International Student Services
Siena College offers an exciting opportunity for international students to study in the United States in a supportive environment. Students gain academic perspective through close working relationships with faculty and fellow students on a beautiful campus with opportunities for personal development through social programs. It all takes place in a locale that includes a rich selection of cultural activities: theaters, concert arenas, art and history museum and more. Siena College values its diverse student body, faculty and staff, and believes that diversity helps prepare students for what life has to offer. International students add an important dimension to our community.
Siena College personalizes the experience of international students by offering the following services:
Please read through our International Student Handbook for more information.
Integration into American Culture
The student-run International Student Association is composed of both international and U.S. students. Events are scheduled to help international students enjoy a full immersion experience with American culture include a welcome program upon arrival, a tour of Albany, a fall hayride, Thanksgiving dinner, bowling night, an international movie night, potluck supper and international student graduation events.
A small number of limited scholarships or grants may be available for academically qualified students.
Please contact Nancy Paulsen, International Student Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org in the Office of International Programs with any questions, comments or concerns. We look forward to meeting you!