Application Process for US universities
As an aspiring international student wanting to pursue higher education in the US, it is useful to get an overview of the application process for US Universities and colleges. If you want to study at a US university- for a bachelor or master’s degree, you should ideally start doing so 18 months in advance of your course commencement.
If you are applying for undergraduate programs, it is important to keep your high school transcripts handy. Similarly, for post graduate programs you will need your high school and graduation transcripts.
You will also need to take qualifying exams such as the SAT, ACT,GRE, GMAT and English Language proficiency tests such as TOEFL or IELTS depending on the program and school you are applying for, before completing the application form.
Our Relationships team will interact with you and understand your aspirations. They will then help you in the shortlisting of universities and apply to the best fit schools, programs and universities. Each institution has its own application form or portal, associated application deadline and associated application fee. Often, a portal or a common application for foreign students may be involved. Ask our experts to guide you through the process and the costs involved.
It is important to know that along with the application and the student might be required to write essays, respond to questions, SOP, letters of recommendation and show relevant documents such as financial documents and scores. After the application is submitted with all relevant documents completed, the student needs to pay the fee online and get the acknowledgement of application submission and receipt. After the application deadline, you will hear from the school or university on the admission decision The University or school then considers the application and sends out offers. Contact our expert relationships team to help you with the process. Our team will help you to choose and accept the best fit offer.
This is followed by the Visa application process and our teams are equipped to guide you through the process including travel guidance and pre- departure information.