One of the best ways to expand your world view, increase intercultural competence and make yourself more marketable to future employers is to participate in one of the international studies or study abroad programs offered through the Dallas College.


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Am I Eligible for Study Abroad?


If you are enrolled at any campus of Dallas College, you can participate in any study abroad opportunity we offer – whether it's offered by your home campus or not.

Texas residents enrolled in colleges that are members of the North Texas Community College Consortium may enroll in our international courses by paying "in-district" (Dallas County) tuition.


These colleges include:

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Dallas College

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Collin College

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  • Cisco
  • Grayson County
  • Hill
  • Kilgore
  • McLennan
  • Navarro
  • North Central Texas
  • Northeast Texas
  • Panola
  • Paris
  • Texas State Technical College at Marshall and Waco
  • Trinity Valley
  • Tyler
  • Vernon
  • Weatherford

International Education Opportunities

Our campuses offer study abroad and field of study opportunities during summer and winter sessions. College faculty teach these courses, which normally last two to four weeks. Some of the places we've visited include:






United Kingdom




Costa Rica



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Courses offered in Hawaii, Alaska and U.S. territories that are not part of the contiguous United States are included with Study Abroad as they are overseas destinations. View Study in America opportunities.

Enoc Chicas
Nursing Student
“I have a different perspective on things. I got a chance to explore and learn more about global concerns. I’m going to be able to incorporate that into my career and my everyday life. I want to become a family practitioner and travel to help other countries.”

News and Features

Dallas College is always working to connect and collaborate with international entities that affect you, the student. Keep up to speed with the latest:

Dr. Joe May, chancellor, DCCCD, and Dr. Brijender Singh Panwar, president of PCTC, located in India, sign the Memorandum of Understanding that will serve as a framework as the two schools explore international projects and joint educational programs.

Dallas College and India's M.S. Panwar Community and Technical College Sign Agreement

Both schools will explore the possibilities of collaborative reviews of curricula; internship opportunities; credit transfers and development of degree pathways; and student exchanges.

​Dr. Joe May and Vietnam Association of Community Colleges President Dr. Pham Tiet Khanh

Dallas College Explores International Partnership With Vietnam Community Colleges

Dallas Chancellor Dr. Joe May met with VAAC President Dr. Pham Tiet Khanh to discuss his vision for furthering globalization and international partnering throughout Dallas College as well as the greater Dallas community.

Read More about the partnership between DCCCD and Vietnam Community Colleges
Front row (left to right) – Virginia Arteaga, DCCCD; Annia Keosavang, Laos Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Sokunthea Chhan, Cambodia Human Rights and Development Association; Anita Gordy-Watkins, DCCCD; Teresita Bernales, U.S. State Department (contractor/liaison); Thi Tuyet Mai Pham, Vietnam ASEAN Department; and Irma Kusuma, Multi-Ethnic Education and Economic Development (MEED) Center; Back row (left to right) – Ken M. Tse, Galileo Jumaoas and Urmil Shah, GDAACC; Jonelle John Santos Domingo, Embassy of the Philippines; Terrence Teo Tsu Tang, Singapore Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Chaiyot Yongcharoenchai, Thailand “Asian Agribiz”; Danang Waskito, Indonesia Ministry of Affairs; Ngwe Lwin, Myanmar Fauna and Flora International; and Lt. Paul Thai, GDAACC/Dallas Police Department.

Dallas College, GDAACC Host Delegates From the Association of South East Asian Nations

Hosted by the Greater Dallas Asian American Chamber of Commerce and Dallas College, the ASEAN delegation also came to the United States to explore the characteristics of effective international regional organizations and to assess global economic issues.

Contact Us

Maria Boccalandro, Ph.D.

  • Dean of Special Academic Programs
  • Academic Services

If you have any questions about study abroad programs, please don't hesitate to reach out and ask!

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