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Top 5 things you need to know about our US partner universities

New Jersey Institute of Technology

The New Jersey Institute of Technology campus is located within the University Heights district of Newark and is only a 20-minute train ride from New York City. Not only do students get to study in a fun and vibrant college district like University Heights, which houses 30 thousand college students within a five mile radius, they also get to experience New York, the city that never sleeps! Alberto Guichardo, Recruitment and Admissions Coordinator tells us more here.

Seattle Pacific University

Seattle Pacific University (SPU) is the only private university in the Pacific Northwest to be listed in the U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 Best National Universities list. Seattle is outpacing Silicon Valley in terms of its opportunities for tech students and is known for the thirteen Fortune 500 companies that call it home, including Amazon, Microsoft, Boeing and Starbucks. Julia Tracewski, Senior Director of Marketing and Conversion, USA, talks to us about why students should choose SPU.

The Graduate School at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County

The Graduate School at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) is ranked by the Carnegie Foundation—one of the highest distinctions for research universities in the U.S.—as a Doctoral/Research University (High Research Activity). With more than 40 postgraduate programs focused on STEM, listen to Rayann Ibasco, International Recruitment Manager, as he chats to us about UMBC’s internships, affordable tuition fees, cultural diversity and academic excellence.

Duquesne University

Duquesne University offers Pathway Programs for international students who want to pursue a graduate degree but need assistance with meeting the language entry requirements and the GRE or GMAT needed for full admission to their desired program. Megan Evangeliste, International Admissions Coordinator, explains how students under the pathway program get to take both ESL classes and academic classes within a given semester, earning credit towards graduation along the way.

University of Nebraska–Lincoln

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln is one of the top public universities in the United States, and offers three main honours programs for students: the University Honors Program, the Nebraska Business Honors Academy, and the Jeffrey S. Raikes School of Computer Science and Management. Joining any of these honours programs offers many perks and personalised services. It also looks good on students’ resumes! Brent Schmoker, Director of Recruitment, USA, talks us through all of the honours program options and explains the reasons why students should consider participating.