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Institutions offering EducationUSA Academy including program details and application instructions.

Boston University
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
St. Cloud State University
St. John’s University
Temple University
University of Colorado Boulder
University of Wisconsin-Madison

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 Feb. 28 – Mar. 31 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 Winter: Jan. 31 – Mar. 9
Summer: June 1 – July 11
Tues, Thurs: 13:00 – 14:30
Tues, Thurs: 15:00 – 16:30
Tues, Thurs: 21:00 – 22:30
18 U.S. Higher Education: Knowing
Your Options and Finding the Right
Fit
CEFR B2 or higher $300
Temple University Winter 1: Jan. 17 – Feb. 11
Winter 2: Feb. 21 – Mar. 18
Summer 1: May 30 – June 24
Summer 2: July 11 – Aug. 5
Winter 1: Tues, Thurs, 13:00 – 14:30
Winter 2: Tues, Thurs, 20::00 – 21:30
Summer 1: Tues, Thurs, 12:00 – 13:30
Summer 2: Tues, Thurs, 19:00 – 20:30
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
Spring: Mar. 4 – Mar. 25
Summer: June 28 – July 28
Spring: Fri., 23:30 – 02:30
Summer: Tues, Thurs, 23:00 – 00:30
Spring: 20
Summer: 25
Spring: College Ready
Summer: 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