In 2012, City University of Seattle partnered with the Banking Academy of Vietnam (BAV) to further extend the mission of the University to offer high-quality, relevant educational programs to anyone with a desire to learn. BAV became CityU’s first educational partner in the country. The partnership offers students the opportunity to complete a CityU bachelor’s degree and equivalent Vietnamese bachelor’s degree in the same amount of time it would take to complete one degree.
In 2017, CityU expanded its partnerships to other Vietnamese universities furthering its vision of education access worldwide and allowed students to start their bachelor’s degrees in Vietnam and complete them online and/or in Seattle at CityU.
The Banking Academy of Vietnam (BAV) is a State-Owned institution of higher education founded in 1961. With over 20,000 students at all levels (vocational, undergraduate, and graduate), BAV specializes in finance, accounting, business management, and economics. BAV's main campus is located in the capital of Vietnam: Hanoi.
CityU and BAV collaborate in the offering of in-country programs and degree completion. Students may earn a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration fully in country. In addition, CityU and BAV collaborate in a degree completion 3+1 program offering that allows students to study three years in Vietnam and one in Seattle.
FPT University is the first private university in Vietnam. The University focuses on four pillars: good research, excellent teaching, firm internationalization, and high employability. FPT has campuses in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Da Nang, and Can Tho.
The CityU partnership with FPT School of Business and Technology - FSB offers students a 1+1 Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree completion program. This unique program allows students from FSB to enroll in FSB’s MBA program in the first year and transfer to CityU for the second year.
FUNiX Online Education - a member of FPT Corporation is a pioneering and leading Institution for Online Information Technology Education in Vietnam. With its own education philosophy of FUNiX way, FUNiX aims to contribute qualified technology human resources for digital transformation in Vietnam and Partners. The Institution has a population of 15,000 students and a branch in Japan. FUNiX is moving fast to globalize, with a mission to connect the best education and IT job opportunities for students.
The CityU partnership with FUNiX offers students a 2+2 degree completion program. The program allows FUNiX students to complete two years online with FUNiX and two years (or up to two and a half years) in Seattle in order to earn a Bachelor of Science in Applied Computing at CityU.
The University of Economics (DUE) - University of Danang has a history of over 40 years of establishment and development. Up to now, DUE has been a multi-disciplinary and multi-level university training institution; a leading center for research, transfer of economic science and management in the Central region, Central Highlands, and the whole country.
The CityU partnership with DUE and its Center of International Education (CIE) offers students a 2+2 degree completion program. The program gives DUE and CIE students the opportunity to study two years for a Bachelor of Arts in Management in Vietnam and complete the last two years in Seattle at CityU.
The University of Economics in Ho Chi Minh City is one of the leading universities in Vietnam and became an independent university in 2000. The University has a student population of more than 52,000 students at different levels of education.
The CityU partnership with UEH offers students a 3+1 degree completion program. The program gives UEH students the opportunity to complete three years of study for CityU's Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Vietnam and complete the last year in Seattle at CityU.
Established in 1995, VLU was one of the first private universities in the South of Vietnam. The University has several campuses in Ho Chi Minh City and one big campus in Hanoi. VLU has more than 20,000 students and offers 50 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. VLU is a multi-disciplinary University, with specialties including language teaching, arts, design, and architecture.
The CityU partnership with VLU offers students the Master of Education in Adult Education (M.Ed) with a Specialized Study in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of other Languages). The program gives VLU students the opportunity to transfer graduate-level credits from VLU to CityU and complete the M.Ed in Seattle or online.
CityU's Vietnam page: Website CityU Tiếng Việt
Vietnam Programs Facebook page: Facebook CityU Việt Nam
Contact us for more information about partnerships in Vietnam.
Acting Program Director
Ms. Tran Xuan Dieu
Phone: +84 917 220 706
12 Chua Boc
Dong Da District
Viet Uc Building, Luu Huu Phuoc, Nam Tu Liem
59C Nguyen Dinh Chieu, Ward 6
Ho Chi Minh City
45 Nguyen Khac Nhu, Co Giang Ward
Ho Chi Minh City
71 Ngu Hanh Son
17 Duy Tan, Cau Giay District