USA, the country which has experimented with democracy for more than 200 years is strong economically as well as culturally today with the base being the immigrants. The US has more than 4000 colleges and university institutions where nearly 6 million International students study in different courses for various programs.
Because the US attracts talent, and the best brains from all over the world, people with a hunger to learn, enjoy the US as a study destination. Because there are no cultural boundaries, people are also fortunate enough to learn about different cultures of the world, as they find communities from different sections of the society within the campus.
Studying in an American University/College means not only confined to classes and attending lectures or doing experiments in the laboratories but also having real industry experience. The university colleges and institutions in America have collaborations with employers and researchers in different study fields where students can gain real work experience. This gives an edge over others when after college your work life begins.
It is believed that world’s finest higher education is available in the U.S., especially in the field of technology. U.S. degrees are accepted across the world and are considered to be among the most prestigious.
The education system in the US is very flexible. Classes are offered under the semester scheme, and course is divided into credits. A student can choose the number of credits he / she want to earn in a semester or quarter, and the electives and the optional classes he wishes to take.
Student life in the United States is an incredibly unique experience, especially when compared to the experience that you may get in a country like the United Kingdom or Canada. This is likely due to the fact that many students who obtain a secondary school education in the United States end up going on to university, and it is considered a part of the process of “growing up” in American culture.
The independence and adventure associated with going to university is going to rub off on you, even if you are an international student in the United States.
Take Advantage of This Time in Your Life
One of the best pieces of advice that we have for any college student is that, no matter whether you decide to go to the United States or another country to study or not, make sure that you get involved. Enjoy every opportunity that you have available at your university, even outside of your field of study. When studying abroad, it’s important to take advantage of everything because you may never have those opportunities again.
The United States is a very diverse country and there is a lot to see and enjoy while you are there. Make connections and see if you can find places that are off the beaten path and learn more about the area that you reside in. Just get involved and do everything that you can.
Compared to other countries, admission procedures of US universities, Colleges and institutes are highly competitive for international students. The procedure is even more competitive in the top educational institutes. To earn admission in the top and high-ranking Universities/Colleges in USA you must have good grades, adequate financial support either by achieving scholarships or merit based financial aids, completed challenging coursework, and good command over the English language.
- For undergraduate programs a student should have completed 10 + 2.
- For Graduate programs the students must have completed 16 years of education i.e. 10+2+4.
- Some institutes accept 15 years of formal education into their Bridge or Masters program.
- The student must have good scores in entrance exams like SAT, GRE, GMAT, etc….
- The language proficiency test scores should be –TOEFL score of 90 and above for Postgraduate and 80 above for Undergraduate studies. IELTS score of 6 and above for Undergraduates and 6.5 and above for Postgraduates studies.
- Strong recommendation letters and Certificate of achievement and extra-curricular activity participation proof.
- The Statement of Purpose i.e. the personal essay should be such that it stands out amongst the lot of students’ letter.
