Why Study in USA
What would it mean to have an American university listed on your resume? Why would potential employers pause and take notice of your education credentials from the United States?
It would mean that you have advanced English language skills and valuable intercultural experience. It would show that you studied within one of the best higher education systems in the world, with access to advanced technology and research. They would know that you received in-depth instruction, learned to problem-solve and have knowledge of modern practices within your field.
It would mean that you have more opportunities.
Studying in the United States and abroad doesn’t just give you tangible degrees and certificates. Your experience says something about who you are. Living and studying in another country—especially where your language isn’t spoken—is challenging, requires courage and a positive attitude. Sometimes these characteristics are more influential than your degree.
You may be pleasantly surprised to find that the images from films and television programs are not always true. Americans come in a variety of sizes, colors, and shapes. In general, they are very friendly and will be interested in learning about you and your country.
Living and learning in the USA will exhilarate you. It will change the landscape of your life permanently. We guarantee that you will return home changed—more confident, more open and knowledgeable, making you a citizen of the world with a much broader perspective!
Use this Study in the USA® magazine and StudyUSA.com to help you embark on this exciting academic voyage and make your next decision—where to study as an international student.
Diversity of people, cultures and regions in the USA
“I love the diversity of the people here, as well as the quality of the teachers.”Cruzkaya Barbosa from Venezuela, studying English and Nutrition and Dietetics at Howard Community College
Variety of programs
“The education system in the USA is very flexible, offering courses and topics that broaden our worldviews, helping us realize our true selves and dreams.” Elene Beridze from Georgia, studying Political Science - Criminal Law at Manhattanville College
Unique education system
“My biggest surprise about the U.S. education is its creativity. Studying in the U.S. gives me a lot of opportunities to practice what I have learned. I really enjoy it, especially in my major, biochemistry. Every week I need to be in lab class to practice what I have learned in lectures.”Thao Tran from Vietnam, studying Biochemistry at North Seattle College
“I was surprised that students in the U.S. are free to present their points of view, and the teachers do not deny them; rather, they welcome the spirit by giving extra points and with class discussions.”Nhi Tran from Vietnam, studying English at the Intensive English Center (IEC) at St. Cloud State University
Cutting edge technology and research
“I think the technology involved in the education process surprised me, like the high-tech equipment that the American teachers have available to help the students learn complicated subjects in an easier way.”Cruzkaya Barbosa from Venezuela, studying English and Nutrition and Dietetics at Howard Community College
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Living and studying in another country—especially where your language isn’t spoken—is challenging and requires courage and a positive attitude.
“The education system in the U.S. is one of the best in the world and a degree from an American university makes one more marketable in the job market.”Nabil Salik from India, studying Mechanical Engineering at Southern Illinois University Carbondale