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Top 10 Reasons Why International Students are Attending Pitt-Johnstown


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  1. Connection to the University of Pittsburgh…a first-class global University.
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  2. Strong and clear University strategic commitment to international students and global education.
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  3. Distinctive academic programs that are popular with international students looking for good, productive jobs in the future global economy.
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  4. Campus support for special scholarships, on-campus jobs, and specialized career services that prepare international students for a competitive marketplace in the 21st century.
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  5. Historic Greater Johnstown is transforming itself and experiencing growth in high-tech careers in health care, energy, biotechnologies, and other emerging technologies that are critical to the future of the global economy.
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  6. Internships and practical training opportunities through extensive partnerships in technology, business/enterprise, health care, and other key growth areas.
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  7. Friendly Johnstown people who are ready, willing, and eager to welcome you and make you part of their extended family.  Pitt-Johnstown faculty and students seek to work and learn with international students in the classroom and out of the classroom.
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  8. Personal attention and high quality service from first-rate international office staff, as well as faculty.  The Pitt-Johnstown community is globally oriented; many members have international backgrounds and experiences.
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  9. Centrally located with convenient access to major metropolitan areas including Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Washington, DC, and the state capital of Harrisburg.
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  10. A Campus of exceptional beauty, combined with high regard for personal safety, making Pitt-Johnstown a most suitable environment for living and learning.