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Discover 11,400 European college degrees across 212 areas of study. Find your perfect program and get all the resources you need to get in.

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Colleges in America are expensive, difficult to get into, and highly complex. They're also not necessarily fair in their admissions, so many amazing applicants get rejected for no good reason. We believe you shouldn't have to stress about admissions or get into piles of debt, so we set our sights towards Europe, where admissions are easy and tuition is affordable...
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Europe has thousands of English-taught programs for American students.

Beyond the States is built on the belief that anyone who wants a top-tier education should be able to get one. It's also built on an acclaimed database of 11,400 accredited college programs in Europe with low tuition, easy college admissions, and no foreign language requirements for American students. We give you all the programs in one place, making your search for your dream degree as quick and effortless as possible.
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Whether you've already applied to colleges in the US or want to skip the process entirely, we can help you find your ideal college in Europe, secure a spot in the most powerful programs, and gain acceptance into the college program that fits you best. Whether you have a low budget or don't want specific countries in your list, our database can help you narrow down your options quickly and instantly.
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This program requires a High School Certificate or International Baccalaureate Diploma or Equivalent. Application deadlines are October or February.
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Imagine what a degree from the Netherlands will look like to a global employer like Google. European degrees work wonders!

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Hello everyone! I'm new in the group and thinking of the Netherlands, but I'm torn between two schools. Does anyone have any experience with Economics programs?
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With Beyond the States, you get access to 11,400+ European bachelor's & master's programs across 870 universities, 550 cities, and 212 areas of study, plus all the resources you need to get there. No sponsorships. No bias.
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College advisors that help American students find better opportunities abroad.We are college advisors that help you with counseling for college admissions in Europe.
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Take courses that help you easily master the program selection and college admissions process.

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Comb through thousands of options across 870 colleges and 550 cities in Europe. They're all yours to take!

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Build your own best fit list, discuss it with other students and parents, and dig into the city and country details.

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With your ideal program shortlisted, simply meet the requirements to get in the school of your dreams!
With Beyond the States, you get access to 11,400+ European bachelor's & master's programs across 870 universities, 550 cities, and 212 areas of study, plus all the resources you need to get there. No sponsorships. No bias.
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Jennifer Viemont
“For many families looking at hundreds of thousands in debt after a four-year education, fortunately, there are better options beyond the United States. When you look at the economics and the cultural benefits of studying in Europe, it’s a no-brainer.
Jenn Viemont
Founder & Chief College Advisor

It's easy to see why...

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KU Leuven
US student in Belgium
UNC Chapel Hill
In-state in North Carolina
Duke University
Out-of-state in North Carolina
Tuition
$2,150
$7,020
$62,941
Housing
$4,080
$7,014
$9,494
Living Expenses
$4,200
$5,240
$8,672
Books
$560
$1,290
$3,410
Health Insurance
$228
$2,617
$3,375
Fees
$150
$1,876
$5,371
Travel
$2,000
$0
$0
Annual Total
$13,368
$25,057
$93,263
Years
3
4
4
Total for Degree
$40,104
$100,227
$373,052
Savings
$60,123
$332,948
A entire degree at a top-tanking college in Europe will cost only $41,820, and this includes tuition, housing, transportation, and other expenses like mandatory fees. If a student chooses the US and graduates in 4 years (of which less than 50% of students do), then the total cost as an in-state student would be $98,328 and $336,788 at an out of state private university. The difference is staggering – the entire cost at the end of his Bachelor’s in Belgium will be less than the cost for 1 year at Duke and less than 2 years at UNC. Sources: KU Leuven, UNC, Duke

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Kelly found Beyond the States to be an indispensable tool for her daughter's college search.

"I cannot thank you enough for what you have done for our daughter.  When she told me she wanted to go to Europe for school, I thought there was no way.  I started doing research and found you and BTS.   From there we signed her up for master classes, scoured the data base and found the greatest community of parents in various stages of education in the EU.  We could not have done this without BTS!"
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Naomi loved the community of similar students and parents on the same boat!

"One thing that I found very helpful in this course was getting to communicate with people who were considering the same things I was and getting to listen to them pick your brain during the zoom calls."
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Beyond the States helped make the process easier for Heidi.

"The options for studying in Europe are amazing, but starting your research can be daunting! Beyond the States was indispensable in providing the information my student needed to understand how the European system works, which programs fit his interests, how to apply, and much more. It was well worth the investment! 💪🏽💪🏽"
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Megan found her dream school and is  graduating without college debt.

"Beyond the States best fit list helped me find my dream university.  Using the expertise of Beyond the States helped me find a college that meets all my needs and I will graduate debt free. Thank you!"
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Jordyn didn't like US colleges and is now going to Prague!

"So thankful we found Beyond the States for our daughter who is going to AAU Prague Fall 2021. This would NOT have been possible without BTS! Going through high school she knew she didn't want a typical US university and deal with the competitive nature of trying to get in. If we never found Beyond the States, I am not sure we would have even known about college abroad for a Bachelor degree in an English speaking program."
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Makena loved the clarity  she got from the courses.

"I found this class extremely helpful because finding information about European schools could be very difficult especially if you don't have a college counsellor to ask like me. I learned a lot about the process of applying and it helped me kind of narrow down what I'm interested in academically. There were pieces of information that I learned from this course that you can't really find on the internet because it's something you learn from experience. Thank you :)"
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Laura went to the Netherlands!

"The Beyond the States database was helpful in providing at a glance information about schools in the Netherlands. I found Jenn's webinar on the Netherlands very informative and especially appreciate understanding the distinction between applied science schools and research universities. 💰"
Laura Stef-Praun
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Ali found the database extremely helpful!

"Beyond the States has been amazing in helping me narrow down my daughter's options and commit to a school in Europe. It brought us further in the process after doing research on our own and provided information about universities that we couldn't find ourselves!"
Ali Riddle
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Beyond the States helps you build your best fit list of English-taught college programs in Europe.

With Beyond the States, you get access to 11,400+ European bachelor's & master's programs across 870 universities, 550 cities, and 212 areas of study, plus all the resources you need to get there. No sponsorships. No bias.
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English-taught bachelor's programs in our database.
8000+
English-taught master's programs in our database.
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Beautiful European cities to choose from.
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Top-tier universities accepting international students.
$332,948
Typical savings against a private university in the US.
$60,123
Typical savings against in-state tuition in the US.
All inclusive of tuition, living, food, books, health insurance, travel expenses, as well as hidden fees. Compiled with data from students and the official websites from KU Leuven, UNC, and Duke.

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With the right strategy and focus, our database and college admissions counseling programs will match you with your ideal college degree, avoiding the frustrations that plague millions of students every year, helping your journey to Europe feel less foreign...
With Beyond the States, you get access to 11,400+ European bachelor's & master's programs across 870 universities, 550 cities, and 212 areas of study, plus all the resources you need to get there. No sponsorships. No bias.
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Studying in the US can be a great experience, but it's not the only option out there. If you're looking for something different, studying abroad in Europe as an international student is the answer. Armed with a powerful database of English-taught programs, we offer American students the unique opportunity to get a degree from a top-ranking European university while still being able to study in English.

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