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university tour to COLOMBIA


The CIS University Tour is an excellent opportunity for students and parents to become familiar with the multitude of higher education options that are offered abroad by speaking personally with colleges and university admissions officers and faculty members. Keep an open mind, ask questions, and think critically about the educational options that are being presented to you. Remember, while you may be inclined to believe there is only one “right� university for you, the fact is that many universities may suit you. Use this event as a unique opportunity to conduct some careful and thoughtful research. Remember, this is a process which should be as enjoyable as it is rewarding.

YOU’LL MEET TODAY: Berkeley College | New York, New York | USA The College of St. Scholastica | Duluth, Minnesota | USA Franklin College, Switzerland | Sorengo (Lugano), Switzerland IE University | Segovia, Spain indiana university-purdue university indianapolis (IUPUI) | Indianapolis, Indiana | USA Manhattanville College | Purchase, New York | USA Marquette University | Milwaulkee, Wisconsin | USA Memorial University of Newfoundland | Corner Brook, Newfoundland | Canada Pepperdine University | Malibu, California | USA Savannah College of Art and Design | Atlanta & Savannah, Georgia | USA and Hong Kong The School of the Art institute of Chicago | Chicago, Illinois | USA STETSON UNIVERSITY | Deland, Florida | USA University of Denver | Denver, Colorado | USA The University of Tampa | Tampa, Florida | USA


Today you will meet admission representatives from 14 diverse and prestigious colleges and universities. Please take a few minutes to read this brochure, as it will enlighten you regarding the range of options offered by the institutions on this tour. During the fair be sure to stop, ask questions, and take advantage of speaking with someone who is likely to read your application. Keep an open mind as you visit each table, and consider programs or institutions which may not be familiar to you. Be sure to complete inquiry cards for the institutions that pique your interest, as the follow up information you receive will help guide your future higher educational choices. We look forward to talking with you today, and wish you the greatest success in your college search process!

BerkEley College

franklin College, Switzerland

Berkeley College offers practical teaching programs primarily in Business fields. A multi-cultural student body and eight locations offer international students a wide range of possibilities. The largest campus is in Mid-town New York City, global epicenter for culture, fashion, arts and business. This dynamic setting enhances the student’s experience with a classroom outside the classroom. Providing students with actual work experience is one of Berkeley’s greatest advantages. To help students achieve their career goals, every degree program has an internship requirement. Berkeley offers the unique benefit of helping students obtain their internship. Quarterly Tuition is $7250, annual tuition is $21,750. International scholarships are available to students who qualify. Scholarship applications must be received with the admission application. The most popular programs are Fashion Marketing & Management, International Business and Marketing. Currently there are 798 International students enrolled as degree seeking students or as study abroad students.

Franklin College, located in Lugano, Switzerland, offers a U.S and Swiss accredited Bachelor of Arts Degree program. Fifteen majors are offered including International Relations, International Management, Media & Communication Studies, International Economics, Modern Languages, Environmental Studies. A special two-week academic travel program is required each semester to destinations in Europe, Africa, Asia and the U.S. The College overlooks the city and lake of Lugano, a 15-minute walk from campus. Our residential campus is home to 450 students representing 62 countries and includes 10 residence halls, a student center, dining facilities, art studios, library, auditorium, classrooms, computer labs, gymnasium and playing field. Applicants should submit an online application, three recommendation letters, official school records, 2 essays and official SAT or TOEFL scores. All applicants are considered for scholarships and need-based financial aid is offered. Tuition, room & board and fees for the 2010-2011 academic year are Sfr. 57,340 / USD 45,570.

