Off-Campus Studies Statistics

Carleton continues to have high levels of participation in off-campus study. During the 2016-17 academic year, 450 students, or 22% of the student body, participated in off-campus studies 470 times for academic credit during the academic year, the December winter break, the spring break, and in the summer.

Of the 503 students in the graduating class of 2017, 380 (76%) individuals studied 434 times off-campus during their four years. They participated in 130 different programs in 60 countries.

In the class of 2017, the following majors had 100% of their students participate in off-campus studies:

  • Art History
  • Asian Studies
  • Dance
  • French and Francophone Studies
  • German
  • Latin American Studies
  • Photography and Optics
  • Religion
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Over 70% of students in these majors studied off-campus:

  • American Studies
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Cinema and Media Studies
  • Cognitive Science
  • Economics
  • English
  • Environmental Studies
  • Geology
  • History
  • Latin American Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Political Science/International Relations
  • Psychology
  • Sociology/Anthropology
  • Studio Art
  • Theater Art
  • Women's & Gender Studies

For full statistics for the 2016-2017 academic year and the Class of 2017, please see the attached reports in PDF format.