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Eligibility Requirements

Albion's OCP Eligibility Requirements.  These must be met by the semester in which you will participate in an off-campus program. 
  • Junior standing or higher.
  • A cumulative G.P.A. of at least 2.7. 
  • Successful completion of the Writing Competency Examination.
  • Good social standing, as defined by the Vice-President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students.
  • Demonstrated maturity commensurate with the demands of the OCP.  This is largely evaluated through the recommendation letter process.
  • A passport valid for the length of your stay, plus 6 months into the future.  The necessary visa to enter the country of your study abroad, and to return to the US (if you are not a US Citizen).  Visit the Passports, Travel Checklist page for more information. 
Note:  Individual programs may have additional eligibility criteria, and may require a level of preparation and a demonstrated proficiency well above a cumulative grade point average of 2.7.  Investigate within the program details in Brits Abroad.

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