Study in USA
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
The US is the most sought-after study destination in the world. More international students study in the USA than any other country, and for good reason. ... The US remains the source of most of the world's ground-breaking developments in technology, business, arts, and beyond.
Education system is categorized by Public, Private, Technical and Ivy League institutes.
Grade point average (GPA) is the norm when measuring a student’s grades/academic performance. 4 years of undergraduate study. However a select few colleges do admit Indian students with a 12 + 3 years of study for certain programs. GMAT is required for business studies whereas GRE is required for sciences, engineering and top arts programs. TOEFL/IELTS is again a must for all students.
Capital: Washington .D.C.
Currency: $/US$ code: USD
Why Study in USA
- The top-ranked Colleges/Universities in the world belong to USA.
- More than 3000 accredited institutions offer a wide range of programs that comprise of undergraduate/graduate, certificate, and specialized programs and the focus is on professional and personal growth.
- The Universities offer State of the art infrastructure that exposes students to latest trends, latest technologies and ideas.
- Globally Recognition - An American degree is valued & accepted globally.
- Excellent student support with 24/7 libraries, computer centres, cafeterias, campus police facilities, career centres, career fairs, personal counselling, academic and career counselling’s and events on campus to match every student needs, interest and preference.
- American Universities are very liberal and offer financial assistance in the form of fee waivers, scholarships etc. thereby making education affordable.
- Indian students are eligible to apply for full-time employment on completion of education in the US.
Fall ---- (August/September) is the most trendy with 70% of the student traffic.
Spring-- (January/ February/ March) and the last is summer (May – June). Indian students rarely choose summer. There is no difference in the quality of education, type and level of job opportunities between a student starting his/her course in September intake and a student starting in the January intake.
Offer Letters: Issued in 3 to 8 weeks
Visa: Approx. 2 weeks after Interview.
International Students can work on campus 20 hours per week part time and 40 hours per week during vacations.
Cost of Living & Education
Fees: Tuition Fees & Study Costs in the United States. Both the tuition and living costs vary considerably between different universities/colleges, educations, and cities.
Tuition is usually between approx. $12,000 and $40,000 per year
Costs for food and living are normally between $8,000 and $12,000 dollars per year.
Working part-time while studying in USA on student visa. F1 visa holders cannot accept off-campus employment at any time during the first year of their studies. Under certain circumstances, the U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) may grant permission to accept off-campus employment after one year of study.
International students in the U.S. in valid F-1 immigration status are permitted to work off-campus in optional practical training (OPT) status both during and after completion of their degree.