Founded in 1914, Johnson & Wales University (JWU) is a private, nonprofit, accredited institution with approximately 12,215 graduate, undergraduate and online students at its two campuses in Providence, Rhode Island and Charlotte, North Carolina. Like to learn by doing? Then jump right in with both feet at JWU.  We’ve spent 100+ years turning classroom theory and a diverse liberal arts balance into real-world practice.  You’ll both think and do in classrooms and learning labs that simulate industry-specific work environments. As one of the first colleges founded by women, a progressive and pragmatic approach to learning has defined our education model since 1914. The value of a Johnson & Wales University education begins with our students who are gritty go-getters invested in their education and intentional about their experiences, ensuring that their learning is authentic and purposeful.  These students thrive in JWU’s supportive community, which encourages their passion for hands-on learning, values their intellectual curiosity, and immerses them in dynamic labs and career-focused classrooms.  JWU’s faculty provide students with the personalized attention, academic expertise and industry connections that inspire professional success and personal growth. The time students spend at JWU is nothing short of transformative, as demonstrated by career outcomes, expected earnings and economic mobility rankings. Our 80+ majors are in the areas of Arts & Sciences, Business, Food Innovation & Technology, Engineering & Design, Health & Wellness and Hospitality Management.
Johnson & Wales University was recognized by three top higher education rankings, including U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges Rankings 2021, Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education Rankings 2021 and Money’s Best Colleges 2020. This is a true testament to the value of a JWU education!

Troy is an above-average public university located in Troy, Alabama. It is a mid-size institution with an enrollment of 9,161 undergraduate students. The Troy acceptance rate is 88%. Popular majors include Business, Psychology, and Criminal Justice and Safety Studies.  

Fontbonne University in Saint Louis is a pocket-sized liberal arts institution tucked into the intersecting neighborhoods of Clayton, University City, and Forest Park. With under 1,200 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students, and an average class size of 15, students can be sure that their individual needs will be met in and out of the classroom. Out of 40 programs, they are known for Speech Language Pathology, Dietetics, Cybersecurity, and Education and Business, with partnership programs in Engineering, Athletic Training, Nursing, and Social Work. Their 19 NCAA D3 athletic programs include Volleyball, Basketball, Track/Cross Country, Soccer, ESports, Dance, Cheer, and more. Fontbonne graduates are commonly employed by Boeing, Barnes Jewish Hospital, and Mastercard, and they boast a 96% career placement percentage. One of the most affordable private schools in Missouri, there are several merit based international scholarships!

Jacksonville State is an above-average public university located in Jacksonville, Alabama. It is a mid-size institution with an enrollment of 5,459 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the Jacksonville State acceptance rate is 54%. Popular majors include Nursing, Liberal Arts and Humanities, and Business.  

International students from all over the world, including The Bahamas, study at Truman State University, a nationally ranked U.S. public institution that offers an affordable, high-quality education with small class sizes and the personal attention you deserve. Truman combines foundational knowledge (teamwork, writing, problem-solving, etc.) and critical thinking with highly-specialized academic programming to develop versatile thinkers and proactive doers.

There is no application fee and students are automatically considered for scholarships when they apply. Truman recognizes outstanding academic performance and extracurricular involvement by awarding scholarships that can range from up to 50% of tuition or more.

Wichita State is a public university located in Wichita, Kansas. It is a mid-size institution with an enrollment of 8,855 undergraduate students. The Wichita State acceptance rate is 96%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Nursing, and Psychology. 

At the University of West Florida, everyone is welcome, all cultures are celebrated, and every student graduates prepared for a global future.  The University of West Florida is a top two state university located in the number one ranked state for higher education in the United States and is dedicated to providing a high quality, personalized academic education to students from around the world.  The University of West Florida also offers scholarships to students from the Caribbean through the LAC scholarship, which UWF sponsors to assist in the development of stronger economic, cultural, educational, and social ties between the Caribbean and our university. Over 50 students receive this scholarship each year, worth up to $15,000. Nearly 100% of Graduate students also receive a Graduate Assistantship and pay in-state tuition.

