Over half a million international students are currently studying in the United States, of which more than 20% are from India. The sheer number of world-class institutes of higher learning is one of the key factors that have made the U.S. the premiere destination for international students from all over the world. The U.S. is considered to have one of the most versatile and flexible higher education systems for international students in the world with about 30% of all current international students choosing to study in the U.S.
Academic Excellence: Qualifications awarded by U.S. universities are recognized globally. U.S. has an outstanding higher education system. At the undergraduate level, program options are available in conventional subjects as well as professional fields. At the Master’s and Ph.D. level, students regularly have the opportunity to work with and learn from some of the best researchers in the world.
Cutting-Edge Technology: U.S. Universities are world leaders in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) and are committed to providing the same resources to students. The emphasis is on acquainting students with the latest technological and scientific developments, resulting in skilled and work-ready graduates.
Opportunity for Research, Teaching and Training : For graduate students, probably the number one factor in choosing a U.S. University is the amount of funds spent on R&D. The U.S. tops the list of money spent on R&D in the world. In the U.S., graduate students gain valuable experience in research and teaching through the many assistantship programs available. These assistantships also help students finance their higher education in the U.S. The practical experience gained is considered extremely useful for future careers in teaching and research.
Quality Education: The success of U.S. higher education relies on the use of cutting-edge technology and top learning facilities, excellent teaching, coupled with personalized study programs and individual attention. Distinguished programs at over 3,600 colleges, universities, and institutes provide both undergraduate and graduate students with choices in more than 900 fields of study. At such universities students usually learn under the direction of world-renowned faculty who range from Nobel Laureates to Pulitzer Prize winners.