Find yourself in the United States of America! A preferred study abroad destination for Indian students to pursue their higher education abroad. This charming country will inspire and empower you to live your best life. (Study In USA)
Home to the world’s top-ranking universities, the USA attracts thousands of students every year from across the globe. The country holds a variety of wonders for those curious enough to explore!
World’s second-largest democracy, there’s no scarcity of opportunities in the USA. Its public and private institutions come with their unique advantages and a wide variety of courses and programs. Each institution here offers world-class facilities, expert faculty and top-ranking instruction resources. What’s more? The F1 student visa holders are allowed to explore post-study work opportunities in the USA.
New York, California, and Texas are the top-ranking states where you can find most of the immigrant population, especially the Indian students who study abroad.
Scholarships for the USA are generally granted on the basis of the previous academic scores and language proficiency test scores of the applicant. Types of scholarships could be public, private or research grants. These are given against the tuition fee, living expenses, books etc. An Indian student who wishes to study in the USA may also be eligible to apply for scholarships based on extracurricular activities. Make sure to start the process a minimum of 8-12 months before the start-date of your course in the USA.
Universities in the USA place great significance on diversity. The classrooms consist of students from different age groups, religion and ethnicity. With an average student: teacher ratio of 20:1, the basis of American teaching is Interactive and practical learning.
Indicative study costs for the USA programs
|Institution/Degree||*Annual Fee (USD) (Indicative only)|
|Business Management||14,000 – 45,000|
|Engineering||15,000 – 58,000|
|Maths and Computer Sciences||18000 – 47000|
|Social Science||18000 – 47000|
|Physical and Life Sciences||14000 – 55000|
*All costs are indicative only. The total expenditure can be obtained from the University Website, or by speaking to the xpert study abroad consultant at UniXperts.
F-1 visa holders can apply for optional practical training (OPT) on the completion of their studies. It’s an extension on the student visa allowing eligible international students to work in the USA for 1 year and STEM graduates for 2 years. This extension is a great opportunity for international students to explore the International job markets.
The vast majority of international students in the United States have an F-1 student visa. The F-1 entitles you to apply for Optional Practical Training (OPT) at the end of your studies. The visa allows you to stay in the USA for another year and covert the theories you learned during your period of study into on-the-job training experience.
If you have a degree from the government’s designated list of STEM subjects you will probably be eligible to extend your OPT by another 17 months. Meaning, you can stay in the USA for up to 29 months after graduation. The extension is designed to give you time to gain a permanent job offer and sponsorship from a USA employer, which allows you to apply for the H1-B, a more long-term visa.
Things to Remember with F-1:
Here’s a list of documents required to apply for the USA Student Visa:
*Note: These are the basic requirements. Speak to the xpert study abroad consultants at UniXperts to get detailed guidance on the quick and efficient ways to obtain your USA Student Visa.