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AIC Partners with California State University Sacramento to offer World Class American Higher Education to Sri Lankan Students.

3rd July 2018 AIC Campus, a member of the IMC AIC Education Consortium and a leading transnational education provider officially announced the launch of American University Transfer Program in partnership with California State University Sacramento. CSU-SacState well recognized American State University ranked among the top 70 in USA will offer one of the most affordable US Transfer programs where Students will study two years in Sri Lanka at AIC Campus and transfer to CSU-SacState to complete their chosen major among 58 majors offered at SacState in Engineering, Business, BioSciences, IT and Liberal Arts.

This landmark partnership makes it another first in the Sri Lankan private education sector for AIC, the first private higher education institution to offer American Transfer program in partnership with State Universities in USA. The launch event held at Cinnamon Grand Colombo was graced by Dr. Paul Hoffman, Associate Vice President International CSU-SacState, Dr. Gishan Sumanasiri, Executive Director/CEO AIC Campus, Dr. Dharangan Bakthaseelan Executive Director/Director Finance AIC Campus, Dr. Inoka C. Perera Dean AIC Campus, Ms. Edna Selvanayagam Education USA Colombo Office and other officials of AIC Campus.

Speaking about this important partnership, Dr. Gishan Sumanasiri, Executive Director/CEO AIC Campus said, “I am thrilled at this momentous juncture where AIC have further strengthened its presence in Sri Lanka’s private education sector with a landmark partnership with the prestigious California State University Sacramento State to offer affordable higher education in over 58 major areas of study through the transfer program”

We strive to provide the best quality higher education at affordable costs to our future generation the CSU-SacState partnership is yet another step in this direction and I am confident that AIC Campus can provide sound academic and professional guidance for students to achieve their dream higher education and career goals in USA and world over” commented Dr. Dharangan Bakthaseelan Executive Director/Director Finance.

Commenting on the partnership with AIC, Dr. Paul Hofmann Stated “We at Sacramento State are very excited about the prospects in Sri Lanka and the opportunity to welcome Sri Lankan students by way of this 2+2 transfer program. We are looking forward to welcoming Sri Lanka students to California’s Capital University for many years to come.”

Ravishka Dimithri De Silva former student of Wycherley International School Colombo and Applied to Sacramento State through AIC stated “After completing my studies at Wycherley International School in Math Stream I was searching for a university to study engineering. I was directed to AIC Campus and they provided me and my parents the professional guidance to select the university, course and also the visa guidance. From submitting the application to SacState to obtaining the Visa was a seamless process and I would like to thank the AIC Team for their help and guidance”. Anujan Padmalingam former student of Elizabeth Moir International School Colombo stated that “I completed my London A/Levels in 2016 and join the transfer program at AIC in the same year. After completing my two years I am the first to Transfer to SacState this September. The SacState Transfer Program at AIC is undoubtedly the best American University Transfer Program in the Country. During the two years I spent we have been given an all-round student experience that has given me the confidence to transfer this September and complete my degree in USA”

For further information on the American University Transfer Program at AIC Campus please call AIC Colombo on 0766 759 669/0779 779 776 or AIC Kandy on 0777 230 033