View the CCI Program’s annual statistics to see where and what participants study, where participants come from around the world, and how they give back to their U.S. host community.
*Annual Statistics reflect Community College Consortium CCI Program participant data.
CCI Program Impact
Since 2010, the CCI Program has collected data about the economic and cultural impact that CCI participants make on their host colleges and communities in the United States. Participants have given their time, effort, and enthusiasm to enhance local U.S. communities through volunteer and internship work. They also serve as leaders on their host campuses and make public presentations as part of International Education Week and other community engagement activities. After completing the CCI Program, participants return home with a deeper understanding of U.S. culture and new skills to help them contribute to the economic development of their home countries .
CCI participants give back to their host communities through community service.
CCI participants intern with local U.S. businesses, enhancing the U.S. workforce and economy.
CCI participants internationalize U.S. community campuses.
CCI Participant, Ghana
"After returning home I went back to college to finish my degree. I will use everything I learned during the CCI Program to develop myself, my community, my college, and my country at large."
CCI Participant, Indonesia
"The CCI Program helped me expand my horizons and see the world and its diversity from a different perspective that has changed my life."
CCI Participant, Brazil
“The CCI Program was the most amazing experience in my life. Now I am working as an Art Director/Animator freelancer in my home town.”
CCI Participant, South Africa
“The CCI Program was the greatest opportunity and has changed my future and life for the best. It has made me see things differently.”
CCI Participant, Costa Rica
"I will always keep a big part of my heart for Team Zabardast and all the incredible people I met back in 2010."
CCI Participant, Pakistan
"The CCI Program was an inspiring opportunity for me that brought me back to academics after almost ten years. I have received incredible knowledge, marvelous professional skills, extensive networking and professional connections, and an impressive understanding about other people and cultures."