Resources for International Students travelling to America

Before You Travel

Learn how the American school system works.

The U.S educational system is split into 6 regions, namely; Northeast, West, Midwest, South, Southeast and South West, and  each region offers a different curriculum and culture. 

The reason for this lies in the federal structure of the United States. which gives a high degree of autonomy to the states with minimal Federal intervention. 
 
Considering that this might defer from your local educational system, it may be beneficial to learn more and explore your options.

There are roughly a total of 365 regional colleges, comprising 170 public colleges, 185 private colleges and 11 for-profit colleges. Learn more >>>
 

 

Regional Colleges are focused on providing education targeted at students local to the area.

National colleges on the other hand, offer a broader curriculum, and are funded for research-based discoveries which pursues new knowledge.

They generally flagship institutions that attract top faculty students, and are therefore highly visible to International students.

Read more about regional and national colleges, plus the advantage of community colleges  >>

Community colleges are typically  tw0-year public institutions, funded by the states that confer certificates, diplomas and associate degrees – and some bachelor programs.

They can be advantageous as an alternate access to a regional and/or national college.

Regional Colleges are focused on providing education targeted at students local to the area.

National colleges on the other hand, offer a broader curriculum, and are funded for research-based discoveries which pursues new knowledge.

They generally flagship institutions that attract top faculty students, and are therefore highly visible to International students.

Read more about local, regional, and national universities >>

 

Requirements for Travel

Critical requirements to provide before you can travel

After You Arrive

Explore the key aspects of studying and living in the United States after you arrive

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