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

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 - 2+2 Programs
  • Certificate/Short Term
  • Summer
  • English Programs

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 - 2+2 Programs
  • Bachelor Degree
  • 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

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 ...

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

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 ...

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

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

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 ...

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

Glendale Community College International Student Program

General Profile Founded in 1927, Glendale Community College (GCC) is a public, two-year community college within the California system of community colleges. The College is fully accredited by the U.S. regional body, WASC: Western A ...

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

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 ...

  • English Programs
  • Bachelor Degree
  • 2yr/Community College - 2+2 Programs
  • 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 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence. Valencia has one of the highest graduation rates in the c ...

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

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 ...

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

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

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 ...

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

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 ...

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

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 ...

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

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 ...

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

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 ...

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

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
  • More
  • English Programs

Pennsylvania

Delaware County Community College

Delaware County Community College was founded in 1967 and has grown to serve more than 20,000 students each year in Delaware and Chester Counties. The College also serves students from over 50 countries. 

  • 2yr/Community College - 2+2 Programs
  • Online
  • English Programs
  • Bachelor Degree

Washington

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 ...

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

Seattle Colleges

Why do so many international students choose Seattle Colleges? Three unique campus locations Seattle Central College: Located in the energy-filled Capitol Hill neighborhood, Seattle Central College is in the heart of the cit ...

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

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
  • Certificate/Short Term
  • Secondary/Boarding
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Online
  • English Programs
  • Summer

Green River College

Green River:  Where the World Meets Green River College is a public college founded in 1965. More than 11,000 students study at Green River, with 1,432 international students from 61 countries.  Most international students co ...

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

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
  • English Programs
  • Certificate/Short Term
  • Summer
  • Secondary/Boarding
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