Global & Area Studies

Study Global & Area Studies in the USA

To earn your degree or certificate as an international student, you have your choice of all the top schools, colleges and universities in the USA that specialize in the best Global & Area Studies programs

Click on the map of the United States below, to find a school in the area you are interested in studying, or just scroll and browse.


California

Santa Barbara City College

The College Santa Barbara City College is a community college with close to 20,000 students, including 1,500 international students from more than 70 different countries. In addition to providing excellent transfer preparation (the fi ...

  • 2yr/Community College
  • English Programs
  • Certificate/Short Term
  • Masters
  • Bachelor Degree

California State University, Los Angeles The English Language Program

California State University, Los Angeles Cal State LA offers students a beautiful hilltop campus close to Los Angeles' civic and cultural center and within driving distance to Hollywood (the entertainment capital of the world), the ...

  • English Programs
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Masters
  • Summer

Chabot College

Campus Description Chabot College is located in the beautiful San Francisco Bay Area of Northern California. Chabot College is a public, fully accredited community college that prepares students to succeed in their education while e ...

  • Bachelor Degree
  • 2yr/Community College

Santa Monica College

Profile Founded in 1929, SMC is a California State public institution regionally accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). Recognized as one of the best community colleges in California and the nation, SM ...

  • Bachelor Degree
  • 2yr/Community College
  • Certificate/Short Term
  • English Programs

West Hills College Coalinga

Experience the beauty of California while earning your degree! Enjoy the sunshine at West Hills College Coalinga- a welcoming and safe two-year college located in the city of Coalinga, California. West Hills College Coalinga is f ...

  • 2yr/Community College
  • English Programs
  • Certificate/Short Term

Saddleback College

A premier community college in California Founded in 1968, Saddleback College is one of the premier community colleges in California and the United States, with over 24,000 students, including over 200 international students from ov ...

  • 2yr/Community College
  • Summer
  • Certificate/Short Term
  • English Programs

Foothill College / De Anza College

When you choose Foothill or De Anza College you will unlock a world of opportunities.  Whether it’s your goal to begin your studies with us and then transfer to a top university, experience a Californian lifestyle, change the world….or ...

  • 2yr/Community College
  • Bachelor Degree
  • English Programs
  • Summer

University of Redlands

Founded in 1907, the University of Redlands is an independent, coeducational, liberal arts and sciences and pre-professional university.  The University offers over 50 undergraduate programs. These include Global Business, Internationa ...

  • Bachelor Degree
  • Certificate/Short Term
  • Masters
  • English Programs
  • Summer

San Jose City College

Nestled in the heart of Silicon Valley, California, San José City College (SJCC) provides an education of the highest quality. Celebrating an existence that spans nearly an entire century, our new state-of-the-art facilities combined w ...

  • Certificate/Short Term
  • 2yr/Community College

Santa Rosa Junior College

Santa Rosa Junior College (SRJC) is dedicated to making the college dream accessible to as many students as possible. SRJC is a wise choice for students serious about receiving an excellent education in a friendly, safe and student-foc ...

  • Certificate/Short Term
  • 2yr/Community College
  • English Programs

University of California, San Diego - Extension International Programs English Language Institute & International Programs

Why choose University of California, San Diego (UC San Diego)? UC San Diego is one of the top universities in the United States. It has six Nobel Prize winners on faculty and is ranked as the "hottest" university for science by News ...

  • English Programs
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Summer
  • Certificate/Short Term

Orange Coast College Global Engagement Center

Orange Coast College Orange Coast College (OCC) is a 2-year California community college with it's main campus located in Costa Mesa and the OCC School of Sailing and Seamanship in Newport Beach. OCC is located in Orange County betw ...

  • 2yr/Community College
  • Certificate/Short Term
  • English Programs

Fresno City College

Fresno City College is proud of its diverse student population and its enrollment of over 24,000 students. Our international students represent more than 45 countries from all continents and the academic curriculum includes over 200 ma ...

  • Masters
  • 2yr/Community College
  • Summer
  • English Programs
  • Certificate/Short Term

Humboldt State University

Humboldt State University, a California State University Campus Humboldt State University (HSU) is the northernmost California State University campus. HSU is located in Arcata, California – minutes from the Pacific Ocean, surrounde ...

  • Bachelor Degree
  • Masters

Irvine Valley College

Start with the best: Welcome to Irvine Valley College (IVC)! Established in 1985, Irvine Valley College is a fully accredited, public, two-year community college within California. Irvine Valley College offers over 70 Associate degr ...

