Youth Development

Study Youth Development 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 Youth Development 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.


Alaska

National Outdoor Leadership School - NOLS

NOLS is a nonprofit global wilderness school that will help you step forward boldly as a leader. Founded in 1965, NOLS started as an outdoors skills school, doing work in local mountain ranges and exploring what it meant to teach leade ...

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

Arizona

National Outdoor Leadership School - NOLS

NOLS is a nonprofit global wilderness school that will help you step forward boldly as a leader. Founded in 1965, NOLS started as an outdoors skills school, doing work in local mountain ranges and exploring what it meant to teach leade ...

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

South Mountain Community College

With an extensive curriculum, small classes and a caring faculty, South Mountain Community College is your home for a quality education that will prepare you for the future. One of the ten Maricopa Community Colleges of the Phoenix are ...

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

California

California State University, Long Beach - American Language Institute (ALI)

    Why Study Here? California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) is a diverse, student-centered, globally engaged public university, committed to providing high quality undergraduate and graduate educational opportuniti ...

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

California State University, Chico ALCI American Language and Culture Institute

About California State University, Chico – Chico State California State University, Chico, popularly known as “Chico State," established in 1887, is the second oldest university in the 23-campus California State University system. S ...

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

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

Colorado

Fort Lewis College

Classic Colorado awaits at Fort Lewis College As Colorado’s crossroads of education and adventure, Fort Lewis College blends liberal arts and focused, relevant areas of study with powder days and powwows, mountain biking championshi ...

  • Bachelor Degree
  • Certificate/Short Term
  • Masters

Georgia

Emory University

A Summer at Emory University’s Pre-College Program! The Emory Pre-College Program is an academic and residential summer program for international high school students preparing to attend a U.S. college or university for their post-s ...

  • Summer
  • Secondary/Boarding
  • Certificate/Short Term

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 ...

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

Idaho

University of Idaho

Thank you for your interest in studying at the University of Idaho! We are excited that you are considering us for your studies in the United States. We love the University of Idaho community and we are sure that you will, too! Here ...

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

National Outdoor Leadership School - NOLS

NOLS is a nonprofit global wilderness school that will help you step forward boldly as a leader. Founded in 1965, NOLS started as an outdoors skills school, doing work in local mountain ranges and exploring what it meant to teach leade ...

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

Illinois

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

Heartland Community College

Heartland Community College is a two-year, fully accredited institution of higher education located in Normal, Illinois, about two hours south of Chicago. Heartland offers a welcoming environment focused on providing accessible, innova ...

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

Joliet Junior College

Joliet Junior College Highlights Strong academic programs, including Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management University partnerships make it easy to transfer State-of-the-art facilities Highly qualified instructors Small c ...

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

Louisiana

McNeese State University

An Overview:   At McNeese, our approximately 8,000 students can choose from more than 70 degree programs offered by the Colleges of Business, Education, Engineering and Computer Science, Graduate Studies, Liberal Arts, Nursing and H ...

  • Bachelor Degree
  • Certificate/Short Term
  • Masters

Massachusetts

Salem State University Intensive English Language Program

ACHIEVE YOUR ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL GOALS THROUGH PERSONALIZED INSTRUCTION AS YOU EXPERIENCE THE TRUE  SPIRIT OF AMERICA AT OUR VIBRANT AND WELCOMING CAMPUS IN THE HISTORIC SEACOAST CITY OF SALEM, MASSACHUSETTS About Salem State ...

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

Quincy College

Quincy College is a two-year accredited degree granting institution, located in Quincy, Massachusetts, USA. The College is about ten minutes away from downtown Boston, a premier American city. Quincy College is a welcoming learning env ...

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

Michigan

English Language Institute at Michigan Technological University

Michigan Technological University (MTU) is a public research university, home to more than 7,000 students from 60 countries around the world. Founded in 1885, the University offers more than 120 undergraduate and graduate degree progra ...

