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Welcome to the ISA Application!



Great! You're ready to apply! 

Make sure you've considered the following items before moving forward:

  1. Meet with your study abroad advisor on campus to talk about course approval, initial paperwork needed for your institution, and financial aid options.
  2. Research courses you'd like to take abroad and bring those descriptions to your advisor for review and preapproval.
  3. Check ISA deadlines for the program you are applying to.
  4. Contact ISA if you have any questions!


Our phone number is (512) 480-8522. You can also email us at



Check the individual eligibility requirements for your program on our website, as they vary per program.

  • GPA1 - Requirements range from 2.50 to 3.30
  • Foreign Language Proficiency, if applicable
  • Academic Classification (e.g. sophomore standing), if applicable


1. For most ISA programs, if you have a cumulative GPA that falls below the requirement, you can submit at least one academic letter of recommendation and a letter of intent for consideration into the program. Certain programs cannot consider participants whose GPA falls below their minimum requirement. Please contact your ISA Program Manager to verify GPA requirements for your program.



  • ISA accepts applicants on a rolling basis and recommends submitting your application as soon as possible, preferably one to two months before the application due date. See our Prices and Dates page or contact us for more information.
  • Due dates do not necessarily coincide with student visa deadlines, and programs may or may not require a student visa. For specific visa requirements for ISA program countries, please refer to the Embassies and Consulates page for contact information and relevant student visa requirements.
  • Please do not purchase airfare until you are accepted and have been instructed by ISA to do so.
  • Review the ISA Cancellation Policy here.



You will need to have the following information readily available:

  • The Program City, Program Name and Program Code for the program(s) you are applying to
  • Your passport number (if you currently have one)
  • Your current cumulative GPA
  • A credit or debit card for the $95 non-refundable deposit, which is applied towards your program balance

*PAPER APPLICATION – If you are unable to complete the online application, you can download the complete ISA application. Print, complete, and mail ALL pages of the ISA application, official transcript(s) and the $95 deposit to ISA.



  • Upon receipt of your application, you will receive an initial email confirmation.
  • You will also receive an email to login to your ISA Student Portal with a username and password. Please allow up to 2-3 business days to receive this login email. 
  • Log in to your ISA Portal and review the Application Materials section.
  • All ISA programs require the ISA Application Supplement and Official Transcript from each institution attended. You will see any additional required materials in your ISA portal.



Follow the instructions in the ISA Student Portal to submit your application materials.


To mail in materials, send to the following address for ALL programs, with the exception of Australia or Internship Programs:

Attn: Your Program City (e.g. Rome)
1112 W. Ben White Blvd.
Austin, TX 78704


For Australia or Internship Programs, mail to:

Attn: Your Program City (e.g. Sydney)
12050 N. Pecos St., Suite 320
Westminster, CO 80234


You will be responsible for submitting all post-acceptance forms and payment through your portal by your program deadline.


If you have any questions, please contact us by phone at (512) 480-8522, or by email at Our fax number is (512) 480-8866.


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