Exploring NCUK’s University Partners in North America


NCUK has a variety of University Partners in North America that offer high-quality education and diverse course options. Have a look below at some of the most popular NCUK University Partners in North America

University of Alberta

Based in Edmonton, Canada, the University of Alberta is one of the top-ranked universities in the world. Known for its research excellence and diverse course offerings, it provides a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs. According to QS World Rankings 2024, the University is ranked 4th in Canada and 7th in the world for impact on sustainability by The Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2023.

State University of New York (SUNY) Oswego

This university is recognised for its extraordinary faculty, comprehensive curriculum, and vibrant campus life. SUNY Oswego is a well-regarded institution with a solid business, science, and arts reputation.

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California State University Monterey Bay (CSUMB)

Known for its emphasis on experiential learning, CSUMB offers a wide range of degree programs. It is particularly renowned for its marine science and information technology programs.

St George’s University

St. George’s University in Grenada is a renowned international institution known for its medical and veterinary programs. It fosters a diverse, global student body, offering an enriching, high-quality education.

While these universities may vary in global rankings, they all offer high-quality education, state-of-the-art facilities, and a supportive learning environment for international students.

Benefits of Studying at NCUK University Partners in Canada, the United States and the Caribbean

Studying at one of NCUK’s University Partners in North America opens up exciting opportunities. Here are some of the significant benefits: 

Guaranteed entry

Upon completing NCUK’s International Foundation Year qualification, students can gain guaranteed* entry to an NCUK University Partner

High-quality teaching and learning experiences

NCUK’s University Partners are renowned for their commitment to academic excellence, offering students an enriching and stimulating learning environment.

Diverse range of courses

From arts and humanities to sciences and engineering, these universities offer various undergraduate and postgraduate courses catering to varied interests and career goals.

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Strong industry connections

These universities have robust links with various industries, enhancing students’ chances of securing internships and jobs after graduation.

Supportive environment for international students

With a multicultural campus and numerous support services, these universities ensure that students worldwide feel welcomed and supported.

In conclusion, NCUK’s University Partners in North America, regardless of their global rankings, provide world-class education and excellent opportunities for international students. By completing the International Foundation Year, you can start your journey to one of these prestigious universities and embark on a rewarding academic journey in North America. To view all the University Partners NCUK students can progress to, click here.