  • Bachelor Degree
  • 2yr/Community College
  • Certificate/Short Term

California State University Sonoma American Language Institute

The Sonoma State American Language Institute (SSALI) is located in scenic Northern California near the rural beauty of the world-famous Wine Country and one hour from San Francisco. The spectacular Pacific coast, impressive redwood for ...

  • Bachelor Degree
  • Masters
  • English Programs
  • Summer
  • Certificate/Short Term

Study California

Welcome to California California, the third largest state in the United States, is a land famous for its exceptional opportunities. Often referred to as “The Golden State,” California is truly the place where you can have it all ...

  • Masters
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Certificate/Short Term
  • English Programs
  • 2yr/Community College

Santiago Canyon College

  College Profile and Location Santiago Canyon College (SCC) is one of the newest and fastest-growing community colleges in southern California. SCC is located in the city of Orange, which has been named one of the 50 Safest ...

  • 2yr/Community College
  • English Programs

Colorado

University of Denver

The University of Denver As the oldest private university in the Rocky Mountain Region, the University of Denver (DU) draws students from all 50 US states and more than 85 countries. Our reputable academic programs and excellent fac ...

  • Bachelor Degree
  • Masters
  • English Programs
  • Summer

Connecticut

English Language Institute - University of Bridgeport

Our ESL Program: A Global Reputation for Excellence The English Language Institute  |  Study English on the Campus of an American University About ELI Founded in 1991, the English Language Institute (ELI) at the University of ...

  • Bachelor Degree
  • Masters
  • English Programs

University of New Haven

University of New Haven-Graduate Programs History and Locations Founded on the Yale campus in 1920, the University of New Haven is a private university situated on the coast of southern New England. The University is a diverse a ...

  • Bachelor Degree
  • Masters
  • English Programs

District of Columbia

George Mason University

George Mason University (Mason) is located in suburban Fairfax, Virginia, just minutes outside the U.S. capital city of Washington, D.C. George Mason is the largest public research university in Virginia with more than 33,000 students ...

  • Bachelor Degree
  • Masters
  • English Programs

Florida

Valencia College

Why Come to Valencia College? Valencia was named the best two-year college in the United States as the inaugural winner of the 2012 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence. Valencia has one of the highest graduation rates in th ...

  • 2yr/Community College
  • Bachelor Degree
  • English Programs

Georgia

Mercer University English Language Institute

Why study at Mercer University’s English Language Institute? When you choose the English Language Institute (ELI) at Mercer University, you will receive exceptional English instruction from experienced and dedicated faculty in one o ...

  • Masters
  • Bachelor Degree
  • English Programs

Georgia State University Intensive English Program

Overview The Intensive English Program (IEP) at Georgia State University offers academic English courses to individuals coming from outside the U.S.A. and those living in the Atlanta metropolitan area. Most IEP students seek to ente ...

  • Masters
  • English Programs
  • Bachelor Degree
  • More

Iowa

Kirkwood Community College

With global vision and innovative curriculum, Kirkwood is redefining the role of the community college. Kirkwood’s motto is “Start Here. Go Anywhere!” and this is the true definition of education at Kirkwood. What are your educational ...

  • Summer
  • 2yr/Community College
  • Bachelor Degree
  • English Programs

Idaho

Northwest Nazarene University

Northwest Nazarene University (NNU) welcomes applications from students around the world who are seeking a Christian liberal arts education. Our campus in Nampa, Idaho provides a safe, supportive home away from home. International s ...

  • Bachelor Degree
  • Summer
  • Masters

Illinois

College of DuPage

The Midwest’s Largest Community College College of DuPage is the Midwest’s largest comprehensive, single-campus community college and is dedicated to serving the diverse higher educational, civic and cultural needs of our students. ...

  • Certificate/Short Term
  • 2yr/Community College
  • Summer
  • English Programs
  • Secondary/Boarding

University of Illinois at Chicago

Chicago’s public research university, the University of Illinois at Chicago is ranked among the Top 70 Public Universities by U.S. News & World Report. The largest university in the Chicago area, our campus is home to approximately ...

  • Bachelor Degree

Illinois Institute of Technology

Illinois Institute of Technology, ranked #36 in Best Value Schools according to the US News and World Report, offers a wide range of programs and majors to support your academic and professional careers. Students can begin at any point ...

  • Masters
  • Bachelor Degree
  • English Programs
  • Certificate/Short Term
  • Summer
  • Secondary/Boarding

DePaul University

DePaul University's English Language Academy (ELA), founded in 1996, is an intensive English as a second language program that prepares high school and university graduates for admission to an American university. ELA's courses concent ...

