Incoming International Students

International Education

Meet Chen Shi from Shandong, China, a sophomore studying in BU's nationally recognized nursing program.

Incoming International Students

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Bloomsburg University offers the opportunities of a big university — less than a three-hour drive to New York City and four-hour drive to Washington, D.C. — with the personalized and friendly learning environment of a smaller school. International students will find it easy to transition to a new culture in the welcoming atmosphere of the cozy campus on the hill.

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Summer 2017 Study American Culture

Three week program, arriving July 17, 2017 - leaving August 5, 2017.
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What better way to "Unleash your Inner Husky" than through the variety of student life opportunities, from tackling a 30-foot indoor climbing wall or navigating an outdoor high ropes course to building life-long friendships in hundreds of student groups. With more than 200 student clubs and organizations, there’s a group just for you — ranging from community service, faith, the arts, business, entertainment and athletics.

  • English as a Second or Other Language (ESOL) Institute — International students often discover they have not mastered the English language with proficiency to pass the TOEFL or IELTS and gain admission to a University in the United States. The ESOL Institute is designed to address these issues and prepare international students for their studies in United States Universities. Overall, the ESOL Institute provides students with a running start of familiarity and confidence necessary to become an integral part of the campus community.
  • Global Awareness Society International (GASI) — BU's chapter of GASI is recognized as a regional agent of change for advancing cross-cultural understanding, sensitivity to the impact of globalization on the planet, and promotion of partnerships between educational institutions, business and non-government organizations (NGOs) to solve world issues.