USA

Why Study in USA? | Universities / Colleges in USA

 

The Country :
USA needs no introduction as it is one of the most popular countries both educationally and travel wise. It is talked of as the land of dream fulfillment, of cutting edge quality, of mega bucks and of life as you want it to be. The US market is home to around 4 per cent of the world ‘s population, approximately 273 million people. It is the fourth largest geographic area and covers 4 time zones – 6 including Alaska and Hawaii. It has an integrated and largely self-contained economy and every major industry is represented.

Geography & Climate :
USA is country which enjoys a cool climate almost round the year. The USA shares its borders with Mexico in the south and Canada to the north. To the west is the Pacific Ocean, to the south, the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico; to the east, the Atlantic Ocean. The geography of the USA is hugely diverse ranging from glacier and tundra to sub-tropical forest and desert, vast plains and lofty mountain ranges.

Currency :
The official currency of USA is Dollar. The symbol is US $.

Education :
USA boasts of one of the best education systems as far as higher education is concerned. No wonder it is the favorite amongst international students, especially Indians. The U.S. educational system is very different from its Indian counterpart. U.S.A. has more than 3,300 accredited colleges and universities, which offer a wide range of graduate and undergraduate programs.

Major Cities :
New York, California, Washington, Los Angeles, Boston, Chicago, San Francisco.

Culture :
The American culture is very forward in its views. Americans are constitutionally guaranteed freedom of worship; dominant faiths include Protestantism, Catholicism and Judaism, among others. American English encompasses a multitude of regional accents of differing degrees of intelligibility. Modern American culture is a juicy burger of mass culture garnished with 15 minutes of fame.

 

Why Study in USA?

As a prospective student planning to study in the United States, it is but natural to have many doubts.

  • Should I study in the USA or any other country?
  • Why have so many of my seniors went to US and not other countries?
  • What and where should I study?
  • Will it be more expensive than studying elsewhere?
  • Will I get employment after studies?
  • Can I stay back permanently in USA?

We will clarify all your doubts in this section. First, US is the best destination in the whole world, for higher education in the fields of science, technology and management. No other country extends its arms as widely as the US, to welcome international students. This is reflected in the fact that US hosts more international students than any other country in the world. A total of 6, 71,616 students went to the US to study there in 2008-09, which is an increase of 8% over the previous year. And USA attracts 23% of all International students, whereas Australia is attracts approx. 5.44 lakhs and UK next with 3.42 lakh international students. Germany and France are the other countries that attract 11% and 10% international students.

These international students from every continent in the world choose to study in the US because they believe that a US education would afford them the best preparation for their future. They leave homes, families and friends in order to pursue their dreams of an education in the US. In fact, International students who study in the US contribute more than $17.8 billion to the US economy!

US universities, US colleges and US schools consistently rank very high in world rankings, just one of the reasons to study in the US. Schools such as Harvard University, Stanford University, MIT, etc are all world famous and welcome international students. The US offers international students the most exciting, rewarding and comprehensive array of study options in the world. International students who choose to study in the US have almost unlimited study choices.

Furthermore, international students who successfully complete their US study are highly sought-after by employers worldwide. While the reasons international students choose to study in the US vary from student to student, some of the main reasons why students choose USA education are summed up below .

Academic Excellence – Best Universities :
The United States has one of the world’s finest university systems, with outstanding programs in virtually all fields. At the undergraduate level, excellent programs exist in traditional disciplines, as well as in professional fields. At the graduate level, students have the opportunity to work directly with some of the finest minds in their field of study, with the chance to become involved with exclusive research and educational opportunities. U.S. degrees are recognized throughout the world for their excellence. Around 80% of the research all over the world is being conducted & funded in USA by various universities & companies in USA. The no of noble laureates from USA is a testimony to it.

Variety of Educational Opportunities :
USA has several thousand colleges and universities, boasting at least ten times as many campuses as in any other country. As a result, the higher education system in the U.S. has something for everyone. Some U.S. colleges and universities stress broad educational principles; others emphasize practical, employment-related skills; and still others specialize in the arts, social sciences or technical fields. As a result, students have a variety of options and educational opportunities if they are looking for a particular field.

Cutting-Edge Technology :
Universities in the U.S. pride themselves on being at the forefront of technology, research and techniques, and in making the best possible equipment and resources available to their students. Even in other fields apart from science or engineering, student’s have opportunities to become skilled in using the latest technology to conduct research, as well as obtain and process information. Students get an opportunity to be connected with researchers, teachers and experts in their fields from all over the world.

Opportunity for Research :
Students have an opportunity to gain valuable experience through teaching and/or research while pursuing their education in the U.S., especially for students pursuing their masters. Many graduate programs offer training and teaching opportunities that enable students to become teaching assistants to undergraduates and/or research assistants on special projects exploring different aspects of your field of study.

