College Admissions

College Counseling

Our program is designed to support students as they transition to college or university. Our goal is to remove the stress from the process and guide students in finding the college that best matches who they are.

College Workshops

Students can participate in a variety of college workshops:

  • SAT Prep
  • College Essay Writing
  • U.S. College Admissions Process

College Visits

Our schools are excited to host colleges from around the world. Each year we invite U.S. colleges to visit our campuses or meet virtually with our students.

College Advisor

Students can work with a decidated college advisor who will get to know them and support their college application process.

College & Career Tools

Our students can use Career Cruising in their journey of exploring careers and colleges that fit their goals.

College Network

Our staff build strong relationships with colleges and universities so our students can make informed choices about higher education. WAY American School partners with 10+ select universities that have strong international student supports, significant scholarship opportunities, TOEFL waiver options, low out-of-state tuition fees, or other benefit to our students.

University of Buffalo

Premier, top-ranked public research university in the United States and the most comprehensive campus in the State University of New York (SUNY) system. Recognized as a top destination school for international students.

Offers renewable scholarships in varying amounts, from $2,000 up to 100% of tuition costs per academic year, to qualified international freshmen.

TOEFL waiver option with SAT Evidence Reading & Writing Section score of 500

Iowa State

Public institution and research university located in Ames, Iowa, United States. Largest university in the state of Iowa and the third largest university in the Big 12 athletic conference.

TOEFL waiver option with SAT 460 Evidence-Based Writing and Reading sub scores

Multiple International Freshman Merit Scholarships, which amount from $2,000 to $10,000 per year (renewable*), awarded competitively based on students who have submitted SAT or ACT scores.

Florida State University – Republic of Panama

Offers 88 bachelors’ degree majors that can be started in Panama and completed at the main campus in Tallahassee.

"2+2" scholarship allows students to transfer to FSU's main Florida campus paying in-state tuition after completing 2 years of studies in Panama.

Through the 2+2 scholarship program, tuition costs total to roughly USD $30,000 for 4 years of study

Columbia University

Private institution that was founded in 1754 and ranked 3 in U.S. National Universities (U.S. News)

Columbia’s admissions application process is largely the same for all students regardless of their citizenship or country of residence. 

Guarantees to meet 100% of all admitted first-year students' demonstrated financial need for all four years, regardless of citizenship. 

University of Wisconsin

Public institution founded in 1848 and ranked 49 in top U.S. universities (U.S. News)

Offers 130 undergraduate majors, 144 masters, 109 doctoral and 14 professional degree programs.

TOEFL or IELTS waiver offered to international students.

Univeristy of Kansas

University of Kansas is a public institution that was founded in 1865, with a ranking of 129 in National Universities. (US News)

International Student Services provides supports and opportunities for international students.

Offers 5 scholarships (up to $16,210/yr) specifically to international students.

Lake Superior State University

Founded in 1946, a nationally recognized liberal and sciences university.

Flat rate tuition offered to international students.

Small classroom sizes with a 16:1 student to faculty ratio.

Minot State University

Founded in 1913, a public university ranked #128 in U.S. News Midwest Universities. 

Flat rate tuition offered to international students.

3rd most affordable university in the U.S.

University of Oregon

Founded in 1876, a top ranked university with over 3,000 international students from 103 countries.

Significant international student scholarships and orientation programs.

Ranked #102 in National Universities (U.S. News).

University of South Florida

Founded in 1956, a public university ranked #124 in National Universities (U.S. News)

Green & Gold Presidential Scholarship (approx. $12,000/year) offered to international students.

Offers over 80 undergraduate programs and a top 50 research institution.

Western Michigan University

Founded in 1903, a public university ranked #205 in National Universities (U.S. News)

Diether H. Haenicke Scholarship (approx. $16,000/year) offered to international students.

ESL support through Center for English Language and Culture for International Students office.

Eastern Michigan University

Founded in 1849, public university with over 200 undergraduate programs.

No out-of-state tuition fees for international students.

National Scholars Program (approx. $16,500/year) offered to international students.

University List

Our graduates at WAY American School have been accepted into the top universities across the world. Below is a sample of the universities for the 2017 graduating class.

United States / Canada

University of South Florida

Columbia University

Fordham University

Barnard College

The University of British Columbia

Eastern Michigan University

Georgetown University

University of Pennsylvania

Hofstra University


University of Twenty

University of Amsterdam

Fontys University of Applied Sciences

South America

Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul

Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul

Unisinos University