Study Abroad

“Through education abroad, students can gain important global competencies such as language, cross-cultural communications, empathy, adaptability, and problem solving skills.
Strong evidence indicates that students who study abroad have better grades, experience less attrition and graduate from college at higher rates than students who do not study abroad, and have a competitive edge on the job market.” –- Generation Study Abroad

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USEF Global Programs

Spend a semester or full year at an USEF global location. Major certificated courses are offered in these cities:

  • Beijing, ChinaShanghai, China
  • Ningbo, China
  • Zhengzhou, China
  • Oakland City, US
  • Berkeley City, US
  • San Francisco, US
  • Havana, Cuba
  • Kenya, Africa
  • Singapore, Singapore

Academic Programs

  • Nursing Program
  • FAA Aviation Maintenance Program
  • Culinary Arts
  • Dance
  • English Language
  • Cyber Technology
  • Electric Vehicle Technology
  • Tourism
  • Hotel Management

A listing of the over 50 programs offered from ten global locations.


Key Findings

91% of the U.S. institutions are creating or expanding programs to offer more international for-academic credit opportunities.

64% of the U.S. institutions are increasing the number of academic programs (certificates, minors or majors) that require or offer a study abroad component.

77% of the international institutions are creating or expanding short-term – including Work, Internships and Volunteering Abroad (WIVA) – study abroad opportunities.

71% of U.S. institutions are committing to increasing finances for faculty members to develop and lead faculty led study abroad programs.

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