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Find the EducationUSA Academy that's Right for You

EducationUSA Academy Connects is a virtual program for international high school students interested in studying in the United States. Hosted by seven U.S. colleges and universities, the program provides valuable skills and experiences helping students strengthen their applications and prepare for future success.

Host Institution Program Dates Class Times (UTC) Total Contact Hrs Thematic Focus Required English Level Program Fee
Boston University July 11 – Aug. 11 Mon.: 13:30-15:00
Wed.: 13:30-15:30
Thurs.: 13:30-15:00
25 Leadership CEFR B1 or higher $500
Embry Riddle Aeronautical University July 12 – Aug. 4 Tues.: 12:00 – 14:00
Wed., Thurs.: 12:00 – 13:30
20 Aviation Topics, application
process, and the U.S. higher
education system
CEFR B1 or higher $300
St. Cloud State University July 12 – Aug. 18 Tues, Thurs: 16:00 -17:30 18 Personal Statement Writing CEFR B2 or higher $525
St. John’s University Summer 1: June 1 – July 11
Summer 2: July 25 – Aug. 11
Summer 1:
Tues, Thurs
13:00 – 14:30
15:00 – 16:30
21:00 – 22:30
Summer 2: MTWTh 14:00 – 15:30
18 U.S. Higher Education: Knowing
Your Options and Finding the Right
Fit
CEFR B2 or higher $300
Temple University Summer 1: May 30 – June 24
Summer 2: July 25 – Aug. 13
Summer 1: Tues, Thurs, 12:00 – 13:30
Summer 2: Tues, Thurs, 13:00 – 14:30
20 Present with Confidence + Ins and
Outs of US Universities
CEFR B1 or higher $350
University of Colorado Boulder June 21 – July 28 Tues, Thurs: 13:00 – 14:30 18 Submitting a Successful
Application: the Process, the
Language Tests, and the Personal
Essay
CEFR B1 or higher $450
University of Wisconsin – Madison Summer 1: June 28 – July 28
Summer 2: July 25 – Aug.
Summer 1: Tues, Thurs, 23:00 – 00:30
Summer 2: MWF 23:00 – 00:30
25 STEM CEFR B1 or higher $450

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible to participate in EducationUSA Academy you should:

  • Be a current high school student between the ages of 15-17
  • Reside outside the United States and be a citizen of a country other than the United States
  • Be a non-native English speaker with at least intermediate-level English

EducationUSA Academy host institutions may have additional requirements, such as a minimum TOEFL score. Please refer to host institution websites for details.

Cost

EducationUSA Academy program costs vary by institution and program duration. Visa fees and international travel to and from the Academy are not included in tuition cost.

How to Apply

  1. Select your preferred Academy from the list above
  2. Click the College or University name to be taken to the College or University’s page
  3. Begin the application process