Studying in United States for International Students


What Do You Need to Study in the USA?

A true ‘land of opportunity’, the USA offers a study environment unlike anywhere else in the world. Its vast and diverse landscapes and multicultural society combine with one of the best education systems in the world to create an unforgettable experience for any international student. Here are a few of the reasons why.

Globally-Recognised Qualifications

US universities are well-funded and have a great reputation, and their high academic standards and rigorous entry requirements mean you’ll be well-prepared for your career, whether you choose to go back home or stay in the USA. 

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Quality Support

The USA is one of the most welcoming countries for international students, and its universities are renowned for offering access to workshops, English language courses and orientation sessions to help you smoothly transition into the American culture. With most students living on campus the focus is very much on campus life, so you’ll get to know each other better and there‘s a sense of friendliness and community.

Economic and Business Strength

The US has one of the strongest economies in the world, which has given rise to endless opportunities to study and work. It’s home to some of the largest, most successful and most forward-thinking companies in the world like Apple, Amazon and Microsoft, and the country’s thriving economy also offers many career opportunities.

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An Optimised Classroom Experience

You’ll find the US has a unique higher education system, with small class sizes and easy access to computer-based tests, labs and resources for a modern classroom experience. Their approach to education is different too, with students encouraged to challenge their peers’ views and even their lecturers, all in a relaxed and casual environment. Such diverse teaching methods and exceptional facilities have made this a very popular destination for international students.

Exceptional Career Opportunities

If you’re thinking of pursuing a career in the USA after graduation, it offers many opportunities. The country has one of the lowest unemployment rates, and although there may be restrictions on how long international students can remain in the country after they graduate, there’s usually a way for those determined enough. If you return home after your studies, a degree from an American university will certainly make you stand out from the crowd and get you a step closer to your dream job.

A Stunning Natural Environment

Nature and wilderness have played a key part in shaping the USA’s identity, with its spectacular landscapes and wildlife inspiring stories that represent the whole idea of American society. If you have the explorer spirit and love the outdoors, you’ll find everything, from mountains and lakes to deserts and beaches. The USA is a country that virtually has it all!

Applying for Full-time Study 

Studying in the US appeals to many international students, and NCUK can help you make it happen. Our Student Visa Application Guide can help you through the application process, and we can also give you guidance on Tuition Fees and Living Costs

To discover more about studying abroad in the USA, take a look at our guide, while you’ll find out more about the courses available here. For more general information on studying there visit our dedicated USA web page, or for answers to specific questions, you can talk to our team directly here.