Pitzer College

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Academic Program

Instruction consists of tutorials, lectures, and independent study. Courses taught primarily in English. Italian language study required. On-site orientation and fieldtrips included.

  • Reviewed by: S. Adler
  • Fields of study: Italian language and culture
  • Eligibility: 6.0 cumulative GPA; one year of college-level Italian
  • Number of program participants: 15

Living Arrangements

Students live in private homes. Meals are taken with the host family.

Term Dates

  • Fall: late August to mid-December
  • Spring: late January to late May


  • Advising Tips: This program requires a faculty reference. Only the SAGE checklist form is required, no letter needed.
  • Visa Information: After acceptance, your program will provide you with specifics about the visa required. The embassy site will have information on visa requirements for planning purposes.
  • Budget Planning: For budget planning purposes, click here to view the current cost of living comparison between Parma and Los Angeles.
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