The US is one of the most popular study destinations in the world. There are many world’s top institutions in the US, but there are also more than 4,000 other outstanding universities offering a top-notch education that can lead to successful careers. One of the reasons students at US universities are so successful upon graduation is because the degree is highly valuable throughout the world. The US is still considered the source for most of the world’s ground-breaking developments in technology, business, arts, and beyond.
Support Services for International Students
Studying in the United States is a worthwhile experience, but some day-to-day issues can be challenging. The international student office will be a valuable source of information and can help you make the transition into academic and cultural life in the United States easy.
There are various benefits of the university international student office throughout your time in the US (eg. arranging events), they can help you answer questions you may have regarding your visa status, financial situation, accommodation, employment possibilities, health insurance and more. Near your graduation dates, this office often provides resume and employment assistance as well.
Campus Life Experience
When you continue your studies in the US, you are making a choice to widen not only your career opportunities, but also your cultural experience. You can join various types of societies to socialize. You can have the opportunity to engage yourself in American culture, meet new people and make new friends.
Career facts about Indians in USA:
Around 15% of new start-ups in Silicon Valley are founded by Indians.
36% Scientists at NASA are Indians
34% employees at Microsoft, 28% at IBM, 17% at Intel & 13% at Xerox are Indians
1/3 Apple engineers’ is an Indian.
Bachelor (Undergraduates): 4 Years
Master (postgraduates): 2 Years
MBA: 2 to 3 Years
Curricular Practical Training (CPT) - To qualify for CPT, you must have completed one full academic year, unless you're a graduate student whose program requires immediate CPT.
Optional Practical Training (OPT) - Optional Practical Training (OPT) refers to temporary employment relating to your field of study. Eligible students can receive up to 12 months of OPT employment.
Pre-completion OPT - This option is available once you have completed one full academic year at a US college or university. You can work up to 20 hours a week when school is in session or full time when it is not.
Post-completion OPT- You can apply for this option after completing your studies.
Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM) Optional Practical Training Extension (OTP) – For science & engineering courses. Duration maximum up to 36 months and can file H1B.
Tuition Fees is usually between $10,000 to $50,000 per year vary different between universities, colleges and cities.
COST OF LIVING
Living cost is around $10000 to $12000 per year.
Monthly $700 to $1000 for :
SCHOLARSHIPS FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS PLANNING TO STUDY IN THE USA
Avvo Scholarship Program
Berkeley College International Student Scholarships
Berkeley International Application Form
Cappex American Scholarships
College Week Live
Federal Student Aid Types
Fulbright Foreign Student Program
Global Scholarships for International Students
Organization of American States - The Leo S. Rowe Pan American Fund
The BrokerFish Scholarship for University Students
The Ultimate Scholarship Guide
GreyCampus Scholarship Program
Florida Rentals Annual Dream Vacation Scholarship