Why Study In USA...

The US is one of the top study destinations in the world with a range of universities offering high quality education and have an excellent international reputation. As a matter of fact, 92 of the top 200 universities in the world are based in the USA. Studying in the US gives you an opportunity to meet, share and compete with not only the best brains but also experience cultural diversity at the same time. The US attracts the highest number of international students through it’s 5,000 accredited colleges and universities, which offer a wide range of graduate and undergraduate programs. 

USA has always been an attractive study destination for prospective students, the reasons being quality education, cutting edge technology, work opportunities, excellent funding options and flexible curriculum. USA offers a mind boggling range of universities with highly sophisticated and enlightening educational environments. An American education also provides phenomenally higher returns over one’s investment. 

Top Courses

No matter what program of study interests you, you’re sure to find something to meet your needs. The USA is particularly well-known for a large number of non-traditional options for pursuing a master’s degree, such as part-time studies, online programs, and distance learning options. According to the Council of Graduate Schools (CGS), around 15% of all graduate-level students in the US are international. 
The most popular subject area for international graduate students is engineering, next is business, followed by programs relating to Physical and Earth Sciences.

The prominent fields also include:

Biological & Life Sciences : Thesis on the interaction between humans and the earth. Students explore the structure, function, behaviour, and evolution of cells, organisms, populations, and ecosystems.

Business Studies : It is the study of economics and management, through which the student is equipped with the essentials to be a Business Professional.

Economics And Administration : The students learns to analyse and solve problems of products and international markets in multinational and international companies.

Energy : Energy degrees focus on energy efficiency issues by studying ways to reduce the load on energy and improve the ecosystem.

Engineering & Technology : Prepares the student for the technologically oriented prospects of the world. USA leads the world on the list of “Most Technological Innovations”

Fashion : Fashion studies include designing, marketing and production of clothing. USA is the centre for trends and style, with Hollywood and its celebrities setting the style statement.

Humanities And Social Sciences :
 It is the field of study that broadly includes the anthropology of humankind occupying the disciplines of societies.

Law And Regulations : General skills include the research, interpretation and explanation of complex subjects, analytical thinking and practical problem solving.

Management : The course builds on existing communications and consumer behaviour models in order to explore many of the issues facing a modern day manager.

Marketing And Communication : Communication is a set of activities involved in managing and orchestrating all internal and external communications aimed at creating awareness in prospective markets.

Natural Sciences :
 The study of natural sciences is an attempt to understand how the world and universe around us works.

Professional Studies : It is a field of study used to classify academic programs which are applied or interdisciplinary in focus. The term can also be used for non-academic training for a specific profession. 

Sport :
 It is a field of education concerning the business aspects of sports and recreation.

Tourism And Hospitality : Tourism and hospitality covers the fundamentals of each industry including tourism economics, food service, and legal issues.

Education Cost

Tuition Fees
The USA is a vast education hub. It has the highest number of international students population that choose USA as their study destination. Students can pursue graduate, under graduate, postgraduate and research degrees. USA is a vast country, with unique climate, culture, history and economy. The universities in USA are broadly classified as Public and Private.

Public Universities

State-affiliated institution are financially supported by public taxes and they are usually large in size. They normally offer all levels of degrees and many different fields of study. Tuitions fees are usually less compared to private institutions. Examples: Pennsylvania State University, Ohio State University, University of California, Kansas State University, University of Texas etc.

Private Institution

A private university runs without the control of any government entity. Tuition fees at private universities tend to be much higher than at public universities. Examples Long Island University, George Washington University, New York University, Carnegie Mellon University, etc.






15000-20000 / Year

10,80,000-14,40,000 / Year


15000 – 25000 / Year

10,80,000-18,00,000 /Year






20000-30000 / Year

14,40,000-21,60,000 /Year


20000-35000  / Year

14,40,000-25,20,000 /Year

Conversion Rate USD 1 – Rs 72/-

Living Expenses
When calculating the cost of education living expenses play a critical role. On an average, a student spends approx $15000 – 18000/year. But the expenses also depend on the place where a student stays i.e. if a student stays in metropolitan city like New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, etc the expenses could go up to $20000 in comparison to a student studying in a suburban area where the expenses around $10000 to $12000 / year. Living in suburban areas add up the students transportation cost. But colleges do provide transportation passes for the same. Living afar in an outlying place would result in more time consumption.

Most of the educational institutions will assist you in finding accommodation while studying in USA. Accommodation are of two types i.e. a student can stay on campus (Halls of Residence/Students hostel) or Off Campus (Home stay, Apartments/Flats). Staying Off Campus is much more cheaper than staying On Campus but it is always advisable that the student should stay on campus for the first six months so that the student can interact have classmates in the first year of studies and also be accustomed to the environment. 

