Students International


A Missional Alternative to Traditional College

SIU is a collaboration between Students International and Crown College that allows students to do missions in Latin America WHILE pursuing a fully accredited undergraduate degree.  The price is less than half the cost of most Christian colleges!

  • Live and serve in the Dominican Republic
  • Grow in your faith
  • Explore your vocational interests while doing ministry
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  • Earn an Associates or Bachelor’s degree from a fully accredited Christian College
  • Save money – SIU is half the price of traditional Christian Colleges
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SIU is A Missional Alternative to Traditional Christian College

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The first year of SIU is called the Global Bridge. Global Bridge presents a unique year-round program in the Dominican Republic. It blends online college-accredited education with practical ministry work. Explore your interests, gain college credits, and discover your life’s direction.

After the first year, students have the opportunity to serve in other SI field sites for 1 more year to pursue their Associate degree or 3 more years to earn their Bachelor’s degree.

  • Explore your calling
  • Develop your leadership skills
  • Learn and grow through personal mentorship
  • Gain clarity for your passions and skills
  • Earn a year’s worth of college credit that will transfer to any other school
  • Pay prices comparable to four-year public in-state universities
  • Further reduce costs through financial aid and fundraising

Enroll in online courses and earn college credit through Crown College’s School of Online Studies.

Week 1: Orientation and Team Building

September – December: Ongoing: 3 weeks language school, 3 weeks ministry sites.

Early December: Debriefing

Early December – Mid-January: Christmas Break; Return to the U.S.

Mid-January: Return; Re-orientation

January – May: Ongoing: 3 weeks language school, 3 weeks ministry sites.

Mid Semester: Spring Break

Mid-May: Debriefing and Return to the US.


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