Frequently Asked Questions
If you are an undergraduate student (or will become one in the fall) who has not yet achieved a professional Swahili proficiency (Advanced on ACTFL scale or Level 1, 1+ on ILR scale), you should consider applying for the Domestic Program. The program is designed alongside students’ majors, allowing students to take some of their core content classes in Swahili.
Yes. To become Flagship certified, students must spend one academic year at the overseas program in Zanzibar after reaching the required proficiency in Swahili. The domestic Swahili Flagship schools also offer a summer study in Swahili.
No. The Swahili Flagship Domestic Programs accept students of all majors
No. Domestic programs accept students who have never studied Swahili as well as those who have some Swahili language skills.
Undergraduate students already enrolled in a stateside Flagship college