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GUIDEBOOK FOR
INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

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WHY HOUSTON, TEXAS, USA?
 Houston was ranked #1, “Coolest Cities to Live In,” by Forbes, July 2012.
 Houston is the #1 city for job creation.
 Houston serves as corporate headquarters for 23 companies listed on the 2012 Fortune 500, the second-greatest number of any U.S. city.
 The Port of Houston has ranked first in the United States in volume of foreign tonnage for 17 consecutive years, and is expected to become the premier port once the Panama Canal expansion is complete.
 Houston is home to the country’s third-largest consular corps, and more than 90 languages other than English are spoken. No racial or ethnic group constitutes a majority of Houston’s population.  The 17-acre downtown Theater District is home to nine performing arts organizations and second only to Manhattan in number of seats concentrated in one geographic area.
 The Museum of Fine Arts in Houston is one of the nation’s ten largest art museums.
 Houston has 52,700 acres of parkland including 550 parks, public green spaces, and open water.  Houston’s two major airports offer nonstop service to 186 cities worldwide. George Bush
Intercontinental Airport is served by 18 airlines, and five airlines operate out of William P.
Hobby Airport.

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WHY NORTH AMERICAN
UNIVERSITY?
 Safe and responsible environment - North American University (NAU) administration, faculty, and staff are committed to providing a safe and responsible environment for all students.  Location, location, location – NAU is located in north Houston, eight miles from George
Bush Intercontinental Airport, and ten miles from downtown Houston.
 Greater Houston metropolitan area – Houston is home to one of the world’s best medical centers, NASA, a thriving museum and art district; and the Rodeo ranks among the best destinations for…...

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