Central Michigan University
Central Michigan University is one of the top 5% of research institutions in the United States. Our students’ research focuses on cures for cancer and Parkinson’s, more effective diagnosis of tuberculosis, and ways to protect and preserve the 21% of the world’s fresh water that surrounds Michigan.
Central Michigan University offers nearly 200 undergraduate programs and 120 graduate degrees and certificates. Our award-winning undergraduate programs include biology, business, entrepreneurship, engineering, health professions, information systems, journalism, leadership, neuroscience, psychology and teacher education. There are options for accelerated master’s degrees, too, making it simple to continue your education in the United States.
Joining the Central Michigan University family means becoming a part of a diverse group of doers who don’t just adapt to change, but lead the way in shaping a better world for all. We pursue excellence; live with compassion; and become leaders in our communities, countries, and world. At Central Michigan, you’ll join more than 21,000 students on- and off-campus who are making a difference in the world now. With more than 400 registered student organizations and clubs, you’re sure to find your passion and interests on campus. 75% of the enrolled students at Central Michigan University are on merited based scholarship.
Creighton University, located in Omaha, Nebraska, focuses on business, sciences, nursing and humanities. Our programs are taught with a liberal arts curriculum and bridge strong academics with real-world experience. As a leader in education, we ensure our students succeed in rigorous academics to prepare for success in college and after graduation. Last year, 98% of our students were either attending graduate school or started a job within the first six months after graduation.
Creighton enjoys top rankings for undergraduate research, as well as programs in Accounting, Finance and Business Intelligence and Analytics. Many of our students complete our medical, dental, pharmacy, and therapy programs, or are accepted to top programs throughout the country. With our close connection to the Omaha community, which is the #1 city in the world for Fortune 500 companies, our business students are offered positions at companies like Microsoft, Google, Apple, Facebook, Boeing, NASA, and Berkshire Hathaway.
Michigan State University
Michigan State University (“MSU”) has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community. We offer 200 programs across 17 colleges, along with unrivaled opportunities for students to pursue undergraduate research and creative activities.
- MSU is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities, a group of 63 U.S. and two Canadian universities widely regarded as among the top research-intensive institutions in North America.
- MSU is one of the top 70 universities in the world, according to the Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings 2019.
- Times Higher Education ranks MSU among the top 100 global universities in its World University Rankings 2020.
- MSU is among a group of 53 universities Times Higher Education calls “international powerhouses” — institutions with exceptional research output that have the best chance of catching up with or overtaking the world’s best universities.
- MSU has 34 undergraduate and graduate programs ranked in the top 25 nationally by U.S. News & World Report. These include 10 No. 1-ranked programs in undergraduate supply chain management/logistics and graduate programs in African history, nuclear physics, elementary education, secondary education, curriculum and instruction, industrial and organizational psychology, rehabilitation counseling, supply chain and the online graduate program in educational administration and supervision.
Illinois College offers a comprehensive liberal arts experience that focuses on hands-on learning and the impact that comes from close faculty and student interactions. All IC graduates will leave the college having completed one or more internship, undergraduate research project, or other hands-on learning opportunity. With an average class size of 16, students can expect to have professors who care about them as individuals and seek to mentor their professional development. The College welcomes students from over 30 countries and offers more the 45 programs of study. An academic bridge program is also available for students needing to blend their English language training along with courses toward their bachelor's degree. Illinois College is located in Jacksonville, IL, a safe community located between Chicago, Illinois and St. Louis, Missouri.
Indiana Tech is a small, private, non-profit 4-year university in Fort Wayne Indiana. Over time, we have become one of strongest universities in the Midwest region. We have 6 colleges and schools at Indiana Tech, these include: College of Business, College of Engineering, College of General Studies, School of Computer Science, Center for Criminal Justice, and the School of Education. Indiana Tech offers more than 60 degree options at the Associate, Bachelor’s, Masters and Ph.D. level. We currently have over 480 international students (19% of our population) from 36 different countries pursuing their degrees at Indiana Tech.
