Study In USA


About USA

Washington D.C.
3.79 Million Square Miles
Montetary Unit
1 US Dollar = 100 Cents
Largest City
New York
Official Language
English and Spanish
The USA is bordered to the North by Canada and to the South by Mexico.
Life Expectancy
76 Year (Men), 81 Years (Women) (UN)
Gni Per Capita
US $ 65,850 (World Bank, 2019)
Per Capita Income
$54,200 making it the 15th richest country per person in the world
The US economy is diverse, from car manufacturing to internet technology, agriculture, and almost everything in between
Dialing Code
The dialing code to call the USA internationally is 1
52% of Americans are Protestant Christains of various denominations, 24% are Catholics
Main Exports
Computers and electrical machinery, vehicles, chemical, products, food and live animals, military equipment and aircraft

Important Information Admissions!

  • Application deadline with scholarships are months before the actual application deadline
  • Transcripts and recommendation letters have to be official in a sealed and stamped envelope
  • Certain universities require Indian academic credentials evaluated as per US Academic equivalence (i.e. WES)
  • A strong Statement of Purpose (Sop) or study plan increases the chances of admission and scholarship
  • A decision on admission may take 4-12 weeks from the date of application
  • Students in their last year graduation can apply for conditional admission
ESL+Undergraduate I Graduate
  • Students who wish to study English in the USA, may opt to study English as Second Language (ESL) Course along with their undergraduate or graduate studies.
General Student Visa Requirements
  • Confirmation of an appointment for visa interview
  • Visa Fee – US$160
  • I-20
  • SEVIS Fee – US$ 350
  • All Academic documents
  • Proof of Income
  • Proof of Finances
Acceptable Finances
  • Bank Savings
  • Fixed Deposits
  • NSC / KVP / IVP
  • Post / MIS
  • Other proof of Liquid Asset

Top University

General Admission Requirements
Undergraduate (Associate & Bachelors Degree)
  • Academics : Min. 50% marks in the most recent exam passed
  • IELTS: Overall 6.0 Bands / TOEFL – 75/120
  • SAT Score: 1000/1600
  • Proof of funds for studies: INR 25 Lacs to 40 Lacs
Post Graduate (Master/Phd)
  • Academics: Min. 50% marks in the most recent exam passed
  • IELTS: Overall 6.5 Bands / TOEFL 80-100/120
  • GRE Score: 300+/340 + Proof of funds for studies
Estimated Average Cost/Per Annum
  • Undergraduate (Associate/Bachelor’s Degree): US$ 10,000 to 30,000 (RS. 7,50,000 to 22,25,000)
  • Post Graduate (Master’s Degree): US$ 15,000 to 30,000 (RS. 11,25,000 to 22,25,000)
  • Cost of Living: US$ 8,500 to 15,000 (RS. 6,37,500 to 11,25,000)
  • 1US$ = INR 75 Approx.
The education system of USA is classified into following levels:
  • Elementary School
  • Middle School/Junior School
  • High School
  • Higher Education

Higher education is delivered through colleges and public/private universities. The qualifications gained from these institutions and its duration are as below:
  • Associate Degree: 2 years
  • Bachelor Degree: 3 to 4 years
  • Master Degree (Professional): 1 to 3 years
  • Master Degree (Academic): 2 years
  • Doctorate or PhD: 5 to 8 years

Financial Support Options

Eligible students can avail financial support for their studies provided by government, private bodies and academic institutions. These gets highly competitive due to large number of applicants and thus students need to apply for this in advance. The various options are:

  • Scholarships/Tuition wavers
  • Grants/Fellowships
  • Athletic Scholarships
  • Need-based Aid
  • Research Assistantship
  • Teaching Assistantships
  • Fall intake: August/September
  • Spring intake: January/February
  • Summer intake: May/June
  • 50 to 150 USD (Application fee for admission)
  • 15000 to 25000 USA (Tuition Fee)
  • 160 USD (Visa Application Fee)
  • 350 USD (SEVIS Fee)
  • 02 lakhs INR (Tickets & other miscellaneous)
  • Get ready with academic and English test scores
  • Get ready with SAT/GRE/GMAT (All optional)
  • Application for admission (Need academics + transcripts + LORs + SOP + Finance papers)
  • Receive I20 from the respective universities/colleges
  • SEVIS Fee Payment + Submission of DS160 Form + Payment of Visa Application Fee + Scheduling the interview
  • Interview at Consulate General
  • Decision
  • Tuition fees payment once visa is approved
  • 15 (12+3) years are also acceptable for some of the universities, if the institution in India is NAAC “A” Accredited (National
    Assessment & Accreditation Council).
  • 3 years bachelor’s degree is acceptable for admission into Masters for Computer Science, MBA & Public Health courses & in other programs through Pathway with few universities.
  • An admission without GRE/GMAT/SAT scores is possible with some universities.
  • Students with fewer score in TOEFL/IELTS can get admission through pathway or English as second language program.
Study in USA- Process Flow
  • Register for the services and short list at least 5 niversities
    that fits into your profile
  • Applying online and offline – Submit online application and send admission materials before deadline. Keep tab on the progress including any additional requirements by Universities
  • Receive your I-20 on time
  • Pay your SEVIS Fee Online
  • Fill up your Visa Application Form (DS160) and pay the visa fee
  • Schedule an appointment for Visa Interview
  • Attend a pre-departure session
  • Bon Voyage!