  • Summer
  • Certificate/Short Term
  • English Programs
  • Secondary/Boarding

University of Michigan - Flint

About the University of Michigan-Flint The University of Michigan-Flint (UM-Flint) is a public university located in Flint, Michigan and issues four-year bachelor's and graduate degrees. Being a part of the prestigious University of ...

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

Missouri

University of Missouri Columbia

The University of Missouri Columbia (MU, or Mizzou) is recognized as one of the most comprehensive schools in the United States. The University offers a choice of over 300 accredited academic programs at the undergraduate and graduate ...

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

North Dakota

North Dakota State University - Graduate School NDSU Graduate School

At North Dakota State University, graduate students can chart their own course for traditional scholarly inquiry or push the boundaries of modern theory and research. A student-focused, land-grant, research university located in the he ...

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

New York

Genesee Community College

Welcome to Genesee Community College Genesee Community College is located in Batavia, NY amid the scenic greater Finger Lakes region, half way between the metropolitan areas of Rochester and Buffalo and just two hours from Toronto, ...

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

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 ...

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

LaGuardia Community College - City University of New York

WELCOME TO THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE CENTER Learn and explore in New York City! The English Language Center (TELC) is the largest English language program in New York City. We are part of LaGuardia Community College’s Learning & I ...

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

Suffolk County Community College

Suffolk  County Community College is one of the 64 colleges and universities that make up the State University of New York (SUNY) system. With an enrollment of approximately 27,000 students, we are the largest community college in New ...

  • Certificate/Short Term
  • 2yr/Community College

National Outdoor Leadership School - NOLS

NOLS is a nonprofit global wilderness school that will help you step forward boldly as a leader. Founded in 1965, NOLS started as an outdoors skills school, doing work in local mountain ranges and exploring what it meant to teach leade ...

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

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 ...

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

South Carolina

College of Charleston - English Language Institute English Language Institute 

Why Charleston, SC? Ranked the No. 1 city in the United States and Canada for the past seven years (Travel + Leisure, 2019) The No. 2 city in the world (Travel + Leisure, 2015 | No. 12 City in 2019) The No. 1 destination city ...

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

South Dakota

Northern State University International Undergraduate Admissions

Northern State University (NSU), founded in 1901, has been recognized nationally as one of the best and most affordable institutions by U.S. News and World Report rankings for seven consecutive years. NSU is a public university that is ...

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

Texas

University of North Texas IELI

Why choose the IELI to study English?  At the IELI at the University of North Texas you can: Be admitted to UNT without a TOEFL or IELTS score; Take university courses for credit while studying English; Develop the academic ...

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

Utah

National Outdoor Leadership School - NOLS

NOLS is a nonprofit global wilderness school that will help you step forward boldly as a leader. Founded in 1965, NOLS started as an outdoors skills school, doing work in local mountain ranges and exploring what it meant to teach leade ...

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

Virginia

Liberty University

Since 1971, Liberty University has remained committed to providing a premier Christian education to students from around the world. We will partner with you to fulfill your dreams by providing a top-tier college experience. Our Liberty ...

  • Bachelor Degree
  • Masters

Washington

National Outdoor Leadership School - NOLS

NOLS is a nonprofit global wilderness school that will help you step forward boldly as a leader. Founded in 1965, NOLS started as an outdoors skills school, doing work in local mountain ranges and exploring what it meant to teach leade ...

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

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
  • Bachelor Degree
  • English Programs
  • Summer

Edmonds Community College International Student Services

  Edmonds Community College offers two-year university transfer degrees, English as a Second Language (ESL), professional degree certificates and a Washington State High School diploma. Our beautiful park-like campus

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

Wyoming

National Outdoor Leadership School - NOLS

NOLS is a nonprofit global wilderness school that will help you step forward boldly as a leader. Founded in 1965, NOLS started as an outdoors skills school, doing work in local mountain ranges and exploring what it meant to teach leade ...

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

Yukon

National Outdoor Leadership School - NOLS

NOLS is a nonprofit global wilderness school that will help you step forward boldly as a leader. Founded in 1965, NOLS started as an outdoors skills school, doing work in local mountain ranges and exploring what it meant to teach leade ...

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

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