The U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce the addition of five new U.S. host campuses to the Department’s EducationUSA Academy network. Boston University, St. Cloud State University, St. John’s University, University of Tennessee Knoxville, and University of Wisconsin-Madison will join eleven other institutions which have been selected through a competitive application process to host EducationUSA Academy participants across the United States in summer 2019.
The EducationUSA Academy offers two-to-four-week academic programs for self-funded international students who range in age from 15 to 17 and reside outside the United States. It provides students with a rewarding summer study and cultural experience in the United States, allowing them to develop their English language skills while pursuing specialized and academic writing courses, tours of diverse college and university campuses, and cultural activities. The Academy creates a pathway for international high school students who may not otherwise have considered attending university in the United States by providing them with the information and skills necessary to become successful students at U.S. higher education institutions.
The following U.S. university campuses will host EducationUSA Academy sessions in 2019: Diablo Valley College (California), Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (Florida), Johns Hopkins University (Maryland), Montana State University (Montana), Northwestern University (Illinois), Syracuse University (New York), Temple University (Pennsylvania), University of Alabama-Huntsville (Alabama), University of Colorado Boulder (Colorado), University of Massachusetts Amherst (Massachusetts), University of North Georgia (Georgia), Boston University (Massachusetts), St. Cloud State University (Minnesota), St. John’s University (New York), University of Tennessee-Knoxville (Tennessee), University of Wisconsin-Madison (Wisconsin). Potential applicants can apply directly to the institution of their choice. The EducationUSA Academy website has a brief description of each institution’s program and links to the individual institution websites which contain more details about each program, such as applicable fees, and application procedures and deadlines.
International education prepares students for today’s globalized economy, and develops the relationships between people and communities in the United States and around the world that are necessary to solve shared global challenges. The U.S. Department of State’s EducationUSA advising network includes more than 400 advising centers in over 180 countries around the world that provide prospective international students with accurate, current, and comprehensive information about U.S. higher education. For more information about the EducationUSA network, visit educationusa.state.gov. EducationUSA is working in partnership with World Learning, Inc. to administer this program.
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Source: U.S. State Department