Universities Still Accepting Applications
The following is list of higher education institutions that have informed International ACAC that they are still accepting applications from those students impacted. This list was last updated on March 9, 2017.
*Higher Education Institutions: Please provide information here if you are willing to accept applications from students affected by this Executive Order.
Bishop's University: Sherbrooke, Canada
In response to an executive order issued last month in the United States, Bishop's University will be waiving the undergraduate application fee for prospective students from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, or Yemen. If you are interested in applying for free, please contact our Admissions Office by email at the address below and we will guide you through the process. This application fee waiver will be available until our Fall 2017 application deadline of April 1st, 2017. To learn more about what Bishop's University has to offer, visit the link highlighted above.
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Case Western Reserve University: Cleveland, USA
We are admitting students as normal. If students are unable to travel to the United States we will defer their admission until they are able to travel.
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Drexel University: Philadelphia, USA
Please see more information outlined on our website.
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Florida Institute of Technology: Melbourne, USA
Florida Institute of Technology is home to the most internationally diverse undergraduate student body in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report's 2016 "Best Colleges" rankings. Per our mission statement, Florida Institute of Technology's mission is to provide high-quality education to a culturally diverse student body in order to prepare students for entering the global workforce, seeking higher-education opportunities, and serving within their communities. Living up to our mission statement of Therefore, FIT is admitting students as normal. If students are unable to travel to the United States we will defer their admission for one year with the ability to update the application after one year until this travel ban is resolved.
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Georgetown University in Qatar: Doha, Qatar
Georgetown University in Qatar builds on a prestigious history. The Georgetown University Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, founded in 1919, is the oldest and largest school of international affairs in the United States. The GU-Q SFS curriculum, both core and major, is identical to that followed by hundreds of successful SFS graduates of the Washington, D.C., campus. Our Bachelors of Science in Foreign Service degree offers strong global name recognition and guarantees a high quality education. At the successful completion of the program, GU-Q graduates receive a Georgetown degree identical to those distributed to SFS students on Main Campus in Washington, DC. The Georgetown University in Qatar campus, in collaboration with the Qatar Foundation, welcomed its first class of students in August 2005. Against the backdrop of vibrant, growing, cosmopolitan Doha, GU-Q students represent more than 50 different nationalities, all of whom share a passion for development in the region and beyond. Students take a variety of courses from our majors: International Politics, Culture and Politics, International Economics, and International History. Outside the classroom, students participate in sports, activities, research, and internships. The application deadline for GU-Qatar was February 1st (with all supporting documents due March 1st). Students affected by the Executive Order, including refugees and nationals* of Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen, may apply by March 1st. All application requirements must be fulfilled. Supporting documents, including the personal statement, transcripts, references, and test scores must be received by March 1, 2017. Counselors may write to the address below with questions. *GU-Qatar is subject to the embargo and economic sanctions regulations promulgated by the U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), which pre-date the recent Executive Order.
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Goldsmiths, University of London: London, UK
Goldsmiths, University of London is a world-class university in south east London with a reputation for excellence in teaching and research. We have 6 subject areas in the world's elite (QS World University Rankings 2016), and our highly regarded courses in the arts and humanities, social sciences, cultural studies, computing, and entrepreneurial business and management are taught by top lecturers in outstanding facilities. With students from more than 140 countries, Goldsmiths provides a welcoming and broad-minded environment for studying in London. We were ranked among the world's top 60 "most international" universities (QS World University Rankings 2016) and we offer a variety of support services for international students, including academic writing advice, disability support, peer assisted learning, and a team of dedicated immigration advisers. We are still accepting applications from international students for most of our undergraduate degree programs, and we encourage anyone who wants more information on Goldsmiths to get in touch with our international team. Students who wish to apply can make an application through UCAS here.
