San Francisco is the setting for urban study and internship opportunities through Westmont College. Examine questions of faith in a vibrant city with a small community of students and faculty mentors. An example could include exploring various worship styles through attending ethnic churches and different denominations. In addition, there are many enriching opportunities through urban ministries and volunteer programs.
A key part of the program is your placement in professional internships, available in every academic major. Participating organizations include:
What subject have you always wanted to explore in depth? You can learn more about it through an independent study project that you create with the guidance from a faculty advisor.
Please note that this domestic program does not fulfill Global Understanding Core.
Students' normal scholarships from Gordon apply for one semester of study "abroad." The costs of this program typically exceed Gordon College costs by at least $1,000 for the semester.
See the Westmont Urban Semester homepage for further details.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE & DEADLINES
Students wishing to study abroad must first submit an online seat application and have an interview with the Global Education Office.
Online seat applications must be submitted and interviews completed by March 1. You will be notified within five days of the deadline regarding the decision on your seat application.
After you've been approved by the Global Education Office, proceed directly with your program's application process. Westmont's application process is February 1.
Online seat applications must be submitted and interviews completed by September 30. You will be notified within five days of the deadline regarding the decision on your seat application.
After you've been approved by the Global Education Office, proceed directly with your program's application process. Westmont's application process is October 2.
This application requests information that will be used to evaluate your eligibility for an off-campus program. The College reserves the right to grant seats to applicants based on proven academic performance, moral maturity and personal motivation.
Please fill out the application form below with your information. Your responses to these questions will be used in evaluating your applications for a seat in an off-campus program. We encourage you to take your time and write considered responses to the personal statement questions.