Brooklyn takes great pride in welcoming international students from around the world. The contribution of culture, language and varying perspectives invigorates our global community of scholars. With students from all over the world, studying at Brooklyn College enhances and expands your global perspective and network.
Let Brooklyn College be your home away from home. Living in Brooklyn will be an exciting and enriching experience, no matter which unique neighborhood you choose to reside in. Our Student Life and Housing Office can help you in your search.
Visiting International Students and Short-term Programs
Brooklyn College has programs that allow an international student to engage in course work and experience New York City for a few weeks or a few months. Students can attend for one semester or during the summer as a visiting international student. Courses are offered in business, arts and culture, and American studies. We have welcomed visiting students from all over the world and most recently students from Europe, Asia and Latin America. To learn more about becoming a visiting international student at Brooklyn College, please e-mail us.
- Application Guide for 1 semester Short-term Program (pdf)
- Application Guide for 1 year Short-term Program (pdf)
The Residence Hall @ Brooklyn College, just a couple of blocks from campus, is just one of many housing options you'll have.
How to Apply
We encourage international students to apply as early as possible. We understand that choosing the right college is a major decision, and we are here to help. Start by reviewing these guides for the undergraduate application process and the graduate application process.
The minimum language requirements for undergraduate programs are 61 (TOEFL-IBT) and 6.0 (IELTS).
For the minimum language requirements for graduate programs, please read Admission Requirement for Brooklyn College Graduate Programs.
Application deadlines vary by semester and program. Please visit our application deadlines website.
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International Student and Scholar Services
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