This page will be updated periodically to reflect the universities/colleges and non-university institutions registered for Brussels College Night 2019. Institutions are listed in alphabetical order.
Participating U.S. Universities and Colleges
AMERICAN MUSICAL AND DRAMATIC ACADEMY. AMDA is a fully accredited, not-for-profit higher education institution devoted to training the actor, singer, and dancer for stage, film, and television. There are two campuses of AMDA providing seven distinct certificate and degree paths: The AMDA College and Conservatory of the Performing Arts, Los Angeles, and The American Musical and Dramatic Academy, New York. The California campus in the heart of Hollywood offers four-year Bachelor of Fine Arts and two-year Associates degree programs. The New York campus in Manhattan offers two-year certificate programs – and the opportunity to complete a bachelor’s degree by attending both the New York and Los Angeles campuses.
EMERSON COLLEGE. Why Emerson? With Boston as your backyard, it’s easy to get inspired. Your education in communication and the arts will extend beyond the classroom with access to museums, theaters, and the best institutions. You’ll learn from other talented peers, professionals, and academics, and start building your career even before you graduate. Our historic Boston campus is growing, and our campuses in the Netherlands and Los Angeles encourage exploration and learning on a global scale.
FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY. Florida State University is an internationally recognized Carnegie Research University located in Tallahassee, Florida. Through FSU’s innovative First Year Abroad (FYA) program, students who have been accepted to FSU have the opportunity to spend their first year studying at any of FSU’s four international study centres in London, England; Florence, Italy; Valencia, Spain; or Panama City, Republic of Panama. Upon successful completion of the FYA year, students are eligible for a tuition waiver that reduces tuition fees by 70% for the remainder of their first undergraduate degree at FSU. For a typical four-year degree, tuition savings total around $40,000 USD.
FLORIDA TECH. What we are is a private, coeducational, residential, research-intensive, doctoral granting university located in the beautiful City of Melbourne on Florida’s sunny “Space Coast.” But who we are is so much more. We are a community of researchers, scholars and learners hailing from all around the world. We are engineers, aviators, innovators, leaders, educators, athletes and astronauts. We have the brains of rocket scientists and the hearts of Panthers. We are Florida Tech. Join us as we celebrate 60 years of ambition and achievement! Students from more than 100 countries worldwide choose to live and learn at Florida Tech, making us a truly global university. When we say #YouAreWelcomeHere, we mean it. One of the primary tenets of Florida Tech’s mission is advancing science and technology for the benefit of Earth and all of its inhabitants. So that’s what we do! There’s a simple reason Florida Tech is known as Florida’s STEM University™. To put it simply: Science, Technology, Engineering and Math are in our DNA. This makes STEM a driving force behind who we are, what we do, and why we exist. We put together the following list to help you explore all of the STEM-related academics, activities, and opportunities available at Florida Tech. You may feel it the first time you visit campus, the day you graduate, or at some point in between. But when you do, you’ll see that Panther Pride is more than school spirit, it’s family.
LIPSCOMB UNIVERSITY. Lipscomb University is a nationally ranked university with a liberal arts core, located near the heart of Nashville, Tennessee – a global center of commerce and cultures with a wide variety of job opportunities. Lipscomb’s nearly 5000 students benefit from small class sizes, international study and innovative programs. Founded in 1891, with the vision of combining academic excellence with spiritual growth, Lipscomb is a leading Christian University with an offering of almost 200 undergraduate majors and minors, 24 master’s degree programs, and three doctoral degree programs taught by over 320 full-time faculty members across 10 colleges and 7 institutes within the University.
LOYOLA MARYMOUNT UNIVERSITY. Loyola Marymount is a Jesuit university established in 1911 in Los Angeles, California. LMU is consistently ranked among the best universities of its kind, with top programs including Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Engineering, Film Production and Animation. Our campus is nestled in L.A.’s flourishing tech and film production hubs, 1km from the beach, within one of the city’s safest communities. LMU’s 6,400 undergraduates select from over 60 majors, while enjoying an 10:1 student/faculty ratio and an average class size of 19. We offer 60 study abroad locations and celebrate a 10% international student body that represents 90 countries. LMU is committed to delivering an educational experience that integrates academic life with real-world experiences so that our graduates are equipped for academic and professional success in a global marketplace. Located in one of the world’s most dynamic cities, with extraordinary views of the Pacific Ocean, LMU’s serene campus offers one of the most exhilarating employment and academic locations anywhere.
