US universities like UC Berkeley, University of Pennsylvania, Harvard University, Columbia University, Chicago University, University of Texas (Austin) have programs in Tamil studies and provide instruction in language and culture for undergrads.

UC Berkeley – Dr. Bharathy
University of Pennsylvania – Dr. Vasu Renganathan
Harvard University – Mr. Jonathan Ripley
Columbia University – Mr.Tyler Richard
Chicago University – Dr. Annamalai
University of Texas (Austin) – Mr. Nikola Rajic