United States of America

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United States of America

The United States of America (USA) commonly known as United States (US) is a north American country with 50 states. It is a third most populous country in the world.

United States is truly a land of opportunities and is a home to highest number of international students. It is famous for highly ranked universities and vibrant campus environments with a perfect blend of educational quality and cultural experience.

The US is recognized for numerous study options as well as flexible education system.

The US Education System includes 12 complete years of primary and secondary education prior to undergraduate school followed by post graduate study and Ph. D.

Intake: January/August
Tuition Fees: Average USD 15,000 to 20,000 per year depending on the course
Living Cost: USD 10,000 to 16,000
IELTS: Overall 6.5 and no band less than 6.0
Part time work: 20 hrs per week only on campus
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Universities

Webster University, St. Louis Campus
Concordia University, Chicago
Florida Polytechnic
Baylor University
DePaul University
James Madison University
Long Island University
Texas A&M University
University of Hartford
Western Washington University

FAQ's

Colleges in U.S. offer only undergraduate degrees whereas universities offer undergraduate as well as graduate degrees, but the terms are often used interchangeably.
A credit is a value assigned to each course reflecting the number of hours the class will meet the professor each week.
The best way is to refer the college and university guides to find which institutions are renowned in different fields of study.
Many American universities offer scholarships and grants are usually awarded to international students in USA on the basis of meritbut these vary substantially from university to university.
The academic year is usually from August to May. Most universities use either the semester system (two terms), the quarter system (students attend three out of four total terms), or the trimester system (three terms).
As an international student you may work on campus up to 20 hours/week in the first year of study in US and can apply to work off-campus in the subsequent years only with due permission of the International Student Office under CPT (Curricular Practical Training) or OPT (Optional Practical Training).
U.S. universities require an English language proficiency test before admission and the test requirements vary depending on the course you apply for.
The most common tests of English language ability are the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), the International English Language Testing System (IELTS), and the Pearson Test of English (PTE).