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Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2019 10/15/2018
Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.

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Fact Sheet:
College/School: College of Education Department/School: Education
Program Type: Auburn University Internship/Externship AU Faculty Director(s): Angela Parsons,
Majors: Education Majors Student Level: SR-Senior
GPA: 3.0 Applicant Restrictions: Only AU students may apply
Program Description:

COST: Consortium for Overseas Student Teaching


The Consortium of Overseas Student Teaching (COST) program allows education majors to complete their student-teaching internship requirements in American-sponsored overseas schools or in overseas schools that are under the supervision of teacher-education institutions with which COST has a working agreement. Significant international and intercultural experiences can be gained through this experience. Students become better equipped to teach in America's increasingly diverse classrooms.

Although this online application is specifically for Auburn Abroad, students can apply to the COST Program at any point throughout the year. Contact Angela Parsons ( for more information about the COST Program.


COST Placement Sites

  • American Samoa
  • Australia: Brisbane, Darwin, Geelong, and Perth
  • Bahamas: New Providence
  • China: Hangzhou, Chengdu, Tianjin, and Qingdao Shenyang
  • Costa Rica: Escazu, Heredia, Monteverde
  • Ecuador: Quito
  • France: Various locations
  • Germany: Berlin and Cologne
  • Greece: Thessaloniki
  • India: Delhi
  • Ireland: Various locations
  • Italy: Turin
  • The Netherlands: Rotterdam and Nieuwegein
  • New Zealand: Auckland
  • Puerto Rico: Various locations
  • South Africa: Grahamstown, Knysna, and Port Elizabeth
  • Spain: Various locations
  • Taiwan: Various locations

For more information regarding program locations, download a copy of the COST.Reciving.Site.Locations

Typically students are enrolled into either CTEE 4920 & CTEE 4950 or CTEC 4920 & CTEC 4210.


Students are not charged Auburn tuition the semester they participate in the COST Program. The program fee is $4,000, which is split into two payments of $2,000. This charge is applied to students Auburn eBill. There is also a $150 non-refundable COST application fee. 


If you do not have a PASSPORT: Please check for the nearest local passport office and forms. Application for a United States passport should be made at least 120 days in advance of your departure date. Auburn Abroad recommends that you apply for a passport as soon as you know you are participating in the program. If you already have a passport: Please check the expiration date. Passports should be valid for at least 6 months following your scheduled time abroad.

VISA NOTICE: Visa regulations are being reviewed and updated constantly. Please check with the Faculty Director or Program Provider regarding visa requirements.


 Contact Angela Parsons ( for more information about the COST Program.

This program is currently not accepting applications.