Global & Area Studies

Study Global & Area Studies in the USA

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 Global & Area Studies programs

Click on the map of the United States below, to find a school in the area you are interested in studying, or just scroll and browse.


California

Foothill College / De Anza College

When you choose Foothill or De Anza College you will unlock a world of opportunities.  Whether it’s your goal to begin your studies with us and then transfer to a top university, experience a Californian lifestyle, change the world ...

  • 2yr/Community College
  • Bachelor Degree
  • English Programs
  • Summer

Orange Coast College Global Engagement Center

Orange Coast College Orange Coast College (OCC) is a 2-year California community college with it's main campus located in Costa Mesa and the OCC School of Sailing and Seamanship in Newport Beach. OCC is located in Orange County betw ...

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

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 ...

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

Santa Barbara City College

The College Santa Barbara City College is a community college with approximately 15,000 students, including 1,000 international students from more than 80 different countries. In addition to providing award winning transfer prepara ...

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

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 ...

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

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 ...

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

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

San Jose City College

Spectacular Safe Location in San Francisco Bay & Silicon Valley, California The City of San José San José, with a population of about one million, is home to San José City College. The largest Bay Area city of Northern C ...

  • 2yr/Community College
  • Certificate/Short Term

Irvine Valley College

Start with the best: Welcome to Irvine Valley College (IVC)! Established in 1985, Irvine Valley College is a fully accredited, public, two-year community college within California. Irvine Valley College offers over 70 Associate degr ...

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

Florida

Valencia College

Why Come to Valencia College? Valencia was named the best two-year college in the United States as the inaugural winner of the 2012 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence. Valencia has one of the highest graduation rates in t ...

  • 2yr/Community College
  • Bachelor Degree
  • English Programs

Hawaii

Study Hawaii

  HAWAII: THE BEST CLASSROOM IN THE WORLD! In Hawai‘i the island is your classroom, your workplace and where you can hone your practical skills to advance your career. Simply put Hawai‘i is the Best Classroom in the Worl ...

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

Iowa

Kirkwood Community College

With global vision and innovative curriculum, Kirkwood is redefining the role of the community college. Kirkwood’s motto is “Start Here. Go Anywhere!” and this is the true definition of education at Kirkwood. What are your educat ...

  • Summer
  • Bachelor Degree
  • 2yr/Community College
  • English Programs

Illinois

Joliet Junior College

Joliet Junior College Highlights Strong academic programs, including Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management University partnerships make it easy to transfer State-of-the-art facilities Highly qualified instructors Small c ...

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

Massachusetts

Quincy College

Quincy College is a two-year accredited degree granting institution, located in Quincy, Massachusetts, USA. The College is about ten minutes away from downtown Boston, a premier American city. Quincy College is a welcoming learning env ...

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

Middlesex Community College

Middlesex Welcomes International Students What does MCC offer? Affordable tuition Small classes Two safe, beautiful campuses Transfer agreements with U.S. colleges & universities Dedicated faculty & staff Engli ...

  • 2yr/Community College
  • Masters
  • Bachelor Degree

Nevada

College of Southern Nevada

Overview The College of Southern Nevada (CSN) is the largest higher education institution in Nevada, but you won't get lost in a crowd! CSN has three campuses, offers flexible schedules, and keeps class sizes small. Offering more t ...

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

New York

Jamestown Community College SUNY

You are welcome here! Jamestown Community College proudly welcomes students from throughout the world. As part of the State University of New York, we offer you opportunities to be part of the largest system of public higher educati ...

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

Oregon

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
  • Summer
  • English Programs
  • Certificate/Short Term

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 ...

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

Pennsylvania

Northampton Community College

Northampton Community College (NCC) In the Center of the Action in the USA Located within 90 minutes’ drive from both New York City and Philadelphia, Northampton Community College provides you with an excellent education close ...

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

Washington

Green River College

Green River:  Where the World Meets Green River College is a public college founded in 1965. More than 8,000 students study at Green River, with 1,747 international students from 64 countries.  Most international students come ...

  • Bachelor Degree
  • Summer
  • 2yr/Community College
  • English Programs

Seattle Central College

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

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

Bellevue College Office of International Education

  The Bellevue College Advantage Established in 1966, Bellevue College is a top-ranking, fully-accredited college offering two-year associate and four-year bachelor’s degrees, as well as professional certificates, intensi ...

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

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 ...

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

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
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Secondary/Boarding
  • 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 ...

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

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, Microsoft, and many other Fortune ...

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

Edmonds Community College International Student Services

Edmonds Community College offers two-year university transfer degrees, English as a Second Language (ESL), professional degree certificates and a Washington State High School diploma. Our beautiful park-like campus is located 30 minute ...

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

Wisconsin

Fox Valley Technical College

Fox Valley Technical College (Fox Valley Tech) is an accredited, nationally recognized 2-year college located in beautiful Appleton, Wisconsin, U.S.A. Fox Valley Tech has been in the community for over 100 years and of the 16 technical ...

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