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Study Abroad

If you’re interested in studying abroad, you’ve come to the right college. Mt. Hood Community College (MHCC) consistently ranks among the top ten community colleges in the nation for the number of students who study abroad. You have a choice of high-quality study abroad programs. These programs at MHCC are open to people of all ages. You don’t need to be a previous student to join a study abroad program, but you must show that you have good study skills and at least a 2.5 grade point average from previous academic experiences.

While the recommended minimum age for enrollment is 18, students who are 17 or will turn 17 during the program may request admission.

Explore Study Abroad Experiences

Spend Winter Term Studying Spanish in Costa Rica

Study Spanish at SEPA School taught by native speakers of Spanish and earn a full year's credits in college Spanish in just eight weeks.

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Study in Japan

This program is a favorite among students year after year. Spend your mornings learning Japanese; spend your afternoons practicing Japanese with local university students and exploring famous sites.

Learn more about studying abroad in Japan

Need more information?

For general information on the Costa Rica program, email Paul Eckhardt. For information on the Japan program email Yoko Sato.

Take the next step at Mt. Hood Community College

Ready to think globally? Talk to an academic advisor today about earning credit through study abroad.

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