Why Study in the USA?
The USA is the most preferred study destination for international students. The US offers diverse study programs catered to students with different aptitudes, skills and educational needs. The USA has implemented a system of liberal arts in education so compared to higher education systems of other countries; post-secondary education in the US is largely deregulated giving students a variety of choices.
Higher education in the United States is an optional final stage of formal learning following secondary education. The traditional path to American higher education is typically through a university. Universities in the United States are institutions that issue bachelor’s, master’s, professional, or doctorate degrees. Some universities offer programs at all degree levels from the associate to the doctorate and are distinguished from the community and junior colleges where the highest degree offered is the associate degree or a diploma.
Though there is no prescribed definition of a “university” or “college” in the United States, the university is generally a research-oriented institution offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs. American universities come in a variety of forms that serve different educational needs. The US hosts majority of the top-ranking institutions listed in the annual ranking publications such as the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, QS World University Rankings, U.S. News & World Report, Washington Monthly, ARWU, The Princeton Review etc.
There are over 7000 post-secondary institutions in the United States offering a variety of courses. These institutions may be public or private colleges or universities. Private institutions are privately funded and there is a wide variety in size, focus, and operation.
People and Culture:
It is obvious that the US has diverse demography as the formation of the USA has its roots in various migrants. Therefore, the US has multi-ethnicity and multi-cultural social settings with solidarity to form the US as a culture. In addition to this, the USA hosts the highest number of international students to add up to its diversity. So, any of the entrants can easily assimilate into the US culture.
The United States, with its large size and geographic variety, includes most climate types. The climate ranges from arid, humid continental, the Mediterranean, oceanic to alpine, subarctic or polar. Therefore, one can have a variety of choices in climatic conditions which best suits for one’s study and living.
Considering the flexibility in education, availability of choices and renowned degrees, easy social adjustment and choices in climatic conditions make the USA the most preferred study destination for international students.