Study Opportunities in USA

Why Study in the USA

  • Provides the widest range of courses with maximum flexibility
  • Highest international acceptability and reputation
  • Jobs and stay back options
  • Of the top 100 universities in the world, most of them are based in USA
  • Optional practical training for 1 to 2.5 years possible after graduation
  • Financial Assistance - available for meritorious students

Application Process and Deadlines

There are mainly two intakes- Fall (August) and Spring (January)

Fall is the major intake as all the university options are open for admission unlike spring when certain choices are not available.
Application Deadline- The deadline for submitting the application varies from university to university and course to course. However, it is generally from October to March for Fall intake and for spring intake the deadline is 15 October.

Students have to apply online both for Bachelors as well as Masters and each University has an application fee.


Cost of Studying

The cost of education in the USA varies between the states and the institutions.
Average tuition fees per year range from $15,000 to $60,000 (Private Institutions) and $10,000 to $20,000 (State Institutions)

Living expenses per year - $10,000-$16,000


Scholarships

Scholarships, Grants, Fellowships are based on the student’s academic performance of international students. Tution Fee waivers are provided but are strictly merit based so students don’t have to fill any separate form like federal students can do so for availing need based scholarships.
Further, Financial Aid funding is also granted at PG level but again this strictly depends on the students’ credentials.

There are various types of scholarships offered.

  • Fellowship scholarship – This scholarship is awarded on the student’s ability, competence and performance.
  • Graduate Assistantship Scholarship – Is awarded for the students who involve in teaching or research assistantship. It can be given as cash, stipend or fee waiver. This is normally called RA or TA
  • Sports Scholarship – Is offered to outstanding athletes students.