The University of West Florida is home to five academic colleges, offering a variety of undergraduate, graduate, specialist and doctoral degree programs.  The UWF College of Business and the College of Engineering have achieved the highest levels of international accreditation, an achievement placing these degree programs on par with the best schools in the world. With more than 70 undergraduate degree programs, master’s degrees in 32 programs, specialist degree in one program and doctoral degrees in three programs, the University of West Florida has a degree to meet your educational goals.

Established in 1903, Pittsburg State University is a comprehensive, affordable public university offering more than 200 academic programs at the undergraduate and graduate level. We place high priority on serving international students and have achieved success in attracting students from around the world to southeast Kansas. The primary emphasis at Pitt State is on teaching, and our faculty pride themselves on giving personal attention to students in an atmosphere in which much attention is given to keeping class sizes small enough to allow for meaningful personal interaction with students. The university awards bachelor’s degrees, master’s degrees, education specialist degrees, associate degrees, and professional certificates across four colleges: the College of Arts & Sciences, the Kelce College of Business, the College of Education, and the College of Technology.

Washburn University has a 155-year tradition of providing a private school education at a public school price. Ranked in the Top 25 most Dynamic Universities in the US by the Asian Correspondent and as the top-ranked public master’s level university in Kansas according to America’s Best Colleges rankings released by U.S. News and World Report. It is located in Topeka, the capital city of Kansas, U.S.A. We warmly welcome students from the Bahamas to be a part of the educational experience at Washburn University. Established in 1865, Washburn University is an accredited and licensed institute. Major academic units of the university include the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Law, School of Business, School of Nursing, and School of Applied Sciences. We also have an accredited Intensive English Program with three levels. Washburn has 6,500 students, including 225 international students from around 36 countries.

Austin Peay is a comprehensive university that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs designed to promote critical thinking, communication skills, creativity and leadership. With over 10,000 students, Austin Peay continues to pride itself on promoting diversity, appreciation of all cultures and respect for all persons as well as fostering a positive campus environment that encourages active participation in university life!

Located in the heart of the Midwest, University of Nebraska at Kearney (UNK) offers more than 100 undergraduate and eight residential graduate programs. UNK’s bustling 515-acre campus is nestled along the Platte River in the Kearney community. The undergraduate student body numbers 5,274, with nearly 400 international students hailing from 52 countries. Students will find an affordable education with a wide variety of majors in fields including STEM, business, communications, social sciences and humanities. UNK also offers 22 pre-professional tracks in the fields of medicine, pharmacy, dental, law, veterinary and meteorology. Classes average around 24 students and the student-to-faculty ratio is 19:1. Students will have the ability to participate in study abroad programs and internships as part of their education. There are more than 170 clubs and organizations to join as well as an active Greek life community.

Manhattan College is nationally recognized as a top school in preparing its graduates for successful careers at international companies like IBM, Google, JP Morgan and Wells Fargo. With a 12:1 student to faculty ratio, Manhattan College offers 100+ undergraduate and 25 graduate programs and enrolls students from more than 60 countries. International undergraduate students may be eligible for scholarships ranging from $6,000 to $30,000 per academic year and ESL classes are available on campus. Manhattan’s picturesque campus is located in the Bronx, a 35-minute subway ride from the heart of New York City, providing students the best of both worlds: a beautiful campus with a close-knit community plus access to the most exciting city in the world — New York. Popular undergraduate majors include Civil Engineering, Finance, Global Business Studies, Marketing and Mechanical Engineering. Popular graduate majors include Business, Chemical Engineering, Counseling.

UAT is an elite intimate private college in Tempe, AZ focused on educating students in technology who desire to innovate in the areas of emerging technology disciplines including Advancing Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence, Gaming and New Media technologies. Undergraduate and graduate students living on campus are surrounded in a true living learning technology environment. UAT has the status of being among a select few 100 percent STEM-based universities in the USA. Our unrivaled computer science degree programs are a benchmark of success within academia. UAT is an ideal environment for technology degree students who value uniqueness and the power of advancing technology as well as the rigors of a traditional education.