Indiana Tech is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. The biomedical, mechanical, and electrical engineering programs are also accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) The College of Business is accredited by the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE). We are also top 100 in the nation for Return on Investment (ROI).
Illinois Institute of Technology
Illinois Institute of Technology located in Chicago, is a private, technology-focused research university offering undergraduate and graduate degrees in engineering, science, architecture, business, design, human sciences, applied technology, and law.
One of 21 institutions that comprise the Association of Independent Technological Universities (AITU), Illinois Tech offers exceptional preparation for professions that require technological sophistication, an innovative mindset, and an entrepreneurial spirit.
Illinois Tech offers Co-terminal degrees that allow students to simultaneously complete both an undergraduate and graduate degree (Bachelor’s degree and Master’s degree). Because most co-terminal degrees allow students to share course credit (a maximum of 9 credit hours), students may complete both a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in as few as five years.
Kansas State University
Kansas State University is a land-grant research institution originally founded in 1863 that has now expanded beyond its agricultural roots to provide a quality education, fantastic amenities, and a family environment for all students. Rated number 4 in the nation of best quality of life by the Princeton Review (2018), Kansas State University is found in the heart of the Midwest where the people are friendly and our students representing more than 100 countries are well-supported. K-State is always working to give you the best education with newly renovated buildings for the College of Engineering and the College of Business, as well as some of the best recreational facilities in the U.S., ranked number 6 by the Princeton Review (2018).
Kansas State University offers more than 250 undergraduate majors and more than 150 graduate degrees and certificates, including 12 majors in Engineering, seven majors in Business, and Hospitality Management. Some specialized degree options include Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering, Cybersecurity in Computer Science, and Aviation in addition to other world-class research-based programs. K-State also conducts groundbreaking research in more than 90 research centers and is always expanding to achieve the goal of being one of the top 50 public research universities by 2025. Contact us to learn more about joining the Kansas State Wildcat Family!
Kent State University
Kent State University is one of America’s great public universities. Founded in 1910 and with more than 220,000 alumni worldwide, Kent State is currently ranked by the Carnegie Foundation among the nation’s top 77 public research universities. Kent State University offers more than 300 academic programs at the associate, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral levels and internationally respected faculty and researchers who are dedicated to student success.
Located in the Great Lakes region, Kent State has a high density of Fortune 500 companies within 48 kilometers of the campus, which offer opportunities for internships to enhance students’ learning.
Kent State has awarded around $3,000,000 in international student scholarships in 2018. We pride ourselves on being a very safe campus, we even have our own Kent Campus Police Department. Stay healthy with our state-of-the art recreation facilities, and, we are also connected to a trendy downtown area with plenty of shopping, delicious restaurants and entertainment.
At Northern Illinois University, we offer you the best of both worlds: the resources and breadth of a large university with the culture, mindset and accessibility of a smaller college. We take a student-centered approach that provides you with the resources, tools and guidance to build an educational experience that is rewarding, transformative and often as unique as you are. Through internships, mentorships, research and artistry opportunities, study abroad, over 320 student organizations and more, our faculty and staff work hard to provide you with life-changing opportunities.
Missouri University of Science and Technology
Missouri University of Science and Technology, located in Rolla, state of Missouri, west of the Mississippi River, is one of the nation's top technological research universities. It is currently rated the #3 engineering school in the United States. The school is a medium-sized four-year, public institution founded in 1870, utilizing a semester-based academic calendar, and providing nearly 100 programs of study including: Chemical Engineering, Geology and Geophysics, Petroleum Engineering, Engineering Management, Physics, Business and Humanities. With a variety of lab and research centers on campus, the university encourages both undergraduates and graduates to conduct research in their fields.
