- Upper MidwestMarquette University
Founded in 1881, Marquette University offers over 80 majors in Business, Engineering, Biomedical Sciences, Communication, Social Sciences, Hard Sciences, and the Humanities. Many programs offer accelerated options so you can earn a bachelor’s and master’s degree in 5 years instead of the normal 6 to 7. Scholarships are available for international students without government sponsorship.
Marquette is home to 8,238 undergraduates including over 564 international students from over 60 countries. Marquette students enjoy a wide range of professional and recreational opportunities thanks to Marquette’s vibrant urban campus in the heart of Milwaukee on the shores of beautiful Lake Michigan (just 150 km north of Chicago).
Milwaukee is the largest city in the state of Wisconsin and counts 9 Fortune 500 and 14 Fortune 1000 companies among its thriving business community. Marquette regularly ranks high for academics, engagement, and value.
- Milwaukee School of Engineering
Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE University) is a private university in the heart of downtown Milwaukee, Wisconsin that offers an outstanding education in engineering, nursing, business and actuarial science.
- Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato (MSU or MNSU), also known as Minnesota State, is a public comprehensive university located in Mankato, Minnesota. The university sits atop the bluff of the Blue Earth River valley, approximately 75 miles (121 km) southwest of Minneapolis-St. Paul. Established in law as the Second State Normal School in 1858, it was designated in Mankato in 1866, and officially opened as Mankato Normal School in 1868. It is the second oldest member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system. It is also the second largest public university in the state, and has over 119,000 alumni worldwide.
- University of Michigan-Flint
The University of Michigan-Flint has over 130 degree programs at the undergraduate and graduate level, including ranked and popular programs such as Business, Engineering, Computer Science, and Health Sciences. With 8,000 students (and more than 300 international students from 40 countries) and an outstanding faculty/student ratio of 13:1, UM-Flint’s size fosters relationships that allow for personalized learning and individual growth. UM-Flint also has an English Language Program, including a Pathway Program, for students still studying ESL.
As part of the University of Michigan system, you are also a part of the largest alumni network in the world with over 583,000 alumni from all 3 campuses. Students enjoy other benefits such as our 2+2 Engineering Transfer Program to University of Michigan and opportunities and involvement in activities, internships, and career fairs across all campuses.
UM-Flint students learn in the heart of a dynamic urban setting in the midst of an exciting transformation. Located at the center of Flint’s reinvention, our downtown campus is among the safest of any public university in Michigan. It’s also just an hour’s drive to East Lansing, Ann Arbor, Saginaw, Detroit, Canada, and the region’s best destinations.
You are welcome at the University of Michigan-Flint!
University of Northern Iowa
The University of Northern Iowa is a comprehensive public university with 12,000 students representing over 60 countries. We offer 90 undergraduate majors and 50 graduate programs as well as an intensive English program. UNI has been recognized as a “Best Business School” but is also known for strong programs in education, natural sciences, social sciences and the arts.
The 900-acre park-like campus features more than 65 major buildings within a 10-minute walking distance of each other and was found to be one of the safest campuses in the U.S. In addition, the state of Iowa was recently ranked the #1 Best State by U.S. News and World Report.
When considering the low cost of tuition and living, and the high quality of education received, UNI is considered one of the top values for education in the U.S. Although UNI is a medium-size university, it has a small-school atmosphere, with only an average of 26 students per class, and is in a friendly university community.
- University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse offers an unparalleled education that rivals universities many times its size. Opportunities for undergraduate and graduate research, hands-on classroom experience, internships, as well as the personalized guidance of faculty and staff will prepare you for every step of your journey ahead during your education and beyond.
Not only are we nationally recognized for academic excellence, there is an abundance of opportunities to become active in the community. The La Crosse area is famous for its exceptional natural beauty which includes the Mississippi River on one side, majestic bluffs on the other, and views of rolling farmland and forested valleys in between. La Crosse is considered one of the most scenic places in mid-America. Abundant water, woodlands and varying terrain provide ample opportunities for year-round outdoor recreation.
Western Michigan University
Western Michigan University is a learner-centered, discovery-driven and globally engaged public university that stands out among America’s more than 4,600 higher education institutions. Founded in 1903, WMU has grown to become a major national research university enrolling more than 23,000 students from across the United States and 96 countries. It is based in Kalamazoo, Michigan, a friendly, top-rated college town situated close to large urban centers, great jobs and abundant recreational areas.
Winona State University
Winona State University is a comprehensive public university holding the #1 Student success rate in the Minnesota State system of colleges and universities. International students receive the Cross-Cultural Scholarship, which offers students the in-state tuition rate. Additional scholarships are available for strong test scores for first-year students and strong GPAs for transfer students. Located in the beautiful Upper Mississippi River Valley of southeastern Minnesota, WSU offers around 80 undergraduate and 9 graduate programs. It is named the second-best public institution in Minnesota by U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges,” and listed among the “Best in the Midwest” by The Princeton Review for 16 years in a row. One of America’s 100 Best College Buys for 24 consecutive years, 98% of WSU graduates are hired in a field related to their degree. All our degree programs offer opportunities for internships with some of the Midwest’s most prestigious companies and organizations. Community engagement is important at Winona State, with most of our programs providing students a chance to use what they’ve learned to help others.