Montserrat College of Art provides an individualized education structured around experiential learning, studio practice, liberal arts, and professional preparation. Montserrat’s BFA degree program offers students the opportunity to develop expertise in one or more studio areas by offering a wide variety of art, design and writing concentrations for students to choose from including; Animation & Interaction Media, Illustration, Photography, Video + Film and Sculpture to name a few. Located in Beverly, Massachusetts, a Boston Metro location, this historic, seaside city has miles of beautiful coastline. The campus location is just a short walk from the Atlantic Ocean, and a quick train ride into Boston’s city center. Montserrat College of Art is accredited by the National Association of Schools for Art & Design (NASAD) and by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE).

Ranked #3 in the region for percentage of international students by U.S. New & World Report, the University of Bridgeport (UB) is a private university home to a diverse student and faculty body from over 45 states and 80 countries. UB offers more than 100 undergraduate programs through the College of Engineering, Business and Education, College of Arts & Sciences and College of Health Sciences. UB’s English Language Institute (ELI) is located on campus and ELI students have access to all university resources and benefits.

Located in the state of Connecticut and just 48 miles northeast of New York City, UB students have access to job opportunities including internships with some of the world’s leading corporations, hospitals, and organizations. With a student faculty ratio of 16:1, popular undergraduate majors include Accounting, Biology, Criminal Justice, Computer Science, Graphic Design, Health Sciences, Industrial/Interior Design, Journalism and Mechanical Engineering. UB also has the largest graduate engineering program in Connecticut and second-largest graduate engineering school in New England. UB is designated in the Carnegie Classification system for both Doctoral/Professional and STEM-focused.

Ranked the #1 Public West Virginia Institution in the Southern USA, and ranked #1 in West Virginia for offering scholarship aid, Concord University offers a very affordable tuition for international students. There is no fee to apply and academic scholarships range from $3,000-$8,000. ESL requirements for admissions are modest and on-campus ESL classes are available. A test optional college, Concord University accepts a wide range of students. Located in a safe, residential area, the city of Athens, West Virginia was voted #21 as a Best Place to Live. Most popular majors include Business Administration, Biology, Computer Information Systems, Computer Science/ Mathematics, and Recreation/Tourism Management.

Liberty University is a premier Christian University located in central Virginia, approximately three hours from Washington, DC.  We offer a wide range of degree programs ranging from Aviation to Zoology, including Engineering, Film, Theater, Music, Biomedical Sciences, Sport Management, Exercise Science, and Business.  Liberty is home to nearly 700 international students from 70 countries and provides excellent opportunities for gaining resume-building practical experiences through our Washington and New York City Fellowships along with campus employment, community service, and internships.  Our alcohol and tobacco-free campus has a high safety ranking.  The University has gained a reputation for placing graduates who have experienced our whole-person education:  mind, body, and spirit, making them excellent employees for any company or organization.  All Bahamian students receive financial aid coupled with tuition in the lowest 1/3 of private colleges in the United States. 

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is one of 44 private institutions in the U.S. classified as a high activity doctoral/research university. Small class sizes provide one-to-one access to professors, and career and international student advisors are available to assist students with internships as well as CPT and OPT opportunities to find the best experience to boost their careers. Located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, students have access to a robust offering of professional and social opportunities within a multicultural environment. Scholarships are available for undergraduate students who qualify and range from $5,000 up to $21,000. Biology, Marine Biology, Business, Chemistry, Computer Science, Psychology, and Engineering are some popular undergraduate degree programs. NSU is also home to the largest MBA and Master of Accounting programs in Florida. There are more than 200 graduate students hailing from 58 countries studying in the Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship.

YSU is a public comprehensive university with 110+ years history. The majors cover from STEM to liberal arts, economics, business, education, health services, almost all fields you could imagine. Engineering program are accredited by ABET; STEM and Economics earn Top 25% national rankings; business accredited by AACSB. YSU provides lowest tuition rate in Ohio and is ranked Top 7 most affordable universities across the nation. Moreover, YSU provides incredible scholarships for international students from $1000 to $10,000 per year. YSU has the most caring and welcoming people keeping all international students stay happily.

