New York State has always been a destination of choice for the best and brightest international students and researchers from around the world. In fact, the state ranks at the top in the number of international students who choose to study in the United States. Each year more than 75,000 students from countries around the world choose New York State to pursue their education. Those who come from abroad to study, in addition to their academic contributions, help deepen awareness of other cultures on campuses, and beyond.

You’ll discover that New York is one of the most beautiful states in the U.S., offering a superior quality of life, a wealth of cultural and recreational opportunities and some of the most beautiful and diverse landscapes in the world.  You’ll also find more than 268 degree-granting universities and colleges, from world-renowned research universities to small single-focus institutions located in small towns and cities, in rural communities as well as in urban areas such as New York City, Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse and Albany. Some offer large classes, Nobel-prize winning professors, while others feature smaller classes for a more personalized experience.

Whether you’re seeking innovative career skills, cutting-edge research opportunities, a deeper understanding of the world, or customized academic pursuits, New York State offers you extraordinary educational opportunities. This Study New York Web site can help you and your advisors make the best possible choices!


NAFSA 2018

Study New York will be exhibiting at the NAFSA: Association of International Educators Annual Conference in Philadelphia, PA.  You can visit with consortium representatives at the USA: A Study Destination pavilion (Expo Hall Booth 1647) and learn about academic opportunities for international students and scholars.  The Expo Hall is open from May 29th to June 1st during the weeklong conference.


More conference information can be found here: NAFSA2018



These two videos give you a good idea of New York, the places and the students who make it a wonderful place to study.  And many of the colleges and universities want to WELCOME YOU TO NEW YORK!!  So look at these and get set to have a wonderful experience — when you STUDY IN NEW YORK!!

                          Great overview of New York

                          WELCOME to New York!!



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