Four new institutions join Accelerate

Mar 19, 2021 2:40:00 PM

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 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


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.