The Center for International Programs and Study Abroad has a mission to provide Shawnee State University’s students and its community with opportunities to appreciate different values and cultures around the world. These experiences prepare students for the increasingly global nature of society, encourage their understanding of other people, and enable them to contribute to the well-being of our world community.
Shawnee State University welcomes students from all cultures.
The Center for International Programs and Study Abroad is designed to help our international students fully participate in their college experience. The program director Ryan Warner coordinates campus services and programming which enhance our international students' social and academic success. Working in conjunction with various campus offices, Center for International Programs and Study Abroad assures that our international students find individual attention specific to their concerns and to their own life, education, and career goals.
Application deadlines for International students wishing to study at SSU are as follows:
- July 1st - Fall Semester
- November 1st - Spring Semester
- April 1st - Summer Semester
On behalf of Shawnee State University, the Center for International Programs and Study Abroad and Director Ryan Warner, CIPA fosters and promotes international understanding and global perspective to the university community and the region served by Shawnee State.