Study in the USA

Why Study in USA?

American education has formed a niche for itself that has sustained years of trying and testing. Some of the salient features of USA as the study destination are:

•    Highest international acceptability and reputation
•    A wide range of tuition fees and living costs, plus some financial help from universities, make study in the United States affordable for thousands of students
•    U.S. universities promote outside-class learning through varied social, cultural, and sports activities
•    Jobs and stay back options
•    Top Ranking Institutions – almost half of the top 100 Universities in the world are in USA
•    Opportunity of practical training during or after study
•    Financial Assistance – available for meritorious students
•    International students are allowed to work 20 hours per week during their course and 40 hours per week during their vacations
•    They can make up to 9 to 15 $ per hour
•    An F-1 student is generally entitled up to one year of post-completion practical training. Authorization  for this type of practical training may be granted for a maximum of 12 months and starts once you have graduated or completed your course of study

Studying and Living in USA

Students find help at hand
US universities have special staff assigned for guiding foreign students called International Student Advisers. Students can seek their help as and when if they face any problems. US universities hold arrival orientations for international students to familiarize them with the campus and it facilities and also to help them adjust to their new life in the United States. Students are assigned Counselors with whom they can discuss any issues regarding changing of majors and also to appoint a coach for themselves.

It is always best to stay on campus. Not only are the basic amenities easily accessible but also on-campus life allows students to gradually integrate into the student community under the guidance of peers and staff. If on campus option is not available then one should look for the home-stays or rented accommodation. Home-stays provide family life and are usually cheaper than on campus accommodation. Depending on your location, home-stays usually cost 800-1000USD a month on single occupancy room basis, including meals. Students who decide to rent an apartment can also get valuable help from the university student association.

List of Universities and Institutions in the USA:

1.    Colorado State University
2.    Drew University
3.    George Mason University
4.    Marshal University
5.    Oregon State University
6.    Saint Louis University
7.    The University of Alabama at Birmingham
8.    University of South Florida
9.    Eurocenters for English Language in ( San Diego, New York, & East Lansing)

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