The USA has the world's most flexible education system- the students can study their area of interest as specialization. As the education system of USA is not centralized each institute can determine its program and admission standards.
Tertiary education is typically divided into:
Type of Institutions:
USA universities place great significance on diversity, meaning classes will consist of students of different ages, religions and countries of origin. This provides a stimulating and rich learning environment that encourages cross-cultural understanding and networking. Most classes will contain no more than 20 students and the professors will take the time to get to know students and their strengths.
There is also a very active social life on campuses in the Universities/ Colleges in the USA, with many clubs and organizations students can join to meet other students with similar interests.
Fall (August) and spring (January) are the two major intakes.
Fall is the major intake as all the university options are open for admission, whereas, Spring when certain choices are not available.
Application Deadline- It is generally from October to March for Fall intake and for spring intake the deadline is 15 October. However, the deadline for submitting the application varies from university to university and course to course.
The basic requirements for the application are the Letter of Recommendation, TRANSCRIPT, and FINANCIAL DOCUMENTS.
Students have to apply online both for Bachelors as well as Masters and each University has a different fee.
Applying for visas is often seen as complicated, but NeoAstrum’s trained counselors are experts in guiding students through the complete application process.
Here is some information on applying for student visas in the USA.
F-1 visa (USA student visa)
The F-1 visa (Academic Student) allows an individual to enter the United States as a full-time student at an accredited college, university or other academic institution. A student must be enrolled in a program or course of study that culminates in a degree, diploma or certificate and the school must be authorized by the US government to accept international students.
Steps for applying for a USA student visa
The visa application process starts with the receipt of an I-20. The I-20 confirms a student’s acceptance and enrolment at a university or other educational institution.
Remember, your personal NeoAstrum counselor will help you from start to finish, providing assistance in organizing documents, completing the forms, and preparing you for the interview with the visa officer at the USA Embassy.
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