Study in the US

Study in the United States

Second and third year students of eligible undergraduate courses in Carlow College, St. Patrick’s have the option of spending the Autumn term in partner institutes in the United States. It’s a great opportunity to immerse yourself in a different culture and see things from a different perspective.

Eligible Courses

  • BA (Hons) in Arts & Humanities
  • BA (Hons) in English & History
  • BA (Hons) in Social, Political & Community Studies
  • BA (Hons) in Psychology

Where can you study?

  • St. Ambrose University, Davenport, Iowa
  • Francis Marion University, Florence, South Carolina

Features of the Programme

  • Spend the Autumn or Spring term (16 weeks) studying in the United States
  • Take modules that fulfil your academic requirements (so as not to fall behind)
  • Pay the same tuition and housing fees to Carlow College as non-travelling students


Students accepted into the Study Abroad programme are eligible for two scholarships:

  • The Jon Stauff Scholarship Fund (St. Ambrose University only)
  • Bishop James Davis Travel Prize (both study abroad destinations)

More information can be found on the Programme Moodle page. For a one-to-one meeting to discuss these study abroad options further, please contact Dr Eric A. Derr in the International Office: