You can obtain free, professional advice about studying in the US, from EducationUSA
. EducationUSA is a global network of international student advising centers, supported by the US. government. The U.S. Department of State
EducationUSA Advising centers
are located throughout the world. These centers and the professional EducationUSA Advisers working at them are dedicated to providing you accurate, comprehensive and current information about how to apply to accredited US colleges and universities.
EducationUSA Advisers are not study abroad agents. They do not work for individual schools but, instead, promote the wide range of accredited colleges and universities in the US. Learn more
about accreditation and why it is so important.
The EducationUSA website presents information in four categories:
visit this link to learn about earning an associate’s (two-year) or bachelor’s (four-year) degree after you complete secondary school in your home country.
learn about earning a master’s or doctorate degree (examples: Ph.D., M.D.).
3. English Language:
check here if you’re primarily interested in studying English in the US.
4. Short-Term Programs:
for students interested in options other than traditional degree or English study, such as exchange programs, internships and distance education.
Regardless of your intended level of study, follow the five steps EducationUSA outlines, one by one:
The useful resources at this link include an “Ask an Adviser” form to submit a question to an EducationUSA adviser
and a calendar of education fairs
, where you can meet representatives of different US colleges and universities in person.
Here you’ll find a helpful planning calendar
, so you know what to do, and when to do it.
Individual EducationUSA centers have current information on scholarship and other financial aid opportunities for students wishing to study in the US. Find more information about financial aid
Here you’ll find access to videos about preparing to leave your home country and making a smooth transition in the US. Topics include travel documents, US culture and campus life.