John Cabot University is a private American liberal arts school right in the center of Rome, Italy. Founded in 1972, the campus has grown into a prominant institution with faculty who hail from all over the world and different academic backgrounds. Two campuses occupy the Trastevere neighborhood and are situated only a fifteen minute walk from each other, with one only a two-minute walk from the main dorms. The student body is made up of less than 1,000 students, most of whom are also studying abroad from the U.S., allowing for a better teacher/student experience.
Located in the heart of Rome, John Cabot University, founded in 1972, is an independent, four-year liberal arts university offering undergraduate degrees and study abroad programs to English-speaking students from all over the world.
100 faculty members with over 75 percent of non-language instructors holding PhDs, JDs, and MFAs from some of the world's most prestigious institutions. 1000 students from over 60 countries including visiting students from prestigious universities across the United States. Average class size of 15.
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Classes are offered in majors including:
- Comparative Literature and Classics
- Art History
- Italian Studies
- International Studies
- Political Science
For Course Schedules and Syllabi, click here
Exchange Program: There are a very limited number of direct exchange spaces at JCU for the semester. Please contact the Study Abroad Office (Brotman Hall, Room 201) for more information before you apply.
Discounted Fee-Pay Program: There is no limit to the number of students who may attend John Cabot University on our discounted program. The discount is 10% off the John Cabot tuition. Please contact the Study Abroad Office for more information on this option.
Summer Program: John Cabot offers two, five-week summer sessions. Several CSULB faculty teach courses at John Cabot each summer. The courses they teach at John Cabot have been pre-approved as transfer credit to CSULB. No faculty recommendations are required. CSULB students receive a 10% off the John Cabot summer tuition for all courses. Please contact the Study Abroad Office for more information
For information on Campus Housing, click here
Students who are eligible for financial aid may apply their award package to most semester or year long study abroad programs. Students are also eligible for either need-based subsidized or unsubsidized non-need-based federal direct loans. A list of alternative student loans is available in the CSULB Office of Financial Aid (BH-123).
Additional financing information can be found at this webpage