USA - Land of opportunities
The USA is a land of opportunities and diversities which makes it such a great country. The USA is the second-largest democracy in the world. Hence, the country enjoys a stable political climate and has an enormous influence on the political dynamics of many countries around the world.
With the highest GDP, the USA is a hub for multinational companies, thus housing many Fortune 500 and Fortune 1000 corporations and industries. Besides, the country is also the financial hub of the world with Wall Street in New York as the most happening stock market place and the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), the largest stock exchange by market capitalization under its sleeves. The employment opportunities and emerging sectors of the US economy attract talent into the US from across the globe
All these factors make United States a preferred study destination for international students, especially those wanting to pursue higher education. The US Higher Education system offers a wide variety of institutions for International students, namely vocational institutes, community colleges and university. The United states also offers both Public and Private institutions, each with its unique advantages and thus offers a wide choice of courses and programs for international students. This coupled with world class faculty, research facilities and instructional resources make US favorable for International students.
Further, the F1 student visa that allows students to explore post study work opportunities, makes US a very attractive study destination for International students. Students on F1 Visa get to stay in the US for up to one year after completion of their course. For students studying STEM courses (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) a new rule allows an extension of up to two years, which means you can continue to stay in the US for up to three years after finishing your course of study. US also has the world’s top universities and thus attracts the best international students from across the world. It is important to take English language proficiency tests such as IELTS or TOFEL are required for International students wanting to study in the US. Other details on the application process can be accessed by reaching our expert relationships team.
It is no surprise that out of the total student enrollment of 19 million in higher education, International students comprise almost 1 million, which is over 5 % of the student population. California, New York and Texas are the top states in terms of the total immigrant population as well as international students.