Going home for the holidays? Make visa plans early

International students in the U.S. are thinking about one thing now: final exams. But those returning to their home countries after exams should make...
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A record number of international students enroll in U.S. colleges. Will...

A lot of international students pursue college and university degrees in the U.S. — nearly 820,000 did in 2013. That's more than go to any...
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If you want to study in the U.S., this is the...

http://youtu.be/hyk0qPhe3Rs 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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Questions about studying in the U.S.? Tune in for answers.

Do you plan to study in the U.S. in the near future? Do you hope to later on? Participate in an online chat on Wednesday,...

From big computers to big group projects

Take a look at some of the changes in U.S. college learning and living since 1985, from computers and libraries to cafeterias and student diversity.
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.
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U.S. community colleges offer a unique path to success in higher...

International Education Week celebrates students who attend college outside their home countries and in the process help build a more democratic, secure and prosperous world. This...

Some colleges offer street cred*

U.S. universities in urban areas offer the advantages of city living and the diversity that draws many international students.
Illustration of a Chinese dragon snaking its way through a university building (State Dept./D. Thompson)

Do Confucius Institutes threaten academic freedom?

Academics and policymakers say the Chinese Communist Party exports censorship to universities in other countries through its cultural centers.