Program Details

John Cabot's academic experience comprises four pillars: an American curriculum that upholds the standards of the liberal arts, committed professors who are international experts in their fields, a highly international and accomplished student body from
Location:
Rome, Italy
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Fall Semester, Spring Semester, Summer

Program Overview

Program Description:

John Cabot University is an American university offering 13 Bachelor of Arts degree programs and study abroad opportunities for students who wish to visit our campus in Rome, Italy for one or two semesters. With 1,200 students from over 70 countries, studying at John Cabot University will give you a new and wider perspective on the world.

Studying abroad is an essential feature of today’s university experience. At John Cabot University, students not only explore unfamiliar places and cultures, but also acquire a first-rate university education.

John Cabot's academic experience comprises four pillars: an American curriculum that upholds the standards of the liberal arts, committed professors who are international experts in their fields, a highly international and accomplished student body from over 70 counties, and an inspiring international setting in the heart of Rome, Italy.

John Cabot University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and authorized by the Italian Ministry of Education to operate as a four-year American university in Italy.

Students normally take between 12-17 credits, which may be transferred back to your home university so you can stay on track for graduation. Please check with your academic advisor and/or Study Abroad office for details.

As a study abroad student at John Cabot University, you will learn in small classes from professors who encourage dialogue and use the city of Rome as a learning laboratory. You will also have opportunities for internships at multinational companies, international organizations, NGOs, consulates, government offices, and museums, as well as opportunities for study and travel beyond Italy’s borders to Africa, the Middle East, Asia and throughout Europe.
 

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.
Cost:

Term: Summer I (application deadline: April 1)
3 credits: $4,700 for 1 course plus housing
6 credits: $6,300 for 2 courses plus housing

Term: Summer II (application deadline: May 1)
3 credits: $4,700 for 1 course plus housing
6 credits: $6,300 for 2 courses plus housing

Term: Fall (Application deadline: May 15)
10-17 credit hours plus housing: $16,750

Term: Spring (Application deadline: Oct 15)

Program Reviews

Overall Rating

5.0

Based on 3 Reviews

  • John Cabot University is the PERFECT study abroad school!
    5.0
    03/07/17

    Coming John Cabot University was one of the best decisions I've ever made! Having no classes on Friday makes traveling around central Europe so easy! The professors are passionate and empathetic and they WANT you to succeed. I've met people from all over

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • Earning an American Degree in Rome
    5.0
    03/06/17

    I will graduate John Cabot University (JCU) this coming May 2017, and could not be happier with my undergrad experience. JCU is more than just a four year university, it is a tight-knit community of diverse students and staff. Due to the small class size

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • My Life Changing Semester at JCU
    5.0
    11/06/16

    Ultimately it was family heritage that brought me to Rome and JCU's study abroad program but it was the multinational community and amazing faculty that made me decide to stay. After completing a semester abroad at JCU I decide to transfer and complete

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