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Grand Junction, Colorado

Colorado Mesa University TOEFL Waiver

Enjoy the beauty of Western Colorado in a BridgePathways Program at CMU. BridgePathways students at CMU can qualify for Conditional Admission to more than 60 competitive degree programs at the undergraduate, graduate and certificate levels on a state-of-the-art campus surrounded by unparalleled opportunities for outdoor recreation. With nearly 2,500 living on campus and plenty of opportunity for involvement in active student life programs, you’ll get the complete U.S. university experience.

  • Ranking: #103 of Universities in the West by Forbes
Denver, Colorado

Community College of Denver (CCD) TOEFL Waiver

An affordable vibrant education in a diverse urban environment.

The Community College of Denver (CCD) is great place for International students to start their U.S. college experience. CCD is a two-year, public community college located right in the heart of downtown Denver, Colorado. The college shares a beautiful campus with two four-year universities, which makes us unique from any other colleges in the U.S. There are approximately 12,000 students at CCD and 50,000 students for the entire campus. CCD offers more than 100 degrees and certificates in transfer and occupational education. With tuition cost of approximately $12,000 per academic year, students can complete their first two year and earn an Associate’s degree at an affordable cost then transfer to a four-year university for the last two year and complete their Bachelor’s degree.

Ft. Collins, Colorado

Colorado State University

Colorado State University, is one of the nation’s leading research universities, classified in the top tier by the Carnegie Foundation, and conducting world-class research in infectious disease, atmospheric science, clean energy technologies and environmental science. Founded in 1870, CSU enrolls almost 30,000 students annually. Both inside and outside the classroom, students have unparalleled access to a diverse range of cultural, recreational, and educational activities to enhance the outstanding experience they receive at CSU. Nestled against the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Fort Collins is a vibrant, friendly community known for its safety, clean air and water, reasonable cost of living, and many recreational opportunities.  

 Pathway Entry Requirements: www.intohigher.com/csu

  • Ranking: One of “The Best 378 Colleges” (The Princeton Review)
Denver, Colorado

Columbia College TOEFL Waiver

Nationwide, Columbia College serves nearly 25,000 students each year.

Founded in 1851, Columbia College has been helping students advance their lives through higher education for more than 150 years. As a private, non-profit, coeducational liberal arts and sciences college, the college takes pride in its small classes, experienced faculty and quality educational programs.
Originally founded as Christian Female College, the college was the first women's college west of the Mississippi River to be chartered by a state legislature. The college changed its name to Columbia College in 1970 when it changed from a two-year women's college to a four-year coeducational college. Columbia College was one of the first colleges to branch out beyond its home campus, and we are proud to serve the Denver Metro community from our Centennial, Colorado campus.

  • Ranking: Top 10 Online College Rankings (GetEducated.com)
Billings, Montana

Montana State University – Billings TOEFL Waiver

Access & Excellence

With 110 park-like acres on campus, this univerity provides plenty of room to mingle with fellow students or participate in various cultural, educational and athletic activities. Located in the largest city in Montana, MSU Billings has a lot to offer not only in the classroom, but in the community as well. Billings is known to be a very supportive community for the many students studying within the city limits.

  • Ranking: #88 in the West (US News & World Report)
Bozeman, Montana

Montana State University - Bozeman TOEFL Waiver

International Students at MSU Bozeman have access to the Global Culture Club and the Bozeman Friends of International Students group.

Montana State University offers a variety of excellent undergraduate and graduate programs to students from across the United States and around the world. A mid-sized university of 15,200, including 750 international students from over 70 countries, MSU is especially known for quality programs in the fields of agriculture, architecture (NAAB), business (AACSB), computer science (CSAB), engineering (ABET), film production, nursing, and the sciences. The university attracts US$103 million annually for research and creative activities, and bright undergraduate students are encouraged to participate. The Carnegie Foundation ranks MSU in the top tier of Research Universities, demonstrating very high research activity. Hands-on learning is a priority at this student centered campus with a student to faculty ratio of 17:1.

  • Ranking: #117 Public School in the US (US News & World Report)
Las Cruces, New Mexico

New Mexico State University TOEFL Waiver

Bringing education to life

Founded in 1889, the University of Northern Colorado is located in Greeley, where students are included in a community of highly respected faculty member and have the opportunity to focus on over 100 plus undergraduate programs and 100 plus graduate programs. UNC is just small enough to feel personal and welcoming, and classrooms have a lower average number of students than most universities, which means more personalized attention.

  • Ranking: #100 in the West (Forbes)
Flagstaff, Arizona

Northern Arizona University

School Motto is “The Difference That Matters”

Northern Arizona University is a four-year public research university in Flagstaff, Arizona that offers 145 different bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. Northern Arizona University is located in the Southwest of the United States next to California, Nevada, and Colorado in the safe, friendly, small city of Flagstaff, Arizona. Flagstaff is at 2,200 meters altitude in the mountains; with a population of 65,000 and a beautiful environment, Flagstaff is consistently rated in the top 10 cities to live in the United States. With nationally ranked undergraduate and graduate programs, Northern Arizona University delivers a rigorous, learner-centered education.

  • Ranking: #34 graduate physical therapy program in the nation (2014 U.S. News and World Report)
Corvallis, Oregon

Oregon State University

Oregon State University is one of only two US universities designated a land-, sea-, space- and sun- grant institution. OSU is also Oregon’s only university to hold both the Carnegie Foundation’s top designation for research institutions and its prestigious Community Engagement classification. Its 26,000+ students come from all 50 states and more than 90 nations. Located on a stunning campus in the small, friendly town of Corvallis (90 minutes by car from the major metropolitan city of Portland), studying at OSU will provide you with a true American university experience.

 Pathway Entry Requirements:www.intohigher.com/osu

  • Ranking: #142 in the Nation (2014 edition of Best Colleges)
Lakewood, Colorado

Rocky Mountain College of Art & Design

RMCAD’s Green Design concentration in the Interior Design department is the first of its kind.

Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design (RMCAD) is an Art School like no other. Offering online and on-campus undergraduate and graduate degrees, the school provides challenging curriculum and a fresh approach to learning. RMCAD functions as a community of creatives in an atmosphere of intensity that drives students to push conventional boundaries. Find more information at RMCAD.edu or by calling 800.888.ARTS.

  • Ranking: #19 Universities in Colorado 2014 (4International Colleges & Universities)
Greeley, Colorado

University of Northern Colorado

Bringing education to life

Founded in 1889, the University of Northern Colorado is located in Greeley, where students are included in a community of highly respected faculty member and have the opportunity to focus on over 100 plus undergraduate programs and 100 plus graduate programs. UNC is just small enough to feel personal and welcoming, and classrooms have a lower average number of students than most universities, which means more personalized attention.

  • Ranking: #100 in the West (Forbes)
Gunnison, Colorado

Western State Colorado University

Learning, Elevated

Located deep in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, Western State Colorado University (Western) is a public school that feels a lot more like a private school, with intimate classrooms of just 17 students. Within just 30 miles of the nearest ski resort, the students not only enjoy world class skiing, but they also enjoy over 60 undergraduate programs.

  • Ranking: #99 in the West (Forbes)

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