  • Bachelor Degree
  • English Programs
  • Masters

Joliet Junior College

Joliet Junior College Highlights Strong academic programs, including Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management Intensive English for Academic Purposes University partnerships make it easy to transfer State-of-the-art facilitie ...

  • Summer
  • 2yr/Community College
  • Certificate/Short Term

Danville Area Community College

About Danville Area Community College Danville Area Community College (DACC) is a public two-year college founded in 1946 that has grown into an independent college serving about 5,000 students per year in over 1,500 unique courses. ...

  • 2yr/Community College
  • Bachelor Degree
  • More
  • English Programs

Southern Illinois University at Carbondale

Location Carbondale is located in the Midwest; by car, it is roughly: Five hours south of Chicago Two hours southeast of St. Louis Four hours northwest of Nashville, Tennessee 10 minutes from the beautiful Shawnee National ...

  • Bachelor Degree
  • Masters
  • English Programs
  • Summer
  • Certificate/Short Term
  • Secondary/Boarding

North Central College

Nationally recognized for academic excellence, North Central is a four-year liberal arts university located near Chicago, Illinois. Students can choose from over 65 different areas of study. As a North Central College student you ca ...

  • Bachelor Degree
  • English Programs
  • Summer
  • Secondary/Boarding
  • Masters

Massachusetts

Simmons College

Why Simmons? Simmons College offers a dynamic university experience to 1,700 undergraduate women in Boston, Massachusetts - America’s best college town. Founded in 1899 on the revolutionary idea that women should be able to earn ...

  • Bachelor Degree
  • Summer
  • Masters
  • Certificate/Short Term

Middlesex Community College

Middlesex Welcomes International Students What does MCC offer? Affordable tuition Small classes Two safe, beautiful campuses Transfer agreements with U.S. colleges & universities Dedicated faculty & staff Engli ...

  • Masters
  • Bachelor Degree
  • 2yr/Community College

Michigan

University of Michigan - Flint

About the University of Michigan-Flint The University of Michigan-Flint (UM-Flint) is a four-year university located in Flint, Michigan. Being a part of the prestigious University of Michigan, the Flint campus provides you with a wo ...

  • Masters
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Summer
  • English Programs
  • Certificate/Short Term

Minnesota

St. Cloud State University

Highlights: 18-20 Hours of Instruction per Week 300 + hours English instruction per term High Beginning to Advanced Cultural Activities Pathway Program Short-term Programs Affordable Safe and Friendly Campus On Camp ...

  • Bachelor Degree
  • Masters
  • English Programs
  • Summer
  • Certificate/Short Term

Montana

Flathead Valley Community College

About Flathead Valley Community College Learn in one of the most magnificent places on earth! The Flathead Valley Community College (FVCC) campus is located in the safe and friendly small town of Kalispell, Montana, just a short dri ...

  • 2yr/Community College
  • Certificate/Short Term
  • Summer

New Jersey

Felician University

  Founded in 1942 by the Felician Sisters, Felician University is one of the few Franciscan universities in the country, and the only one in New Jersey. We’ve built

  • Bachelor Degree
  • English Programs
  • Masters

Bergen Community College The International Student Center

Bergen Community College at a glance: What does Bergen Community College have to offer? Bergen Community College is proud to host over 1000 international students from over 90 countries around the world. A beautiful campus in su ...

  • 2yr/Community College
  • English Programs

Nevada

College of Southern Nevada

Overview The College of Southern Nevada (CSN) is the largest higher education institution in Nevada, but you won't get lost in a crowd! CSN has three campuses, offers flexible schedules, and keeps class sizes small. Offering more th ...

  • Certificate/Short Term
  • Summer
  • 2yr/Community College
  • Bachelor Degree
  • English Programs

New York

Long Island University (LIU), Brooklyn Campus - English Language Institute

Study English in the heart of Brooklyn, New York! The English as a Second Language (ESL) program at Long Island University (LIU) in downtown Brooklyn, New York, offers students the opportunity to improve their English in all skill a ...

  • Bachelor Degree
  • English Programs
  • Masters
  • Certificate/Short Term

Pace University

For over 100 years, Pace University in New York has been committed to preparing our students to discover and achieve their professional goals.  We provide a powerful combination of exceptional academics and a variety of professional an ...

