Study in the U.S.

An American Education for International Students

When you enroll in Franklin University and study in the United States, you’ll gain a unique perspective on U.S. culture, studies, and daily life. 

At the University’s Main Campus, located in the heart of Columbus, Ohio, the 14th largest city in the United States, you’ll learn with -- and from -- classmates who, as working adults, share their professional, real-world work experiences as part of your classroom experience. 

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Earn a high-quality American degree from an accredited university.

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F-1 Eligible Programs

As an F-1 student, you can earn your college degree at Franklin University and tailor your U.S. studies to fit your personal preferences and learning style. Degree programs available to students planning to apply for F-1 status are listed below.

Not an F-1 international student? A number of additional academic programs may be available to you. Visit our Degrees section to view all our academic offerings.

Undergraduate programs available to international students in F-1 status:

Graduate programs available to international students in F-1 status:

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Get the academic freedom and flexibility you need to pursue your undergraduate or graduate degree. At Franklin University, our diverse programs and international student services make it easy for you to achieve your educational goals, expand your cultural experience, and study in the U.S. or abroad.

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Franklin OISP Support

Earning your degree in the U.S. or online can be overwhelming at times if you’re an international student. Franklin University helps make the transition manageable, thanks to the support provided by our Office of International Students and Programs (OISP).

OISP can help you with:

  • Identifying programs in which you’re eligible to enroll
  • Understanding admissions requirements
  • Obtaining and maintaining F-1 immigration status
  • Preparing for international travel
  • Adjusting to life in the U.S.
  • Understanding your rights and responsibilities in the U.S.
  • Exploring work authorization options
  • Understanding your health insurance coverage
  • Referring you to resources or other University offices, such as Academic Advising

Learn more about being an international student at OISP’s current student webpages or at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Study in the States website.

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