|Website||Click to visit|
|Program Sponsor:||Central College Abroad|
|Restrictions:||CMU applicants only|
|Program Type:||3. Direct/External Programs||Language of Instruction:||English, Spanish|
|Abroad Opportunities:||Study Abroad||Minimum GPA:||2.5|
|Housing Options:||Homestay, Residence Hall||Class Status:||2-sophomore, 3-junior, 4-senior|
Location: Merida, Mexico
Affiliated universities: Marista University, Modelo University, Autonomous University of the Yucatan (UADY)
Central College Abroad course work: Yes
Language prerequisite: None
Language of instruction: English and/or Spanish
Service-learning options: Yes
Recent excursions:Historical and cultural sites in the Yucatan, including visits to Chichen Itza and surrounding colonial villages, and a five-day trip to the state of Chiapas.
Housing and meals: Live with other Central College Abroad students in Central's house (a restored governor's mansion) or choose a homestay option with a Mexican family. Most meals are provided.
Program dates: Fall semester, late August – early December. Spring semester, late January – early May.
Average program size: 12 students
Staff to student ratio: 1:6
Read more about Merida
- Fall Semester - March 15
- Spring Semester - Oct. 1
For many students, scholarship funds make a real difference between participation and staying home. For students who attend a school that is part of Central's cooperative council, additional scholarships are available.