Resources for Studying in the U.S.
Question: Why Study in the United States?
Answer: Quality, choice, value, flexibility. If you're interested in learning more, please visit these sites!
Resources for Studying in the U.S.
- Education USA: "Your source on U.S. higher education"
- Students.gov: "Student's Gateway to the U.S. government"
- Fulbright Canada
The Fulbright Program is the U.S. Government's flagship international exchange program. Fulbright Canada provides exceptional graduate students, faculty, professionals and independent researchers the opportunity to conduct research, study, and teach at institutions across the United States.
- College Navigator (U.S. Dept of Education)
Using the College Navigator links to over 9,000 colleges and universities in the US, you can search for a college based on location, program, or degree offerings either alone or in combination. Find the school that fits you best.
College.gov is intended to be the go-to source for information and resources about planning, preparing and paying for education beyond high school. It aims to provide inspiration, hope and encouragement for all students to continue their education.
- Global Education Locator (U.S. Dept of Education)
Are you searching for a particular school? This site provided to you by the Dept of Education allows you to search for postsecondary institutions, public schools or districts, public libraries, or private schools.
- Accreditation of U.S. Schools (U.S. Dept of Education)
Make sure your school is accredited. Accredited postsecondary schools have undergone review by independent agencies and agreed to comply with certain academic and other standards. Find out how the accreditation process works to protect you.
- Education Testing Services
For information on admissions tests, including the SAT, TOEFL, LSAT, GRE, and GMAT.
- Institute for International Education
The Institute of International Education (IIE) is a private nonprofit leader in the international exchange of people and ideas. In collaboration with governments, foundations and other sponsors, IIE creates programs of study and training for students, educators and professionals from all sectors.
- NAFSA: Association of International Educators
NAFSA is the world's largest nonprofit professional association dedicated to international education. It advances public policies that promote international education and is committed to supporting a broad public dialogue about the value and importance of international education.
- Study In The States
Launched by the Department of Homeland Security, Study In The States examines existing student visa and exchange visitor programs, as well as related programs for students after they have completed their course of study, to identify problem areas, and to consider possible improvements.
Study in the U.S. for Canadians
- Visa information for Canadians
- Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs: International Education and Youth
The Department provides Canadians with opportunities to develop their knowledge of the world with study abroad.
Your 5 Steps to Studying in the U.S.
Your 5 Steps to U.S. Study
Step 2: Complete Your Application
Did you know that the application process can vary across the more than 4,900 accredited colleges and universities in the United States? In addition, application packages require a great deal of preparation and planning. It is very important to start this process early in order to complete all of the application requirements and meet deadlines for successful admission. Join us online where experts from the U.S. higher education community will offer invaluable insight on how to submit your application at colleges and universities across the U.S.! Participation is free -- don't miss this unique opportunity!
The Common Application
Scott Anderson, The Common Application
November 2, 2011
Writing Your Personal Statement for Admission
Lisa Przekop, University of California - Santa Barbara
November 8, 2011
Kristin Crosby, Washington & Jefferson College
December 8, 2011
IB Student Admissions
Sandra Wade Pauly, IB North America
Lauren Welch, EducationUSA London North America
November 15, 2011
How Undergraduate Admission Decisions Are Made
Karen Ohen, Howard University
November 22, 2011
Conditional Admission for English Language Students
Madeleine Monaghan, Sacred Heart University
December 12, 2011
David Smith, The Ohio State University
December 13, 2011
How Graduate Admission Decisions Are Made
Sonja Steinbrech, University of California - San Diego
December 14, 2011
Strengthening Your Graduate Application
Kristin Williams, The George Washington University
December 15, 2011
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