Almost 100,000 international students attend U.S. two-year colleges, where they can learn English and get credits to apply toward four-year college degrees.
The Mandela Washington Fellowship is looking for up to 700 African leaders for a six-week academic and networking opportunity in the United States.
Nine of the top 10 innovative institutions are in the U.S., according to the Nature Index, which assesses research quality and influence on inventions.
Women from Afghanistan, Egypt and Jordan are among 80 young leaders who spent the summer studying in the U.S. as part of a State Department program.
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.
In the U.S., many journalists gain career experience while they are students, by reporting news for their schools' newspapers, radio stations or websites.
Teaching in the United States has been a life-changing experience for Mariia Kharina, who lectures at Bluefield State College in West Virginia.
International students at U.S. universities are now able to obtain a credit card, thanks to a startup founded by someone who was once without one.
The founder of the online Khan Academy is reimagining how children are taught in bricks-and-mortar schools.