  • Summer
  • Masters
  • English Programs
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Certificate/Short Term

State University of New York at Buffalo

A Leading Public University A major public research university in the northeastern United States, the State University of New York at Buffalo (SUNY-Buffalo), or University at Buffalo (UB), offers an outstanding education at an affor ...

  • Masters
  • Bachelor Degree
  • English Programs
  • Summer
  • Certificate/Short Term

Alfred State, SUNY College of Technology

Discover SUNY Alfred Ranked 12th among top regional colleges and universities in the North and #1 most affordable college in the northeast by US News and World Report (2016), Alfred State is part of the State University of New York ...

  • Bachelor Degree
  • 2yr/Community College

Manhattanville College

A Bridge to YOUR Future Manhattanville College is a private liberal-arts college located in scenic Purchase, New York, just 30 minutes north of New York City.  Our global campus is represented by students from more than 55 coun ...

  • Bachelor Degree
  • Masters

Hofstra University

Explore Hofstra University: A World of Opportunity With a student population representing more than 67 countries, Hofstra University is committed to providing the resources that all students need to become integral parts of the Hofs ...

  • Masters
  • Bachelor Degree
  • English Programs
  • Summer

Ohio

Ohio University - Ohio Program of Intensive English (OPIE)

History OPIE is the Ohio Program of Intensive English, located on the historic campus of  Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. OPIE began offering classes in 1967 and is one of the leading English language programs in the U.S. and the o ...

  • Masters
  • Summer
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Certificate/Short Term
  • English Programs

Oregon

Lane Community College

Lane Community College: Achieving Dreams Lane Community College is nationally recognized for innovation and excellence in undergraduate education. Attending Lane means unique experiences in a college-friendly city where you will ach ...

  • 2yr/Community College
  • Certificate/Short Term
  • Bachelor Degree
  • More
  • English Programs

Pennsylvania

Susquehanna University

Apply to Susquehanna University- one of the top-ranked universities in the USA! Are you ready to excel at one of the best universities on the East Coast? Susquehanna offers you a beautiful, safe and academically challenging learn ...

  • Bachelor Degree
  • Summer
  • Masters
  • English Programs
  • Secondary/Boarding

Northampton Community College

Northampton Community College (NCC) In the Center of the Action in the USA Located within 90 minutes’ drive from both New York City and Philadelphia, Northampton Community College provides you with an excellent education close to ...

  • Certificate/Short Term
  • 2yr/Community College
  • English Programs
  • Summer

South Dakota

South Dakota State University

Get Ready. South Dakota State University (SDSU) proudly offers one of the lowest tuition rates of any nationally ranked public universities in the U.S. (U.S. News & World Reports).  Home to 12,500+ students, including more than ...

  • Bachelor Degree
  • Masters
  • English Programs
  • Summer
  • Certificate/Short Term
  • 2yr/Community College

Tennessee

University of Tennessee - Knoxville English Language Institute (ELI) English Language Institute

For more than 30 years, Knoxville, Tennessee's English Language Institute (ELI) has helped students and professionals improve their English language skills. ELI is a department of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, which was fo ...

  • Masters
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Summer
  • Certificate/Short Term
  • English Programs

University of Tennessee Chattanooga

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is a national model for metropolitan universities. In collaboration with our many regional partners, we offer our students an experiential learning environment graced with outstanding teaching ...

  • Masters
  • Summer
  • Bachelor Degree
  • English Programs
  • Certificate/Short Term

Texas

Dallas Baptist University

Dallas Baptist University is a private, Christian liberal arts university located in a suburban setting just outside Dallas, Texas, USA. A tier-1 nationally ranked university by the 2016 U.S. News and World Report, DBU invites you to f ...

  • Masters
  • Summer
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Certificate/Short Term
  • English Programs

Virginia

George Mason University - Schar School of Policy and Government

Discover the Schar School of Policy and Government As a Washington, D.C. area professional, interdisciplinary school that melds theory with practice, the Schar School of Policy and Government at George Mason University prepares unde ...

  • Masters
  • Summer
  • Certificate/Short Term
  • Bachelor Degree

Virginia Tech - Blacksburg Main Campus Location

Overview Established in 1974, Virginia Tech's Intensive English Language program enables students to meet their personal, academic, and professional goals through English language study. Faculty hold master's degrees or doctorates, ar ...

  • Masters
  • English Programs
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Summer
  • Secondary/Boarding

George Mason University

George Mason University (Mason) is located in suburban Fairfax, Virginia, just minutes outside the U.S. capital city of Washington, D.C. George Mason is the largest public research university in Virginia with more than 33,000 students ...

