Certificate/Short Term

To earn your degree or certificate as an international student, you have your choice of all the top schools, colleges and universities in the USA that specialize in the best Short-term/Certificate Programs

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Arizona

South Mountain Community College

With an extensive curriculum, small classes and a caring faculty, South Mountain Community College is your home for a quality education that will prepare you for the future. One of the ten Maricopa Community Colleges of the Phoenix are ...

  • 2yr/Community College
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Summer
  • Certificate/Short Term
  • English Programs

Pima Community College

Welcome to Pima Community College! With six campuses and nearly 23,000 students each semester, Pima Community College is one of the largest multi-campus community colleges in the nation. We are large enough to offer a wide range of ...

  • Summer
  • 2yr/Community College
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Certificate/Short Term
  • English Programs

California

Santa Monica College

Profile Founded in 1929, SMC is a California State public institution regionally accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). Recognized as one of the best community colleges in California and the nation, SM ...

  • Bachelor Degree
  • 2yr/Community College
  • Certificate/Short Term
  • English Programs

Irvine Valley College

A premier California community college: Welcome to Irvine Valley College (IVC)! Established in 1985, Irvine Valley College is a public, two-year community college within California. IVC is fully accredited and offers over 70 Associa ...

  • Bachelor Degree
  • 2yr/Community College
  • Certificate/Short Term

Coastline Community College

Choose Southern California! Each year International Students flock to Southern California for its fantastic weather, great beaches, world famous landmarks, diverse population, and great schools. Orange County is located in the heart ...

  • 2yr/Community College
  • Certificate/Short Term
  • Bachelor Degree
  • English Programs

Peralta Community College District (Berkeley City College, College of Alameda, Laney College and Merritt College)

Overview Founded in 1964, the Peralta Colleges are located on "the Bright Side of the San Francisco Bay" in California, an area renowned for its optimism, spirit of innovation, daring and tolerance. Our student population mirrors th ...

  • Certificate/Short Term
  • 2yr/Community College
  • Bachelor Degree
  • English Programs

West Hills College Coalinga

Experience the beauty of California while earning your degree! Enjoy the sunshine at West Hills College Coalinga- a welcoming and safe two-year college located in the city of Coalinga, California. West Hills College Coalinga is f ...

  • Certificate/Short Term
  • 2yr/Community College
  • English Programs

Saddleback College

A premier community college in California Founded in 1968, Saddleback College is one of the premier community colleges in California and the United States, with over 24,000 students, including over 200 international students from ov ...

  • 2yr/Community College
  • Summer
  • Certificate/Short Term
  • English Programs

Los Angeles City College International Student Program

California Land of Sun, Recreation and Culture Los Angeles City College is the oldest College in the Los Angeles Community District. It is located on 48 acres in Hollywood, five miles from Downtown Los Angeles. The climate and phys ...

  • 2yr/Community College
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Certificate/Short Term
  • English Programs
  • Summer

Golden West College

Welcome to GWC! Located in the coastal community of Huntington Beach, in Southern California, Golden West College is part of the California Community College system and was founded in 1966. On 120 acres of beautifully landscaped gro ...

  • 2yr/Community College
  • Bachelor Degree
  • English Programs
  • Certificate/Short Term

City College of San Francisco Institute for International Students

About City College of San Francisco Annual Enrollment: 60,000 International Students: 1000 + 150 in Intensive English Program per semester Housing: Homestay information available TOEFL Requirement 473 PBT / 152 CBT or 52 iBT ...

  • 2yr/Community College
  • Certificate/Short Term
  • Bachelor Degree
  • English Programs

Santa Rosa Junior College

Santa Rosa Junior College (SRJC) is dedicated to making the college dream accessible to as many students as possible. SRJC is a wise choice for students serious about receiving an excellent education in a friendly, safe and student-foc ...

  • 2yr/Community College
  • Certificate/Short Term
  • English Programs

Orange Coast College International Center

Orange Coast College at a Glance Orange Coast College (OCC) is a 2-year community college located in Costa Mesa nearby the coastline of Orange County, one of the safest and most desirable communities in Southern California. Orange C ...

