Choosing a country of your dreams and making that dream a reality is a big task and involves a lot of thought process. For a variety of reasons, many overseas students are interested in pursuing an advanced degree in the United States. There are plenty of options for overseas students in the United States, but determining whether the rewards outweigh the challenges of coming to a new country can be difficult. If you're thinking about going to a college or university in the United States, look at the benefits, obstacles, and prospects you'll face so you can make an informed decision and take the next step toward a brighter future.


Why USA?

Understanding your career goals and objectives should be clearly stated. There are several advantages to studying in the United States, but the most crucial factor is that it coincides with your desired end. Here are some benefits as to why one choose US for their studies and make their dreams come true:


  • Vast academic opportunities
  • Improved career opportunities
  • Helps to gain global perspective
  • Student support
  • Dynamic student lifestyle

Admission Process

When it comes to recruiting students, institutions in the United States operate on a first-come, first-served basis. As a result, students who apply early have a better chance of being accepted. Students should begin the admissions process roughly 8 months ahead of time for the Fall semester. An online application must be completed by students. The majority of institutions have an application fee that must be paid online. The university must receive the online confirmation as well as physical copies of the admission documents. Many colleges also demand that students submit their grades online. The university typically takes three months to process an application. It's possible that some courses and specialisations will take longer than others. The I20 (or IAP66 in some situations) is the admission confirmation document that serves as the foundation for visa processing.


The I-20 checklist

  • Education 10, 10+2. (In sealed envelopes, attested by the college or university)
  • Bachelors (all transcripts)
  • letter of recommendation (minimum 3)
  • Reporting of TOEFL, GRE, GMAT, and IELTS as necessary
  • Bank statement for 20 to 25 lakhs on bank letterhead
  • SOP (min 500 words)
  • Resume
  • Passport'sPhotographs
  • extracurricular transcripts (if any)
  • letter of experience (for gap more than 6 months)

Documents for visa

  • Academics 10, 10+2; required documents for a visa. (In sealed envelopes, attested by the college or university)
  • Bachelors (all transcripts) (all transcripts)
  • letter of recommendation (minimum 3)
  • Reporting of TOEFL, GRE, GMAT, and IELTS as necessary
  • Student loan SOP (min 500 words)
  • Resume
  • Passport /Photographs
  • extracurricular transcripts (if any)
  • letter of experience (for gap more than 6 months)
  • supporting real estate records
  • Report CA/CS
  • The student must complete the DS form, pay the SEVIS fee, and schedule a visa appointment.

Entry Requirements

  • US requires 16 years of education that is 12+4
  • Minimum percentage is 58% to get into any university with minimum or no backlogs
  • SAT exam is the best suited exam to get into any USA university
  • Depending on the sort of course taken, studies in the USA last at least 3-4 years
  • Students and individual of age 14-79 years can apply to the US universities

Cost Of Education

The cost of tuition varies from one university to the next, and it is determined by the curriculum chosen. Tuition fees at public/state institutions and private universities often range from $12,000 to $40,000 per year.

Tuition at Ivy League universities ranges from $48000 to $60000.

Living expenses

The estimated living expense in US comes out to be $700 to $1000 a month which is inclusive all the required facilities(accomodation, food, travel,books etc)

Insurance cost

It is mandatory for every international student to have a healthcare insurance which costs approximately $2000 a year

Above all this, a miscellaneous cost is also inclusive which sums up to $2000 per year

In Takes

  • Autumn begins in August/September
  • Spring: Starts in January; if you missed the September/Fall intake, this is the best option for you.
  • Summer: Summer admission is only available for a few programmes and colleges, and it usually begins in May

Fact Sheets

  • Capital: Washington, D.C.
  • Dialing code: +1
  • President: Joe Biden
  • Population: 32.95 crores (2020)
  • Currency: United States Dollar
  • Gross domestic product: 20.94 lakh crores USD (2020)
  • Largest city : New York City
  • Official language(s) : English


Only the USA provides worthy students with tuition scholarships that can reach 100%. This may depend on the student's general profile, including academic and extracurricular activities, as well as the student's financial need.

Only a few states may grant in-state tuition waivers, which add between 50% and 80% to the total cost of tuition.

Various Forms of Financial Assistance

  • Waiver of Tuition in the Form of Assistantships
  • Research Fellowships
  • Jobs as teaching assistants
  • Graduate fellowships


The typical validity length for USA F1 student visas is 5 years, including OPT (optional practical training).

Students can only work during study programmes under specific circumstances and in accordance with intricate rules and limitations set by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS). Students can work a maximum of 20 hours per week throughout the academic year if they comply with the rules and obtain authorization from the university where they are enrolled. Only during holidays are students permitted to work full time (40 hours). Part-time jobs typically pay between $10 and $12 per hour. Students can choose OPT that is relevant to their sector of employment. International graduates from American universities are permitted to work full time in the country for the balance of their visa.

ON Campus Employment: Part-time employment for up to 20 hours per week is possible for overseas undergraduate or graduate students studying in the United States.

OPT: Optional Practical Training (OPT) is a work authorization letter that allows students to work anywhere in the United States to gain real-world experience in a field of study that interests them. OPT is a one-year validity period that can be extended to 24 months for students that major in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics).


What should I choose—a visa for permanent residency or study abroad—if I want to relocate abroad?

The goal of receiving a decent education is to have a successful profession in a nation that offers the most rewards. It is usually preferable to go abroad on a permanent resident visa if you already have the qualifications that allow you to apply for a straight work permit or migration option from your home country because you will receive the most benefits while obtaining a local status.

Is obtaining a degree the main path that eventually allows you to obtain a permanent resident visa?

Why wait and take a long journey if you are qualified when you can settle down and start your desired job soon? Call, text, or send us an online inquiry for additional information, and we will get in touch with you.

Will it be acknowledged that I received my education entirely online?

It depends on the nation and the college or other educational setting where you received these credentials. Even online education earned at these grants is recognised for the purpose of further education or immigration, which applies to the majority of government and private universities and institutions of higher learning in India. Call, text, or send us an online inquiry for additional information, and we will get in touch with you.