  • Bachelor Degree
  • Masters
  • English Programs

Vermont

Saint Michael's College

­­Saint Michael’s College: A University in Vermont, USA Saint Michael’s College is a four-year university located in Vermont, one of the most beautiful and safest places in the United States. We are an academically competitive univ ...

  • Bachelor Degree
  • Certificate/Short Term
  • English Programs
  • Masters
  • Summer

Washington

Highline College

Location Highline College is located in Des Moines, Washington, just 25 minutes from Seattle and 11 kilometers south of Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. Our college campus is the closest higher education institution to Seattl ...

  • 2yr/Community College
  • Certificate/Short Term
  • English Programs
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Summer

Edmonds Community College International Student Services

Begin your university degree at Edmonds Community College Edmonds Community College is a state college with a beautiful park-like campus. We offer two-year university transfer degrees, English as a Second Language (ESL), professiona ...

  • 2yr/Community College
  • Secondary/Boarding
  • English Programs
  • Summer
  • Certificate/Short Term

Green River College

Green River:  Where the World Meets Green River College is a public college founded in 1965. More than 8,000 students study at Green River, with 1,747 international students from 64 countries.  Most international students come t ...

  • Summer
  • Bachelor Degree
  • 2yr/Community College
  • English Programs

Shoreline Community College

Shoreline Community College Founded in 1964, Shoreline Community College is a public accredited college, renowned for providing a high quality education and helping students achieve their dreams. Located in Seattle, Washington, Shor ...

  • Bachelor Degree
  • 2yr/Community College
  • Secondary/Boarding
  • English Programs
  • Certificate/Short Term

North Seattle College

    Join Us at Our Excellent Public, Two-year College in Friendly Seattle! An exciting area famous for its comfortable living, lively cultural and music scene, and is home to Starbucks, Microsoft, and many other Fortune 5 ...

  • 2yr/Community College
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  • Bachelor Degree
  • Summer
  • Secondary/Boarding
  • English Programs

Whatcom Community College

Whatcom Community College - A Diverse and Supportive Learning Community Whatcom Community College is located in the northwest corner of Washington State in beautiful Bellingham, WA. Whatcom hosts a very diverse international student ...

  • Bachelor Degree
  • 2yr/Community College
  • English Programs
  • Certificate/Short Term

University of Washington Bothell

About UW Bothell: UW Bothell is part of the internationally ranked University of Washington system. UW Bothell graduates earn the prestigious University of Washington diploma and pursue challenging academic studies in a welcoming en ...

  • Bachelor Degree
  • Masters

Seattle Central College

Did you know…? There are 1,200 community colleges in the USA Seattle Central is ranked #6 in international student enrollment among community colleges in the USA (Institute for International Education, 2015-2016) Why do s ...

  • Bachelor Degree
  • 2yr/Community College
  • Certificate/Short Term
  • Summer
  • English Programs
  • Secondary/Boarding

Pierce College

Welcome to Pierce College! We invite you to study at Pierce College. Ranked in the top 10% of American 2-year community colleges, Pierce is a fully accredited public school, with two safe and modern campuses located near the Seattle ...

  • 2yr/Community College
  • Certificate/Short Term
  • Secondary/Boarding
  • English Programs
  • Summer

Cascadia College

Begin your University Study at Cascadia College University Transfer Program: Students in the University Transfer Program satisfy their general education requirements for their bachelor’s degree and choose elective courses that tr ...

  • Summer
  • 2yr/Community College
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Certificate/Short Term
  • English Programs
  • Secondary/Boarding

Seattle University

College is a destination. Where you head determines life’s other paths. Seattle University provides distinctive learning – Jesuit education in a captivating city where expert faculty and rich experiences combine to ensure intellectual, ...

  • Bachelor Degree
  • English Programs
  • Masters

Wisconsin

Fox Valley Technical College

Fox Valley Technical College (Fox Valley Tech) is an accredited, nationally recognized 2-year college located in beautiful Appleton, Wisconsin, U.S.A. Fox Valley Tech has been in the community for over 100 years and of the 16 technical ...

  • Secondary/Boarding
  • Certificate/Short Term
  • Summer
  • Bachelor Degree
  • 2yr/Community College
  • English Programs

Marquette University

Join us at Marquette Ranked in the top 10% of U.S. universities, Marquette provides a world-class education to nearly 12,000 students including more than 650 international students from 60 countries. Founded in 1881 by Catholic Jesu ...

  • Masters
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Certificate/Short Term

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