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.
AMHERST COLLEGE. Founded in 1821, Amherst College enjoys a reputation as one of the finest educational institutions in the US. A highly-selective, residential, liberal arts college of 1,800 bright, talented, diverse students from more than 50 countries, Amherst is located in beautiful western Massachusetts, 90 miles from Boston. Emphasizing small classes, close contact with faculty and extensive undergraduate research, we offer 40 majors within an open curriculum that provides unusual freedom to study a wide range of courses in the sciences, humanities and arts. Amherst is need-blind in the admission of all students (domestic and international) and our generous financial aid meets 100% of every student’s demonstrated financial need.
CENTRAL NEW MEXICO COMMUNITY COLLEGE. Located in beautiful Albuquerque, New Mexico, CNM is the state’s premier community college. We have been changing lives and building community since the 1960s and we welcome you to enrich your life with an education that is among the most affordable in the country and offers more than 100 educational programs. Enrolling at CNM will put you in the one of the best states in the country, in a culturally diverse and progressive city and at the leading educational institution in it. We have academic coaches, as well as achievement coaches, ready to help and guide you.
DENISON UNIVERSITY. Denison University is a prestigious private, undergraduate, and residential four-year liberal arts and sciences college in Granville, Ohio, a picturesque village just 25 mi (40 km) east of Columbus, the 14th largest city in the United States. Denison’s diverse student body of 2,300 represents all 50 states and over 40 different countries. Denison offers programs in over 50 subject areas, including new majors in global commerce and data analytics, and excels in faculty mentorship, student support, and professional outcomes. Over 90% of Denison alumni are employed, in graduate school, or in a service program within six months of graduation.
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.
GETTYSBURG COLLEGE. Gettysburg College is a four-year residential college of the liberal arts and sciences, located in world famous Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, with proximity to Washington, D.C. 65 academic programs, over 120 clubs and organizations, and 24 NCAA Division III sports are offered. 2600 students represent about 40 states and 40 countries. Distinctive programs include the Sunderman Conservatory of Music, Eisenhower Institute for Public Policy, The Civil War Institute, The Garthwait Leadership Center, and the Center for Public Service. 80% of students do at least one internship. Within a year of graduation, 98% of students are full-time employed or in graduate school.
HULT INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS SCHOOL. At Hult, your potential isn’t limited by boundaries—our Bachelor of Business Administration degree will help you blaze your own trail to become a leader not just of business, but of the world. With campuses in London, Boston, and San Francisco, optional summer programs in Dubai and Shanghai, and students of unparalleled diversity, you’ll live a global education, not just learn about it. Explore your passions and equip yourself for a future that is changing faster than ever before with a choice of five majors, Graduate Diplomas in Computer Science or Design, and real challenges from real companies.
KENYON COLLEGE. Founded in 1824, Kenyon is the oldest private college in Ohio. The small college originally educated all-male clergymen for frontier America, but it soon became a highly regarded seat of classical education whose graduates included statesmen such as U.S. President Rutherford B. Hayes. The College’s literary prominence dates to 1939, when poet and critic John Crowe Ransom founded the Kenyon Review. Since then, Kenyon has grown in size — welcoming women in 1969 — and has expanded intellectually, earning national recognition in many fields. Well-known alumni include not only a host of eminent writers but also actors, scientists, educators, artists, and leaders in business and the professions.
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.
MARIST COLLEGE. Marist is a private, four year liberal arts institution located in the Hudson River Valley of New York with direct access to New York City. Marist is consistently ranked highly by U.S. News & World Report and the Princeton Review. Marist offers over thirty bachelor degrees and twelve graduate programs. In addition to over eighty clubs and organizations, Marist is a NCAA Division I university. Furthermore, Marist College in conjunction with Istituto Lorenzo de’ Medici located in Florence, Italy offers eight bachelor degrees and one graduate program available at the Marist Italy campus in Florence.
THE NEW SCHOOL & PARSONS PARIS. Located in New York City, with a branch campus in Paris, The New School takes full advantage of its locations the most vibrant and diverse cities in the world. Renowned for its colleges, Parsons School of Design, Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts, the College of Performing Arts, The New School for Social Research, the Schools of Public Engagement, and Parsons Paris, The New School has redrawn and redefined the boundaries of intellectual and creative thought as a preeminent academic center. The university’s famed school of design, Parsons, has been named the top school for art & design in the United States and one of the world’s best and most innovative. It has since its founding in 1896 offered students innovative approaches to education. Undergraduate and graduate programs immerse students in focused training, interdisciplinary inquiry, and practice-based collaborating learning. It has campuses in both New York City and in Paris.
NEW YORK FILM ACADEMY. At the New York Film Academy, students can choose from a wide range of visual and performing arts programs, including Filmmaking, Acting for Film, 3D Animation & Visual Effects, Broadcast Journalism, Cinematography, Digital Editing, Documentary Filmmaking, Game Design, Graphic Design, Musical Theatre, Photography, Producing, and Screenwriting. Campuses in New York, Los Angeles, Miami, Italy and Australia. Degree Programs, 1 & 2 Year Conservatory Programs, Short Workshops, Summer Camps.
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.
