Introduction To Our College

International Horizons College (IHC) provides its dynamic students from the Middle East, North Africa, South Asia, and around the world an exceptional American style college education in the Liberal Arts and Sciences. Students experience small and challenging classes taught by world-class professors. They interact with students from over 17 countries in truly global classrooms set in the exciting city of Dubai – according to Forbes Magazine in 2014, one of the most influential cities in the world.

IHC offers a high quality, affordable and accessible pathways program that prepares students to transfer to top international universities and experience college success in a safe, stimulating, and vibrant environment. Successful IHC graduates can anticipate continuing to pursue their studies in Business, Education, and the Arts and Sciences in highly selective partner universities in the United States and India.

International Horizons College is licensed and accredited by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research. The College is an independent private undergraduate institution committed to maintaining high standards of academic excellence, global engagement, and transformative potential relative the rapidly changing challenges, opportunities, and complexities of the 21st century.



What is the IHC 2+2 Model?

IHC challenges and prepares students during two years of study in Dubai for transfer to highly-ranked universities in the US, India, and around the world. IHC's courses are taught by accomplished and dedicated faculty members in small classes. Once enrolled at IHC, students begin to work with academic counselors to develop personalized academic plans. These are customized to students’ natural aptitude and interests. Academic plans seek to identify optimal pathways for preferential programs at partner universities for each student.

IHC is a uniquely small, rigorous, and welcoming educational community where individuality, diversity, and personal growth thrive. It prepares its students for personal and professional successes through intellectual development in the classroom while exposing students to individuals and cultures from around the world -- expanding each and every student's international horizons. IHC's 2+2 model allows students to save money, receive world-class education, and (for Gulf residents) be closer to home by completing the first two years of a Bachelor's degree in Dubai. IHC provides a perfect model of challenging, global, and innovative education for students from the Middle East, North Africa, South Asia and around the world.