study in usa

If you are trying to find an excellent career above anything else, study in USA is the right choice for you. America presents an accurately international educational environment. The degrees/diplomas students got from American educational institutes are promptly recognized around the world as being of the excellent standards.

Study in USA is a dream of every student and every students wants to hit the USA universities due to theirs international fame and educational standards. USA is a developed and well-established country, offering quality education for national and international students. It is one of the most wanted countries for the students who want to study abroad in USA. Its educational system is modern and latest which attracts the majority of students from all over the world.

Every year a large number of students come here to make their careers. According to officials there are more than 4,000 public and private colleges and universities. A student who earns his degree from USA is allowed to work full-time for one year to get a practical experience in his respective field. This period of gaining practical experience is called Optional Practical Training (OPT).

As USA welcomes students from all over the world, so diversity in religion, culture and nations make it more interesting. Along with other facilities, it also provides opportunities for sports, recreation and in much other fields with full which are full of life. USA’s colleges and universities have accreditation with a number of governing bodies and working hard to deliver their best services to international students. Guide of Study in USA for Pakistani Students will entertain students to get precise and proper information regarding studying abroad.

Its educational system is enough flexible and provide so many chances to working students to go in a smooth way. Along with other facilities it is offering a number of scholarships in so many fields.

 

Important questions about Study in USA: A Guide for Pakistani Students

Best universities to study in USA for international students?

Top ten universities in USA for international students to study in USA are under below:

QS World University Ranking list 2015

University

Location

Ranking

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Cambridge, Massachusetts

1

Harvard University

Cambridge, Massachusetts

2

Stanford University

Stanford, California

3=

California Institute of Technology

Pasadena, California

5

University of Chicago

Chicago, Illinois

10

Princeton University

Princeton, New jersey

11

Yale University

New Haven, Connecticut

15

Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, Maryland

16

Cornell University

Ithaca, New York

17

University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

18

 

How much the Average tuition fee for courses in United States?

Fees at US universities, 2014/15

 

Public 2 year college

Public 4 years college in state fee

Public 4 year college out of state fee

Private nonprofit 4 year colleges fee

Tuition and other fees

$3,347

$9,139

$22,958

$31,231

Room and board

$7,705

$9,804

$9,894

$11,188

Total per year

$11,052

$18,943

$32,762

$42,419

 

Will it be allowed to work while I am studying in USA?

Many International applicants are currently study in the US with F-1 Visa. These visas are for the individuals who are not moving to the United States for all time. These candidates are permitted to work in the United States, yet just on the off chance that they agree to specific conditions, rules, and confinements which have been controlled by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS). A significant number of these terms will be as per what you have recorded on your F-1 Visa.

There are two work options for students who are studying US, to support their educational and other expenses which are On-Campus and off campus employment opportunities.

On Campus

On campus employment easy for international students as compare to off campus employment. Students can do multiple task during on campus job such as students work in school, student can get grant, on location commercial firms at schools, and school book store and cafeteria are the best options for students to doing job during their studies.

International students can do 20 hours job per week during their school sessions and in holidays the regulations for student to do a job is different. Students must maintain their valid F-1 status during their studying in US because, otherwise students can’t do on campus job.

Off-Campus Job Allowed With an F-1 Visa

International students with F-1 Visa can also do an off campus with more restrictions. Students cannot do a job during their one year of period to study in USA. After completed one year of study period in USA can do off campus job in which student will do Optional practical training, curricular practical training etc. International students must get permission from related authorities to do job during studies whether it’s on campus job or off campus job.

Where and what kind of accommodation are in US for international student?

International students can get two types of scholarship during their studies in US which based dormitories On Campus accommodation and apartments off campus accommodation.

On-campus Housing

Dormitories are precisely what you consider when you picture an American school or college; huge structures, furnished with the most recent and most prominent offices, where the dominant part of candidates share a room, washroom and regular region with a flat mate.

Off-campus apartments

On the off chance that your college/school can't furnish you with lodging, or on the off chance that you choose that dormitory life truly isn't for you, you ought to most likely consider applying for off-campus lodging. Off-campus convenience is an incredible alternative for international applicants as it allows you to truly make the space your own, turn out to be a piece of a more extensive group, additionally get some peace and calm at whatever point you may require it. Living far from grounds allows you to manufacture your ideal home far from home.

