Education System USA
The United States makes the best first-class resources and quality of education for wide variety of academic programs that allow students to pursue world-class education to the most famous place. For every aspiring student education in the United States, it is essential to be aware of the structure of the education system in the United States.
The system includes 12 years of primary and secondary education, which is necessary to get admission in graduate college, university, or for all vocational and technical schools. It is not mandatory to complete the 12 years of primary education in the United States. Therefore foreign students are also welcomed higher education in the United States.
Tertiary education is divided into:
- Associate degrees
- Undergraduate (bachelor) degrees
- Graduate education (master’s and PhDs/doctorates)
USA universities have great importance on diversity, which means classes will be made up of students of different ages, religions and countries. This provides a stimulating and rich learning environment that promotes cross-cultural understanding and networking. Most classes contain no more than 20 students and teachers take the time to get to know the students and their strengths and will generally be prepared to spend time outside of class to provide additional support.
There is also a very active social life on the US campuses, with many clubs and organizations can join the students to meet other students with similar interests and to help other career opportunities.
ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS FOR STUDYING IN AMERICAN UNIVERSITIES IS:IELTS minimum score of 7.0 for Postgraduate and 6.5 for Undergraduate Studies.
TOEFL minimum score of 90 (Internet Based Test) for graduate studies and 80 (Internet Based Test) for undergraduate studies.
Exemption is possible if the student has scored over 70% in the English language in the X and XII std. (English Medium) and if the medium of instruction throughout the school and the college was English.
Visa Information USA
Visa application is often perceived as complicated, but counselors trained IDP Education are experts in guiding students through the application process.
Here is some information on applications for student visas to the United States.
F-1 visa (USA student visa)
The F-1 visa (university student) allows an individual to enter the United States as a full-time student in an authorized college, university or other academic institution. A student must be enlisted in a program or course of study that concludes with a degree or certificate and the school must be approved by the US government to acknowledge international students.
Steps for applying for a USA student visa
The visa application process begins with the receipt of I-20. I-20 confirms the acceptance and registration of a student at a university or other educational institution.
- Pay the SEVIS fee (Student and Exchange Visitor Information System)
- Pay the visa fee to the designated bank
- Complete the visa application form
- Make an arrangement for the visa interview
- Attend your visa interview
- Your passport will be returned by mail
Remember, our Ustudent staff advisers help you from beginning to end, to provide assistance in the organization of documents, fill out forms, and prepare yourself for the interview with the visa officer at the US Embassy .