Cornell University

International Programs

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October 17 2005

The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs Launches International Student-Focused Web Site

The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce the re-launch of its international student-focused web site at

Apart from specifics about accessing U.S. higher education, the site will serve as an official USG notice to all outside the U.S. that the educational welcome mat is out for those who may be exploring study outside of their country.

You will find:

  • Sections on undergraduate, graduate, specialized professional, and short-term study programs, as well as opportunities for scholars
  • Links to information on student visas, the admissions process, accreditation, financial assistance, and standardized testing
  • Find-a-School search engine, developed for EducationUSA by Thomson-Peterson's
  • Information on how to locate the nearest EducationUSA advising and information center
  • Downloadable copies, in several languages, of If You Want to Study in the United States, a series of publications on how to apply to and prepare for study in the United States
  • Profiles of international students currently studying on United States campuses
  • Links to other U.S. government web sites and external resources