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Study in the U.S. at Cal U

California University of Pennsylvania welcomes international students to study at our U.S. campus. Students come to Cal U from around the world to study one our more than 100 undergraduate majors and 35 graduate programs. Our reputation for educational excellence is global and the opportunities and experiences we offer for international college students are transformational.

As a Cal U student, you will have everything you need on campus. But that does not mean you should stop here. California University of Pennsylvania is about 35 miles from Pittsburgh. Found between Peru and Mongolia as one of National Geographic’s “Best Trips of 2012,” Pittsburgh is a hub of culture, outdoor pursuits and entertainment.

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Big where it counts. Small where it matters.

Our campus is not only beautiful, but it also is full of things to do. With more than 100 clubs and organizations, plus many other ways to volunteer and engage with the community, Cal U encourages active participation in experience-enhancing activities.

Our University is big on value, without a big cost. Cal U offers one of the most affordable four-year bacclauareate degree programs and our graduate programs are unrivaled in value as well. 

The competitive edge

As a student at Cal U, you will lern to work hard and work smart. While our world-class faculty help you in the classroom, Cal U offers many services to help you succeed in the classroom and beyond. Our Career and Professional Development Center is dedicated to your success after graduating. We offer a robust program of internships, a four-year graduation plan to save you time and money, and a peer-mentoring program to make sure you feel at home from the moement you step foot on campus. 


The next step

Do you want learn more about Cal U before making your decision to apply as an international student? You may request information to learn more about our services and programs.


International student application

Are you ready to apply to California University of Pennsylvania? If so, click here to create an account and begin the application process.


Campus life

Cal U is known for its diverse and dedicated student body, nationally recognized housing, recently renovated facilities, varied events and activities and countless opportunities to get involved. You'll find a strong sense of community and traditions guided by the spirit of service and a sense of pride.


International student services

California University of Pennsylvania welcomes international students from many countries each academic year. International students provide cultural diversity and bring to the institution and the surrounding community a new perspective.