- For undergraduate programs a student should have completed 10 + 2
List of Universities and Institutions Represented by Grewal Study Abroad in USA
|Arizona State University, Phoenix, Arizona||University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona|
|Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia (UG, PG Pathway and Direct Entry)||Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado|
|George Mason University, Fairfax County, Virginia||Hofstra University, Long Island, New York (UG, PG Pathway and Direct Entry)|
|West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia (Only UG)||Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon|
|University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida||Saint Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri|
|Washington State University, Pullman, Washington||University of Alabama at Birmingham|
|Suffolk University, Boston, Massachusetts||Marshall University Huntington, West Virginia|
|Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois||Drew University, Madison, New Jersey|
|University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont (UG & Only PG Pathway)||University of Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma (Only UG)|
|Baylor University, Waco, Texas (Only UG)||Auburn University, Alabama|
|University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah (Only UG)||University of Illinois at Chicago, Illinois (Only UG)|
|University of Cincinnati, Ohio||Ohio University, Athens, Ohio (Only UG)|
|Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts -D`Amore-McKim School of Business, The College of Professional Studies (CPS)|
|University of Colorado Denver, Colorado||Graduate School at UMBC, University of Maryland, Baltimore County|
|University of Albany, The State University of New York, Albany (SUNY Albany)||State University of New York at Geneseo (SUNY Geneseo)|
|SUNY Polytechnic Institute, Utica, New York||The State University of New York at New Paltz (SUNY New Paltz)|
|State University of New York at Fredonia (UG and PG Programs)||State University of New York at Brockport (SUNY Brockport)|
|State University of New York at Plattsburgh (SUNY Plattsburgh)||State University of New York College at Old Westbury, New York|
|American University Washington D.C.||University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina|
|University of the Pacific, Stockton, California (Only UG)||University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas (Only UG)|
|Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana (Only UG)||The University of Nebraska-Lincoln (only UG)|
|University of Massachusetts, Lowell, Massachusetts (UG/PG Pathway and Direct entry)||University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, Massachusetts (UG/PG Pathway and Direct entry)|
|University of Massachusetts, Boston, Massachusetts (UG/PG Pathway and Direct entry)||Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Boston, Massachusetts (MCPHS University)|
|University of New Hampshire, Durham, New Hampshire (Direct Entry and UG/PG Pathway)||Adelphi University, Garden City, New York|
|University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida (Only UG)||University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho|
|San Jose State University, San Jose, California||San Francisco State University, San Francisco, California|
|California State University, Northridge||California State University, Fresno|
|California State University, East Bay||California State University, Channel Islands|
|California State University, Sacramento||California State University, Bakersfield|
|California State University, Dominguez Hills||California State University, Stanislaus|
|California State University, San Bernardino||California State University, Monterey Bay|
|California Baptist University, Riverside||Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park|
|New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, New Jersey||Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, Florida|
|Pace University, New York||University of Hartford, West Hartford, Connecticut (Direct Entry and UG/PG Pathway)|
|Florida International University, Miami, Florida||Kent State University, Kent, Ohio|
|Loyola University, New Orleans, Louisiana||Nebraska Wesleyan University Lincoln (Only UG)|
|Mississippi State University, Mississippi||University of New Mexico, Albuquerque|
|University of Wisconsin--Milwaukee||University of Nevada, Reno|
|Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio||Wichita State University, Wichita, Kansas|
|Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona||University of North Texas, Denton, Texas|
|University of Missouri–St. Louis (UMSL), Missouri||The University of Memphis, Memphis, Tennessee|
|Tennessee Tech University, Cookeville, Tennessee||Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas|
|Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida (UG /PG Pathway and UG Direct entry)||National Louis University, Chicago, Illinois|
|Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana||Gannon University, Erie, Pennsylvania|
|Milwaukee School of Engineering, Milwaukee, Wisconsin||Auburn University at Montgomery, Alabama|
|Lynn University, Boca Raton, Florida||Long Island University, Post, New York|
|Long Island University, Brooklyn, New York||Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, Texas|
|Texas A & M University, Corpus Christi, Texas||Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, Kentucky|
|Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, Missouri||Youngstown State University, Youngstown, Ohio|
|Purdue University Northwest, Indiana||Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, Arkansas|
|Roosevelt University, Chicago, Illinois||DePaul University (Direct Entry and UG/PG Pathway)|
|University of New Haven, West Haven, Connecticut||Humboldt State University, Arcata, California|
|Widener University, Chester, Pennsylvania||Dakota State University, Madison, South Dakota|
|Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg, Kansas||University of Bridgeport, Bridgeport, Connecticut|
|New York Institute of Technology, New York||Murray State University,Murray, Kentucky|
|Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania||Quinnipiac University, Hamden, Connecticut|
|University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, Oklahoma||Lawrence Technological University, Southfield, Michigan|
|Saint Leo University, St. Leo, Florida||Johnson & Wales University, Providence, Rhode Island|
|Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, Missouri||Missouri State University, Springfield, Missouri|
|California Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks, California ( School of Management)||Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, Washington (Direct Entry and UG/PG Pathway)|
|Ashland University, Ashland, Ohio||Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana|
|University of Tampa, Florida||University of Nebraska, Kearney, Nebraska (only UG)|
|Mercer University, Macon, Georgia||Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, New Hampshire|
|National University, San Diego, California||Troy University, Troy, Alabama|
|Texas Wesleyan University, Fort Worth, Texas||Dallas Baptist University, Dallas, Texas|
|Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania||Western New England University, Springfield, Massachusetts|
|Rivier University, Nashua, New Hampshire||Missouri Western State University, Missouri|
|Northwood University, Midland, Michigan (Only UG)||St. Thomas University, Miami Gardens, Florida|
|Rider University, Lawrenceville, New Jersey||Atlantis University, Miami, Florida|
|Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, Indiana||Oglethorpe University, Atlanta, Georgia (Only UG Direct entry and Pathway)|
|Saginaw Valley State University, University Center, Michigan||Slippery Rock University, Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania|
|Trine University, Angola, Indiana||Golden Gate University, San Francisco, California (Only PG)|
|Marymount California University, Rancho Palos Verdes, California||University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, Wisconsin|
|University of Wisconsin–La Crosse, Wisconsin||Charleston Southern University, Charleston, South Carolina|
|DeVry University, Downers Grove, Illinois||James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Virginia (Only UG)|
|Tiffin University, Tiffin, Ohio||Academy of Art University, San Francisco, California|
|Full Sail University, Winter Park, Florida||Kendall College Chicago, Illinois|
|Cleary University, Howell, Michigan||New York Film Academy, New York City|
|Upper Iowa University, Fayette, Iowa||Briar Cliff University, Sioux city, Iowa|
|Oklahoma City University, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma||Webster University, Missouri|
|The University of Findlay, Findlay, Ohio||Hult International Business School Boston, San Francisco campus|
|Schiller International University, Largo, Florida||Concordia University Chicago, River Forest, Illinois|
|University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, Belton, Texas||Lipscomb University, Nashville, Tennessee (Only UG)|
|Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington||New England Institute of Technology, East Greenwich, Rhode Island|
|Marist College, Poughkeepsie, New York||Mississippi College, Clinton, Mississippi|
|Manhattan College, Riverdale, New York||Monroe College, Bronx, New York|
|New England College, Henniker, New Hampshire||Stevens Henager College, Salt Lake, Utah (Work- Study Option)|
|Berkeley College, New Jersey & New York||Rocky Mountain College of Art & Design, Lakewood, Colorado|
|Canisius College, Buffalo, New York||Bellevue College, Bellevue, Washington|
|St. Thomas Aquinas College, Sparkill, New York||Richard Bland College of William & Mary, Petersburg, Virginia (UG Pathway only)|
|Agnes Scott University, Decatur, Georgia||Fisher College, Boston, Massachusetts|
|Merrimack College, North Andover, Massachusetts (Pre Masters- PG Pathway)||Metropolitan College of New York, New York City, New York|
|Green River College, Auburn, Washington||Seattle Central Community College, Seattle, Washington|
|Shoreline Community College, Washington||Hillsborough Community College, Tampa, Florida|
|San Mateo College of Silicon Valley, San Mateo, California||Santa Ana College, California|
|American Honors, Washington, D.C (National Transfer Network)||Colorado Mesa University, Colorado|
|Husson University, Bangor, Maine||Capital University, Ohio|
|Metropolitan State University of Denver, Colorado||Manhattanville College, New York|
|University of California, Berkeley Extension, California||University of California, Riverside Extension, California|
|Aviation Institute of Maintenance||Drexel University, English Language Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (For ELC Programs)|
|California State University, Los Angeles (ELP Programs at UG/PG Level)||Kaplan Test Prep, a division of Kaplan|
|Summer Discovery. Discovery Internship and Jr. Internship.|