Health Insurance
Insurance Policy for international students is mandatory as students have to stay abroad for a long period of time. Insurance costs approximately between $1000-$2000/year. It is advisable to take insurance from an Indian Insurance Company but make sure that it covers medical expenses, personal accident, dental, treatment ,study interruption, passport loss etc. Insurance is basically cashless so a student does not need to pay money at the time of hospitalization.

Education System

USA has the worlds most flexible education system. Students can study their area of interestas specialization. 

Types of Institution 
Public Universities: 
State-affiliated institutions are financially supported by public taxes and are usually large in size. Tuitions fees are usually less compared to private institutions. Examples: Ohio State University, University of California, Kansas State University, etc.

Private Institutions: 
A private university runs without the control of any government entity. Tuition fees at private universities tend to be much higher than at public universities, Examples: Long Island University, New York University, etc. 

Technical Institutes: 
These are schools specializing primarily in engineering and science and particularly noted for their research and graduate programs. Example: M.I.T. (the Massachusetts Institute of Technology),  NYIT ( New York Institute of Technology) etc. 

The Ivy League: 
Members of the Ivy League are: Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Brown, Dartmouth, Cornell, Columbia, and the University of Pennsylvania. All these schools are in the Northeastern part of the USA. Tuitions at these private schools is among the highest in the country and admission is generally highly competitive. 

Small Liberal Arts Colleges:
These school focus on undergraduate study of traditional arts and sciences disciplines : humanities, sciences and social sciences. Liberal arts colleges are often quite old and are usually private schools. Examples: Amherst College, Marist College, Swarthmore College, Manhattan College, Smith College, Mount Holyoke College, etc. 

Community Colleges: 
Community College is an educational institution providing higher education and lower-level tertiary education, granting Associates degrees, Certificates, Diplomas. Example: Foothill and Deanza College, College of San Mateo,  etc. 

Grading System :
Grade system is followed throughout the United states to judge students performance. It is graded in the scale of 0 to 4. To convert the percentage into the GPA, a credential evaluation needs to be done. 

Types Of Degrees 

Associate Degree: It is an academic degree awarded by the community colleges, junior colleges, and business colleges. Usually for two years (60 credits). 

Bachelors Degree: Commonly known as undergraduate degree in India. The duration of the bachelors course is 4 years (120-150 credits). Students who have completed a part of their undergraduate degree and want to go to USA can apply as a transfer student. There are two types of bachelors degree: B.A or B.S(120-150 credits). 

Masters Degree: The duration of master’s courses may range from a year or two depending on the university & your area of specialization (30-48 credits). The binding requisite for masters is 16 year of education. 

