pyramids
  • Tlacolula Market & Teotilán Artisan Village
  • El Tule Tree
  • Mountain Springs (Hierve el Agua)
  • Mitla Ruins

Cultural Activities:
  • City Tours
  • Museum Visits
  • Traditional Cooking Class
  • Yoga Class
  • Latin Dance Class
  • Movie Night
  • Art Workshops
  • Bike Tour
  • Art Gallery Tours
  • Festivals
 
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