Illustration of a student holding a passport, visa and credit card (State Dept./Doug Thompson)

Passport? Check. Visa? Check. And now a credit card for international...

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.
People in business clothes sitting in a row (D.A. Peterson/State Dept.)

Africa’s future leaders head home

Young leaders from sub-Saharan Africa’s 49 countries are returning home with clearer visions, revived purpose, and stronger networks after a summer as Mandela Washington Fellows.

Arts education in the U.S. just got a little more creative

Art education programs at U.S. colleges and universities will drive your creativity, while pushing the boundaries of technology and expression.

Take charge, take a U.S. degree [video]

About 900,000 international students pursue degrees in the U.S. each year. They study hard, but fun and friends are also part of the experience.
Daryola Brandon posing for photo wearing rock-climbing gear (Courtesy of Daryola Brandon)

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.

If you want to study in the U.S., this is the... These students from China and Cameroon grew and found their voices while studying at U.S. colleges. If you're thinking of applying to a U.S. college...
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Can you afford a U.S. education? International students get financial aid...

On January 21 at 6 a.m. EST (11:00 UTC), join a live global webchat about how to finance your studies in the United States....

Coming to the U.S. to study? Don’t get taken by surprise.

Learn how U.S. colleges differ from schools in other countries. Students share their classroom experiences, which can be very different.
Two young men standing on a college campus (State Dept./D.A. Peterson)

At U.S. colleges, African students shape their future

As the number of students in sub-Saharan Africa seeking university degrees continues to rise, more students look to the United States for a college experience.