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Jacks Start Abroad: Incoming Freshman Programs

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Are you a graduating high school student who is coming to SDSU?  Our unique Jacks Start Abroad programs are opportunities for Incoming SDSU First Year students to take part in a wonderful academic opportunity.  For over 9 years, SDSU has been taking first-year students to learn skills for college, establish a network of people, engage in leadership opportunities and to begin exploring specially designed programs with relevant academic work focused on student success. 

For August 2024, our Jacks Start Abroad programs will go to the United Kingdom (Crime and Criminology), the Netherlands /Belgium (Agricultural Business and Animal Science), Ireland (Global Studies and Exercise Science/Healthcare)  and France (Culture and Global Identities).  Each academic program is connected to a required fall semester class. You can take a look at
our viewbook here.

The Jacks Start Abroad program applications for 2024 are now open:

Questions?? Please contact for answers!