The BTI partners are listed below. Minority Serving Institutions (MSI) are noted with an asterisk.
- American University, Washington, DC.
- Middlebury Institute of International Studies, CA
- Rutgers University, NJ *
- Texas A&M International University, TX *
- Texas A&M Transportation Institute, TX
- Texas A&M University, Kingsville, TX
- University of Arizona, AZ *
- University of Houston, TX * (lead)
- University of Maryland, MD
- University of Minnesota, MN
- University of North Carolina, Charlotte, NC
- University of Virginia, VA
- The University of Texas at El Paso, TX *
- West Virginia University, WV