Program Details

As a degree-seeking student at John Cabot, you can expect:
• Small classes taught in English
• 13 liberal arts majors
• The opportunity to earn a Bachelor of Arts
• Friends and peers from over 70 countries
• A personalized approach
Location:
Rome, Italy
Program Type:
Full Degree
Degree Level:
Bachelor
Specialty:
Art History

Program Overview

Program Description:

At John Cabot University, degree-seeking students will discover a distinctly American learning experience enriched by our location in Rome and our international student population and faculty.

At JCU, Rome becomes your classroom, where you'll gain an understanding of different cultures, languages and perspectives.

The result: Our graduates are accepted into the world's best graduate schools and receive job offers from international corporations and organizations.

As a degree-seeking student at John Cabot, you can expect:
• Small classes taught in English
• 13 liberal arts majors
• The opportunity to earn a Bachelor of Arts
• Friends and peers from over 70 countries
• A personalized approach to education
• The chance to become fluent in Italian
• Internships at multinational companies, international organizations, NGOs, consulates, government offices, and museums
• The opportunity to travel in Italy and to other European countries as well as Africa, the Middle East, and Asia

John Cabot University is home to international students from around the world. This cultural mix and global approach is reflected in the faculty and student body. Faculty members have international distinction and are committed to their disciplines to ensure students achieve the high quality work anticipated.

Earn your degree at a place dedicated to making you a citizen of the world.

John Cabot University study abroad students contribute to building a global community and gain an international perspective for the real diversity each of us brings to JCU in Rome.

Student will enjoy a wide variety of on-campus and off-campus events, including 13 clubs that focus on cultural and social awareness, participating in community service outings, weekend trips of educational travel throughout Italy, and athletics!

As part of our commitment to provide affordable university education for qualified and talented students, John Cabot University offers degree-seeking students (first-year and transfer students) many merit-based scholarships and financial assistance grants. Students who are awarded scholarships and grants will be notified after they are accepted to the University.

Setting Description:
John Cabot University’s campus is situated in the historic and charming neighborhood of Trastevere along the famous Tiber River. All important Roman attractions are within a short walking distance from campus.

Campus facilities include the recently renovated library, beautiful terraces and courtyards, Wi-Fi in all buildings, studio art facilities, computer labs, a cafeteria, fitness center, and student centers.

Residence halls are converted Roman apartments with 24/7 security, student lounges, study rooms, residential assistants, and 24/7 on-site staff support.

Program Reviews

Overall Rating

5.0

Based on 9 Reviews

  • My 4 years at John Cabot University
    5.0
    07/13/13

    After I finished high school, I knew that I did not want to end up in the same place everyone I knew from high school would be. I was looking for a unique experience that would prepare me for my future goals, and that is exactly what I found. I cannot

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • All roads lead to Rome
    4.0
    11/06/12

    This was the first time for me going away for school and it was one of the best experiences of my life. I got to know Rome like the back of my hand and got to enjoy it so much more because of living among the locals. The people of Rome are very friendly

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • Loved Every Minute!
    5.0
    10/01/12
    I had the best study abroad experience!
    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • Awesome Experience
    5.0
    09/11/12

    JCU was a great program and was very organized. In the last two years since I studied abroad I can tell they are making great improvements, including the cafeteria, Giancolo residence, and weekend trip planning. I wish I could go back! Trastevere is

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • A Hidden Gem
    5.0
    09/09/12

    I used this program despite the fact that it wasn't one of the recommended programs of my home university. I'm very, very glad I did. I met a wide range of people from all over the world and immersed myself in my classes, while still seeing a great portion

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • So many memories
    5.0
    09/09/12

    JCU is a great place to meet people from all over the world. If you're international yourself then you will easily immerse in with the international crowd. You won't feel out of place because everyone is going through the same experiences as you. Something

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • Italian Adventure
    5.0
    09/09/12

    To be honest, this was my only study abroad experience so I have no basis for comparison. That being said, my goal for studying in Italy was to spend as much of my time as possible doing things *other* than schoolwork. John Cabot has Fridays off (I went

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • An Excellent Institution and Experience
    5.0
    09/09/12

    I was worried the quality of professors, staff, and classrooms would not be very good but my experiences surpassed my expectations in every area and were very comparable to my home university in the United States. There is no better place in the world

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • There is never enough money.
    4.0
    09/09/12

    I used API a third party program. The cost was great my parents were thrilled. Honestly for me JCU was not a great school academically but I was there to travel and study some basics. The great thing is that you can withdraw forever so no failing. But

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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