Choosing to go to college in another country is bold and adventurous! Colleges in the United States have many different types of aid and support for international students to tap into.Today’ colleges and universities are striving to meet the unique needs of their international students. This US News report lists 10 Ways U.S. Colleges Work to Support International Students.
Standard student services include:
- Designated international advisers
- College major advisers
- Student mentors
- Academic support centers
There are also many other campus amenities and activities that international students can use to help them socialize, network, and stay healthy. Joining a club with other students from your home country, going to the gym, and eating at the university dining center are all great ways to meet people and stay healthy.
Check out these on-campus support options for international students.
Some colleges even offer classes especially for international students to help them learn about American culture. So, as scary as it may be to go to school in a new country, you will find that your new school will welcome and support you throughout your college career.