How to enroll for Semester In The Wild

How to Enroll


Please review the criteria before beginning the application at the bottom of the page



Enrollment is limited to 17 students. Preference will be given to 2013-2014 students who register early. Later applications will be considered until spots are filled.

Students who satisfy all the criteria below will be considered for the Semester in the Wild program.

  • Bachelor’s degree in progress or completed from a college or university accredited by a regional accrediting association.
  • Undergraduate cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher. 
  • Written statement showing a strong interest/experience in one or some combination of science, environmental writing, natural resources, and outdoor pursuits. It will also demonstrate an understanding/experience of outdoor/wilderness living.
  • Strong letters of recommendation demonstrating knowledge of the student’s academic abilities and potential for living and learning in outdoor/wilderness setting.
  • Resume reflecting interests and experiences that are congruent with the spirit, goals and objectives of the Semester in the Wild program.


Semester In The Wild Application