Originally established in 1905, Northwest Missouri State University is a state-assisted, four-year regional university. Northwest has over 130 undergraduate and 40 Graduate programs. Our premier undergraduate programs include Biology, Nanoscale Science, Geographic Information Systems, Emergency & Disaster Management, Business (Econ, Finance, Accounting, etc.), Communication & Media Studies, Data Mining, Cybersecurity, Crim Justice/Criminology, and Education. At the Graduate level, we offer Applied Computer Science and an MBA (General, Agri Econ, and IT-emphasis), Information Systems, Agriculture and Math.
Recently ranked one of the top 3 universities in Missouri and 74th among regional universities in the United States, Northwest currently has around 7,000 students, offering great opportunities for students to succeed socially as well as academically. Maryville was also recently ranked #22 safest university town in the United States.
Ohio University strives to be the best student-centered, transformative learning community in America. Students from more than 100 countries benefit from faculty who are known for research and innovation and who make mentoring their students a top priority. Our Athens, Ohio, campus offers students a residential learning experience in one of the top 15 Most Beautiful College Campuses in America. With more than 250 Undergraduate programs and 195 Graduate programs, OHIO continues a 200-year-old tradition of academic excellence.
The University of Toledo
The University of Toledo (UT) is a public metropolitan research university renowned for its beautiful, scenic campuses.Located in the city of Toledo, Ohio, UT is a student-centred institution accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.Established in 1872, the university became a member of the state university system in 1967. In the summer of 2006, it merged with the Medical University of Ohio to create the third-largest public university operating budget in the state.
Today, UT is one of 14 state universities in Ohio and its main mission is to ‘improve the human condition’.
It offers more than 300 undergraduate, graduate and professional programmes, and counts law, engineering, business and occupational therapy among its nationally ranked programmes.Day and evening classes, as well as online programmes, are also available for students at associate, bachelor's, graduate and doctoral levels.The main UT campus comprises nine modern residence halls, a student recreation centre, a gothic bell tower, cutting edge classrooms, a football stadium and basketball and athletics complex.
For more than 130 years, Trine has prepared students to lead, succeed and serve. Located in Angola, Indiana, a destination known for its 101 lakes, Trine offers students experience with real-world projects, expert and caring faculty mentors, state-of-the-art facilities, and alumni who impact their communities, nation and world. While our ABET-accredited engineering school is central to our reputation, we also offer outstanding programs in computer sciences, business (ACBSP), education (NCATE), and health sciences (CAPTE). With an average class size of 19 students and a 16 to 1 student to faculty ratio, our high standards are consistently recognized by publications like U.S. News & World Report and Princeton Review. Our 99.3% job and graduate school placement ranks highest in Indiana and possibly the region.
Amenities include an 18-hole PGA golf course, Thunder Ice Arena, The Bock Center for Innovation and Biomedical Engineering, and the T. Furth Performing Arts Center. Trine's beautiful 450-acre campus provides a safe, nurturing environment while also boasting proximity to major urban centers like Chicago, Detroit and Indianapolis. Each year, Trine University provides excellent service and a high quality education to over 300 international students from around the world as we strive to be a premiere private university.
University of Dayton
The University of Dayton is a top-tier Catholic research university with academic offerings from the undergraduate to the doctoral levels. We are a diverse community committed, in the Marianist tradition, to educating the whole person and linking learning and scholarship with leadership and service.
The University of Evansville, located in the third largest city in Indiana, is home to about 2,500 students from 43 states and over 50 countries. The University has been educating students for about 160 years and boasts over 30, 000 alumni from around the world. The current international student population includes about 400 international students, about 15% of the total student population on campus.
More than 80 undergraduate programs are offered. Our College of Engineering and Computer Science holds ABET accreditation and the School of Business Administration is AACSB International accredited, the top accreditations awarded to such programs. The University is ranked by the U.S News and World Report as a top ten university among master’s granting universities in the Midwest; the University’s campus in the United Kingdom, Harlaxton College, has been ranked as the #1 study abroad program in America.
