John Cabot University
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John Cabot University is a private fully-accredited American liberal arts university located in Rome, Italy. Founded in 1972, it was named after the Italian explorer Giovanni Caboto. Students studying at John Cabot University contribute to building a global community and gain an international perspective attributed to the diversity each student brings to the University.
John Cabot University is located in Rome, Italy in the neighborhood of Trastevere. The University is composed of two campuses: The Guarini Campus on Via della Lungara, and the Tiber Campus on Lungotevere Raffaello Sanzio. These two campuses are within a five minute walk of one another, and each are protected by campus security.
Campus facilities include computer labs, Wi-Fi, beautiful terraces & courtyards and studio art facilities. The Frohring Library has online resources and databases and is one of the largest English Libraries in Italy. The Tiber Campus is also equipped with a cafeteria, which includes a bar and seating area, serving lunch during the school week.
Students may choose between two university housing options equipped with 24/7 security: The Gianicolo Residence and the Trastevere Apartments.
John Cabot University offers 13 Bachelor of Arts degrees with majors in Art History, Business Administration, Economics and Finance, English, Humanistic Studies, International Affairs, Italian Studies, Classical Studies, Communications, Marketing, History, International Business, and Political Science. There is also a two-year program leading to the Associate of Arts degree.
As a degree-seeking student at John Cabot, students can expect small classes taught in English, a personalized approach to education, opportunities to build a professional career in a competitive internship (150 offered each semester), the chance to become fluent in Italian and the opportunity to travel in Italy and to other European countries as well as Africa, the Middle East, and Asia.
The result: Graduates are accepted into the world's best graduate schools and receive offers from international corporations and organizations.
As part of the University's commitment to provide affordable university education for qualified and talented students, John Cabot offers degree-seeking students (first-year and transfer students) many merit-based scholarships and financial assistance grants. Students who are awarded scholarships and grants will be notified after they are accepted to the University.
Over 100 multicultural and multilingual faculty members teach at John Cabot, in addition to over 75 percent of non-language instructors holding PhDs, JDs, and MFAs from some of the world’s most prestigious institutions.
Student body 
John Cabot is enriched with an international environment. The diverse student body comprises about 1,000 students from 66 countries and from more than 130 U.S. universities.
The University provides a range of student services and activities such as student government, Institute for Entrepreneurship, Model United Nations, Universities Fighting World Hunger, Institute for International Communication, STAND, athletics, Guarini Institute for Public Affairs and community service.
Accreditation and licensing 
John Cabot University is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.
The University is incorporated as a not-for-profit organization in the State of Delaware and is licensed to award its degrees by the Delaware Department of Education. It is authorized by the Italian Ministry of Education to operate as a four-year American liberal arts college in Italy.
Study abroad 
In addition to its full time degree-seeking students, the University also offers study abroad programs. John Cabot's study abroad experience combines two important aspects: solid academics, and an enriching and inspiring international setting.
Students normally take between 12-16 credits (4-5 classes). Credits earned at John Cabot may transfer to home schools, allowing students to stay on track for graduation.
Partner Colleges and Universities include St. Norbert College, Saint Mary's College of California, Cornell University, University of Wisconsin, University of Michigan, Connecticut College, Marquette University, Hiram College, University of Denver, Emory University, Western Michigan University, Grand Valley State University, Michigan State University, Villanova University, American University, University of Portland, University of Alabama, University of Dayton, Saint Joseph's University, St. Mary's University[disambiguation needed], Bryant University, Stonehill College, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Wesley College, Northeastern University, University of the Incarnate Word, and the University of Notre Dame.
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