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Who is eligible to apply to the
Anyone who has a consistently good academic record, firm financial support and
proficiency in English is eligible to apply to the US for higher education.
Please check the details of the program and the university you wish to apply
since different programs have a different set of criteria to be eligible. You
may be required to take a few admission tests to be eligible.
When can I start undergraduate (bachelor's) studies in the US?
After you complete 12 years of school education. But the planning should begin
12 -18 months in advance.
When can I begin graduate (master's and doctoral) studies in the US?
After you complete 16 years of education including 4 years of college education.
But the planning should begin 12 -18 months in advance.
I have a three-year bachelor's degree from India. Am I eligible to apply?
It is advisable for you to complete an additional year of studies to be stronger
applicant to a master's degree in the US. However, some students with a good
track record are able to secure admission after a three-year bachelor's degree.
Please check with the university you wish to apply for.
When should I start the application process?
At least 18 months in advance of your intended date of enrollment at a US
university. For example, if you wish to enroll in August/September 2010.You
should start the process around April/May 2009. Be sure of the deadlines of the
Does this application process cost me money?
Yes, it does. Approximately, Rs.50,000 for applying to an average of 7
universities. This includes test fees, application fees, communication, and
Will I get financial assistance?
Colleges and universities offer scholarships, assistantships and fellowships to
outstanding students, largely based on merit. There is stiff competition for
financial assistance and availability varies from university to university.Click
to find out more about fellowship opportunities for graduate and undergraduate
study in the US.!
What tests do I need to take?
Visit the Admission Tests section page
What is the average cost per year for study in the US?
The cost (tuition + living expenses) could range from $15,000 to $40,000 for a
year, depending on the course. The average cost for a year of study is $20,000.
What type of visa will I be eligible for? Can I work on an F-1 visa?
The most common student visa is F1. For further information on visas, visit the
American Embassy site.
( Courtesy: http://www.usief.org.in )