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Jacobs University: Bremen, Germany
Jacobs University is a private university located in Bremen. It is one of the most international universities in Germany, characterized by a truly intercultural community. The university, which was founded in 2001, attracts highly talented and open-minded students from all over the world; more than 1,200 students from over 100 nations currently live and study on our residential campus. Jacobs University is a research-oriented, state-accredited university with a broad portfolio of undergraduate and graduate study programs from the natural and social sciences to engineering and economics. All programs are taught in English. At Jacobs University, class sizes are small, professors act as individual personal mentors and academic advisors to students. Students are actively involved in research from their first year of study. In research and teaching, our faculty members follow a transdisciplinary approach, addressing issues from multiple perspectives. In Germany's most comprehensive and detailed university ranking by the Center for Higher Education (CHE), Jacobs University has consistently achieved top marks since first participating in 2005. Admission to Jacobs University is selective and is based on a candidate's school and/or university achievements, recommendations, self-presentation, and performance on required standardized tests. Students admitted to Jacobs University demonstrate exceptional academic achievements, intellectual creativity, and the desire and motivation to make a difference in the world. Please note that there is no application fee. Apply online through the Common App. Submit the following supporting documents along with your application: - One recommendation letter from a school official (usually a school counselor or principal) - School transcripts of the last 2-3 years. - Results of your standardized test(s) (SAT or ACT) - Results of your language proficiency test(s) (TOEFL, IELTS, CAE etc.) More information on our application requirements can be found here.
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King's College London: London, UK
Still considering applications from international students for almost all programs, except Medicine, Law and Business. Students should apply through UCAS as normal and could mention the circumstance for their late application in both personal statement and reference.
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Leiden University: The Hague, Netherlands
All English-taught bachelor's are open for application for non-EU students or EU students also wanting student housing: BA/BSc Archaeology BA Arts, Media and Society (Art History) BA Dutch Studies BSc International Relations and Organization s (Political Science) BA International Studies BA Philosophy: Global Comparative Perspectives BSc Psychology BSc Security Studies BA South and Southeast Asia Studies BA/BSc Liberal Arts and Sciences: Global Challenges (six majors: International Justice; World Politics; Global Public Health; Human Diversity; Governance, Economics and Development; Earth, Energy and Sustainability) Students will need to be able to cover their tuition fees (approximately 10,500 Euro per year, 3 year program, as well as living expenses (800-900 Euro per month).
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Macquarie University: Sydney, Australia
Macquarie University is a large public institution in Sydney, Australia with 40,000 students which comprises of 12,000 international students. We are still accepting applications for Session 1 (Spring semester starting in February) and Session 2 (Fall semester starting in July). Applications to the university are free and we offer rolling admissions for students. Application and course information can be found here. Students can transfer credit to the university if they have already began their studies. Macquarie University prides itself on global outlook and student diversity.
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Memorial University of Newfoundland (St. John's & Grenfell Campuses): St. John's/Corner Brook, Canada
Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN) is a multi-campus, multi-disciplinary, public, teaching/research university committed to excellence. MUN strives to have national and global impact, while fulfilling a social mandate to provide access to university education for the people of Newfoundland and Labrador and to contribute to the social, cultural, scientific and economic development of Newfoundland and Labrador and beyond. Memorial has more than 18,500 students spread across four campuses (St. John's, Grenfell, Marine Institute, Harlow England)and nearly 85,000 alumni active throughout the world. The university offers high quality education, while maintaining one of the lowest tuition rates in the world ($8800 CAD). Memorial's general admission deadline is March 1, 2017. Students who apply by this date will be automatically assessed for entrance scholarships. The university will continue to process general admission applications after this date (time/space permitting) but students are not considered for scholarships after March 1, 2017. New students applying to Grenfell Campus, Memorial University will benefit from guaranteed housing if they apply by March 1, 2017. New students applying to St. John's Campus are advised to apply for the Paton College or Burton's Pond Residences to increase likelihood of on-campus housing. Both the St. John's and Grenfell Campuses also offer all students access to international student services, including ICCRC (International Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council) immigration support. Memorial University welcomes applications from both high school graduates(national curricula, IB, AP, etc.) and college/university transfer students.
