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

Arizona State University-Global Launch Intensive English Program

Improve your English at Arizona State University At Global Launch, we believe that languge learning goes beyond reading, writing, listening and speaking. In our program, you will communicate in social and academic settings, learn A ...

  • Certificate/Short Term
  • Online
  • English Programs
  • Summer

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 ...

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

California

City College of San Francisco Office of International Programs (OIP)

About City College of San Francisco Annual Enrollment: 50,000 International Students: 1000 credit students and 150 in IEP Housing: Homestay information available English Proficiency Requirements: TOEFL iBT (56), TOEFL PBT ( ...

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

Orange Coast College

Orange Coast College Orange Coast College (OCC) is one of the largest and most comprehensive community colleges in California. Located in Costa Mesa in Orange County minutes from Disneyland Resort and California's most popular beach ...

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

Grossmont College / ACE American Collegiate English

San Diego's Affordable Academic Path:  Start at ACE. Earn a certificate or 2-year degree at Grossmont College. Transfer to a 4-year University. American Collegiate English (ACE) is an intensive English program that prepares inter ...

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

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 - 2+2 Programs
  • English Programs

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 ...

  • 2yr/Community College - 2+2 Programs
  • Bachelor Degree
  • 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 ...

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

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 - 2+2 Programs
  • Certificate/Short Term
  • Online

American English College

Welcome to American English College! Founded in 1983, American English College is an ACCET accredited + SEVIS approved language program. We specialize in English language programs and test preparation for international (F1) students ...

  • Certificate/Short Term
  • English Programs
  • Summer
  • Online

College of the Desert

College of the Desert & Intensive English Academy: College of the Desert (COD) is a thriving community college located in beautiful Southern California.  Surrounded by majestic mountains, covered in lush palm trees, and bathed ...

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

Los Angeles City College International Student Program and Language Academy

Los Angeles, California Land of Sun, Recreation and Culture   Academic Pathway As a comprehensive community college, Los Angeles City College (LACC) offers a variety of classes and programs allowing students to earn an ...

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

Los Angeles Valley College

Los Angeles Valley College (LAVC) is located in beautiful, sunny southern California in one of the most diverse cities in the world. Accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Los Angeles Valley College has been pro ...

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

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 - 2+2 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 ...

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

Golden West College

Golden West College – You Are Welcome Here!   Located in the coastal community of Huntington Beach in Southern California, Golden West College (GWC) is a medium-size, two-year public colleg

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

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 ...

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

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 - 2+2 Programs
  • English Programs
  • Certificate/Short Term
  • Masters
  • Bachelor Degree

El Camino Community College

Welcome to El Camino College! El Camino College (ECC) is one of the most prestigious two-year community colleges in the United States. With its beautiful location, high transfer and success rates and dedicated staff, international s ...

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

Palomar College

Welcome to Palomar College! Campus Information Located 30 miles north of San Diego, Palomar College offers a safe and quiet environment suitable for serious studies. Palomar offers over 120 certificate, associate in arts/science ...

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

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 ...

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

Colorado

Otero Junior College

Welcome, International Students! At Otero Junior College, we are interested in providing students a quality education wrapped in an experience that will last a lifetime. Through programs, activities, and events designed to enhance t ...

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

Florida

Hillsborough Community College

A U.S. Higher Education is Closer Than You Think… Achieve your dream! Study at Hillsborough Community College in Tampa Bay, Florida! Hillsborough Community College (HCC) is an accredited, community college with five campuses ...

  • 2yr/Community College - 2+2 Programs
  • Certificate/Short Term

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 ...

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

Iowa

University of Iowa Iowa Intensive English Program (IIEP)

The University of Iowa's Iowa Intensive English Program (IIEP) provides international students with intensive instruction and a cultural, social and academic introduction to the U.S. It focuses its training on improving students' gramm ...

  • Masters
  • English Programs
  • Summer
  • Certificate/Short Term

Illinois

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
  • 2yr/Community College - 2+2 Programs
  • Summer
  • English Programs

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 ...

  • 2yr/Community College - 2+2 Programs
  • Summer
  • Certificate/Short Term

College of Lake County

Connect to Your Future College of Lake County (CLC) is a public, 2-year community college fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association. If your goal is to transfer to a to ...

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

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 ...

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

Bunker Hill Community College

Welcome to Boston’s best Community College! Bunker Hill Community College is a multi-campus institution with vibrant, urban campuses in Boston, Massachusetts, in nearby Chelsea, Massachusetts, and at three satellite locations in t ...

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

New Jersey

Berkeley College

Study Business and Fashion in New York Students from around the world choose the proven, career-focused programs of Berkeley College in the heart of New York City. Founded in 1931, Berkeley College offers international students a su ...

  • Summer
  • Online
  • Bachelor Degree
  • 2yr/Community College - 2+2 Programs
  • Certificate/Short Term
  • Masters

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 ...

  • Certificate/Short Term
  • 2yr/Community College - 2+2 Programs
  • 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 ...

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

New York

Mohawk Valley Community College State University of New York (SUNY)

Mohawk Valley Community College: Transforming Lives Through Learning Mohawk Valley Community College (MVCC) is a two-year college in Utica, NY with 90 academic majors.  MVCC is part of the State University of New York (SUNY) netw ...

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

Berkeley College

Study Business and Fashion in New York Students from around the world choose the proven, career-focused programs of Berkeley College in the heart of New York City. Founded in 1931, Berkeley College offers international students a su ...

  • Summer
  • Online
  • Bachelor Degree
  • 2yr/Community College - 2+2 Programs
  • Certificate/Short Term
  • Masters

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 one of the world’s most exciting cities while experiencing the comforts of a ser ...

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

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 ...

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

Ohio

Sinclair College

Welcome! Founded in 1887 by a Scottish immigrant, Sinclair is a comprehensive two-year public college that offers more than 220 degrees and certificates in academic and technical programs. Widely known as one of the best community c ...

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

Oregon

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 ...

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

Mt. Hood Community College

Welcome to Mt. Hood Community College  Located near the base of beautiful Mount Hood, you'll find highly skilled faculty members providing the best in educational opportunities. Offering over 120 professional and technical ...

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

Chemeketa Community College

Discover all you can be! Discover Chemeketa… Chemeketa Community College is a public, two-year, institution that meets the educational and career needs of a wide range of students of all age groups and experiences. Each year we s ...

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

Portland Community College

Wherever you’re going, PCC is a great place to start! With 100+ academic and technical areas of study, earn credits to start your degree, or get the training you need to launch your career. Portland Community College is the large ...

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

Pennsylvania

Harrisburg Area Community College

HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College, offers a high-quality academic experience in a supportive environment at five physical campuses in Central Pennsylvania. We offer mor ...

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

Washington

Lake Washington Institute of Technology

Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWTech) Located just outside of Seattle, Washington, Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWTech) was founded in 1949, and is the only public institute of technology in the state. LWTech ...

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

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 Seattle- ...

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

Seattle Colleges

Why do so many international students choose Seattle Colleges? Three unique campus locations North Seattle College: North Seattle College offers a unique mix of both city life and natural beauty. Student artwork, a community ...

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

Edmonds College Office of International Programs

  Edmonds 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 locate

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

Tacoma Community College

Welcome to #GlobalTCC Tacoma Community College (TCC) is located just south of Seattle, Washington in the city of Tacoma! Tacoma is the 2nd largest city in western Washington State and surrounded by National Parks and ocean waterwa ...

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

Bellevue College 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 - 2+2 Programs
  • Bachelor Degree
  • English Programs
  • Online
  • Summer
  • Certificate/Short Term
  • Secondary/Boarding
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