Study In USA

About USA

America, also known as the United States of America, is a federal republic situated in North America, and it is the third-largest country in terms of both area and population. The country shares its borders with Canada and Mexico and is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean on the east and the Pacific Ocean on the west. Additionally, the Gulf of Mexico is located on its southern border. The US is composed of 50 states, a federal district, and five major self-governing territories. The official currency of the country is the US dollar, and the capital city is Washington DC, while New York City is the most populous city. Some of the iconic landmarks in the US include the Statue of Liberty, Empire State Building, Grand Canyon, Mount Rushmore, Lincoln Memorial, Kennedy Space Centre, Hoover Dam, Niagara Falls, Yellowstone National Park, and Golden Gate Bridge.


Study In USA

The United Kingdom is a renowned leader in various fields of education, such as engineering, science, art and design, business and management, law and finance, thanks to its outstanding research reputation. Pursuing a degree in the UK can provide you with specialized knowledge that can have a remarkable impact on your future. UK educational institutions are widely recognized for their top-quality programs and have received numerous accreditations. Many of its universities are also highly ranked by prestigious organizations such as QS World Rankings and The Times’ Higher Education Ranking. Additionally, in addition to its exceptional education system, the UK is a country that offers unique and unforgettable cultural experiences.

What makes studying in the UK a great choice?

The United States of America is a highly sought-after destination for international students due to its outstanding academic reputation. American universities offer exceptional education across a broad range of disciplines, with undergraduate programs that allow students to choose from multiple specializations. The advanced academic programs are complemented by extensive resources and access to cutting-edge technology and scientific techniques. Additionally, American universities have a robust support system in place to help international students adjust to life in the United States. By studying in the US, international students have the opportunity to interact with peers from diverse cultures, fostering a deeper understanding of different perspectives. Furthermore, graduating from an American university is widely recognized as a prestigious academic achievement on a global scale.

Intakes in the USA

There are two prominent intakes in the USA, i.e., Fall and Spring.

  • The fall intake begins in August; most of the courses are available and the most preferred intake among the international students.
  • Spring or Winter Intake starts in January, and it provides a few courses.

However, Universities in USA also have summer intakes, but it is limited to specific courses.


USA Visa Guidelines

If you’re an international student planning to study in the USA, you’ll need a valid student visa, also called an F1 visa, issued by the American government.

Steps for Application for Student Route:

  1. Apply for the visa at the US Embassy or Consulate with jurisdiction over your home country.
  2. Schedule an appointment at the relevant local visa center and bring required documents, including a valid passport, confirmation page of DS-160, Form I-20, and payment of application fees for SEVIS (Student and Exchange Visitor Information System).
  3. Prepare for the interview and meet the qualifications.
  4. Once approved, you’ll need to obtain Overseas Student Health Cover to cover any health-related costs for the duration of your studies in the United States.

    The fees for non-petition based USA visa applicants are $160 for the Study Visa (F1 visa) and $350 for the SEVIS Fee. However, please note that the list of required documents may vary depending on your course and qualification.

  5. Check the date and time of your visa interview and follow the instructions on the US embassy’s website.


USA University List

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Stanford University
Harvard University
California Institute of Technology (Caltech)
University of Chicago
University of Pennsylvania
Princeton University
Yale University
Cornell University
Columbia University
Johns Hopkins University
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
University of California Berkeley (UCB)
Northwestern University
New York University (NYU)
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Duke University
Carnegie Mellon University
University of California, San Diego (UCSD)
Brown University
University of Texas at Austin
University of Washington
University of Wisconsin-Madison
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech)
Pennsylvania State University
Rice University
University of California, Davis (UCD)
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Boston University
Washington University in St. Louis
Purdue University
University of Southern California
Ohio State University
University of Rochester
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB)
Emory University
Michigan State University
Texas A&M University
University of Maryland, College Park
Case Western Reserve University
University of Pittsburgh
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
University of Florida
Vanderbilt University
Dartmouth College
Arizona State University
University of California, Irvine (UCI)
University of Notre Dame
Yeshiva University
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
University of Virginia
University of Arizona
Rutgers – The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick
Georgetown University
University of Miami
North Carolina State University
Tufts University
University of Colorado at Boulder
University of Illinois, Chicago (UIC)
Indiana University Bloomington
University of Connecticut
George Washington University
Virginia Polytechnic Institute (Virginia Tech)
University of Kansas
University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC)
University of Hawai’i at Manoa
Northeastern University
University of Utah
Colorado State University
Stony Brook University
University at Buffalo SUNY
University of Colorado, Denver
Wake Forest University
Illinois Institute of Technology
Washington State University
University of New Mexico
University of California, Riverside (UCR)
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
University of Alaska Fairbanks
University of Iowa
Tulane University
Iowa State University
Brandeis University
Colorado School of Mines
Missouri University of Science and Technology
Swarthmore College
Florida State University
University of Missouri, Columbia
The New School
University of Texas Dallas
Boston College
University of Delaware
University of Massachusetts, Boston
Lehigh University
Oregon State University
Saint Louis University
University of Georgia
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
University of South Florida
Wayne State University
Wesleyan University

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