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Bachelor’s level education
Bachelor’s programs are of four years
Liberal Arts colleges offer a general education in Arts and Sciences that develop general knowledge and reasoning ability. Most of these types of colleges are privately owned and have limited number of programs.
Upper-Division colleges are those that offer the last two years of undergraduate programs, which are specialized.
Community colleges are those that offer Associate Degrees of two years duration. On completion of such two-year Associate degrees, students join either upper-division colleges or universities to complete the balance two years for obtaining the
Specialized programs like Engineering are also offered, that
Universities offer a broad range of both undergraduate and graduate degree programs. The size of universities varies greatly – right from a two-bedroom apartment to campuses in thousands of acres! The range and diversity of programs offered are quite large. It is only possible to take up research work in universities and not in any other types of colleges.
Most colleges provide admission opportunity to international students without any prejudice. While
Some colleges/universities offer an Early Decision admission, for which the admitted students need to commit to
In addition to very good academic background from Class 10thto 12th, international applicants are expected to have very good scores in TOEFL and SATI, for admission into decent US universities at the bachelor’s level. Some better universities require even scores from SAT Subject
There are several other issues with regard to Bachelor’s study in
Cost of Education
Bachelor’s level education in
Financial Aid is very rare for Bachelor’s level international students. While there are several options like Federal Stafford Loans and others for domestic students, such facilities are not available for non-domestic applicants.
Since Bachelor’s is a four-year program, the costs tend to be very high overall. This is one of the reasons why most students prefer studying from the Master’s level in USA or elsewhere. Of all the international students, only 19% of them went for the Bachelor’s level as against 79% for Master’s level!
It is not easy to support oneself with part-time employment since the program is intensive and students hardly find time to work beyond their study schedules. Also, Teaching and Research Assistantships are available for Master’s level and not for the Bachelor’s. Thus, part-time employment options are limited and
Applying for a visa
After securing admission into the University one must start with the visa formalities.
Visa process for
For a personalized plan of action to obtain your F-1 visa and do your Bachelor’s in
Accreditation of colleges/universities is very important in choosing the right institution since that ensures uniformity in curriculum, proper designing of courses, meeting the infrastructure needs, proper faculty and facilities etc.
Six Regional Accrediting associations provide accreditation in six regions of USA – Middle States, New England, North Central, Northwest, Southern
Whereas, National Accrediting Associations such as ACICS, AABC, ATS, DETC etc., provide specialized accrediting for various programs in technology, biblical studies, distance education etc.
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