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Although it represents a long-term commitment, and longer than studying for a doctorate in the UK, I think the academic, career and 'new culture' advantages are more than sufficient incentive....

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Students with Disabilities

Students with disabilities are encouraged to apply to study in the US. We also hope you will consider applying for a Fulbright award and use our advisory service as you do so!

The National Clearinghouse on Disability and Exchange (NCDE) is supported by the US Department of State to provide information to international students with disabilities. To help you get started, we have summarised several tips and key facts from their website below. If you require any additional information or assistance accessing the information on our website, please do not hesitate to get in touch by contacting us on

Not sure studying abroad is right for you? In addition to our why study in the US section, you may be interested in reading the success stories of international students with disabilities who have studied in the US.

Tips and Key Facts

Tips for the Admissions Process

For more tips on travel to the US, see the NCDE’s webpage on airline tips and living in the US with a disability.

More Information

For more information on applying to US universities with a disability, visit the National Clearinghouse on Disability and Exchange website, the websites suggested by the Association on Higher Education and Disability,, the College Scholarships and Financial Aid for Students with Disabilities guidebook, the US university’s admissions or office of disability support services offices, or contact our staff at

If you have any suggestions on how to make our services or website more accessible, please do not hesitate to get in touch.