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U.S. universities attract more than 1 million international students

More than 1 million students from around the world attend a college or university in the U.S. Find out what they're studying and where.
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Want to study in the U.S. for free? Work on your...

For one athletic Japanese student, basketball was the ticket to study in the U.S. for free. Many sports offer full scholarships in the U.S.
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The welcome mat is out at U.S. campuses for students from...

Students from Arabian Gulf states are thriving at American colleges and universities. See what some have to say about studying in the U.S.
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Peace in Colombia means opportunity for farmers

After four years away, Frank Fierro saw change in his hometown of Planadas, Colombia. Peace has brought new ideas, new opportunities — and hope.
President Obama at lectern, young Africans seated behind him (State Dept./D.A. Peterson)

What is YALI? Watch this video to find out.

What is YALI? The Young African Leaders Initiative encompasses not one but three different elements designed to benefit Africans aged 25–35.
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U.S. dominates global university rankings

Seven U.S. universities — with two tied for 10th place — made the top 10 in a new global ranking of universities. Another 54 made the top 200.
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Wanted: African leaders for a 6-week fellowship

The Mandela Washington Fellowship is looking for up to 1,000 African leaders for a six-week academic and networking opportunity in the United States.
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This Surinamese student plans to be amazing

Daryola Brandon was selected as one of the first group of students from Suriname to participate in the U.S. Department of State’s Youth Ambassadors Program.
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Rihanna may have a scholarship for you

Rihanna announces a scholarship program for students in the Caribbean to earn a bachelor's degree in the U.S. Will you apply?