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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.

Quality of Education

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.

Levels of courses in the USA are:

Elementary school

Middle school/Junior high school

High school

Higher education

Popular student destinations


New Jersey



New York



New Hampshire





Safety in USA:

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

Intakes in USA:

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 Structure in USA

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

Scholarships / Bursaries

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

Teaching Assistantships

Athletic Scholarships

Administrative / Residence Assistantships

Research Assistantships

Work while you study

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.

Admission and Visa Procedure to the USA:

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.

  • Attested copies of mark sheets of Standard 10, 12 and Bachelors degree (as applicable)
  • At least, 2 Academic Reference Letters from professors who have taught you in the home country
  • If you have work experience, 2 Letters of Recommendation from your employer / manager
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Resume
  • Photocopies of score reports – GMAT GRE TOEFL IELTS PTE (whichever is applicable)
  • Portfolio ( for students applying for Art and Design courses, and Architecture courses)

Visa Requirements

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.

How to get a USA student visa

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.

Understanding Healthcare in the US

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.

Best Places to Study in the USA

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.

Types of US Visas

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

Pre-departure Briefing

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.

Colleges and Universities in Germany

  • Academy of Art University
  • Archbishop Riordan High School
  • Art Center College of Design
  • Ball State University
  • Baylor University
  • Bellevue College
  • Bentley University
  • Berkeley College
  • Boston College
  • Boston University
  • Brandeis University
  • Brigham Young University - Provo
  • Brown University
  • Canada College - USA
  • California College of the Arts
  • California Institute of Technology
  • California Lutheran University
  • California State University - Chico
  • California State University - East Bay
  • California State University - Fullerton
  • California State University - Long Beach
  • California State University - Northridge
  • California State University - San Bernardino
  • California State University - San Marcos
  • California State University- Bakersfield
  • California State University- Fresno
  • California State University -Los Angeles
  • California State University, Sacramento
  • Case Western Reserve University
  • CATS Academy Boston
  • Central Washington University
  • Claremont Graduate University (CGU)
  • Clark University
  • Clemson University
  • Cleveland State University
  • College of San Mateo
  • College of Southern Nevada
  • College of William and Mary
  • Colleges of Contra Costa
  • Colorado School of Mines
  • Colorado State University
  • Columbia University
  • Cornell University
  • CUNY - Brooklyn College
  • Dartmouth College
  • De Anza College
  • Delaware County Community College
  • DePaul University
  • Duquesne University
  • East Tennessee State University
  • Eastern Michigan University
  • EC English Language Centres USA
  • Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
  • Emory University
  • ESLi - English as a Second Language International
  • Farleigh Dickinson University
  • Florida A and M University
  • Florida Atlantic University
  • Florida Institute of Technology
  • Florida International University
  • Florida State University
  • Foothill College
  • Fordham University
  • Full Sail University
  • Gannon University
  • George Washington University
  • Georgetown University
  • Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Georgia State University
  • Glendale Community College -California
  • Golden West College
  • Gonzaga University
  • Green River College
  • Grier School
  • Harvard University
  • Hawaii Pacific University
  • Hillsborough Community College
  • Hofstra University
  • Howard University
  • Hult International Business School
  • Humboldtt State University (California State University, CSU)
  • Idaho State University
  • Illinois State University
  • Illinois Institute Of Technology - CEG
  • Indiana State University
  • Indiana University - Bloomington
  • Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis
  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania
  • Interlink- International Education Center at Diablo Valley College
  • Internexus
  • Iowa State University
  • Irvine Valley College
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Johnson and Wales University
  • Kansas State University
  • Keiser University
  • Kent State University
  • Kings Education
  • Lamar University
  • Lawrence Technological University
  • Lehigh University
  • Lesley University ILSC
  • Long Island University - Brooklyn
  • Loyola Marymount University
  • Loyola University of Chicago
  • Lynn University
  • Madonna University
  • Manhattan College - Wellspring
  • Manhattan Language
  • Marquette University
  • Maryland Institute College of Art
  • Maryville University
  • Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Miami University - Ohio
  • Michigan State University
  • Michigan Technological University
  • Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey
  • Midwestern State University
  • Minnesota State University - Mankato
  • Miracosta College
  • Mississippi State University
  • Missouri University of Science and Technology
  • Montana State University
  • Montclair State University
  • Mt. San Antonio College
  • National University
  • New Jersey Institute of Technology
  • New Mexico State University
  • New York Film Academy
  • New York Institute of Technology
  • New York University
  • North Carolina State University - Raleigh
  • North Dakota State University