But international candidates will face lots of bills and other expense in off campus accommodation. So bear in mind that you must have much money to deal with these kinds of cost during your 4 years or 2 years degree program in US.

What kind of financial help or grant in US for International students?

US Government scholarships

·         Fulbright Foreign Student Program

·         Hubert Humphrey Fellowship Program

Non-governmental US scholarships

·         Abbey Road Summer Scholarships

·         The Next Gen Scholarship Fund

·         Tortuga Backpacks Study Abroad Scholarship

·         David P. Shapiro Annual Leukaemia Scholarships

University-specific US scholarships

·         American University Emerging Global Leader Scholarship

·         Brandeis University Wien International Scholarship Program

·         Clark University Global Scholars Program

·         Emory University Needs-Based Scholarship Program

·         Harvard University Scholarships

·         Illinois State University International Awards

·         Iowa State University International Merit Scholarships

·         Michigan State University International Scholarships

·         New York University Wagner International Scholarships

·         The Art Institutes Scholarship Program

·         The New School Competition

·         University of Arkansas International Scholarships

·         University of Minnesota International Excellence Scholarships

·         University of Oregon International Scholarships

·         University of Wisconsin Superior Non-resident Tuition Waiver Program

How can I find out, my educational background will be accepted by the US University?

International students must apply for admission in US universities directly there is no second party in between students and universities like in UK. Students will have to apply directly to any US university and the authorities of that university will guide the students about their educational background accepted at university or not.

What’s the usual application process for Masters level courses in US?

Students who want to apply for graduate or post graduate degree program in US University, they must send their documents to the university. Students must check the university admission recruitment for international students before apply.

Every graduate programs have higher admission eligibility criteria some are not, students must contact directly to the department for further information. International students who have outstanding educational background are eligible to apply for graduate level program.

Send Application Forms

Mostly institutions in USA generally construct their affirmations choices in light of applicant’s scholastic record and pertinent test scores, for example, TOEFL, the SAT or ACT. On the off chance that you are applying to doctoral level colleges, extra exam scores, for example, the GRE and GMAT, will be mandatory.

The expense for every application is US$35 to US$100. This cash pays for handling your application and is non-refundable, regardless of the fact that you aren't admitted to the school. On the off chance that you mail your application, reach the confirmations office to affirm your application was gotten.

Following info require for applications:

Students who want to apply for Master level admission in US University, they must submit some important information such as Personal information, activities, educational plan, Essay, recommendation letter and other data demanded by the universities admission authorities. Students must mark the reminder of deadline of application.

What are the language requirements for international students to study in US?

Many USA institutions need TOEFL for international application to test their English language proficiency skills. Now most of the universities in US also accept the IELTS and PTE for language proficiency to Study in USA. GRE test is basic part of get admission in US universities for international students.

How much money will I need during my Masters level studies in US?

Students who want to starts their study in US as Master level students, the cost of study based on $5.000 to $50,000 annually. The cost of study have also based on the courses which students will choice. The living cost students during their study may base on $6,000 to $15,000 annually.

Leasing an off campus living have starts from $450 to $1,000. Downtown Chicago may costs around $1200 for studio while it might be around $400 for Des Moines. Walmart is best option for students to get Grocery items.

It is expected that candidates will live in shared lofts, live out of grounds and have less phone bills and different costs are under control.

A large portion of (almost) all costs living just not Tuition expenses) can be met while taking a shot at grounds employments. The time-based compensation for on Campus employments Pay from $5 to $15 every hour.

Where do I apply for my US student visa?

Students who want to apply for USA student Visa, there are three main steps for them:

Firstly, students apply through online US student visa application system and complete the nonimmigrant visa information DS-160 form for international students who want to study in any American university.

Secondly, students must have to pay their visa application fee.

Thirdly, Visit the Embassy of US, Government office of US or Consulate on the date and time of your visa meeting. You should bring a printed duplicate of your letter of appointment, your DS-160 affirmation page, one photo taken inside the most recent six months, your present and every single old identification, and the first visa charge installment receipt. Applications without these things won't be acknowledged. These basic things are required to apply for US student visa are under below:

1.       Application fee non refundable

2.       Application forms

3.       A passport valid

4.       Photographs

5.       Proof of your bank statement that will help you to study in US

6.       Interview with an embassy official is mandatory


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