Why is Virginia International University (VIU) the best place for students?
Thousands of students and graduates from all over the world mention their reasons for choosing VIU as their alma mater:
Located just minutes away from the US national capital of Washington, DC, VIU provides easy access to historic landmarks, a vibrant job market, and internship opportunities at some of the top US and global agencies. Its main campus is located in Fairfax, Virginia, one of the safest, richest, and most tranquil places to reside in the United States.
With students hailing from over 100 countries and six continents, VIU offers a truly diverse and international experience. VIU’s International Student Services (ISS) Office offers many services to its international students to assist them in the transition from their home countries to life in the United States.
VIU has eight schools offering degrees and certificates in the most in-demand fields. The University is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS), which is recognized by the US Department of Education’s Council on Higher Education Administration (CHEA).
VIU students receive individual attention from distinguished professors who incorporate real-world experience in the classroom. Its small-sized classes, career mentors, and wide range of student activities and clubs allow students to bond quickly, break out of their social and cultural bubbles, and see the world from different perspectives.
As a non-profit university, VIU is committed to supporting students by providing low-cost, high-quality education.
A variety of scholarship opportunities help VIU students achieve their American dreams. VIU’s scholarships are awarded on a variety of merits: academic excellence, career growth, special achievements, and many others. More in the admissions section.
VIU alumni work for Fortune 500 companies and government organizations including the World Bank, IBM, IMF, Google, and many other multinational corporations. The VIU Alumni Association connects hundreds of alumni around the world and provides exclusive networking opportunities for graduates.