Through cooperative arrangements with institutions and universities abroad, all students have opportunities for accredited foreign study are available to all qualified students. Students must first meet with their academic advisors to see how foreign study fits into their degree plan. They must then be approved for study abroad by the Office of the Registrar and the Study Abroad Coordinator. William Woods University participates in study abroad sponsored by Arcadia Center for Education Abroad, American Institute for Foreign Study, Cultural Experiences Abroad, and most institutions listed in Peterson's Study Abroad Catalog. The University occasionally sponsors its own courses abroad during intersession, the spring semester, and in the summer.
Those students interested in studying abroad should meet with the Study Abroad Coordinator as early as possible to complete an application for Study Abroad to assure that financial aid will be available and the transfer of credits to a student’s transcript.