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  • Locations: Andros Island, Bahamas
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Budget Sheets: Summer
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Fact Sheet:
Duration: Short Term Minimum GPA: 2.0
Language Requirement:
0 no minimum language requirement
Language of Instruction:
Class Standing:
Junior, Senior, Sophomore NC State Students Only: No
Program Type:
NC State
High Impact Experiences: Research Opportunities, Service-Learning Opportunities Additional Requirements: Intermediate or Advanced Swimming Ability
College or Unit:
College of Natural Resources, College of Sciences
Program Description:

Explore the biodiversity of Andros, the largest island of the Bahamas, while learning the science and policy of conservation biology through hands-on research projects.  Interact with local scientists on this beautiful island, home to three unique ecosystems. Students will learn and apply tropical field methods in ecology, evolution, and conservation biology. 

Cost, Financial Aid, & Scholarships:
This program is considered a low-cost program, as the total estimated expenses are less than the cost of summer attendance at NC State for full-time undergraduate students. See the program budget sheet for a breakdown of the estimate program cost. 

Financial aid is generally available to help qualified NC State students meet the expenses of NC State study abroad programs. Students from other institutions should contact their home institution study abroad and financial aid offices for information. For additional funding, NC State students should consider applying for a study abroad scholarship from the Study Abroad Office.

Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2017 02/15/2017
Rolling Admission 05/22/2017 06/05/2017
NOTE: The program will meet for on-campus course meetings May 17 - July 28, Travel to the Bahamas will be for the dates noted above.

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be notified of acceptance in 2 to 4 weeks.

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This program is currently not accepting applications.