USA is the most popular study destination among the majority of international students for higher education. Regardless to mention its state of economy, the prestigious study programs and post study work opportunities makes the education in USA even more desirable. A degree under the USA education will certainly add value to one’s career. Here is a brief guide on USA education.
The three types of student visas to pursue USA education includes:
|F1 student visa||Aspirants applying for a study program under USA education that requires more than 18 hours of study a week may apply under this visa category. Spouses or children accompanying F-1 visa holders will travel on an F-2 visa|
|J1 exchange visitor visa||Students, scholars/lecturers on exchange program under USA education may apply under this category. Spouses or children accompanying J-1 Visa holders will travel on a J-2 Visa|
|M1 vocational/non-academic student visa||Much similar to F1 visa but such visas are time stamped and students cannot overstay their visit. This category is reserved for vocational & technical schools.|
Here is the best strategy to apply for study courses under USA education:
a. Search for institutions: Begin shortlisting your institutions under USA education around the month of April. This may include research on scholarship programs, course details, accommodation, etc. Get a free assessment from your Study Abroad Consultant for list of colleges and universities under USA education.
b. Crack the exams: Keep preparing for standardised tests like IELTS, TOEFL or SAT. Plan accordingly to take test around September.
c. Fill-in your application: Now is the right time to start filling application to your desired universities. Your Study Abroad Consultant will help you fill the adequate information on your behalf.
d. Financial planning: Once you receive your acceptance letter from the university, begin your paperwork for scholarships. Your Study Abroad Consultant will be right with you.
e. Fly to USA: Avail pre-departure & post arrival immigration services from your Study Abroad Consultant.
Pursuing a study course under the USA education is no longer a distinct reality as there are numerous scholarship programs to fund your education in USA. Some scholarships may be reserved exclusively for international students from a specific country or a region, while other scholarships are open to all. Some of the top scholarships no offer for international students willing to pursue USA education:
|Global Study Awards||Available in streams of humanities, business, science, engineering and computers|
|Golden Key Graduate Scholar Award|
|The Financial Sumo Educational Scholarship Program|
|QS Undergraduate Scholarship|
|Stanford Reliance Dhirubhai Fellowship||Specifically offered for business stream under USA education|
|Avvo Scholarship Program||Exclusively for students willing to pursue courses under USA education|
|UC Global Scholarship||For USA education aspirants in the stream of business, science, engineering, and computers.|
|BrokerFish International Student scholarship||Students willing to pursue courses under USA education in the streams of Law, Medicine, Business, Humanities, Engineering, and Science.|
For USA education aspirants in the stream of business, science, engineering, and computers.
BrokerFish International Student scholarship
Students willing to pursue courses under USA education in the streams of Law, Medicine, Business, Humanities, Engineering, and Science.
The eligibility requirement for a scholarship to pursue education in the USA is mostly university specific. However, students’ ability to demonstrate their excellence in academics, potential in research, language proficiency & leadership skills are the common requirements of nearly all scholarships.
The cost of living in USA will include tuition fees, accommodation, recreational activities, etc. Our experience suggests that an average student pursuing a course under USA education ends up spending anywhere around $10,000 to $12,000 annually.
There are numerous universities in and around the USA among which the cities of Boston, New York, California stands out in terms of living standards and a better environment for education. Some of the famous universities & colleges under the USA education system are listed below:
|Wilmington University||Princeton University||University of Pennsylvania|
|Georgia Institute of Technology||University of South Florida||Pepperdine University|
|University of South California||Texas A&M University||University of Illinois at Chicago|
|San Jose State University||Bowling Green State University||New York Institute of Technology|
|Columbia University||The University of Texas at Dallas||California State University Los Angeles Campus|
|Massachusetts Institute of Technology||Stanford University||Cornell University|
|Optional Practical Training||It is temporary employment permission for students under the USA education system to gain practical work permission in the field of their study for a period of 12-month program|
|Co-op Education Program||A formal structure where period of study alternates with work|
International students who had preferred USA education have either settled in the country itself or is doing equally well in their home country. If you have such a dream of studying abroad, contact us to make it a reality! Also, get your free assessment from us for a list of top colleges and universities.