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Courses in USA

July 2015

USA is an attractive study destination for acquiring higher education and offers a mind blowing range of USA universities with highly sophisticated and enlightening educational environments. The United States has attracted millions of international students to its universities and colleges because USA Universities offer so many choices and some of the best facilities in the world.

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It is said to be the land of dream fulfillment, of cutting edge quality, of mega bucks and of life as you want it to be. Whatever you have heard about the U.S., it's true. And getting an education there is probably the simplest and most reputable way of being a part of the great American dream. And also, US education is eminently affordable, if done the right way. Unlike other parts of the world, where self-funding is the only way to pay for your education, the US education system offers an array of scholarships and loans besides earn-as-you-learn opportunities. Information on all this and lots more, is available on this site.

Courses in USA are offered at different level like undergraduate, post graduate and doctorate degree. One can specialize in any desired area of focus. The USA education system has variety of academic and social environments which allow the student to build up in all aspects.

Most Universities in the USA require 16 years of education for admission into an MBA or any other Graduate program. It is therefore advisable to complete M.A / M.Sc. or at least one year of any Masters Degree before taking admission in USA University. Some top US universities can take you with 15 yrs of education with 2-3 years of relevant work experience. Edwise however has a list of those institutions that would enroll students after 15 years of education directly.

Intakes for Universities in USA

American universities usually have two intakes, namely fall and spring. A fall semester starts in September and ends in December, while the spring semester begins in January and ends in May. Very Few universities have summer or winter intake.

Entrance Exams for Studying in Universities in USA

FOR UG: SAT /ACT, for English Proficiency: TOEFL / IELTS
FOR PG: GMAT for management level programs, GRE for technical fields or other fields, for English Proficiency: TOEFL / IELTS

Some of the popular courses in Top Universities in USA for UG and PG are

    • Advertising
    • Architecture
    • Business
    • Biotechnology
    • Computer Science
    • E-Commerce
    • Engineering
    • Fine Arts
    • Hospitality
    • Information Technology
    • Physical Therapy


A large number of scholarships, fellowships and assistant ships are also available to international students. The criteria for financial assistance are based on merit and rarely on need. The amount and the type of assistant ships very according to course, level of study, department and university. Apart from scholarships one can avail of an education loan from various Indian banks/ private financial institutions. Various Scholarships are available for Courses in USA. Students are also eligible to work upto 20 hours a week on campus to partially meet their expenses. On completion of the course, students are allowed to work for 12 months to 29 months known OPT (Optional Practical Training). Planning well in advance is the key to the successful admission to the USA University.

Is studying in USA your Dreams? Does paying for study in USA seem like an impossible task? It's not! Do not let the cost of an education in the U.S.A. scare you off! Education is one of the best investments you can make. U.S.A. has a lot to offer: the most prestigious universities, top ranked education anywhere in the world, latest technology and a very multicultural population. USA has about 4800 universities of higher learning wherein the scope and the range of programmes are vast. "I now think that the decision to pursue my Masters in USA was the best decision I took. The education system here is so great and flexible. The Quality standards of US institutions are among the best in the world." said Miss. Minal Dharak who is currently pursuing MBA in Long Island University.

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We at Edwise streamline and personalize the process for each student irrespective destination, institution, course or any level of study. Our team of experienced professionals will provide you individual attention and exceptional guidance throughout your process of application. We provide assistance related to course selections, admission, visa, bank-loan and scholarships. We also host University delegates for direct student interaction and all these services are provided free of cost. We have established since 1991 and have been maintaining strong networks with over 525 universities in 16 countries, hence giving us a unique insight into the finest educational establishments worldwide.

Start your course in USA with valuable information on everything you need to know about studying abroad from study permits, temporary resident visas and how much it costs, to finding a program.

Do visit your nearest Edwise branch & choose your university carefully under our expert guidance and ensure that you have all your paperwork in order. Once you apply, you can rely on our counselors to get all your work done on time and look forward to not only study in a beautiful and vibrant country but also to experience wonderful life which you will always cherish throughout your life.

Also read: Top 5 courses to Study in USA in 2019


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