Luis Loja International Admissions Adviser 12 East 41st Street, 14th Floor New York, NY 10017 | USA Tel: +1 212 687 3730 Fax: +1 212 986 7827 Email: Web:

Cristina Cruz Assistant Director of Admissions via Ponte Tresa 29 6924 Sorengo/Lugano | Switzerland Tel: +41 91 986 36 13 Fax: +41 91.993.39.06 Email: Web:

The college of st. scholastica

IE University

The College of St. Scholastica, founded in 1912, is a traditional residential, liberal arts college located in Duluth, Minnesota, with an enrollment of 2200 full-time undergraduate students from forty-two countries. Annual tuition is $28,200. Scholarships are available based on merit and need. Saint Scholastica offers 41 academic areas of study. The forested hilltop campus overlooks Lake Superior with its international port and Duluth attracts more than four-million visitors annually for its many recreational activities and the beauty afforded by the four seasons. In its most recent “America’s Best Colleges” rankings U.S. News and World Report identifies St. Scholastica as a “Top School” in the Midwest Master’s University category. A new science center is under construction to reflect the College’s emphasis on the health sciences and pre-professional preparation.

Located in historic Segovia, Spain, just a short ride from Madrid, IE University’s education model is focused on academic excellence, new technologies and international mobility coupled with practical experience. The exclusive academic portfolio is adapted to the norms of the European Higher Education Area. IE University’s programs, taught in English and Spanish, are designed to train global leaders by equipping them with the kinds of humanistic skills and values that shape 21st century leaders. Degree programs are taught in English and Spanish which include Business Administration, Architecture, Communication, Law, Biology, Psychology, Tourism as well as a Dual Degree in Business and Law. Our flexible curriculum fosters a multidisciplinary education which is the hallmark of IE programs. Online application process. Permanent support through 24 IE offices around the world. 2.5 million Euros available in scholarships. Tuition Fees: 18.000€ per year. Estimated monthly living expenses: 1.500€. IE University: Maximize Your Potential.

Tom Homan Director of International Education 1200 Kenwood Avenue Duluth, MN 55811 | USA Tel: +1 218 733 2214 Fax: +1 218 723 6290 Email: Web:

Patricia Salgar Director IE, Colombia Cardenal Zuniga, 12 Segovia 40003 | Spain Tel: +1 34 571 636 0705 Fax: +1 34 571 256 5694 Email: Web:

marquette university

Indiana university-purdue university Indianapolis (IUPUI) Created as a partnership of Indiana University and Purdue University in 1969, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) is an urban research university that offers 225+ majors through 22 schools, and is the home Indiana University campus for state-wide programs in medicine, dentistry, nursing, and social work. USN&WR places IUPUI in the top 20 in First Year Experience, Service Learning, and Learning Communities, and highlights IUPUI as an “Up-and-Coming” national university. IUPUI has a total enrollment of 30,300 students, 1,450 of which are international students representing 140+ countries. Tuition for the 2011-2012 academic year is $24,428. Most competitive and admissions-based scholarship programs are open to international students. Offers range from $3,500 to $14,000 per year, renewable for four years. On average, IUPUI’s admitted freshmen have a B+ average (3.2 GPA on a 4.0 scale). SAT or ACT is required for students seeking scholarship consideration.

Jennifer Mathews Assistant Director for International Recruitment 902 West New York Street, ES 2126 Indianapolis, IN 46202-5156 | USA Tel: +1 317 274 7000 Fax: +1 317 278 2213 Email: Web:

Tel: +1 414 288 7289 Fax: +1 414 288 3701 Email: Web:

memorial university of newfoundland

Manhattanville college Manhattanville College, founded in 1841, is a private, fouryear, coeducational, liberal arts institution. The College is located in prosperous and thriving Westchester County, New York on 100 beautiful acres. The campus offers the spaciousness and leisurely pace of a suburban location along with the resources of New York City, which is just 30 minutes away. One of the most diverse colleges in the US, our 1,700 students come from 40 states and 76 countries. Manhattanville offers a rigorous academic experience within a nurturing environment, the student faculty ratio is 12:1 and over 80% of classes have 20 or fewer students. More than 40 academic areas and concentrations are offered and 21 Division III Athletic programs. Scholarships and Financial Aid are offered to international students. The admissions deadline is March 1.