International students are some of the most valued teachers and researchers in U.S.universities because they bring new skills and ideas to the classroom and library or laboratory. This practical component of USA education proves very useful for students for future career, and gives insights into areas or spheres of their field that would not be possible through course study alone.

UNIVERSITIES IN USA

United States of America :

  • Alfred University
  • Alliant International University
  • Amercian International College
  • American College of Commerce and Technology
  • Arcadia University
  • Argosy University
  • Arizona State University – Tempe
  • Arkansas State University
  • Ashland University
  • Aviation institute of Maintenance
  • Ball State University
  • Baylor College of Medicine
  • Bellevue University
  • Benedictine University
  • Berkeley College
  • Black Hills State University
  • Bloomfield College
  • Boston University
  • Bowling Green State University
  • Bradley University
  • Brandeis University
  • Brescia University
  • Brigham Young University
  • Brown University
  • Buena Vista University
  • California Baptist University
  • California Institute of Technology
  • California Lutheran University
  • California State University – North Ridge
  • California State University – San Marcos
  • California State University San Bernardino
  • California State University, Stanislaus
  • Campbellsville University
  • Captial University
  • Carnegie Mellon University
  • Case Western Reserve University
  • Central Missouri State University
  • Central Washington University
  • Centralia College
  • CEPAS (Centre for English Proficiency and Academic Success) at Florida Southern College
  • Chaminade University
  • Chicago State Univ
  • City University of New York City College
  • City University of Newyork- Staten Island (CUNY)
  • Clarkson University
  • Clemson University
  • Colby Sawyer College
  • College Of Charleston
  • Colorado State University
  • Columbia University
  • Columbus State University
  • Contra Costa Community College
  • Cornell University
  • Dallas Baptist University
  • Dartmouth College
  • Dowling College
  • Drexel University
  • Drury University
  • Duke University
  • Edmonds College
  • Emory University
  • Everest University
  • Fairmont State University
  • FDU (Farleigh Dickinson University)
  • Ferris State University*
  • Fisher College
  • Florida Institute of Technology
  • Florida International University
  • Florida Southern College
  • Florida State University
  • Foothill and De Anza Colleges
  • Fort Hays State Univ.
  • French Culinary Institute of America
  • Gannon State University
  • George Mason University
  • Georgetown University
  • Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Globe University
  • Golden Gate University
  • Goldey Beacon College
  • Grand Canyon University
  • Green River Community College
  • Hamline University
  • Harvard University
  • Hawaii Pacific University
  • Henderson state University
  • Herguan Univ
  • High Point University
  • Hult International Business School
  • Illinois Eastern Community College
  • Indiana State University
  • Indiana University Bloomington
  • International Technological University
  • Iowa State University
  • Ivy Bridge College
  • Jacksonville University
  • James Madison University
  • Johnson & Wales University
  • Kansas State University
  • Kansas Wesleyan University
  • Kaplan University
  • Kent State University
  • Kettering University
  • Kutztown University
  • La Salle University
  • Lake Region State College
  • Lakeland College
  • Lawrence Technology University
  • Lesley University
  • Lewis University
  • Liberty University
  • Lock Haven University
  • Long Island University – CW Post Campus
  • Louisiana College
  • Louisiana State University – Baton Rouge
  • Lynn University
  • Manhattan College
  • Manhattan Institute of Management
  • Marist College
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
  • Mayo Medical School
  • Medical University of South Carolina
  • Menlo College
  • Metropolitan College of New York
  • Michigan State University
  • Midland Lutheran College
  • Midwestern State University
  • Missouri University of Science & Technology
  • Montana State University
  • Montana State University – Billing
  • Monterey Institute of International Studies
  • Morehead State University
  • Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Mountain State University
  • Murray State Univ
  • Musicians Institute
  • National Aviation Academy
  • National University
  • New York University
  • NJIT(New Jersey Institute of Technology)
  • Norfolk State University
  • North American College
  • North Carolina State University – Raleigh
  • North Dakota State University
  • North Seattle Community College
  • Northern Arizona University
  • Northern Kentucky University
  • Northwest Missouri State University
  • Northwestern University
  • Notre Dame De Namur University
  • Nova Southeastern University
  • NY Film Academy
  • NYIT (New York Institute of Technology)
  • NYU Polytechnic University
  • Ohio University
  • Oklahoma Christian Univ
  • Oklahoma City University
  • Oregon Health and Science University
  • Oregon State University
  • Oregon State University
  • Pacific Lutheran University
  • Pacific States University
  • Pennsylvania State University – University Park
  • Pittsbrugh State University
  • Post University
  • Princeton University
  • Purdue University – West Lafayette
  • Purnell School (High School)
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • Rice University
  • Rider University
  • Robert Morris University
  • Rochester Institute of Technology
  • Rockefeller University
  • Rockhurst University
  • Rush University
  • Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey – New Brunswick
