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?
A few of our GSSP students, and recent FAU graduates, from India share their story with us. The three students tell us why they decided to choose FAU, the GSSP, and what are some of their plans for the future now that they have graduated from Florida Atlantic University.
Tiffany Pham is a graduate student from Vietnam currently studying for her MBA at UMass Lowell. In addition to working hard on her studies, Tiffany assists other students as an intern with the UMass Lowell Navitas Global Student Success Program (GSSP). Why did you choose to study in the United States? Many of my English […]
From the campus diversity to the supportive faculty to the vibrant city of Boston to the amazing waterfront views, UMass Boston has great appeal to these international students. Hear from past and present UMass Boston Navitas Global Student Success Program (GSSP) in the video below. If you’re interested in attending UMass Boston and following in these […]