PURDUE UNIVERSITY. Purdue University, located in West Lafayette, Indiana, provides a global learning experience in a supportive and peaceful Midwestern community. Purdue is 4th among U.S. public institutions for international student enrollment, with 9,300 international students hailing from more than 125 countries. The main campus of West Lafayette has 200 undergraduate majors and more than 80 graduate and professional programs. Purdue is an international leader in engineering, management, science, and agriculture. Purdue awards the third most STEM degrees any of U.S. public research university. It has an excellent reputation in health and human sciences, education, liberal arts, nursing, pharmacy, technology, and veterinary medicine, with many of these programs top-ranked nationally and globally.
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.
SMITH COLLEGE. Since its founding in 1871, Smith College has provided women of high ability and promise an education of uncompromising quality. A world-class faculty of scholars are fully engaged in your intellectual development, and an open curriculum encourages you to explore many fields of knowledge. Mentors for scholarship, leadership and service help you observe different models of achievement so you can set your own course with conviction and confidence. Today, Smith is among the largest women’s colleges in the United States, with students from 48 states and 68 countries. An independent, nondenominational college, Smith remains strongly committed to the education of women at the undergraduate level, but admits both men and women as graduate students.
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.
UNITED STATES COAST GUARD ACADEMY. The United States Coast Guard Academy is a top military college granting Bachelor of Science degrees in one of nine engineering or professional majors. Graduates earn a commission as an Ensign in the Coast Guard to serve their nation. The U.S. Coast Guard Academy presents an unrivaled opportunity to attend an elite professional college that charges no tuition and guarantees a challenging and rewarding career upon graduation. Ranked among the nation’s most prestigious institutions of higher learning, the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut, is proud to educate future leaders of America’s multi-mission, maritime military force. Each year, approximately 200 graduates are commissioned as Coast Guard officers to help ensure the safety, security and stewardship of our nation’s waters.
UNIVERSITY OF DUBUQUE. The University of Dubuque is a private, Presbyterian, professional University with a focus in the Liberal Arts located in Dubuque, Iowa. Our commitment to nurturing the mind, body, and spirit is part of the rich Christian heritage that dates back to the University’s founding in 1852. A student population of 2,190, representing 43 of the United States and 22 international locations, offers students valuable exposure to our ever-changing global society. Bachelor’s degrees are offered in 20 areas, and Master’s degrees in Business Administration and Communication.
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.
UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT. Since 1791, the University of Vermont has worked to move humankind forward. Today, UVM is a Public Ivy and top 100 research university of a perfect size, large enough to offer a breadth of ideas, resources, and opportunities, yet small enough to enable close faculty-student mentorship across all levels of study, from bachelor’s to M.D. programs. Here, students’ educational experience and activities are enriched by our location — from the energy and innovation of Burlington to the forests, farms, and independent spirit of Vermont. UVM provides students endless ways to explore the world and challenge ideas.
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.
SAINT LOUIS UNIVERSITY – MADRID CAMPUS. Saint Louis University is a respected Jesuit institution educating 13,000 students on two dynamic, urban campuses – in St. Louis, Missouri, and Madrid, Spain. With a 200-year legacy of innovative academics and research and compassionate health care, SLU attracts a diverse community who push intellectual boundaries in pursuit of meaningful ways to impact the world, striving to serve a higher purpose and seek a greater good. Students can complete full American-accredited degrees on the Madrid Campus, choosing among more than 200 courses offered each semester, in fields like engineering, health sciences, business, the humanities and social sciences and the arts.
Other Participating Institutions
ARBORBRIDGE. ArborBridge specializes in one-on-one, fully personalized tutoring programs for US standardized exams. By combining our adaptive, proprietary curriculum with an elite group of tutors, ArborBridge is able to address a student’s academic weaknesses in the most efficient way possible.
BOCCONI UNIVERSITY. Bocconi is one of Europe’s leading business schools, located in the centre of Milan, Italy’s commercial, financial and fashion capital. Its high positions in the most influential international rankings puts Bocconi at the forefront of international education and among the best universities in the world for social sciences. Besides its traditional areas of economics, management and finance, Bocconi places itself at the crossroads of several subjects such as policy-making and data analysis students can choose among several Bachelor and Msc programs taught entirely in English.
ETS – TOEFL. At nonprofit ETS, we are passionate about our mission to advance quality and equity in education for all people worldwide because we believe in the power of learning. We strive to provide innovative and meaningful measurement solutions that improve teaching and learning, expand educational opportunities, and inform policy. ETS develops, administers and scores more than 50 million tests annually, including the TOEFL® and GRE® tests, in more than 180 countries worldwide.
UNITED BUSINESS INSTITUTES. Since 1992 the mission of United Business Institutes is to be a leading provider of the highest quality professional undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate business education and training with a focus on international business and management that is inter-culturally informed and career oriented as well as a solid understanding of general education. Serving students from Belgium, Luxembourg and other countries around the world, United Business Institutes will teach its students the 21st century skills needed to be successful in contributing to economic and social development locally, regionally and internationally. United Business Institutes is validated by and is in partnership with Middlesex University London; all candidates will receive a U.K. Diploma upon successful completion.