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API is Committed to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in International Education!

Check out our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion page for diversity resources for all students.

To give more students access to our study and internship programs abroad, we have also doubled our long-standing Diversity Scholarship.

More ways that API is committed to diversity and inclusion with our students and staff:

  • Creating accessible programs both abroad and through our APIConnect virtual workspace.
  • Diversifying our API staff through inclusive hiring practices and policies.
  • Continuing regular diversity training to U.S. and international API staff, regarding inclusive advising, resources, and context around current movements in the US such as Black Lives Matter, the Me Too movement, and more.
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Alumni Stories

“[Our Resident Coordinator] was absolutely perfect. She was able to help me with everything I had questions about and was a really fun traveling partner. She is highly knowledgeable and compassionate."

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Ruthanne W. API in Thimphu, Bhutan
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API has great reviews, accommodates to students' needs, and is affordable. Everyone that I have interacted with through API has been kind and very helpful. The program included trips throughout Spain, an international excursion, and other immersive activities such as a cooking class or language exchanges. API went above and beyond in ensuring that every student had an experience in Granada.

I felt that I had the support needed to leave my comfort zone. I would recommend my program since it provided me with the support/resources to thrive.

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Pam K. API in Granada, Spain
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“I am definitely getting out of Cuba with a new perspective about the world and about myself. Cuba was a necessary step for me to find the world, life, and passion that I needed."

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Dulce L API in Havana, Cuba
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“The API Buenos Aires staff was absolutely wonderful. It was obvious that they cared deeply about the students and did everything possible to make us feel welcome and comfortable. It felt more like becoming part of a family than just participating in a program!"

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Eleanor O. API in Buenos Aires, Argentina
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