International Exchange Students and Visitors


We are very pleased that you have chosen to consider coming to Dowling College. The college has an extensive program for International Students as well as strong interest in working with International Exchange Students, Scholars, Visitors, and Researchers. More than 500 young people from China, India, Turkey, Yugoslavia, New Zealand, Argentina – more than 60 countries around the globe – study at our two campuses, located just a short train ride from New York City. We have been visited by International Faculty and Scholars from many countries as well as hosting exchange students.

Dowling College stands out among other U.S. colleges with its prestigious faculty, small classes, extensive support services, and superior residence halls. Dowling is known as “The Personal College” because we provide each student with the excellent education, attention, and support they need to succeed.

As an Exchange visiting scholar or student we provide the resources you need to satisfy the U. S. immigration service requirements as well as inviting you to take advantage of the many cultural and other resources of the New York City Metropolitan area. We are located within an hour’s travel time to New York City, and close to world-class beaches and other recreation areas.

If you would like to participate in our Scholar or Student Exchange programs, please contact this office. If you wish to apply for an exchange visitor visa, please download this form, fill out and return it to us. We look forward to meeting you here at Dowling College.