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Merrimack College: North Andover, USA
Merrimack accepts and reviews applications from international students without prejudice. We are accepting applications as normal. If an affected student cannot travel at time of enrollment, we will be happy to defer their admission.
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MODUL University Vienna: Vienna, Austria
All Bachelor of Business Administration and Bachelor of Science programs are open for applications for the fall intake. Recommended Deadline for application for non-EU citizens is 31st of May. For EU-citizens the application deadline is 31st of August. Study fields offered in the BBA and BSc programs are as followed: BSc: BBA: - International Management - Hotel Management - Interactive Marketing - Tourism Management - Entrepreneurship & Governance - Event Management - Hotel Management and Operations.
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Montana State University: Bozeman, USA
Montana State University welcomes, supports, and cherishes all of its students, regardless of nation of citizenship. Impacted students are still eligible to be considered for scholarships, and they are entitled to access all of the university's services and programs that are available to other students.
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Nagoya University: Nagoya, Japan
The second round of admissions for October 2017 intake to Nagoya University's undergraduate G30 International Programs (Biological Science, Applied Physics, Automotive Engineering and Chemistry only) opens on February 1 (deadline is February 22nd). All programs are taught in English and no Japanese language ability is required at the time of admission. We welcome applications through our online system.
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Regent's University London: London, UK
Regent's University London is London's only independent, not-for-profit university, with a highly cosmopolitan community based in royal Regent's Park and Marylebone. We offer both UK and American-style degree programs in business and management; fashion and design; film, media and performance; liberal arts and humanities; politics and international relations, and psychology and psychotherapy. We particularly welcome international students. With 140 nationalities among 4,800 students, ours is one of the most international campuses in the UK. It is also one of the most beautiful, with mellow red-brick buildings set in 11 acres of private garden - a haven in which to live and study. Yet despite its seclusion, the campus is within easy reach of all that this exciting European city has to offer, close to the City and West End. We accept applications throughout the year and most of our programs are still open for entry in September 2017. Students can apply direct through our website, contact us for a personal discussion on +44 (0)20 7487 7505 or email the address below.
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Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University: Beppu, Japan
Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University (APU) is an international university located in the beautiful seaside city of Beppu in southern Japan. We are accepting undergraduate international student applications until March 31 for 2017 fall enrollment. Overseas graduate student applications are being accepting until April 5. Our student body of nearly 6000 is 50.3% international, with students coming from 90 countries. All of our undergraduate programs are bilingual (English-taught and Japanese-taught), and students can choose to study Accounting; Marketing; Strategic Management and Organization; Innovation and Economics; International Relations and Peace Studies; Culture, Society and Media; Environment and Development; or Hospitality and Tourism. Although no Japanese language proficiency is necessary to apply, undergraduate English-based students are required to take intensive Japanese language courses as part of their degree, regardless of major. Our English-taught graduate programs include Asia Pacific Studies, International Cooperation Policy, and MBA. International students can apply for tuition reduction scholarships awarded in amounts of 30%, 50%, 65%, 80%, and 100%. Applications can be submitted via our online application system here. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have questions or need assistance in completing your application.
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Ryerson University: Toronto, Canada
Ryerson University is proudly diverse and inclusive. Ryerson is located in Canada's largest city, Toronto, a hub for art, communication and design, business, community service, engineering, and sciences. We welcome students to apply for our 60+ undergraduate programs. Learn more about the application process or specific programs in an RU Live online and interactive webinar, or connect with us to host a virtual school visit. For a list of programs still accepting applications, click here. To see Ryerson University's response to the U.S. Executive Order on Foreign Nationals, click here.
