Posted on January 12 2023
The USA has a history of hosting a maximum number of international students from around the world to study in the country. An aspiring student who wishes to study in the US must need a student visa.
International students studying in the US can use the following student visas.
Student Visa F1: F1 student visa is a popular entry visa for international students to pursue academic studies. F1 Visa also allows an international student to work part-time outside campus or can get on-campus employment.
Student dependent visa (F2): F2 student visa is called a non-immigrant dependent visa, where the immediate family members of the F1 student visa holder will be allowed to visit the US. The dependents can be a spouse or any unmarried children who are below 21. The F1 visa holder must provide sufficient proof of funds to support the family or the dependents during their stay in the US.
The USA is known for top QS-ranking universities that host thousands of international students.
|QS RANKING||UNIVERSITY NAMES|
|1||Massachusetts Institute of Technology|
|6||California Institute of Technology|
|10||University of Chicago|
|13||University of Pennsylvania|
|24||John’s Hopkins University|
|25||University of Michigan – Ann Arbor|
|27||University of California, Berkeley|
|39||New York University (NYU)|
|44||University of California, Los Angeles|
|52||Carnegie Mellon University|
|53||University of California, San Diego|
|72||The University of Texas at Austin|
|80||University of Washington|
|83||University of Wisconsin – Madison|
|85||University of Illinois at Urbana – Champaign|
|88||Georgia Institute of Technology|
|93||Pennsylvania State University|
|102||University of California, Davis|
|102||The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill|
|118||Washington University in St. Louis|
|134||University of South California|
|140||The Ohio State University|
|147||University of Rochester|
|149||University of California, Santa Barbara|
|159||Michigan State University|
|164||Texas A&M University|
|164||University of Maryland, College Park|
|176||Case Western Reserve University|
|181||University of Pittsburgh|
|185||University of Minnesota Twin cities|
|188||University of Florida|
|219||Arizona State University|
|235||University of California, Irvine|
|243||University of Notre Dame|
The USA has many top universities which provide world-class education. The following table displays the university names along with city or state names, which quote affordable fees.
|TOP AFFORDABLE UNIVERSITY NAMES||CITIES NAMES|
|Brigham Young University – Provo||Provo, UT|
|Nicholls State University||Thibodaux, LA|
|Minnesota State University – Moorhead||Moorhead, Minnesota|
|Southwest Minnesota State University||Marshall, Minnesota|
|Bemidji State University||Bemidji, MN|
|Eastern New Mexico University||Portales, NM|
|Bridgewater State University||Massachusetts|
|Mississippi University for Women||Columbus, Mississippi|
|Delta State University||Cleveland, MS|
|Henderson State University||Arkadelphia, AR|
|Pennsylvania State University||Pennsylvania|
|University of South Florida||Tampa & Petersburg|
|University at Buffalo||Buffalo, Amhert and New York|
|Arizona State university||Phoenix Metropolitan Area|
|Iowa State University||Ames, Iowa|
|Rutgers University||New Brunswick|
|Oklahoma State University||Oklahoma|
|University of Toledo||Toledo, Ohio|
There is a wide variety of courses that most US universities offer. The following table lists some of the top courses that can be pursued as a US student.
|Course names||Course names|
|Aircraft Maintenance Engineering||Automobile Engineering|
|Aviation Engineering||Communication Engineering|
|Computer Science & Engineering||Construction Engineering|
|Drilling Engineering||Entertainment Engineering|
|Industrial Engineering||Instrumentation & Control Engineering|
|Manufacturing Engineering||Metallurgical Engineering|
|Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineering||Software Engineering|
|Sound Engineering||Water Resources Engineering|
|Business Management||Automotive Business|
|E-Business & E-Commerce||General Management|
|IT or Technology Management||Healthcare Management|
|American History & Literature||Political Science|
|Art History||Fine Art|
|Information Management||Applied Physics|
|Criminal Justice||Social Science|
The US offers OPT (OPTIONAL PRACTICAL TRAINING PERMIT) permits for international students to work while studying and after completing their studies.
Optional Practical Training (OPT): It is a temporary work permit provided for an F-1 visa student visa holder who enters the US to study core subjects.
Eligible Students can register and apply to obtain 1 year of OPT employment permit on or before finishing their studies.
There are two types of OPT permits.
If you are an F-1 student visa holder, you might get an opportunity to apply for Optional Practical Training (OPT) in two ways:
Pre-completion OPT: The F-1 student must apply to be part of pre-completion Optional Practical Training (OPT) after being offered full-time work for a full academic year at a certified college or university in the US.
Post-completion OPT: The student can apply for the work permit after the post-completion of OPT after completing their studies.
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