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November 18, 2015

Top 10 Reasons International Students Consider Geneva

International students find that Geneva College has a lot to offer. Here's a list of the Top 10 reasons why international students consider Geneva.

1. International Student Services—We encourage interaction among international students, the campus and surrounding community, fostering cross-cultural experiences in a social atmosphere.

2. Easy Student Visa Process—Once you have been accepted, we will send you the required forms and walk you through the visa application process.

3. A Great ValueU.S. News & World Report consistently recognizes us as a Top Ten Best Value School based on academic quality and cost of attendance.

4. F-1 Benefits—International students can work on-campus without needing a work visa. After one year, we will help you with the application process for Optional Practical Training and Curricular Practical Training.

5. A Safe Campus—The GC Alert messaging system keeps students up to date, and our security personnel are available 24/7.

6. Exceptional Majors—Our ABET-accredited Engineering program has been named a Top 100 program in the U.S.A. three years in a row; other popular majors include Business, Education and Biology.

7. Faith Integration—All faculty members are professing Christians and every class is taught from a biblical perspective.

8. Class Size—Our teacher-to-student ratio of 13:1 encourages personal interaction between students and professors.

9. Bachelor’s & Master’s Degrees—As a U.S.A. university, Geneva awards bachelor’s degrees in nearly 40 majors and offers five in-demand master’s degree programs.

10. Location—Geneva is located less than a one-hour drive from Pittsburgh and the Pittsburgh International Airport. And we pick international students up when they arrive and drive them to campus!

We also know that international students have a lot to offer our community. At Geneva, our mission is to integrate faith and learning as we serve God and love our neighbor. We value the contribution of international students to this aim as learners who bring vibrancy, diversity and a multitude of perspectives to Geneva’s classrooms, lunch tables and residence halls.

Jillian Moomaw is the admissions counselor for international students. She is available to talk to you about the experience of going to Geneva College in the U.S.A. to get your bachelor’s degree. Contact her at or  724.847.6674.

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