[UPDATED: August 12, 2021] Please note that due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) related travel restrictions and vaccine requirements, study abroad options may be affected. Many programs are open for in-person instruction, however, ApplyESL recommends contacting schools of interest to check status, and local embassies or consulates, to obtain information regarding visa services currently available.
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Abbreviation for "Not Available" or "Not Applicable". For example, if asked a question on an application form that does not apply to you fill in "N/A."


A US non-profit organization which promotes the exchange of students and scholars to and from the United States. The National Association of Foreign Student Advisers (NAFSA) sets and upholds standards of good practice, and provides professional education and training services related to international educational exchange. NAFSA provides a forum for discussing issues and a network for sharing information to increase the awareness of and support for international education.