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St George's, University of London: London, UK
St George's, University of London, the UK's dedicated Medical, Biomedical and Health Sciences university, is welcoming applications from students of all nationalities to our Biomedical Science (with pathway to Medicine), Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy and Radiography programs for September 2017 entry. Applications will remain open until 31 May. Please visit this link for full details on these programs. Applications for our five-year direct entry Medicine program will open in September 2017 for September 2018 entry, with the application deadline being 15 October 2017. Please do contact us with any queries you may have.
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University College Utrecht: Utrecht, Netherlands
University College Utrecht is one of the honors colleges of Utrecht University in the Netherlands. UCU offers a three-year liberal arts and sciences program where students compose their own curriculum combining at least 2 disciplines from humanities, science and social science. Almost 760 students, 50% international, live on a residential, American-style campus. All classes are taught in English and all on-campus social activities are also in English. UCU offers several, mainly partial, scholarships for both the tuition fee and roam and board, as well as a student aid fund helping students with the costs of books, excursions etc. Our deadline to start in September 2017 is February 3, midnight. There is however also the opportunity to start in February. The application deadline then is September 15, 2017.
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University of Alberta: Edmonton, Canada
The University of Alberta welcomes all applications for admission to undergraduate programs, masters programs, and PhD programs. The deadline to apply for undergraduate programs is March 1 for September starts. Deadlines for masters and PhD programs vary so please check here. If you are currently in a program of study in the USA but unable to return to complete your program please contact us to discuss potential options.
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The University of British Columbia: Vancouver & Okanagan, Canada
In response to the recent U.S. travel restrictions: The official application deadline for UBC has passed, however, a few UBC undergraduate programs are still accepting applications. Please refer to the Undergraduate Programs and Admissions website (linked in the title) for details on which programs are still open. For all other programs, UBC will consider late applications from qualified students from the affected regions on a case-by-case basis. We invite students and counselors to contact the University at the email address below for further information.
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University of Central Lancashire: Preston, UK
The University of Central Lancashire accepts transfer students for a number of our Bachelor Degrees. Please contact us for information on this process. We also have a number of small scholarships available for a number of international students. For information please contact us at the email below or directly to Regional Manager Emily Page.
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University of Denver: Denver, USA
University of Kent: Canterbury, UK
The University of Denver is now accepting Late Applications from all international students until our Fall 2017 entering class is full. Total cost of attendance in 2017-18 is estimated at $65,000. DU offers merit-based scholarships up to $33,000 per year.
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The University of Kent is an internationally focused and highly-ranked Higher Education Institution in the South East of the UK. 27% of our 20,000 students are international and 40% of our academic staff are from outside the UK. Our student admissions are very much open to the international world and we welcome students of all nationalities and religions. We very much encourage applications from students who feel affected by the recent situation in the US and we are happy to provide guidance related to our academic programs and opportunities for students to come to continue their studies at Kent. Please get in touch if any staff or students wish to have further information linked to our Undergraduate or Postgraduate studies across our three faculties. We are committed to international education and the importance of pluralism and multiculturalism. We look forward to hearing from anyone who we may be able to advise or support in their ongoing studies.
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University of North Carolina Wilmington: Wilmington, USA
University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT): Oshawa, Canada
UNCW seeks to build a global community of students. As such, UNCW is eager to receive applications from students from all nations. If students are unable to travel to the United States, we will defer their admission until they are able to travel.
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University of Waterloo: Waterloo, Canada
The University of Waterloo welcomes applications from all over the world! All of our applications are still open and majority will be open until the end of March. We encourage students to check this page
for admission requirements. As reaffirmed by our president Feridun Hamdullahpur, "All of our students, faculty and staff, no matter where they come from, help to strengthen our community, bring new knowledge, talent and skills to higher education, research and innovation - to the benefit of all Canadians. At the University of Waterloo, we stand proudly for these values." Waterloo strives to be the leader for entrepreneurship, co-operative education (co-op), and graduate employability. The world's largest selection of co-op jobs with 6700 employers, Waterloo offers student more opportunities to explore possible careers than any other university. This on top of more then 100+ programs to choose from, students can certainly go beyond the classroom. Which has allowed students to become entrepreneurs with the support from programs like Velocity.