  • North Seattle College
  • Northeast Lakeview College (Alamo Colleges)
  • Northeastern University
  • Northern Arizona University
  • Northern Illinois University
  • Northern Kentucky University
  • Northwest Vista College (Alamo Colleges)
  • Northwestern University
  • Nova Southeastern University
  • Nova Southeastern University - Enrollment Advisory Group
  • Oakland University
  • Ohio State University - Columbus
  • Oklahoma State University
  • Old Dominion University
  • ONCAMPUS Boston - CEG
  • Pace University
  • Palo Alto College (Alamo Colleges)
  • Pennsylvania State University - University Park
  • Pepperdine Graziadio Business School
  • Pepperdine University
  • Peralta Community College District
  • Pittsburg State University
  • Polytechnic Institute of New York University
  • Pratt Institute
  • Princeton University
  • Purdue University - West Lafayette
  • Purdue University Northwest
  • Rennert International
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • Rhode Island School of Design
  • Rice University
  • Richard Bland College of William & Mary - Navitas USA
  • Riverside City College
  • Robert Morris University
  • Rochester Institute of Technology
  • Sacred Heart University
  • Portland State University
  • Pratt Institute
  • Saginaw Valley State University
  • Saint Francis University
  • Saint Louis University
  • Saint Michael’s College
  • Salem State University
  • San Antonio College (Alamo Colleges)
  • San Diego State University
  • San Francisco State University
  • San Joaquin Delta College
  • School of the Art Institute of Chicago
  • Seattle Central College
  • Seton Hall University
  • Shoreline Community College
  • Simmons University - Kaplan International
  • Skyline College
  • South Dakota State University
  • South Seattle College
  • Southern Arkansas University - Main Campus
  • Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
  • Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
  • Southern Methodist University
  • Southern New Hampshire University
  • Spring International Language Center
  • St Edward’s University
  • St. Phillip’s College (Alamo Colleges)
  • Stanford University
  • Stevens Institute of Technology
  • SUNY Binghamton University
  • SUNY College at Old Westbury
  • SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
  • SUNY Fulton-Montgomery Community College
  • SUNY Nassau Community College
  • SUNY NewPaltz
  • SUNY Stony Brook University
  • SUNY University of Albany
  • Syracuse University
  • Temple University
  • Tennessee State University
  • Tennessee Technological University
  • Texas A&M University – Kingsville
  • Texas A&M University – College Station
  • Texas State University
  • Texas Tech University
  • The Catholic University of America
  • The Colorado Springs School
  • The Language Company - Kirksville
  • Troy University
  • Truman State University
  • Tufts University
  • University of Akron
  • University of Alabama
  • University of Alaska - Fairbanks
  • University of Arizona - Wellspring
  • University of California - Berkeley
  • University of California - Bridgeport
  • University of California - Davis
  • University of California - Irvine
  • University of California - Santa Barbara
  • University of California - Santa Cruz
  • University of California - Los Angeles
  • University of California-Riverside
  • University of California-Riverside (UCR Extension)
  • University of Central Florida
  • University of Central Missouri
  • University of Chicago
  • University of Cincinnati
  • University of Colorado - Boulder
  • University of Colorado - Denver University of Connecticut
  • University of Dallas
  • University of Dayton
  • University of Delaware
  • University of Denver
  • University of Florida
  • University of Georgia
  • University of Hartford - USA
  • University of Hawaii - Manoa
  • University of Houston
  • University of Houston - Clear Lake
  • University of Idaho
  • University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign
  • University of Illinois at Springfield
  • University of Indianapolis
  • University of Iowa
  • University of Kentucky
  • University of La Verne
  • University of Maine University of Maryland - College Park
  • University of Maryland- Baltimore County
  • University of Massachusetts - Amherst
  • University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth
  • University of Memphis
  • University of Miami
  • University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
  • University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
  • University of Missouri
  • University of Missouri - Kansas City
  • University of Missouri - St. Louis
  • University of Montana
  • University of Nebraska - Lincoln
  • University of Nevada, Las Vegas University of Nevada, Reno
  • University of New Hampshire
  • University of New Haven
  • University of New Mexico
  • University of New Orleans
  • University of North Carolina - Charlotte
  • University of North Carolina - Wilmington
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • University of North Carolina at Greensboro
  • University of North Texas
  • University of Notre Dame
  • University of Oklahoma
  • University of Oregon
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • University of Rhode Island
  • University of Rochester
  • University of San Francisco
  • University of South Alabama
  • University of South Dakota
  • University of Southern California
  • University of Tampa
  • University of Tennessee
  • University of Texas - Arlington
  • University of Texas - Austin
  • University of Texas - Dallas
  • University of Texas - El Paso
  • University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley
  • University of Texas - San Antonio
  • University of Tulsa
  • University of Virginia
  • University of Washington
  • University of Wisconsin - La Crosse
  • University of Wisconsin - Madison
  • University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
  • University of Wyoming
  • Utah State University
  • UTP High Schools
  • Valparaiso University
  • Vanderbilt University
  • Virginia Tech
  • Wake Forest University
  • Wayne State University
  • West Virginia University
  • Western Illinois University
  • Western Kentucky University