Shorelight partners with ambitious universities interested in unlocking the international student opportunity.
To each of our highly tailored partnerships we bring capital, extensive global assets, and deep operational expertise. We seek out visionary leaders and schools with histories of innovation.
Shorelight takes an innovative approach to driving institutional growth, creating new revenue streams, and expanding options for students seeking the next-generation higher education experience. We work with top-tier universities to create strategic and sustainable programs that realize an institution’s short- and long-term goals.
We create generational partnerships that help universities reimagine their international strategies. It all starts with our innovative programs and services fully aligned with the student lifecycle. We contribute funding, deep operational expertise, and a global network of technology-enabled services. So our university partners can focus on inspiring the next generation of students.Inquire
The university and Shorelight jointly manage a program dedicated to providing a best-in-class student experience. Our program is guided by a shared vision and mission, with the university as the academic partner and Shorelight as the operating partner.
We convene experts and diverse voices to identify opportunities that contribute to the greater good, create economic value for students and institutions, and incorporate advances in industry and technology. We invest in those world-changing ideas warranting financial support and purposeful stewardship.
Shorelight can help your university design, implement, and manage international programs on your institution’s home campus or at multiple venues around the world. We provide face-to-face student concierge services, enrollment management expertise, localized marketing, and regulatory guidance, all wrapped up in a best-in-class project implementation framework.
Our global student recruiting strategy includes a multi-channel approach and dozens of affiliates on the ground in key markets. Our regional team leaders provide students and recruiters with extensive support and localized program collateral. And our online marketing engine builds brand presence even in remote locations.
At the heart of how we do business is The Shorelight Way, an academic project management system built specifically to support our partnership. Our programs operate in a constant state of audit-readiness while satisfying transparent, robust, and comprehensive performance standards.
We put up the capital for launching the new venture, including hiring staff, producing go-to-market collateral, and enhancing student services to ensure a best-in-class student experience from day one. In addition to providing funding, we’re investing in a world-class global management and recruitment infrastructure to benefit your university. By backing transformational university leaders with capital, we free up university capital to be allocated to other ventures.
OPENING U.S. UNIVERSITIES TO THE WORLD.
Adelphi’s intimate and beautiful campus is in the small, safe, and charming town of Garden City. Adelphi boasts a 10:1 student-to-faculty ratio with a top-notch faculty of renowned researchers, scholars, and artists. Proximity to New York City gives students access to internships and job opportunities with major global companies, as well as a world-class arts scene.
With highly ranked schools and internationally recognized faculty, American offers rigorous academics and international career advancement opportunities. Its students, including 1,600+ international students from 138 countries, distinguish themselves for their service, leadership, and ability to rethink global and domestic challenges and opportunities.
Auburn University boasts 140 undergraduate majors, 160 graduate programs and a stunning Southern campus its over 28,000 students can enjoy. Though large, the Auburn Family prides itself on being a tightly knit, rich, and engaged community. Auburn promotes an inclusive and diverse environment that supports the growth and success of all, and values the contributions of diverse cultures, ideas, and life experiences.
Florida International University
Located in the vibrant, edgy, and globally connected city of Miami, FIU is Miami’s first and only public research university. This top-tier research institution emphasizes research as a major component in its many bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral programs.
Louisiana State University
LSU is one of the most beautiful campuses in the United States. More than just looks, LSU is ranked the #64 Top Public School by U.S. News & World Report and offers nearly 200 degree programs. As the state’s flagship university, LSU has more than 31,000 students who enjoy Baton Rouge’s rich cultural heritage, delicious Southern food, and year-round arts festivals.
University of Kansas
The University of Kansas is a major public research university united in its mission to educate leaders, build healthy communities, and make discoveries that change the world. Across 13 schools, KU offers more than 370 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. KU’s students, split almost equally between women and men, come from all 50 states and 105 countries.
University of Central Florida
Orlando-based UCF is the second-largest public university in the United States. Its 13 colleges are home to more than 64,000 students across 210 degree programs. UCF’s strength is in its innovation and entrepreneurship. From computer coding competitions to business incubators, these core values shape the intellectual pursuits and career paths of its diverse student body.
University of the Pacific
The University of the Pacific takes pride in its small class sizes, dedicated faculty, and hands-on student experiences. Pacific is a nationally ranked university with a long tradition of diversity, community engagement, student research opportunities, and vibrant residential life. The breathtaking main campus in Stockton, California, offers a wide range of degree programs.
University of Illinois at Chicago
According to U.S. News & World Report, UIC is the #78 Top Public School in the United States. Equally important, UIC is one of the most ethnically and culturally diverse universities in the country. Plus, this well-respected Chicago university offers 85 bachelor’s degree programs and has a low student-to-teacher ratio with one faculty member for every 18 students.
University of South Carolina
The University of South Carolina is a top-ranked major research university where students prepare to be tomorrow’s leaders, creative problem solvers, and innovative thinkers. USC’s beautiful and historic Columbia campus is large and world-class, yet feels small and friendly. The university is proud of its top-tier designation for research and community engagement by the Carnegie Foundation.
The University of Utah
The University of Utah, located in the foothills of Salt Lake City and the Wasatch Range, is the state’s flagship institution of higher learning. Founded in 1850, it serves more than 32,000 students from across the United States and the world. With more than 100 major subjects at the undergraduate level and more than 90 major fields of study at the graduate level, including law and medicine, the university prepares students to live and compete in the global workplace.
University of Dayton
The University of Dayton is a top-tier, national Catholic research university and the largest private university in Ohio. Founded in 1850 by the Society of Mary (Marianists), the university is characterized by the Marianist educational philosophy of learning in community, welcoming all, serving others, intellectual curiosity and academic rigor to foster servant-leaders who connect learning with leadership and service.