The Ultimate International Student Experience

For international students, the move to a university in the United States can be challenging — a new language, new ways of learning and a new home. UDayton Global makes this transition easier by combining credit-bearing courses from the first year of your degree with additional academic support, instruction and cultural experiences.

Here are some of the benefits UDayton Global offers to help international students succeed at UD and in their career.

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With the U.S. academic model, you can change majors and explore what interests you, customize your educational experience and pursue your dreams.

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Dedicated Support

We understand that every student has individual needs, and we are dedicated to giving you the personalized academic, cultural and emotional attention you require.

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Small Class Sizes

To help you adjust to U.S. student life, you’re given individual attention and tailored support in class. In fact, UD has a 14-to-1 student-to-instructor ratio.

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American Cultural Experiences

Want to explore your new home and make new friends? Join your fellow international students to tour the area around Dayton, go to fun campus events and more.

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Trained Advisors

We’ll help you choose what to study, provide English language tutoring and even organize group activities so you can meet other international and American students.

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Professional Development

With the Career Accelerator program, you’ll gain experience and skills to help you find your dream job. We can even help with finding internship or work opportunities.



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Preparation for the Global Workplace

UDayton Global experience provides more than academic, language and cultural growth. With the included Career Accelerator program, you can also gain valuable professional skills that prepare you for a successful career.
The Career Accelerator is designed specifically for international students and includes:

  • Four semesters of professional development and career guidance
  • Skills-based training and opportunities for exclusive internships
  • Unique workshops, real-world experiences and cross-cultural group work

Pick the track that leads to your future

The Career Accelerator offers five tracks, so you can focus on what’s most helpful for your professional future.

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For students preparing for an internship during college or for their job search once they graduate

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Advanced Degree Preparation

For students who plan to get a postgraduate or doctorate degree after their undergraduate degree

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Sponsored Business Developments

For students participating in a corporate sponsorship program; includes activities customized for that company or industry

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Family Business Development

For students interested in pursuing a career strengthening and growing a family-owned business

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For students who want to start, own and manage their own business after they get their degree


The University of Dayton offers a simple, streamlined admissions process for international students. Our admissions process includes a variety of outcomes designed to ensure your success inside and outside of the classroom. The admissions outcome that is best for you will depend on your academic qualifications, English-language level and personal preferences.

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