International Students

Welcome, International Students!

You know you want a business degree. Then, earning a degree from a university who focuses on business and “you” is your goal.  We encourage you to make Cleary University your destination. 

Founded in 1883, Cleary University is located in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Cleary is an independent, not-for-profit, multi-campus institution specializing in business education.

The mission of Cleary University is to enrich students’ lives through the knowledge, skills, and credentials that advance careers.

Our philosophy of experiential and practical business application resonates among people everywhere. The global Cleary University family thinks about free enterprise, entrepreneurship, and the business/arts relationship. The thinking goes beyond the academic classroom, and enters the unconstrained business world of boundaries and languages. The world requires global thinkers and leaders and you are that connection.

Discover Our Global Perspective  

With strong global partnerships with universities abroad, we welcome transfer students to our campus. From the application process to the appropriate documentation, Cleary University staff will help you arrive safe and sound. Once you are here, you will coordinate closely with an advisor. Choosing to student thousands of miles from home may seem daunting: however, discover for yourself why Cleary University has taken to the seas to help you earn your dreams of attaining a Bachelor or Masters of Business Administration degree in a business related field.   

Apply online or virtually visit one of our campuses to find the best fit for you. When you have a question, contact the international student admissions director. We are there for you!

Get global, and become one of the Cleary University family!   


Please note that because Cleary University makes extensive use of distance technology in its delivery of instruction, current immigration regulations prohibit the University’s issuance of F-1 visas for programs other than those created for traditional students.

Cleary University’s 100% online programs are available to international students who remain outside of the United States. Students must meet the admission requirements as outlined above for the appropriate category and must prove proficiency in the English language, also outlined above.

This school is authorized under Federal law to enroll nonimmigrant alien students.