Kent State University was founded in 1910 and has since become the third largest university in Ohio that is affordable and provides a safe and supportive environment . Kent State offers a highly favorable match between the cost and quality of a college degree and offers eligible international students a significant amount of financial assistance. When combined, available scholarships have the potential of awarding an international student upwards of $32,000 towards a 4-year undergraduate degree. There are opportunities for on-campus employment as well. As one of the safest campuses in the U.S. as ranked (25th) by the Council for Home Safety and Security, Kent State goes above and beyond to ensure students’ safety. All residence halls remain locked 24 hours a day, seven days a week with security aids that patrol each hall. The staff of Kent State’s International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) within the Office of Global Education actively supports international students by offering assistance the second students arrive on campus. Numerous on-campus international organizations and clubs actively involve students in activities and gatherings that are designed to provide students with social support, guidance and a feeling of home. 

Walden is a for-profit, online university. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 674 undergraduate students. The Walden acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Nursing, Business, and Psychology.

Anna, a nurse, went to the frontlines of New York to help with the COVID-19 crisis in the spring. Listen  to her story of tragedy and resilience, and learn how she’s achieving her dream of becoming a family nurse practitioner.
Growing up in poverty, Jack knew that education was key. After earning his PhD from Walden, he used his knowledge to do more than build a career for himself- he used it to help others reach their potential, too
Desmond is an education specialist dedicated to helping young people grow and learn. Hear about his experience growing up in a neighborhood with few options, and how he used his master’s degree from Walden to create social change. 

For over 190 years, the University of North Alabama (UNA) has been a place where students can invest in themselves for a brighter future. UNA has it all – here you’ll find artists, entrepreneurs, scientists, nurses, and educators pursuing unique opportunities in a safe, supportive, and welcoming environment. Join us in Florence, Alabama, and make global connections that will last a lifetime!

Currently we offer over 60 Bachelor programs, 19 Master programs, and 2 Ph.D. programs. Our small class sizes offer a personal learning experience with great opportunity for networking. At UNA, quality meets affordability as 95% of international students receive scholarships– including renewable Academic and Free On-Campus housing scholarships.

Our vibrant campus offers many opportunities to get involved, and we pair students with local host families to experience authentic American culture and family life. UNA Athletics, a renowned collegiate athletics program with seven (7) Division II National Championships, is now a proud member of the NCAA Division I’s ASUN Big South Conference. 

Key Facts:  8,000+ students 300+ International Students 50+ different countries represented 19:1 Student to Faculty ratio 140+ Student Organizations 14 NCAA Division 1 Sports 1 Live Lion on campus  

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Murray State is an above-average public university located in Murray, Kentucky. It is a mid-size institution with an enrollment of 6,236 undergraduate students. The Murray State acceptance rate is 81%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Business, and Nursing.

Emporia State University (Emporia, Kansas) is a dynamic and progressive, student-centered learning community that fosters student success through personal and professional engagement in academic excellence, as well as community and global involvement. Emporia State University (ESU) has been recognized by Princeton Review as one of “Best in the Midwest” and #32 in Top Public Schools (Midwest) by the U.S. News and World Report. All majors and disciplines are accredited by the North Central Association Commission. ESU is an internationally friendly and globally focused university. International students come to ESU from more than 55 countries and make up about 9 percent of the total student population. ESU is a medium-sized institution with approximately 6,000 students. CKT Agency students will receive an application fee deferral when applying to ESU.

The University of Tennessee at Martin provides high-quality undergraduate and graduate educational programs to West Tennessee and beyond. From the founding in 1900 of Hall-Moody Institute, through the establishment in 1927 of UT Junior College, to today’s status as a comprehensive public university, UT Martin is committed to preparing students for success in the global economy. The main campus is located in Northwest Tennessee about 125 miles northeast of Memphis, 150 miles northwest of Nashville and 60 miles north of Jackson. Educational Outreach teaching centers in Jackson, Parsons, Ripley, and Selmer, and dual-enrollment course offerings in Tennessee high schools, bring UT Martin academic programs to people across West Tennessee. UT Martin is home to UT Online, the University of Tennessee’s online programs for both undergraduate and graduate education.

