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Eligibility Guidelines

Students from any US college or university may apply. For most USAC programs, students should be able to answer yes to the following:

  • You are at least 18 years old now.
  • You have at least a 2.5 college GPA on a 4.0 scale. (Some programs call for a higher GPA and certain class standing requirements. Check your chosen program for eligibility requirements.) *
  • You have college or university credits equal to at least one full semester or quarter.
  • You are in good academic and conduct standing at your current college or university.
  • You are in good community standing.

*Exceptions may be possible. Inquire at before you apply.