  • 2yr/Community College
  • Certificate/Short Term
  • English Programs

Study California

Welcome to California California, the third largest state in the United States, is a land famous for its exceptional opportunities. Often referred to as “The Golden State,” California is truly the place where you can have it ...

  • Masters
  • Bachelor Degree
  • English Programs
  • 2yr/Community College
  • Certificate/Short Term

California El Camino Language Academy

Welcome to Our Campus! El Camino Language Academy (ECLA) is located on the campus of El Camino College - one of the most prestigious two-year community colleges in the United States. The Language Academy is an academic based program ...

  • Bachelor Degree
  • Summer
  • 2yr/Community College
  • Certificate/Short Term
  • English Programs

Santa Barbara City College

The College Santa Barbara City College is a community college with close to 20,000 students, including 1,500 international students from more than 70 different countries. In addition to providing excellent transfer preparation (the fi ...

  • 2yr/Community College
  • English Programs
  • Certificate/Short Term
  • Masters
  • Bachelor Degree

Fullerton College

Welcome to Fullerton College Founded in 1913, Fullerton College currently enrolls more than 22,000 students each semester. Our safe and welcoming campus provides an exceptional learning environment, high-tech equipment, dedicated in ...

  • Summer
  • 2yr/Community College
  • Certificate/Short Term

Mount San Jacinto College

Mt. San Jacinto College is a comprehensive community college located between Los Angeles and Palm Desert, California. MSJC offers academic, vocational and technical programs that satisfy the transfer requirements of four-year colleges ...

  • Summer
  • 2yr/Community College
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Certificate/Short Term
  • English Programs

Illinois

Illinois Eastern Community Colleges

Illinois Eastern Community Colleges IECC is a two-year community college located in southeastern Illinois.  We have four campuses that offer many different transfer and technical programs.  Our campuses are:  Frontier Community C ...

  • Certificate/Short Term
  • 2yr/Community College
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Summer
  • English Programs

Joliet Junior College

Joliet Junior College Highlights Strong academic programs, including Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management Intensive English for Academic Purposes University partnerships make it easy to transfer State-of-the-art facilitie ...

  • Certificate/Short Term
  • 2yr/Community College
  • Summer
  • English Programs

College of DuPage

The Midwest’s Largest Community College College of DuPage is the Midwest’s largest comprehensive, single-campus community college and is dedicated to serving the diverse higher educational, civic and cultural needs of our studen ...

  • Certificate/Short Term
  • Summer
  • 2yr/Community College
  • Secondary/Boarding
  • English Programs

Maryland

Howard Community College English Institute (EI)

What is your goal? At HCC, you can get there from here. Why EI? No TOEFL required Choose from courses in many skills, including grammar, pronunciation, reading, speaking, spelling, TOEFL preparation, vocabula

  • English Programs
  • 2yr/Community College
  • Certificate/Short Term
  • Summer
  • Secondary/Boarding

Montana

Flathead Valley Community College

About Flathead Valley Community College Learn in one of the most magnificent places on earth! The Flathead Valley Community College (FVCC) campus is located in the safe and friendly small town of Kalispell, Montana, just a short dri ...

  • 2yr/Community College
  • Summer
  • Certificate/Short Term

Nevada

College of Southern Nevada

Overview The College of Southern Nevada (CSN) is one of the most popular colleges in the USA. With over 38,000 students, CSN is the largest higher education institute in the State of Nevada, and the 7th largest community college in ...

  • 2yr/Community College
  • Certificate/Short Term
  • Summer
  • Bachelor Degree
  • English Programs

Truckee Meadows Community College

About Truckee Meadows Community College Established in 1971, Truckee Meadows Community College is located in Reno, Nevada, the beautiful American West, overlooking the Sierra Nevada Mountains. TMCC is a two-year institution serving ...

  • English Programs
  • 2yr/Community College
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Certificate/Short Term

New York

Fulton-Montgomery Community College SUNY State University of New York

Highlights Located in Beautiful New York State Fulton-Montgomery Community College (FMCC) is a campus of the State University of New York (SUNY) located in rural Upstate New York at the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains. The ...