  • Sacred Heart University
  • Saginaw Valley State University
  • Saint Francis University
  • Saint Louis University
  • Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota
  • Salem International University
  • San Diego State University
  • Santa Barbara City College
  • Schiller International University
  • Silicon Valley University
  • Southeast Missouri State University
  • Southern California University of Health Sciences
  • Southern Illinois Univ@Carbondale
  • Southern New Hampshire University
  • Southern Oregon University
  • Southern Polytechnic State University
  • Southern States University
  • Spokane Falls Community College
  • St. Andrews Presbyterian College
  • St. Johns University
  • St. Louis University
  • St. Mary’s College
  • St. Michael’s College
  • St. Michael’s College
  • St. Norbert College
  • Stanford University
  • State University of New York at Albany
  • State University of New York at Buffalo
  • State University of New York at Stony Brook
  • State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn
  • State University of Newyork – Oneonta
  • Stevens Institute of Technology
  • Stratford Univversity
  • SUNY-Fulton-Montgomery Community College
  • Syracuse University
  • Temple University
  • Tennessee Tech University
  • Texas A & M University Kingsville
  • Texas A&M University – College Station
  • Texas Tech University
  • The Art Institutes of America
  • The George Washington University
  • The Johns Hopkins University
  • The Ohio State University – Columbus
  • The University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • The University of Connecticut – Storrs
  • The University of Georgia
  • The University of Montana – Missoula
  • The University of New Mexico – Albuquerque
  • The University of Texas at Austin
  • The University of Texas at Dallas
  • The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
  • The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
  • The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
  • The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
  • The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
  • The university of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
  • Thomas College
  • Thomas Jefferson University
  • Tiffin University
  • Trine University
  • Troy University
  • Truman State University
  • Tufts University
  • Tulane University
  • U.S. Flight Academy
  • Univ of Northern Virginia
  • University of Alabama
  • University of Alabama – Brimingham
  • University of Arizona
  • University of Arkansas
  • University of Bridgeport
  • University of California – Riverside
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • University of California, Davis
  • University of California, Irvine
  • University of California, Los Angeles
  • University of California, Riverside
  • University of California, San Diego
  • University of California, San Francisco
  • University of California, Santa Barbara
  • University of California, Santa Cruz
  • University of Central Florida
  • University of Charleston
  • University of Chicago
  • University of Cincinnati
  • University of Colorado at Boulder
  • University of Colorado at Denver
  • University of Delaware
  • University of Evansville
  • University of Findlay
  • University of Florida
  • University of Hartford
  • University of Hawaii at Manoa
  • University of Houston
  • University of Illinois at Chicago
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • University of Iowa
  • University of Kansas – Lawrence
  • University of Kentucky
  • University of La Verne (Homestay Only)
  • University of Mary Hardin Baylor
  • University of Maryland, Baltimore
  • University of Maryland, College Park
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • University of Massachusetts Medical School – Worcester
  • University of Massachusetts, Boston
  • University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth
  • University of Massachusetts, Lowell
  • University of Medicine and Dentistry New Jersey
  • University of Miami
  • University of Michigan – Ann Arbor
  • University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
  • University of Missouri – Columbia
  • University of Nebraska – Lincoln
  • University of New Hampshire
  • University of New Haven
  • University of North Alabama
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • University of North Dakota
  • University of Northern Iowa
  • University of Notre Dame
  • University of Oregon
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • University of Rochester
  • University of Scranton
  • University of South Carolina – Columbia
  • University of South Florida
  • University of South Florida
  • University of Southern California
  • University of Southern Maine
  • University of Tennessee – Knoxville
  • University of the Pacific
  • University of Utah
  • University of Vermont
  • University of Virginia
  • University of Washington
  • University of Wisconsin – La Crosse
  • University of Wisconsin – Madison
  • University of Wisconsin – Superior
  • Upper Iowa University
  • Utica College (of Syracuse University)
  • Valparaiso University
  • Vanderbilt University
  • Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Virginia International University
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • Washington State University – Pullman
  • Washington University in St. Louis
  • Wayne State University
  • Webber International University
  • Webster University
  • Wesley College
  • Western International University
  • Western Kentucky University*
  • Western New England College
  • Westminster College
  • Wheeling Jesuit University
  • Wichita state University
  • Wilkes University
  • Woodbury University
  • Wright State University
  • Yale University
  • Yeshiva University

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