Susan Whipple Assistant Director, Office of International Education PO Box 1881 Milwaukee, WI 53233 | USA

Founded in 1881, Marquette is ranked in the top 10% of universities in the United States and is commonly recognized for its value and quality. At Marquette, more than 11,000 students receive a world class education from internationally recognized professors. Following the Jesuit tradition, Marquette offers students both a breadth of knowledge through the core of common studies and a depth of knowledge through a major field of study. In total, there are over 60 major fields of study within our seven colleges: Arts and Sciences; Business Administration; Communication; Education; Engineering; Health Sciences; and Nursing. Marquette also recognizes outstanding student achievement by offering a number of competitive scholarships for international students. Over 90% of the international students who applied for Fall 2010 received scholarships. Academic scholarships currently range from $5,000 to $18,000 per year.

Christian Andrade Assistant Director of Admissions 2900 Purchase Street Purchase, NY 10577 | USA Tel: +1 914 323 5293 Fax: +1 914 694 1732 Email: Web: InternationalStudents

Anthony Adey International Student Recruitment Officer 1 University Drive Grenfell Campus Corner Brook, NF A2H 6P9 | Canada Tel: +1 709 637 6200 x 6490 Fax: +1 709 637 6250 Email: Web: or www.

Located on Canada’s Atlantic coast, Memorial University of Newfoundland is a high-quality public institution with a wide range of programs and affordable tuition. Memorial has 18,000 (1150 International) students on four campuses: the St. John’s campus and Marine Institute in the provincial capital of St. John’s; the Grenfell campus in the city of Corner Brook; and the Harlow campus in England. Over 100 undergraduate and graduate programs are offered, with specialties including Arts, Business, Education, Engineering, Fine Arts, Human Kinetics and Recreation, Maritime Studies, Music, Nursing, Resource Management, Science, Social Work, Technology and more. Admission is based on graduation from a recognized university preparatory program with an average of 70% in acceptable senior level high school courses in the following five subjects: English, mathematics, a laboratory science, a modern language, classical language or social science, and an elective. A limited number of merit based entrance scholarships are available.

Pepperdine university Pepperdine University, a private Christian comprehensive University, is located in Malibu, California, thirty-five minutes west of Los Angeles. A residential community nestled within the Santa Monica Mountains and overlooking the Pacific Ocean, Pepperdine offers rigorous curriculum in seven academic divisions. Seaver College is the university’s undergraduate program, enrolling approximately 2,950 students. Pepperdine attracts students from a myriad of backgrounds including students from all 50 states and over 70 countries. To support international students, the Office of International Student Services offers services including admission counseling, immigration support, student orientations, and programming. With a student/faculty ratio of 14:1, professional relationships between students and professors are cultivated both inside and outside of the classroom. The classes you take at Pepperdine will rarely consist of one-sided lectures. The faculty and staff are committed to the highest standards of academic excellence, where students are appreciated, respected and strengthened “for lives of purpose, service and leadership.”

THE School of the art institute of chicago

Virginia Groves Assistant Director, OISS 24255 Pacific Coast Highway 4246 Malibu, CA 90263 | USA Tel: +1 310 506 4246 Fax: +1 310 506 7403 Email: Web:

Lawrence Rodriguez Assistant Director, International Student Services 36 South Wabash Avenue Suite 1203 Chicago, IL 60603 | USA Tel: +1 312 629 6830 Fax: +1 312 629 6831 Email: Web:

A leader in educating artists and designers since 1866, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) offers nationally accredited undergraduate, graduate, and post-baccalaureate programs to over 3,200 students from around the world. The School’s student body boasts a 17% international population representing 51 different countries. Located in the heart of Chicago, SAIC’s educational philosophy is built upon a multidisciplinary approach to art and design, giving students the opportunity to develop their creative and critical abilities while freely navigating throughout 18 different departments of study. In addition to the time-honored study of painting, sculpture, printmaking, and design, SAIC’s studio programs embrace film and new media, electronic and sound arts, and creative writing. The School promotes contemporary discourse about art and design through its many venues such as the Gene Siskel Film Center, Video Data Bank, and the world’s third largest art museum, the Art Institute of Chicago.

savannah college of art and design

Stetson university

SCAD is qualified to prepare talented students for professional, creative careers. SCAD graduates are in high demand; job placement is 80% within six months of graduation. The innovative curriculum at SCAD emphasizes learning through individual attention via small class sizes although enrollment is 10,000 students; 10% international. SCAD offers 43 majors and 50 minors with locations in Savannah and Atlanta, Ga., Lacoste, France, Hong Kong and online programs through SCAD-eLearning. SCAD attracts students from all 50 states and over 100 countries. SCAD is a private, nonprofit institution accredited by SACS to award Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Master of Architecture (five year accredited), Master of Arts, Master of Fine Arts and Master of Urban Design degrees, as well as undergraduate and graduate certificates. SCAD offers scholarships for international students based on academic and artistic merit that range from $3,000 to full-tuition which is $30,510 not including room and board.

