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Why study in the United States of America?


Affordable: Students are allowed to work 20 hours/week during their course and 40 hours/week during vacation which helps them to earn and learn. USA has thousands of accredited colleges and universities renowned for quality, numerous programs of study, and flexibility to change fields of study and schools.

Professional Approach: The best approach of the USA education system is that it allows one to learn and earn. This not only gives one, a thorough knowledge of the subjects, but also teaches one to have a practical & professional approach. It gives better growth prospects worldwide. The Optional Practical Training (OPT) allows you to work up to 12 months in the middle of your education. Curricular Practical Training (CPT) is an option available to F-1 students where the practical training is considered to be an integral part of the curriculum or academic program. According to the immigration regulations, this employment may be an internship, cooperative education job, a practicum, or any other work experience that is either required for your degree.

Job Search: The ideal time to start looking for a job is at the end of the second last semester. The student may choose to apply for OPT or H1-B petition as per the availability. This gives you 4-5 months in which you could find a prospective employer in your specific field. Apart from the job profile and salary, Indian students should make sure that the employer will file an H1 B petition for them. Most government departments and many well-known companies do not do this.

There are over 7,000 educational institutions in the United States 2000 award Bachelor’s degrees while 1100 award both undergraduate (Bachelors) and Graduate (Master’s or Doctoral Degrees).

Education beyond the classroom

Studying in the US offers a wealth of experience outside the classroom. An understanding of Americans and their culture, a chance to share your own culture, improved English language skills and friendship with students from the US and around the world. Exciting opportunities wait when you choose to study in the United States.

Courses & Degrees in the United States of America (USA)

You can choose to study any program in the United States. Masters degrees are usually for two years and Bachelors of 3 to 4 years.

Popular programs include:

  • Business Administration.

  • International Business Studies.

  • Computer Science.

  • Engineering.

  • Public Health.

  • Pharmacy.

  • Dentistry.

Working on your student visa

Foreign students can work for 20 hrs per week and 40 hrs per week during summer. The hourly pay for on campus job ranges from USD$5.15 to USD$15 per hour.

Curricular Practical Training: It is defined as practical training that is part of your curriculum. You are permitted to work full time while you are studying only if this is an integral part in completing the qualification.

Your Dependents

Spouse and/or unmarried children under the age of 21 may accompany or join the principal visa holder in the United States for the duration of his/her stay. Spouses and dependents may not work in the United States. If seeking employment, the appropriate work visa will be required.

After you Graduate

Your student visa provides the bridge to institutions that can get you working legally in the United States. The school or university you are attending often provides employment opportunities on and off campus. American companies may also sponsor international students to work in the United States.

Optional Practical Training:

After you graduate, you are permitted to work in the USA for 1 year. Before this expires you are required to get an H-1B visa.


Eligibility for Masters Degrees:

A Bachelor’s degree - 16 years of education is required, some schools will accept 15 years also.

GRE/GMAT – Some schools will accept your application without these tests.

TOEFL/IELTS – Some schools will accept your application without these tests.

Work Experience – Students with prior work experience are given preference in good business schools.

Eligibility for Bachelor Degrees

12 years of secondary/higher secondary education is required.

TOEFL/IELTS – Some schools will accept your application without these tests.

SAT scores.

Entrance Tests

United States colleges and universities require that all their applicants take one or more standardized tests. These tests include the GRE (Graduate Record Examination), and GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test). Additionally, applicants who are not Americans are required to also take the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or IELTS (International English Language Testing System) or SAT.


Entry dates vary with each school but a general guideline is below.

  • Fall – August.

  • Winter – December.

  • Spring – February.

It is recommended to apply 1 year in advance and no later than 3 months if you have all your test scores in order. Please keep 2-4 weeks for visa approval.

Talk to a Y-Axis consultant about our services available towards student admissions.

Funds required

Tuition Fees

The cost of study vary from USD$15,000 to USD$30,000 per year. It all depends on the university you choose to study in. Financial aid is available in the form of scholarships & teaching assistant positions.

Living Expenses

The cost of living depends on location. For example, states like Washington, California and areas around New York are costly. Costs can be brought down by living in a shared accommodation with other students.

Visa Fee

UNITED STATES student visa application fee is currently USD$160.00

Air ticket

It depends where you fly from & how early you book your ticket. A typical air ticket from Asia will be around $750 to $1000.

United States student visa

Student applicants who have been accepted and have an I-20 can apply for an F1 visa or M1 visa.

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