Frequently asked questions
Learn more about why the Global Student Success Program is a great first step in your U.S. higher education journey.
The GSSP is a university-level academic program for international students who need additional support to gain entry to a U.S. university. You’ll study on a university campus and gain academic credits toward your U.S. degree. Learn more
The Global Student Success Program (GSSP) is a unique program designed and delivered by our 7 university partners:
Select one of the universities listed above to learn more about their program offerings and admissions criteria.
The GSSP classes are much smaller than the usual university lecture classes, meaning you’ll get more time with your instructors and classmates. GSSP students also have more class time per class, which gives you more time to understand the course. Tutoring and dedicated student advising services are available to all GSSP students.
Undergraduate GSSP students live on the university campus together with American and international students and can access all of the same campus facilities, including the library, gym, student centers and more.
Graduate GSSP students can live on or off campus, depending on availability.
Hear from our students
- Kyaw Zaw Hien, Myanmar, Undergraduate GSSP: Engineering
“The best experience is being able to fit in a diverse student environment. The connections I’ve made through the GSSP are important for my future career.”
- Sing Yang Cheng, Malaysia, Undergraduate GSSP: Computer Science
“The GSSP had a longer program and more freedom with my class choices; it allowed me to adapt to the U.S. educational system. When we leave GSSP, we have friends who support each other.”
What’s Happening in the GSSP Blog?
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