  • Bachelor Degree
  • 2yr/Community College
  • English Programs
  • Certificate/Short Term

LaGuardia Community College - City University of New York

WELCOME TO THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE CENTER Learn and explore in New York City! The English Language Center (TELC) is the largest non-credit English language program in New York City. We are part of LaGuardia Community College’s Div ...

  • English Programs
  • Certificate/Short Term
  • Summer
  • 2yr/Community College

College of Staten Island of the City University of New York

A World of Opportunities Awaits You at the College of Staten Island of the City University of New York Imagine receiving a world-class education in the world’s most exciting city while experiencing the comforts of a serene, beauti ...

  • Bachelor Degree
  • Masters
  • English Programs
  • Summer
  • 2yr/Community College
  • Certificate/Short Term

Herkimer College

About Herkimer College Part of the State University of New York (SUNY), the largest comprehensive public university system in the nation, Herkimer County Community College offers a premier two-year college experience offering associ ...

  • 2yr/Community College
  • English Programs
  • Certificate/Short Term
  • Bachelor Degree

Ohio

Sinclair Community College

Welcome! Founded in 1887 by a Scottish immigrant, Sinclair is a comprehensive two-year public college that offers more than 200 degrees and certificates in academic and technical programs. Widely known as one of the best community c ...

  • 2yr/Community College
  • Bachelor Degree
  • English Programs
  • Certificate/Short Term

Oregon

Clackamas Community College

Clackamas Community College — Education That Works If you value academic variety, a good investment and opportunity for personal involvement, then the Clackamas Community College experience is right for you. We’ve got the ser ...

  • 2yr/Community College
  • Certificate/Short Term
  • English Programs

Chemeketa Community College

Quality. Value. Opportunity. Experience Chemeketa… Chemeketa Community College is a public, two year, institution that meets educational and career needs of a wide range of students of all age groups and experiences. Each year we ...

  • 2yr/Community College
  • Bachelor Degree
  • English Programs
  • Summer
  • Certificate/Short Term

Portland Community College

Study abroad is an enriching, life-changing experience. There is no substitute for the experience of living in another country, and learning first-hand how other people live, think, work and play. It opens you to a world of new experie ...

  • Bachelor Degree
  • Certificate/Short Term
  • 2yr/Community College
  • English Programs
  • Summer

Lane Community College

Lane Community College: Achieving Dreams Lane Community College is nationally recognized for innovation and excellence in undergraduate education. Attending Lane means unique experiences in a college-friendly city where you will ach ...

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  • 2yr/Community College
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Certificate/Short Term
  • English Programs

Pennsylvania

Community College of Philadelphia

About Community College of Philadelphia Community College of Philadelphia is an open-admission, associate’s degree-granting institution. The College offers more than 60 degree programs in the arts, science, business, health care, ...

  • 2yr/Community College
  • Certificate/Short Term
  • Bachelor Degree
  • English Programs
  • Summer

Tennessee

Austin Peay State University

  Austin Peay State University is located in the heart of historic downtown Clarksville, Tennessee, just 45 minutes northwest of Nashville. Clarksville, a city of more than 140,000 people, is surrounded by natural beauty, the a ...

  • Masters
  • Bachelor Degree
  • English Programs
  • Summer
  • Certificate/Short Term
  • 2yr/Community College

Texas

Trinity Valley Community College

Our Mission Trinity Valley Community College is a learning-centered college that provides quality academic, workforce, college preparatory, student support, and community service programs that prepare and empower students for succes ...

  • Summer
  • 2yr/Community College
  • Bachelor Degree
  • English Programs
  • Certificate/Short Term

Utah

Snow College

Why Snow College Snow College is a two-year college located in central Utah. Snow College has a rich tradition of preparing students to meet their futures since 1888. At Snow College, you can look forward to small class sizes, pr ...

  • Bachelor Degree
  • 2yr/Community College
  • English Programs
  • Summer
  • Certificate/Short Term
  • Secondary/Boarding

Washington

Pierce College

Welcome to Pierce College! We invite you to study at Pierce College. Ranked in the top 10% of American 2-year community colleges, Pierce is a fully accredited public school, with two safe and modern campuses located near the Seat ...

