United States of America [USA] is one of the world’s leading nations in industry and technology and certainly a nation of diverse cultures and it is not surprising that majority of them prefer the same.
The USA system of education is renowned for its flexibility, diversity and commitment to excellence – amongst the best in the world. There are many Public and Private Universities in the USA offering variety of courses for students.
USA offers a choice of more than 3000 Universities and colleges for prospective students. There are many types of college and Universities in USA, and several different ways in which Americans identify them. Broadly, American Universities confer Bachelor, Master and Doctorate degrees. Some colleges also offer Associate degrees or specialize in vocational/technical training. The Bachelor’s degree [after class XII] typically takes four years to complete. Graduate study involves study for a Master’s degree.
Normally there are two major academic sessions i.e. fall intakes in August-September or spring intakes i.e. January-March. Generally, the application procedure is online, wherein students fill up the form online & submit it along with the required scores, documents and submitted well before the deadline. Universities usually inform students of their admission decisions well in advance of the beginning term.
If you have been offered admission to more than one University, then, you will have to decide which one you want to attend. The selection of the University can be done on various factors; such as Best program curriculum, choice of courses, best funding offer, and best program with respect to costs, Cost of living, and ranking of university, Location-region, safety of neighborhood, Climate, Social life, Facilities available, Accommodation & housing. Approximately the tuition fees per year for undergraduate student will be in the range of $25,000 to $45,000 and for Masters the tuition fees per year will be in the range of $40,000 to $50,000. Tuition fees may vary with University and course. Students should also keep in mind the daily expenses and housing which approximately comes to $6,000 to $10,000. The cost of living can vary as per the students’ lifestyle and from the option available.
Your study and stay in US will be a great experience; you will be able to share your knowledge with best brains, since scholars from all part of the world come here for study or work giving you an edge over others in real life.