Why Study in USA?
Wide range of educational opportunities:
The U.S is home to over 4,000 colleges and universities, offering at least
ten times as many campuses as in any other country. With such a wide range of
universities and degrees on offer, you’re bound to find something suited to
Commitment to Excellence:
One of the highest selling points of American education is perhaps its
worldwide reputation of commitment to excellence. Only the best students around
the world are admitted to the top schools in the US, where quality education is
imparted to them by an expertly trained faculty. This quality education is
thereby upheld year after year and the degrees that students attained in the US
are not just widely recognized and accepted, but also widely respected around
Brilliant Scope for Research:
If you are inclined toward academic research, the US is your perfect choice
for higher education. You can get the opportunity o earn while you learn when
you enroll into an MS/Ph.D. program. Your research grant will help support your
personal needs by waiving your tuition and providing you with a stipend while
the intellectual challenges that you will overcome academically will certainly
help satisfy your professional appetite. Funding and grants for most research
projects at the university are obtained from either the federal government or
reputed multinational corporations in the industry.
You will soon discover that the education system in the US is a lot
different from your home country. The US education system offers a kind of
flexibility in terms of the courses that are offered, which enables you select
your choice of the subject from a variety of topics. You can now specialize in
the area of your choice without having to take any unnecessary classes. You
also have the flexibility to choose a class at any time during the academic
year, since the some courses are offered multiple times during the academic
year. The quarterly or semester system gives you the flexibility to complete
your academic program at your own pace and take additional time on a research
project if required. For instance, if you can complete the total number of
courses required for you to graduate, you can finish up your master’s degree
within a year. You can also spread out your course completion schedule in such
a manner as to devote more time for research and complete your course in a
couple of years.
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 if your field does not directly involve science or engineering, you
will have opportunities to become skilled in using the latest technology to
conduct research, as well as obtain and process information.
You will find ways to stay connected with researchers, teachers and experts
in your field all over the world.
Value Addition and Cultural Enhancement:
Around 30 percent of all international students in the world study in the
US. So, as an international student, you will have the unique privilege to
interact with a lot of people from a lot of different nationalities. This
exposure will not only enhance your cultural and artistic faculties but will
also help you learn a lot more about the world. The exciting cultural exchange
and international diversity will certainly enrich your life both personally and
academically. Your new friends will be your new family.
Availability of financial aid is another major incentive for international
students to opt for higher education in the US. Most universities offer its
students grants, loans and stipends to cover their daily expenses as well as
tuition in some cases. University assistantship is provided on the basis of
merit rather than financial need. If you can prove your excellence in
academics, then your US education may even turn out to be free. Otherwise,
obtaining grants and loans from banks is also easy if you can provide proof of your
admission. On-campus work programs are also available for students who qualify
for a specific kind of job. For instance, if you have a humanities major, you
can seek employment at the library. If you are certified lifeguard, you can
work at the Aquatic Center.