  • 2yr/Community College
  • Certificate/Short Term
  • Secondary/Boarding
  • Bachelor Degree
  • English Programs
  • Summer

Edmonds Community College International Student Services

Begin your university degree at Edmonds Community College Edmonds Community College is a state college with a beautiful park-like campus. We offer two-year university transfer degrees, English as a Second Language (ESL), professiona ...

  • 2yr/Community College
  • English Programs
  • Certificate/Short Term
  • Secondary/Boarding
  • Summer

Cascadia College

Begin your University Study at Cascadia College University Transfer Program: Students in the University Transfer Program satisfy their general education requirements for their bachelor’s degree and choose elective courses that ...

  • Certificate/Short Term
  • Summer
  • 2yr/Community College
  • Bachelor Degree
  • English Programs
  • Secondary/Boarding

Shoreline Community College

Shoreline Community College Founded in 1964, Shoreline Community College is a public accredited college, renowned for providing a high quality education and helping students achieve their dreams. Located in Seattle, Washington, Shor ...

  • 2yr/Community College
  • English Programs
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Certificate/Short Term
  • Secondary/Boarding

Whatcom Community College

Whatcom Community College - A Diverse and Supportive Learning Community Whatcom Community College is located in the northwest corner of Washington State in beautiful Bellingham, WA. Whatcom hosts a very diverse international student ...

  • Bachelor Degree
  • 2yr/Community College
  • English Programs
  • Certificate/Short Term

Seattle Central College

Did you know…? There are 1,200 community colleges in the United States. Seattle Central is ranked #6 in international student enrollment among community colleges in the USA (Institute for International Education, 2015-2016) ...

  • Bachelor Degree
  • Summer
  • 2yr/Community College
  • English Programs
  • Certificate/Short Term
  • Secondary/Boarding

Clark College

Take Your Next Global Step at Clark College! Clark College is the premier institution for higher education in Southwest Washington. For more than 80 years, Clark has guided students to reach their academic goals. Founded in 1933, Cl ...

  • Certificate/Short Term
  • Summer
  • 2yr/Community College
  • English Programs
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Secondary/Boarding

North Seattle College

Join Us at Our Excellent Public, Two-year College in Friendly Seattle! An exciting area famous for its comfortable living, lively cultural and music scene, and is home to Starbucks, Micros

  • Bachelor Degree
  • English Programs
  • 2yr/Community College
  • Summer
  • Certificate/Short Term
  • Secondary/Boarding

Tacoma Community College

Reach Higher!  Located near Seattle, Tacoma is the 3rd largest city in Washington. Tacoma Community College has consistently been ranked as one of America’s top 50.  In 2010 we were ranked as the #1 Community College in Washingt ...

  • 2yr/Community College
  • Bachelor Degree
  • English Programs
  • Certificate/Short Term

Highline College

Location Highline College is located in Des Moines, Washington, just 25 minutes from Seattle and 11 kilometers south of Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. Our college campus is the closest higher education institution to Seattl ...

  • Bachelor Degree
  • Summer
  • 2yr/Community College
  • Certificate/Short Term
  • English Programs

Lake Washington Institute of Technology

Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWTech) Founded in 1949, Washington Institute of Technology (LWTech) is located in Kirkland, Washington, just outside of Seattle, and we are the only public institute of technology in the sta ...

  • 2yr/Community College
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Certificate/Short Term
  • English Programs

South Seattle College

About South Seattle College Established in 1969, South Seattle College is an accredited, two-year college located on an 87-acre hilltop overlooking Elliott Bay offering a panoramic view of the city skyline and surrounding mountains. ...

  • 2yr/Community College
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Certificate/Short Term
  • English Programs

Wisconsin

Gateway Technical College

“Gateway prepared me well for my job – I haven’t been faced with anything yet that I am unable to do.” Graduate Ajay Gomez, IT - Software Developer “Gateway gave me a solid foundation of skills for my career.” Graduate K ...

  • 2yr/Community College
  • English Programs
  • Certificate/Short Term