Academic Opportunities and More

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.

Come to New York State for an adventure you’ll never forget, both in and out of the classroom. New York’s location, educational excellence, cultural and sightseeing opportunities, and diversity make it an outstanding place for international students to experience America.

On this website you’ll find important information to help you find a New York university/college, travel tips, and general information to help make your journey to New York a success and ensure that your study abroad dreams become a reality.

Connect with postsecondary institutions in New York that have special programs or welcome for international students. To find out more, explore on this site the University/College Search [LINK] feature. This is a map of New York State. Including Long Island, New York is 705 KM from East to West, and 499 Km. from North to South. The Study New York Colleges or Universities are shown on this map. Click on a college and the information about that institution will expand.

Money Information: Traveling to a foreign country means you have to be equipped with money and be safe about it. Here are some suggestions to help you. For information on current exchange rates, visit

Visa Information: In order to enter the United States you are required to have a visa, issued by a United States Embassy or Consulate in your home country.  The United States government has recently produced a GUIDE TO STUDYING IN THE STATES which has a lot of valuable information about Visas, embassies, and entering the U. S.

What to Bring: Going to university in New York means you have a lot to take care of! Use this list to help start your planning. We look forward to greeting you in New York State!