Why Study in USA?
With thousands of academic programs, world-class institutions, and unmatched flexibility, the United States offers a wealth of higher-education opportunities that you will not find anywhere else in the world!
1. EXPLORE VAST ACADEMIC OPPORTUNITIES
Higher education in the United States is known for offering a wide variety of degrees and study options to students. For this reason, there are often opportunities for students to choose a program of study that aligns with their specific interests and goals that may not be available to them in other countries. With such a wide variety of study options available in the U.S., it can be challenging to decide which program one should pursue. In order to make this decision, it is important that students evaluate their personal and professional goals so that they can identify the degree program that is best suited to their aspirations.
Nearly every university in the U.S. takes diversity to be one of their defining pillars. Historically, there has been a strong effort within the structure of these higher education institutions to increase the number of educational opportunities and make cultural diversity central to the enrolment and admission efforts. Students often remark that their classes and dormitories are full of students from every nationality, religion, or ethnicity, and having access to and contact with so many cultural backgrounds make the experience that much more thrilling.
3. IMPROVE YOUR CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
Whether you ultimately want to immigrate to the United States or return to your home country, earning a degree at a university in America has the potential to expand the future career opportunities available to you. During their schooling, international students can take advantage of experiential learning, co-ops, and internships, in order to gain hands-on, real-world experience in their field of interest. Not only does this provide valuable learning opportunities, but it can help to build strong relationships with future employers, and could even convince an employer to sponsor you for a visa.
4. RECEIVE WORLD-CLASS STUDENT SUPPORT
While moving to a new country can feel intimidating, international students often have access to outstanding student support from their host university. From academic and career needs to personal development, American colleges and universities strive to provide students with the resources and support they need throughout this stage of their lives.
5. OPTIMISED CLASSROOM EXPERIENCES
As technology continues to innovate and change the way that information is delivered, university classrooms are trying to keep in step with the rapid acceleration of ideas. By giving students more access to web-based classes, utilising computer-based tests, and allowing students to use different labs and resources, universities are able to give you the latest and most modern classroom experience that you can imagine. With these advanced capabilities and access to all kinds of resources, American universities keep the education up-to-date, with all of the gadgets and engaging virtual experiences that this generation of students is already accustomed to. If you study in the U.S.A, you will find yourself immediately introduced to new ways of studying, learning, researching, and taking tests.
The academic requirements you need will vary depending on the level of course you want to study. Institutions can have different entry requirements, so read the course information on their website carefully and contact us if you need any advice or assistance.
Here is some general guidance on entry requirements for different levels of study:
Undergraduate courses: You will need to have an American Secondary Certificate of Education (Year 12) or the overseas equivalent. Some undergraduate courses may also have specific prerequisite subjects.
Graduate courses: You must have completed at least one degree at undergraduate level. The institution may also consider your research ability or relevant work experience.
English language requirements: You are required to demonstrate your English language proficiency before an unconditional offer will be made to you. The following tests are accepted:
– International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.0
– Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of 69
– Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) score of 480 or higher
University intakes: Fall Semester (August) & Spring Semester (January) & Summer Semester (June)
Tuition fees (yearly): As from US$26,070 per year
Cost of living (yearly): Estimated US$13,100 per year
Study work-permit: 20 hours per week during semester and full-time during semester break
Post study work-permit: 12 months