1Virginia Tech Language and Culture Institute, Blacksburg, Virginia (Only UG Pathways)101University of New Haven, West Haven, Connecticut
2University of California, Riverside, California (Graduate Business Programs and UCR Extension)102Dakota State University, Madison, South Dakota
3Arizona State University, Phoenix, Arizona103Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg, Kansas
4University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona104University of Bridgeport, Bridgeport, Connecticut
5Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (UG Gateways, College of Engg-MS only and IEP)105Murray State University,Murray, Kentucky
6University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware (Only UG)106Marshall University Huntington, West Virginia
7George Mason University, Fairfax County, Virginia107Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
8Duke University, Durham, North Carolina (Master of International Development Policy)108Quinnipiac University, Hamden, Connecticut
9Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado109NY Tech, New York (NYIT)
10Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon110University Of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, Oklahoma
11University of Illinois at Chicago, Illinois111Lawrence Technological University, Southfield, Michigan
12Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts -D`Amore-McKim School of Business, The College of Professional Studies (CPS)112Saint Leo University, St. Leo, Florida
13University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida113Johnson and Wales University, Providence, Rhode Island
14The University of Alabama Tuscaloosa, Alabama114Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, Missouri
15Auburn University, Alabama115Missouri State University, Springfield, Missouri
16University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah (Only UG)116California Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks, California ( School of Management)
17University of Cincinnati, Ohio (Only UG – Pathway and Direct entry)117Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, Washington (Direct Entry and UG/PG Pathway)
18Ohio University, Athens, Ohio (Master of Financial Economics; All UG Programs)118Ashland University, Ashland, Ohio
19University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina119Weber State University, Ogden, Utah
20University of the Pacific, Stockton, California120University of Tampa, Florida
21University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas (Only UG)121University of Nebraska, Kearney, Nebraska (Only UG)
22University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont (UG, PG Pathway and Direct Entry)122Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, New Hampshire
23University of Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma (Only UG)123National University, San Diego, California
24Baylor University, Waco, Texas (Only UG – Pathway and Direct entry)124Troy University, Troy, Alabama
25Graduate School at UMBC, University of Maryland, Baltimore County125Texas Wesleyan University, Fort Worth, Texas
26University of Albany, The State University of New York, Albany (SUNY Albany)126Dallas Baptist University, Dallas, Texas
27University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio127Jefferson University, St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
28University of Colorado Denver, Colorado128Western New England University, Springfield, Massachusetts
29State University of New York at Geneseo (SUNY Geneseo)129Rivier University, Nashua, New Hampshire
30SUNY Polytechnic Institute, Utica, New York130Northwood University, Midland, Michigan
31The State University of New York at New Paltz (SUNY New Paltz)131Rider University, Lawrence Township, New Jersey
32State University fo New York at Fredonia (UG, PG Pathway and Direct Entry)132Atlantis University, Miami, Florida
33State University of New York at Plattsburgh (SUNY Plattsburgh)133Valparaiso University, Indiana
34State University of New York College at Old Westbury, New York134Saginaw Valley State University, University Center, Michigan
35Queens College of the City University of New York (Only UG pathway and Direct)135Slippery Rock University, Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania
36University of California, Irvine, California ( Masters of Laws (LL.M.); Division of Continuing Education)136Golden Gate University, San Francisco, California (Only PG)
37University of California, Berkeley Extension, California137University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, Wisconsin
38American University Washington D.C.138University of Wisconsin–La Crosse, Wisconsin
39Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana (Only UG)139Charleston Southern University, Charleston, South Carolina
40Washington State University, Pullman, Washington140University of Charleston, Charleston, West Virginia
41The University of Nebraska – Lincoln (only UG)141DeVry University, Downers Grove, Illinois
42University of Alabama at Birmingham142James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Virginia (Only UG)
43Saint Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri143Tiffin University, Tiffin, Ohio
44Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, Missouri144Academy of Art University, San Francisco, California
45University of Massachusetts Lowell, Massachusetts145Full Sail University, Winter Park, Florida
46Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Boston, Massachusetts (MCPHS University)146Cleary University, Howell, Michigan
47University of Massachusetts, Boston, Massachusetts (UG, PG Pathway and Direct Entry)147New York Film Academy, New York City
48University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, Massachusetts148Upper Iowa University, Fayette, Iowa
49Suffolk University, Boston, Massachusetts149Briar Cliff University, Sioux city, Iowa
50University of New Hampshire, Durham, New Hampshire (Direct Entry and UG/PG Pathway)150Oklahoma City University, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
51Adelphi University, New York- Garden City and Manhattan Campus  
52University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida (Only UG)  
53University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho  
54Seattle Pacific University, Seattle, Washington  
55California Baptist University, Riverside, California  
56New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, New Jersey  
57Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, Florida  
58Pace University, New York City  
59Drew University, Madison, New Jersey  
60DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois (Direct Entry and UG/PG Pathway)  
61University of Hartford, West Hartford, Connecticut (Direct Entry and UG/PG Pathway)  
62Florida International University, Miami, Florida (All UG Programs) (PG Programs – Chapman Graduate School of Business and College of Engineering)  
63Kent State University, Kent, Ohio  
64Nebraska Wesleyan University Lincoln (Only UG)  
65University of Mississippi, Oxford, Mississippi  
66Embry Riddle Aeronautical University (Daytona Beach, Florida & Prescott, Arizona)  
67Mississippi State University, Oktibbeha County, Mississippi  
68University of New Mexico, Albuquerque  
69Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois  
70University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Wisconsin  
71University of Nevada, Reno  
72Cleveland State University, Cleveland, Ohio  
73Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA  
74Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio  
75Wichita State University, Wichita, Kansas  
76Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona  
77University of North Texas, Denton, Texas  
78University of Missouri–St. Louis (UMSL), Missouri  
79The University of Memphis, Memphis, Tennessee  
80Tennessee Tech University, Cookeville, Tennessee  
81Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas  
82Florida Polytechnic University, Lakeland, Florida  
83Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana  
84Gannon University, Erie, Pennsylvania  
85Milwaukee School of Engineering, Milwaukee, Wisconsin  
86Auburn University at Montgomery, Alabama  
87Lynn University, Boca Raton, Florida  
88Hofstra University, Long Island, New York (UG, PG Pathway and Direct Entry)  
89Mercer University, Macon, Georgia  
90Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, Georgia  
91Long Island University, Post, New York  
92Long Island University, Brooklyn, New York  
93Glasgow Caledonian New York College  
94Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, Texas  
95Texas A & M University, Corpus Christi, Texas  
96Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, Kentucky  
97Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, Missouri  
98Youngstown State University, Youngstown, Ohio  
99Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, Arkansas  
100Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, Illinois  
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