Generous academic based scholarships are available to international students demonstrating outstanding academic performance; the University is SAT/ACT test optional but does require proof of English proficiency. Students whose English does not yet meet university requirements may begin their studies in the university’s Intensive English Center.
University of Kansas
Established in 1865, the University of Kansas (KU) is an international teaching and research institution in the Midwestern United States offering nearly 400 degrees in fields as varied as engineering, journalism, business, the health professions, the performing arts, and the liberal arts and sciences. More than 2,100 international students represent over 100 countries in every region of the world. Alumni include world leaders, CEOs, astronauts, and international athletic and entertainment celebrities.
KU is one of only 34 public universities in the Association of American Universities, an invite-only association of North America’s leading teaching and research institutions. KU consistently earns high marks from U.S. News and World Report, placing 53rd of 190 national, public universities and 249th of only 1,000 global universities to make the list. 42 of KU’s graduate programs are ranked in the top 50 among public universities. The Applied English Center (AEC) is one of the oldest and best regarded English language programs in the United States.
Our residential campus is located in Lawrence, an affordable, cosmopolitan city of 100,000 located only 50 minutes from an international airport. The university is rich in tradition and offers a multitude of ways to connect with classmates and enrich the academic experience in hundreds of thousands of square feet of new research and instructional facilities, student housing, and meeting spaces.
University of Kentucky
There are many reasons to become a University of Kentucky student:
• A top university for international students (U.S. News & World Report)
• Outstanding academics and faculty with 200 programs and 25 ranked in the top 20 in the U.S.
• Vibrant city ranked #21 Best Places to live in America (U.S. News & World Report) and #3 Safest Metro Cities (Safewise)
• A one-of-a-kind school spirit that will turn you into a Wildcat fan in no time
The University of Kentucky is located in Lexington, KY. From the bustling downtown streets to the rolling hills of world-class horse farms, Lexington is a city like no other. A vibrant college town, Lexington is home to metropolitan luxuries and the warm, welcoming feel of a small town. It’s has been recently ranked as the #1 city in the U.S. for finding a job and as a top ten city for its vibrant economy, reasonable living costs and great amenities.
The University of Missouri (MU or Mizzou) is a comprehensive research university offering over 300 degree programs at the bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral levels. Founded in 1839, Mizzou is a proud member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), an invitation-only group of 62 of the top teaching and research institutions in all of North America.
Mizzou is located in Columbia, Missouri – a small, safe city that consistently ranks as one of the best college-towns in the US. The campus is located in the downtown area, which is filled with cafés, shops, music venues, theaters, and restaurants. The city hosts annual festivals for film, music, and food. Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy many parks and trails for biking, walking, or hiking. The Islamic Center of Central Missouri is located just one block from the campus.
MU enrolls nearly 30,000 students from all 50 US states and over 100 countries from around the world. The student to faculty ratio of 18:1 means that students are able to take advantage of all the opportunities of a major research university while having access to faculty and staff like on a smaller campus. The Office of Sponsored Students in the Mizzou International Center provides specialized service to students with sponsored scholarships.
Students who do not yet meet university English requirements may apply to begin their studies with the Intensive English Program (IEP). International applicants do not have to submit SAT or ACT scores for admission consideration and transfer students from English speaking institutions may not have to submit TOEFL or IELTS scores.
University of Missouri - Kansas City
We are the largest comprehensive, fully accredited university in the Kansas City area. Our faculty are leaders in their fields – and they're within reach. Our 14:1 student-to-faculty ratio means professors know their students' names and take mentorship seriously.
Our students come from all 50 states and 85+ countries, enriching our community with diverse perspectives. And with more than 125 academic areas, our students have a lot of opportunities to explore on their way to discovering and creating their perfect career.
We're at the heart of a thriving urban area, and the city's life and energy influence everything that happens here.