Barton College Joins Shorelight

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By Shorelight Team
Published on October 31, 2022

Barton College, a top-ranked liberal arts college in North Carolina, is now working with Shorelight to enroll international students.

A Barton College female international student from Asia wearing a cap and gown extends a hand to a college dean wearing ceremonial robes on graduation day

Barton College, a private liberal arts college in Wilson, North Carolina, is now accepting international student applications through Shorelight. Ranked #14 for top Regional Colleges in the South by U.S. News & World Report, Barton is committed to uniting academic and athletic excellence with a variety of cocurricular programs. With a well-rounded college experience, Barton graduates are prepared for rewarding careers.

Why Study at Barton College?

  1. Learn inside the classroom and out Beyond rigorous academics, Barton offers a variety of cocurricular programs focusing on Esports, Presidential Leadership Fellows, business, marching band, health care, and more.

  2. Earn a degree known for its strong return on investment — Barton, one of the best schools in the region, is recognized among the top 10 universities in the South for value, social mobility, and undergraduate teaching by U.S. News & World Report, and was named by the Princeton Review as one of the “Best in the Southeast”.

  3. Get connected — Students and faculty can take advantage of high-speed multi-gig internet across campus. Gamers can compete without stressing about connections – there’s a Gigabit dedicated just for Barton’s eSports Arena.

Accolades for Barton College

U.S. News & World Report, 2023

  • #14 - Regional Colleges in the South

  • #6 - Best Undergraduate Teaching (tie) in the South

  • #8 - Best Value Schools in the South

  • #6 - Social Mobility in the South

Colleges of Distinction

  • 2022-2023

North Carolina College of Distinction

  • 2022-2023

Barton College Degree Programs for International Students


College of Liberal Arts

  • Chemistry

  • Healthcare Administration

  • Photojournalism

  • Political Science

  • Psychology

  • Sport Management


College of Liberal Arts

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Strategic Leadership

  • Master of Science (MS) in Criminal Justice

  • Master of Science (MS) in Criminology and Criminal Justice Sciences

  • Master of Science (MS) in Kinesiology

Check out the full list of 40+ majors Barton has to offer >

With small classes, Barton College students have many opportunities to work closely with first-rate faculty and benefit from individual attention that supports professional growth. Enjoy an amazing US study experience at a top-ranked school in the South.

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