Founded in 1883, Stetson is the oldest private university in Florida & ranked in the top 3 “Best Colleges in the South”. Stetson has four campuses, the historic DeLand campus,25 miles from Daytona Beach and 35 miles from Orlando, home to the College of Arts & Sciences, School of Business Administration, and School of Music. Also the university operates a center in Celebration, a Law Center - Tampa and a College of Law in Gulfport. We have over 2,200 undergraduates & 1,600 graduate students from 39 states, 36 foreign countries, with a student-faculty ratio of 11:1. Stetson offers NCAA Div. I sports, variety of intercollegiate sports, semester-long study abroad programs are available in Europe, Russia & China. We have over 100 student organizations, student government, national fraternities & sororities, and 17 scholastic and honorary societies, such as Phi Beta Kappa and Alpha Kappa Psi.

Brandy Fransen Senior Admission Representative PO Box 2072, Savannah, GA 31402-2072 | USA PO Box 77300, Atlanta, GA 30357-1300 | USA 2F, 30-32 Wyndham Street Central, HONG KONG Tel: +1 404 253 3143 Fax: +1 404 253 3466 Email: Web:

Petra Carlzen International Admissions Counselor 421 North Woodland Boulevard, Unit 8378 Deland, FL 32723 | USA Tel: +1 386 822 7198 Fax: +1 386 822 7112 Email: Web:

Institutions participating in this tour that are in the Continental United States are located in the shaded states.

Tel: +1 813 257 3796 Fax: +1 813 258 7398 Email: Web:



George DaPonte Director of International Admissions 401 West Kennedy Boulevard Tampa, FL 33606 | USA


The University of Tampa is a private, medium sized comprehensive university offering over 120 majors, minors and pre-professional programs. 6000 students attend, representing 50 states and nearly 100 countries. Highlights include: an innovative freshmen year program, state-ofthe-art facilities, an Honors Program, peer tutoring, Writing Center, internships, faculty directed student research and study abroad. Approximately 70 percent of the full-time undergraduates live on campus. Faculty to student ratio of 1:15 and all classes are taught by professors and not by student assistants. Students choose from over 140 clubs and organizations and compete in NCAA Division II sports. Academic and athletic scholarships are available. UT students enjoy a combination of academic excellence and personal attention. UT continues to rank as one the most affordable universities in the southeast US with tuition, fees, room and board costing $32,000 annually. UT does not require the SAT’s from non US citizens however all non-native English speakers are required to take the TOEFL or IELTS.


The university of tampa


Tel: +1 303 871 2790 Fax: +1 303 871 3522 Email: Web:


Marjorie Smith Associate Dean, Director, International Student Admission 2197 S. University Blvd. Denver, CO 80208 | USA


The University of Denver is a mid-sized, private, comprehensive college located in a residential area of Colorado’s capital city. As a U.S. News and World Report Top 100 university, DU is the oldest private university in the Rocky Mountain region. The average class size is 21 students, with a faculty/student ratio of 1:8. The average GPA among admitted students last year was 3.67/4.0. The SAT average was 1206 (CR/M). With an undergraduate enrollment of approximately 5000, international students (including U.S. abroad) make up nearly 8% of our first-year class. Colorado boasts over 300 days of sunshine a year. Because of its academic reputation, Colorado’s climate, numerous outdoor activities and Denver’s business and entertainment hub, DU attracts students from all 50 states and nearly 90 countries. Merit-based scholarships are available up to $19,000; no additional application is necessary. Tuition and living expenses are approximately $50,000 per year.


University of denver

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CIS University Tour to COLOMBIA Majors Offered 2010-11

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