Join us for our upcoming Open House to explore how our professional programs can help you meet your goals, build your professional network, and equip you with the technical, leadership, and management skills that employers are looking for. You’ll have the opportunity to meet with faculty and staff, gain information on financial aid and career opportunities, and find out why UMBC is the perfect place to expand your education.
Join us for our upcoming Open House to explore how our professional programs in Biotechnology, Cybersecurity, Data Science, and Technical Management can help you meet your goals, build your professional network, and equip you with the technical, leadership, and management skills that employers are looking for.
You’ll have the opportunity to meet with faculty and staff, gain information on financial aid and career opportunities, and find out why UMBC-Shady Grove is the perfect place to expand your education.
We have four new partner institutions from the USA and Canada launched in Accelerate this week. Get to know about them below.
Western New England University
Western New England (WNE) University started from modest beginnings as a satellite division of Northeastern University. WNE is located in Springfield, a major city in New England and is over an hour away from Boston and three hours from New York. WNE is one of the 30 most beautiful campuses to visit in the fall, an accolade given by onlineschoolscenter.com so international students starting this fall are up for a real treat! WNE is also ranked by the U.S. News and World Report in its Best National Universities 2021 rankings and is among the Top 100 Undergraduate Engineering Programs in the United States. Not only that, WNE is also ranked #5 in the U.S. and #1 in Massachusetts for getting a job after graduation.
Santa Barbara City College
Santa Barbara City College (SBCC) offers students a high-quality academic curriculum as well as fun extra-curricular activities. It is also one of America's most beautiful campuses, just 100 steps away from the beach and nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez mountains.
SBCC grants associate degrees that are OPT-eligible. It also has an ESL program for international students who want to improve their English language skills. SBCC is an ideal choice for students looking to fulfill general education courses before pursuing a bachelor's degree from another institution. It has transfer agreements with top universities.
SBCC has been named the #1 Value Community College for three years straight.
Ohlone College is located in a 534-acre hillside site above the northern reaches of Silicon Valley. Ohlone enrols approximately 15,000 students per year across its three campuses, Fremont, Newark and online and with its 300 acres of open space, the campus offers a safe and beautiful learning environment.
International students at Ohlone College typically pursue a 2-year Associate’s Degree for Transfer (ADT) and proceed to a university to complete their final 2 years of Bachelor’s degree.
King's University College
King’s University College is a liberal arts university college affiliated with Western University Canada where students can enjoy and take advantage of small classes while still being part of the larger university network. King’s is home to some 3,500 students from Canada and the world and is located in London – a fast growing city between Toronto and Detroit.
King’s is a public Catholic university college recognised both nationally and internationally for its excellent academic programs, generous scholarships and comprehensive student services.
We are happy to welcome Ontario Tech University and Western University to Accelerate. These are two highly ranked institutions in Canada for their education quality and learning environment. Recruitment partners are now able to promote these institutions to international students and find those with the right fit. Learn more about these American institutions below.
Ontario Tech University Ontario Tech University is a modern, forward-thinking university that teaches students to harness knowledge to contribute to economic growth, regional development and social innovation. It challenges students to not only develop the next breakthrough, but to integrate social and ethical considerations with technology.
Students enjoy experiential learning opportunities in the form ofinternships, co-ops, practicums and research projects, among others. Ontario Tech University also partners with industry, community, government and academic organisations to connect researchers and students to uncover innovative solutions for the world’s most pressing problems. The campus houses 80 specialised research laboratories and facilities.
#1 undergraduate university in Ontario for reputation
#1 library in Canada for an undergraduate university
Within six months of graduation:
- 85% of graduates are employed. Of the 85%, 77% are employed within their field
- 28% earn more than $50,000 annually—which is above the Ontario average.
Western University Western University is one of Canada’s top 10 research-intensive universities. It attracts the best and the brightest from around the world, with moore than 5,000 international students from 128 different countries. The ‘Western Experience’ involves quality education and access to academic support, leadership & mentoring, wellness, career education, experiential learning and more. 95.2% of Western graduates find employment within two years after graduation.
The Western campus is considered one of Canada’s most beautiful. Its mixture of Gothic-style buildings and modern, LEED-certified structures make it a picturesque place for learning.
International Admissions Scholarships are available starting in September 2021. They range from CAD 2,000 to CAD 25,000. No application is required and international students are automatically considered in the first year.
100% of programs offer internships, co-op and practicum
Ranked among the top 1% of higher education institutions worldwide.