Community College in the USA
Gain a quality education and experience life in the USA! YFU International Exchange offers you the opportunity to study at a nationally accredited US community college while living with an American family. Become part of a US host family, college cam- pus, and the local community! The YFU Community College Program is a partnership between YFU and 20 community colleges. The YFU Community College Program is a unique opportunity for international students who would like to continue their education while experiencing US culture. YFU is the largest and most experienced organization offering a community college ex- change with a strong support system for its students: YFU Campus Coordinators are located at each college to support the students’ transition into US family and campus life.
The Academic Semester Program:
Students can explore career training and academic pursuits for one semester.
The Certificate Program:
Students spend a year studying and gaining career training in a variety of areas. Upon successful completion of the program, students are granted a certificate by the college confirming specialized training or study in a chosen field.
The Degree Program:
Students gain more intensive specialized academic and career training in this two-year program. After completing the course requirements, students are awarded an associate’s degree by the college.
The 2-Plus-2 College Program:
After completion of coursework required for a two-year associate’s degree, students may transfer credits to a four-year university for two more years of study to earn a bachelor’s degree.
Who Can Apply?
Applicants must aged between 18 – 23 years old with a strong academic record. Departure Date: January & August
Program Fee Includes:
- Placement with host family
- Support by trained volunteers
- Tuition fees
*Airfare not included