International Programs

A world of opportunities.
There has never been a better, or more important, time for students to take advantage of global learning opportunities. The staff in the Office of International Programs is here to guide you as you explore these opportunities on our campus and abroad.

At Northern, students, faculty and staff members come from around 50 different countries. Our office encourages the development of cultural awareness and sensitivity to diversity by providing extensive opportunities to engage in cross-cultural experiences and dialogue.

Interested in studying at Northern as an international student? Request information

Are you a current student interested in study and travel abroad opportunities? You can travel, live and learn in countries such as France, Germany, Korea, Chile, and China. Learn more

Interested in deepening your knowledge of Japanese culture and language? The Japan Outreach Initiative at Northern is here to help. Learn more

Are you interested in becoming part of the Friendship Family Program? Learn more

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International Programs in the News

Graduates in cap and gown holding diplomas

ABERDEEN, S.D. – On Saturday, Dec. 11, 94 students will graduate from Northern State University at its 2021 winter commencement.

ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University students Rosemary Vega and Eduardo Mendoza Reyes Ortiz will hold their Senior Recital at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov.


Student Stories

NSU international, exchange and study abroad students share stories about their Northern experience!