Graduate Programs: With a Flexible educational system, students can choose to study in a school, college, undergraduate and post graduate, also doctorate degrees. Students earn a Bachelor Degree of 3 to 4 years duration from a college which requires 120 credits.
Post Graduate: Entrance tests such as GRE and GMAT are required to be taken for entering a post graduate program or master’s program in the USA. LSAT is required for Law courses.
Master’s degree in US usually takes 1-2 years to be completed.
You have chosen to study in the land of opportunities, yes – THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. The educational hub for students from all over the world is the United States of America which is home to around 5000 universities and colleges.
Middle school/Junior high school
A developed country like the USA has attracted large numbers of students from across the globe. With its advanced technological developments, students are provided with complete security, they live in groups or prefer to live in single studios, according to one’s budget.
The United States of America is popularly the most sought after destination primarily because all the 51 states boasts of the best climatic conditions in the world. Although some states have extreme weather conditions, such as extreme winters, snowfall and tornadoes, these get resolved within a few days.
From Engineering to English and Medicine, Commercial Pilot Licensing to Hospitality, this dream country hosts endless opportunities for everyone who dreams big, they can choose from an ocean of courses in Schools, Colleges and Universities. Information Technology, MS in Bio Technology, Finance, Electrical, Mechanical, Data Science, Business Analytics, Computer Science, Medicine, Dentistry, etc
Fall- The most popular one ( August / September )
Spring - Few institutions offer admissions which starts in January / February which goes on till April.
Summer - Summer intake which is also possible from May to August.
Tuition fee ranges between US$ 6,000 and US$ 55,000 according to the universities, courses and the cities.
The institutions in the USA are classified into Public, State and Private
Repayment of Education Loan starts only after the course is completed.
Living Expenses in USA for each 1 year period USD: 750000
There are scholarships offered for under graduate or postgraduate studies.
Students can approach THE IMMACULATE counsellors to make sure the required documents are sent before the deadlines.
Fellowships & Grants
Need based aid
Scholarships / Tuition Waivers
Administrative / Residence Assistantships
Part-time Work while studying
Job Search Visa (Guaranteed) after course with stay back option with the new US Immigration Rules.
English Requirement TOEFL or IELTS is suggested to clear the visa application.
If a student wants to further his / her studies, then he/she can take a Master’s Degree with 2 additional years or a Doctorate (1 – 4 additional years) in an incredible number of disciplines.
Student visas issued by USA are of two categories.
Category ‘F’ is for students who attend school, college, university or other academic institutions which also includes language programs.
Category ‘M’ is for vocational and non-academic programs.
Approach a counsellor at THE IMMACULATE for USA study process
Fill out applications for universities
Get trained for TOEFL or IELTS and SAT, GRE, GMAT (whichever is applicable)
Receive your i20 document
Fill the DS 160 form; book the visa interview
Education Loans, Visa, Forex and Flight ticket can be availed from THE IMMACULATE.
Attend the visa interview.
Collect your Passport and fly to the USA.
Healthcare is an expensive affair in the USA. Unfortunately, if you fall sick, you will have to pay a huge cost on treatment. Therefore, you need to be covered by insurance.
Though International students on F1 visa are not mandated by the government to have a health cover, the school you are enrolling in, would require it. Thereby it is recommended that you purchase one.
All the highly recognised institutions are situated evenly across the US. Every state in the country has renowned institutions to boast in this land of opportunities. Cities like Boston, New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago and Atlanta are featured in the top 100 QS best student cities. These cities offer international exposure, opportunities to engage with industries while studying and valuable professional connections, etc.
The United States is so diversified with a multicultural environment that lets students experience many cultures and a lifestyle which will help them evolve as a global citizen. Boston known as the student capital of the US, where 20% of students are from overseas is home to a happy student community. Like any other country, each city has different living costs, and if students plan their stay and lifestyle accordingly, the study experience in the US would be very enjoyable and enriching.
Visa Types & Application Fee Amounts
160 12160.00 B Business/Tourist
160 12160.00 C-1 Transit
160 12160.00 D Ship/Airline Crew
160 12160.00 F Student (academic)
160 12160.00 I Journalist and Media
160 12160.00 J Exchange Visitors
160 12160.00 M Student (vocational)
160 12160.00 TN/TD NAFTA Professionals
190 14440.00 H Temporary/Seasonal Workers and Employment, Trainees
190 14440.00 L Intra company Transferees
190 14440.00 O Persons with Extraordinary Ability
190 14440.00 P Athletes. Artists & Entertainers
190 14440.00 Q International Cultural Exchange
190 14440.00 R Religious Worker
265 20140.00 K Fiancé(e) or Spouse of U.S. Citizen
205 15580.00 E Treaty Trader/Investor, Australian Professional Specialty
Book airline tickets with THE IMMACULATE s Travel Services ( ISSUE TICKET)
Arrange accommodation in USA, you can seek our assistance
Arrange transportation to/from the airport to home in New Zealand, assisted by us.
Arrange your banking requirements
Check baggage & customs limitations
Clear all paperwork with the home educational institution
Get documents in order & make photocopies to carry with your baggage and store one set at home, which may include: Passport / Airline tickets / Travel Insurance certificate / Letter of Acceptance (LOR) by the educational institution/ Important addresses and phone numbers / A bank statement showing proof of funds / Prescriptions for any medication you are carrying / Medical records / Academic history and university transcripts
Orientation week is compulsory for international students. Hence ensure that you arrive in the country on time. You will be introduced to the university and the services offered, also to enroll in your class.