Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements at DIS

Students who meet the criteria below are invited to apply. To be a successful applicant, you must demonstrate an academically compelling reason why DIS is a good fit for you, the self-reliance and maturity necessary to obtain the benefits and embrace the challenges of studying abroad, and a genuine interest in cultural engagement.

Admission is competitive. Apply as early as possible – DIS often reaches capacity before published deadlines.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Good academic and disciplinary standing at a four-year college or university in the United States or Canada
  • Typically, at least three semesters completed at time of application
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Satisfy Core Course or Summer Course prerequisites

In waitlist situations, DIS favors applicants from partner institutions. DIS reserves the right to reject an applicant or withdraw a registrant for any reason.