Study in USA

American education offers a rich field of options for international students. From abroad and even from within the U.S. is a series of institutions, programs and places that decisions can be overwhelming to students. To simplify the choices, the student must carefully study how each program and location can meet the goals of the learner. In order to make informed decisions, a student must know how it is organized education system in the USA.

 The American education system offers international students the most diverse set of options for education in the world. In fact, an international student who elects to take the American education system can pursue anything from nuclear science to film and dance. Educational opportunities in the U.S. are almost endless!

American education system is somewhat confusing and very uneven in the educational system of his native country. The educational options available in this country are great, especially on the upper level. Basically, the U.S. education system consists of 12 full years of primary and secondary education before obtaining admission to college or graduate school. It is not necessary that these 12 years of basic education must be conducted within the U.S. and therefore, students from other countries are welcome to higher education. The highlight of the U.S. education system is its ability to adapt technology in all fields of study. Besides this fact, a most impressive element of the American education system is that many world leaders, bureaucrats and prominent business tycoons to appreciate the country's education system after studying from there.

Eligibility and Entry Requirements:

  • This section details out the various eligibility criteria for admission to American Institutes.

    BUSINESS
      Undergraduate/ Bachelors level

    60%-70% in 12th grade

    TOEFL : 230-250 (CBT)

    12th grade level Maths

      Graduate/ Post-Graduate level

    2-3 years full time work experience

    GMAT : 580-600 min

    TOEFL : 230-250 min

    4 yr Bachelors degree, 70% aver

      Diploma Flexible admission
    TOEFL : 220 min
     


    COMPUTERS
      Undergraduate/ Bachelors level

    60%-70% in 12th grade

    TOEFL : 230-250

    12th grade level Maths

      Graduate/ Post-Graduate level

    4 yr Bachelors degree, 70% aver., preferably in Computer Science

    TOEFL : 230-250 min

    Some universities will require GRE Score (1000-1300)

      Diploma Flexible admission
    TOEFL : 220 min
    12th grade level
    Maths/computer Science
     


    ENGINEERING
      Undergraduate/ Bachelors level

    60%-70% in 12th grade

    12th grade level Math

    Physics, Chemistry,  science & English

    TOEFL : 230-250
      Graduate/ Post-Graduate level

    4 yr Bachelors in Engineering, 70% aver.

    TOEFL : 220-250 min

    Some universities will require GRE Score (1000-1300)

      Diploma Flexible admission
    TOEFL : 220 min
    12th grade level
     


    FINE ARTS
      Undergraduate/ Bachelors level

    Min. 60% in 12th grade

    TOEFL : 220-240

    Portfolio/audition or documentary evidence of creative skills

      Graduate/ Post-Graduate level

    4 yr Bachelors in Fine Arts

    Portfolio/audition

    TOEFL : 220-240

      Diploma Flexible admission
    TOEFL : 220 min
    Portfolio/ Project thesis
     


    MEDIA / COMMUNICATIONS
      Undergraduate/ Bachelors level

    60% in 12th grade

    TOEFL : 220 min

      Graduate/ Post-Graduate level

    4 yr Bachelors in Mass Communications

    Portfolio

    TOEFL : 220 min.

    Work experience is an added advantage
    Some institutions may require written samples or copies of published work
      Diploma Flexible admission
    TOEFL : 220 min
    Proficiency in keyboarding and/or Computer Studies
     

      Please note some universities also accept IELTS in place of TOEFL, for more details.


    Tuition fees:

    The tuition fees for studying at US institutions vary widely between the states, the different types of institutions and the course of study. Tuition fees will be the greatest expense to consider when studying in the states and it may affect the choice of institution.

    Living Expenses:

    The approximate annual living expenses are about US$10,000, which includes accommodation as well as other daily expenses. However, the expenses are different for different people depending on the lifestyles and this is just a rough idea.