LOYOLA UNIVERSITY CHICAGO. Ranked “Best Value” university by U.S. News & World Report, Loyola University Chicago continues to advance the 450- year old Jesuit tradition of rigorous academic study grounded in the liberal arts. We help you prepare for meaningful careers with top programs in business, the sciences, and other disciplines, along with opportunities for internships in Chicago and beyond. Loyola’s well-rounded, transformative education will help you develop as a whole person- intellectually, physically, and spiritually.
NORWICH UNIVERSITY. Norwich University is a private college with two centuries of military tradition and a broad range of undergraduate degrees. It was founded in 1819 by Captain Alden Partridge, as the first private military college in the United States and the birthplace of the nation’s Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) program. There are approximately 2,300 cadets, civilian residents, and commuters that attend Norwich University, along with about 1,200 online graduate students. These students come to Norwich from over 45 states and 20 countries. The student to faculty ratio is 14:1 and Norwich offers 33 bachelor’s degrees, plus a teacher licensure program, and four ROTC programs. Norwich athletics are NCAA Division III, and offer 20 varsity sports, and a variety of club sports.
OBERLIN COLLEGE. Oberlin College, located in northeast Ohio, is a liberal arts college of intense energy and creativity, built on a foundation of academic, artistic, and musical excellence. The only institution in the US where a top-ranked liberal arts college and a world-renowned conservatory of music share a seamless student culture and campus, Oberlin also boasts an art museum that is known as one of the best in the country. Noted for its sustainability initiatives and achievements, Oberlin has been recognized as one of the ‘greenest’ institutions in the US. Oberlin provides a world-class education to its 2900 students, the majority of whom continue on to prestigious fellowships and PhD programs.
RHODES COLLEGE. Rhodes’ Collegiate-Gothic campus sits on a 110-acre, wooded site in the heart of historic Midtown Memphis. In this beautiful, supportive environment, our 2025 students and distinguished faculty comprise a global educational community unmatched in its dedication to lifelong liberal arts learning and traditions through a life of honor. Home to many Fortune 500 companies and a major hub for research, distribution and industry, Memphis offers prestigious internships and research opportunities. As a college with over 165 years’ worth of history and more than 50 majors, interdisciplinary majors, minors, and academic programs, Rhodes occupies its rightful place as an international destination for liberal arts learning. Need-based and merit-based financial aid for US and non-US Citizens is available.
SOUTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY. Southwestern University is a private liberal arts & sciences university of 1,500 students, located just north of Austin, Texas. We are the first institution of higher education in Texas, (founded in 1840), and are one of Loren Pope’s forty Colleges That Change Lives. Our curriculum features an extended, international interdisciplinary experience, called our Paideia program, and we are proud to have, according to Princeton Review, one of the top 12 Career Centers in the United States.
UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA. Chartered by the state of Georgia in 1785, we are considered the birthplace of public higher education in America — launching our nation’s great tradition of world-class education for all. What began as a commitment to inspire the next generation grows stronger today through global research, hands-on experiential learning and extensive outreach. As a top 10 best value in public higher education and named 13 top public school by U.S. News & World Report, the University of Georgia tackles some of the world’s grand challenges — from combating infectious disease and securing the world’s food supply to advancing economic growth and analyzing the environment.
WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY. Here are the facts: Wake Forest University is a private, coeducational, liberal-arts, and research university in Winston-Salem, North Carolina (pop. 250,000), with approximately 4,800 undergraduates from 48 states and 46 nations. We are ranked 27th in the US and 12th for Best Undergraduate Teaching. In fact, our student-to-teacher ratio is 10:1, our average class size is 20, and all classes are taught by faculty. Our most selected majors are biology, business, communication, economics, history, political science, and psychology. And we now offer engineering, available in our new, downtown, state-of-the-art facility: Wake Forest Innovation Quarter… but of course, language is inadequate to describe learning and living at Wake Forest, so please see and experience it for yourself!
Participating U.S. Universities and Colleges Abroad
AMERICAN UNIVERSITY OF PARIS. Chartered as a liberal arts college in 1962, The American University of Paris is today an urban, independent, international university located at the meeting point of France, Europe, and the world. AUP provides an academic learning experience in the heart of Paris that places personal, intellectual, and professional development at its core. Students can choose from over 25 undergraduate majors and five graduate programs, all taught in English. AUP students are those that choose to live and learn internationally. They bring to the classroom their diversity and the sense of adventure to become part of a global learning community.