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University of Western Ontario: London, Canada
Washington & Jefferson College: Washington, USA
Western University in London, Ontario, Canada accepts applications for admissions consideration to undergraduate and graduate programs from students around the world, to include prospective students from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen, with admission requirements as listed on our Welcome website. In the case of applicants with one or more semesters of undergraduate studies, these are the transfer application requirements. For all undergraduate programs, Western accepts applications by way of the Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC).There is a fee for use of this service, which forwards applications to the university for the next steps in the application process. Prospective graduate students are directed here for a list of Western's programs and requirements. For students (undergraduate and graduate) whose current studies in the U.S. are impacted by the January 27, 2017 executive order and unable to return to the U.S., Western University is currently exploring its procedures and supports to students in collaboration with Universities Canada, the Association of American Universities, and the Association of Public Land-grant Universities. As information becomes available it will be posted on our international site.
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Washington & Jefferson College is still accepting applications for our fall semester. Our official deadline is March 1, but we can be flexible with the submission of late applications and materials. We strive to provide an admission decision within one month of an application becoming complete. Our minimum TOEFL is 85. We do not require standardized testing and we offer merit scholarships. We guarantee on campus housing all 4 years and also offer home stay options when the college is closed. During shorter breaks students can continue to reside on campus. We offer campus employment for students. International students benefit from designated international advising services. Our I-20 processing time is usually just a couple of days. We can meet students at the airport upon arrival to Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh now offers direct international flights Toronto, as well as London, Frankfurt, Berlin, Paris and Dublin. Voted "Best Airport" in 2016, Pittsburgh might be a great first point of entry to the US. W&J is just 30 minutes from the Pittsburgh Airport. We currently have students from Iraq and Syria enrolled at W&J and they would be a good resource for new students. W&J also offers the English Language Institute. We are still accepting applications for our ELI Spring II program starting in late March as well as our Summer ELI program.
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Webster University Thailand: Cha-Am/Hua Hin, Thailand
York University: Toronto, Canada
Webster University Thailand is an international campus of Webster University in St. Louis, USA. We offer programs accredited in both USA and Thailand in 3 schools, namely, Arts and Sciences; Business and Technology and Communication. Students can either study their entire program in Thailand or transfer to other campuses in Europe, Africa or USA after completion of at least 15 credits here in Thailand. Since this ban is temporary, and as Thailand has not imposed a ban on the same; it remains a good option for students. Thai visa processing time is typically 5-10 days. We will take Fall applications until late July, as high school results in this part of the world come late and we are flexible with that. If any one has a late application we will definitely process. The student however, will not receive any guarantee from the University for a future USA or other countries visa. We also have several prominent campuses in Europe and Africa including campuses in Vienna, Leiden, Geneva, Greece, and Accra.
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York University is still accepting applications! Some popular programs include: Business, Humanities, Social Sciences, Engineering, Computers & IT, Language & Culture, Politics & International Studies, Science, Health, Environmental Studies, Arts, Performance & Design. We are hosting a series of webinars in February to help students understand the simple and straight forward ways to apply to York University. Counselors with affected students wanting to know more about York's application process can also register for webinars designed specifically for counselors. York University is connected to the world. Our community includes more than 6,000 international students from 170+ countries. We are a welcoming, multicultural, and inclusive community and provide collaborative opportunities and tools that set our students up for success from day one. We are located in Toronto, one of the most multicultural cities in the world. Our Keele campus is a self-contained campus with everything students need to live, work and study. Our Glendon campus, located mid-town, is Southern Ontario's only fully integrated bilingual university campus and known for its beautiful gardens and international experience.