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Twelve great reasons to study at Rome with Purpose!

reason to study 1Rome with Purpose is the only study abroad program in Rome, Italy where you can live in Christian community and have Christian professors!

If you attend a Christian college–with Christian professors, roommates and friends–don’t you want to continue that when you study abroad? Rome with Purpose is the perfect opportunity!

reason to study Rome 1You can expand your world! During your three weeks of independent travel at Rome with Purpose, you can visit countries throughout Europe!

“I couldn’t be more pleased with the diversity of my experiences during my independent travel–whether it was paragliding through the Swiss alps or exploring the Anne Frank house in Amsterdam!”

Martha, Rome with Purpose student

reason to study 3Studying abroad will build your confidence

97% students who study abroad report increased maturity; 96% report increased self-confidence.

-Institute for the International Education of Students (IES), 2014

reason to study rome 4When you study abroad, you will stand out among your peers

“Nationally, the number of U.S. students studying abroad for credit during the 2013-2014 academic year…represents just under 1.5 percent of all U.S. students enrolled at institutions of higher education in the United States.”

-NAFSA Association of International Educators,  Trends in US Study Abroad

reasons to study rome 5When you study with Rome with Purpose, you will learn adaptability in new situations

The students who will be successful today are those that take themselves out of their comfort zone and develop a global mindset.”

-David Lloyd of the Intern Group, quoted in Time, February 2014

reasons to study rome 6It will enhance your resume. Just think how great it will look to have on your resume: Lived and studied in Rome, Italy!

A recent survey found that almost 40% of companies surveyed missed international business opportunities because of a lack of internationally competent personnel. When 95% of consumers live outside of the United States, we cannot afford to ignore this essential aspect of higher education.

-NAFSA Association of International Educators,  Trends in US Study Abroad

reasons to study rome 7Study abroad allows you to hone your listening and communication skills

“Living in another country, you learn to deal with a variety of people. You learn to listen, be proactive, be patient, assertive. All those are translatable skills.”

-Howard Wallack, VP of Global Business Development
at the Society for Human Resource Management

reasons to study rome 8When you study abroad, you can develop critical thinking and problem solving skills

“Employers are looking for people who can problem-solve, and the study-abroad experience goes directly to that.”

-Chicago Tribune, Studying abroad can help you stand out from peers

reasons to study rome 9When you live and travel with Rome with Purpose, you will learn how to cooperate with people from different cultures

“A lot of growth is going on in markets outside the U.S. The study-abroad experience shows you can live and work internationally and manage cross-cultural situations.”

-Chicago Tribune, Studying abroad can help you stand out from peers

reasons to study rome 10Study abroad can help you to find your career or your passion

83% of adults who studied abroad during college say their experience influenced their career path.

-Institute for the International Education of Students (IES), 2014

reasons to study rome 11Studying abroad can help you to find a job you love, faster

“The students who’ve had a study-abroad experience have a higher likelihood of being employed at graduation or shortly after.”

-Chicago Tribune, Studying abroad can help you stand out from peers

reasons to study rome 12When you study abroad, you will learn to be a global leader

82% of students who study abroad develop a more sophisticated way of looking at the world.

-Institute for the International Education of Students (IES), 2014

 Join us at Rome with Purpose!

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