California State University, Long Beach
“California State University, Long Beach (CSULB), known as The Beach, offers a vibrant, diverse environment for international students. Surrounded by the best Southern California has to offer, CSULB is an ideal place to live, learn, and discover. Here are some reasons that so many students choose to study at the Beach!
Building on an innovative 27-year history, California State University San Marcos, North San Diego County is a forward-focused institution, dedicated to preparing future leaders, building great communities and solving critical issues. Located on a 304-acre hillside overlooking the city of San Marcos in North-County San Diego, the University is just a short distance from some of Southern California’s best beaches and an hour from the US-Mexico border, as well as the desert and the mountains.
With university enrollment exceeding 17,000, over 50% of the student population represents diverse ethnic backgrounds including students from over 35 different countries. California State University San Marcos offers over 70 undergraduate and graduate and is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
CSU San Marcos offers conditional admission and a pathway program in which qualified students are enrolled in combined English language courses and customized academic-credit university courses. Students have the opportunity to be recommended for university admission without a TOEFL or IELTS score if they successfully complete the program. In addition, The American Language and Culture Institute at CSUSM offers five-entry dates throughout the year providing non-native speakers an Intensive English Pathway program to improve their English-language proficiency and prepare them for university courses.
New York Film Academy
New York Film Academy College of Visual & Performing Arts (NYFA) teaches students the art of filmmaking and related visual and performing arts through blending traditional school instruction with practical, hands-on experience. NYFA is one of the largest independent international film and acting schools in the world and home to over 300 Saudi Arabian alumni. Since 1992, NYFA has been offering innovative curricula taught by award-winning instructors using industry standard equipment.
NYFA’s campus in Los Angeles, California gives students the opportunity to shoot on the Universal Studios back lot. The school offers a variety of programs in areas such as filmmaking, acting for film, photography, 3D animation and visual effects, game design, graphic design, screenwriting, producing, documentary, and cinematography.
San Francisco State University
Established in 1899, SF State is a premier public university located in the heart of San Francisco, known to be one of the world's most vibrant and beautiful cities, and the epicenter of innovation and entrepreneurship. As part of the California State University, we offer 115 areas in bachelor's degree, 104 areas in master's degree and several doctoral degrees. In addition, we offer a stand-alone Intensive ESL program that provides conditional admission and many innovative programs such as San Francisco Discover, Summer San Francisco, Semester@SF State, and academic certificate programs.
San Francisco State University is proud of our diverse student body – the University serves students from the San Francisco Bay Area and all over California, across the U.S. and around the world, with nationally acclaimed programs that span a broad range of disciplines. Nearly 30,000 students enroll at the University each year, and its more than 253,000 graduates have contributed to the economic, cultural and civic fabric of San Francisco and beyond. Through them — and more than 1,700 world-class faculty members — SF State proudly embraces its legacy of academic excellence, community engagement and commitment to social justice.
San Mateo Colleges of Silicon Valley, have a long history of serving Saudi scholarship and self-funded students. We are three (3) public elite transfer colleges in the United States of America, fully accredited, and part of the San Mateo County Community College District. The three colleges are Cañada College, College of San Mateo (CSM) and Skyline College are all are located in the safe, diverse, welcoming and dynamic areas of Silicon Valley and San Francisco. After 1 year of study in the U.S. our students enjoy multiple internship opportunities (CPT, OPT) in Silicon Valley companies, such as Twitter, Tesla, Apple, etc. The colleges have enjoyed 96% student satisfaction.
UCI- Division of Continuing Education
Ranked the 9th Best ‘Golden Age’ University by Times Higher Education (2018) and globally recognized as a school that serves international students well (US News and World Report 2018), the Division of Continuing Education at the University of California, Irvine (UCI DCE) has an exceptional commitment to educational excellence while being situated in the diverse and safe city of Irvine, located just minutes from Southern California’s beautiful beaches.
UCI DCE’s comprehensive English Language Programs prepare you for university-level study and give you the skills to live, work and communicate in the global community. Choose from Intensive ESL, Business English, or Conversation and Culture. You can also enroll in undergraduate or graduate preparation programs, which help students seeking to gain admission to a U.S. university boost their chance of admission. Or, enhance your studies with 3-month certificate programs, which focus on a particular field of study such as project management, entrepreneurship, tourism, digital marketing, and data science.