Lakehead University is a public research university with campuses in Thunder Bay and Orillia, Ontario, Canada. Lakehead University, shortened to ‘Lakehead U’, or ‘LU’, is non-denominational and provincially supported. It has undergraduate programs, graduate programs, the Bora Laskin Faculty of Law, the only internationally accredited (AACSB) business school in northern Ontario, and is home to the western campus of the Northern Ontario School of Medicine.

Lakehead has more than 45,000 alumni. The main campus in Thunder Bay has about 7,900 students. As of September 2006, a new permanent extension campus in Orillia, located about 150 kilometres (93 mi) north of Toronto, has about 1,400 students.

Georgian College is a College of Applied Arts and Technology in Ontario, Canada. It has 13,000 full-time students, including 3,600 international students from 85 countries, across seven campuses, the largest being in Barrie .  Georgian College offers academic upgrading, apprenticeship training, certificate, diploma, graduate certificate, college degree and university programs (including combined degree-diplomas) and part-time studies in such areas such as automotive business, business and management, community safety, computer studies, design and visual arts, engineering technology and environmental studies, health, wellness and sciences, hospitality, tourism and recreation, human services, Indigenous studies, liberal arts, marine studies, and skilled trades. 

Coast Mountain College, previously Northwest Community College (NWCC), is an accredited post-secondary institution that serves the rich and diverse communities and learners of BC’s beautiful northwest region.

Established in 1975 in Terrace, BC, Coast Mountain College has five regional campuses serving 34 communities, 21 of which are First Nations communities.  The College provides students with innovative programs that lead to sustainable careers for people in the north. Our campuses are located in Hazelton, Haida Gwaii, Smithers, Prince Rupert and Terrace.

CMTN offers college access programs; small class sizes; health and human services programs; online programs; university credit programs, trades foundation and apprenticeship programs. Coast Mountain College also offers innovative and flexible mobile training, reaching communities beyond its campuses.

Coast Mountain College aims to be the college of choice for experiential, place-based learning allowing students to learn both in the classroom and in the spectacular outdoor spaces that are so unique to this part of Canada.

George Brown College of Applied Arts and Technology is a public, fully accredited college of applied arts and technology with three full campuses in downtown Toronto (Ontario, Canada). Like many other colleges in Ontario, GBC was chartered in 1966 by the government of Ontario and opened the next year.   George Brown offers a wide variety of programs in art and design, business, community services, early childhood education, construction and engineering technologies, health sciences, hospitality and culinary arts, preparatory studies, as well as specialized programs and services for recent immigrants and international students.  

Over the past 50 years, Centennial College has transformed itself from a local community college to a worldly institution, with a presence in countries like China, India, South Korea and Brazil.

Our focus has always been on preparing graduates to enter the workforce, while teaching our students to be leaders. We’ve worked to build lasting partnerships with local communities, while preparing our graduates to succeed globally.

Locally, we continue to offer industry-recognized full- and part-time programs at four Toronto campuses. Whether in our classrooms, our labs or the community, Centennial students experience the real world before they even graduate. They’re job-ready, and that’s a fact employers have told us, as more than 94 per cent of those hiring Centennial grads are satisfied or very satisfied with their hires.

As a leader in internationalization, we’ve done extensive work teaching international students. At the same time, we are enabling more Canadian learners to have an international adventure, be it completing a semester in Spain, an internship in South Africa or a Global Citizenship learning experience in the Amazon Basin.

We believe a Centennial education is an education without borders, because the world has changed, and so have we. We’ve re-created our College, giving ourselves a unique position in the marketplace and the world. We are now prepared for the next set of challenges: To be more innovative and entrepreneurial, to further exploit the benefits of technology, to creatively engage our employees, to build more bridges with communities and employers and to see our graduates do meaningful work and have meaningful lives.

Seneca offers a range of exciting opportunities, university partnerships and practical learning experiences. Learn from faculty who are experts in their fields and closely connected to industry. Seneca promotes collaborative learning through honours bachelor degrees, post-graduate certificates, advanced diplomas and diplomas. Many programs offer internationally recognized professional designations that prepare you for the working work. Another great way Seneca prepares graduates for their careers is to combine classroom learning with hands-on experience in the workplace. Co-ops, work-terms and field experience are some of the available opportunities.

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