Upon the question of studying in abroad The USA is every student’s first preference. USA offers education in both graduation and post - graduation courses. The USA has great academic excellence, provides a variety of educational opportunities, gives you access to world class technology. It even has a flexible education system where you can tailor your course subjects. You can choose from a variety of course and subject options as per your wish.
Studying in US helps you broaden your knowledge as well as experience. USA provides the quality opportunity for research and training as well as teaching. It also provides support services for International students. You can also gain a cultural experience in the USA. It also provides you with work and internship experience whilst you are studying.
American culture is enriched with values and belief systems. In regards of accommodation, you have options of on campus, off campus and homestays. Whereas regarding transportation, there are number of utilities available such as bicycles, buses, taxies, trains and subways.
USA is said to be the land of multiple opportunities and most of the world’s reputed organizations have their offices in the country. Many universities provide internship opportunities for students. The students can work for 20 hours during their course. It also provides students with placements.
The first colleges in United States were religious colleges modelled after the Oxford and Cambridge. The first of this, Harvard, was founded by the colony of Massachusetts in 1636. Shortly after, in 1693, the College of William and Mary was founded for the same purpose. Several other schools was established throughout the colonies for the purpose of educating ministers and political leaders, many of the schools that came into existence during this time were small and had curriculums based in liberal arts studies, such as Greek, Latin, history, geometry, logic and ethics.
United states of America is the world’s most powerful country in terms of Economy, militarily and Technologically, over the past century it has developed itself as the World leader, United States of America is located in North America and it is World’s third largest Country in terms of Size and third largest in terms of Population in the World. The Country is bordered on the west by the Pacific Ocean and to the east by the Atlantic Ocean, along the northern border is Canada and Southern border is Mexico, it has 50 states and the District of Columbia. United States is more than twice of European Union.
• There are over 3300 accredited colleges and universities.
• There are over 800 major fields of study to choose.
• There are around 1000 accredited graduate degree programs
• Colleges and Universities in the US come in all shapes and sizes, from small liberal art colleges with student bodies of 300 to large multiversity’s with student enrolment of more than 1,00,000.
• American Universities impose no age limits. The concept of lifelong learning prevails in US education system.
• The five leading countries that have sent students to the United States for higher education are India, China, Korea, Japan and Taiwan.
US Universities offer two main semester Intakes:
Fall Semester- (August/September) This is the main intake and almost all programs are offered at this time. More financial aid is also available for this semester and as funds are allocated for the entire year during this time.
Spring Semester - (January/February) This is the mid-year intake. There is limited financial assistance available for this semester as most Universities allocate funds to projects in the Fall semester.
Some Universities also have a Summer intake around July.