Financial Aid Requirements for Study Abroad

Most federal, state and LMU aid financial aid programs are available for LMU study abroad programs for which units are accepted for transfer to your LMU academic record.  Financial aid eligibility requirements for study abroad programs are the same as those for on-campus aid eligibility. This includes enrollment in at least 12 units to be considered full-time.

A non-LMU study abroad program is not eligible for any financial aid funds.

Students enrolled in the study-abroad program must maintain the same financial aid Satisfactory Academic Progress standards as students enrolled on the LMU campus.   It is your responsibility to to make sure your transcripts have been submitted to the Office of the Registrar.

If you study abroad during the spring semester, you are required to complete and submit all required financial aid documents by the required deadlines to apply for financial aid for the next academic year.

You are required to notify the Study Abroad Office in writing if you decide to withdraw from your study abroad program.

Summer Financial Aid can be used for Summer Study Abroad. Scholarships may be available through Study Abroad. You may apply for Alternative Loans and the Federal Parent Plus Loan. Federal Direct Loans are only available if you did not reach your yearly maximum amount.

  • First-year: $5,500
  • Sophomore: $6,500
  • Junior and Senior: $7,500