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Is it Harder for International Students to Get into US Colleges?

Admission requirements for international students can indeed be more challenging due to additional factors like language proficiency exams, visa processes, and unfamiliarity with the US education system. However, many US colleges welcome international students and offer resources to assist them throughout the application process.

At Schiller International University, as an American institution also present in Europe, we make every effort to ensure that international students find their place with us. Our diverse and inclusive community fosters an environment where students from all over the world can thrive academically and personally, making the transition to studying abroad smoother and more enriching.

How Can International Students Improve Their Chances of Acceptance?

International students can enhance their chances of acceptance by:

  • Excelling academically and maintaining a competitive GPA.
  • Demonstrating proficiency in English through standardized tests like TOEFL or IELTS.
  • Obtaining strong recommendation letters from teachers or mentors.
  • Submitting compelling personal essays that highlight their unique qualities and experiences.
  • Participating in extracurricular activities or volunteer work to showcase well-roundedness.

Are There Specific Scholarships for International Students?

Absolutely! At Schiller International University, we understand the importance of supporting our international students. That's why we offer a comprehensive range of scholarships designed specifically to assist international students in achieving their educational goals. 

These scholarships encompass various criteria, including merit-based, need-based, and specialized scholarships, making it easier for international students to access financial aid and fulfill their academic aspirations. 

Explore the diverse scholarship opportunities available at Schiller and embark on your journey to academic success.

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