Study in USA

“For the students looking for the best overseas education and planning to put their careers on the fast track, USA is the hottest destination”. This is because it has immense range of specialties, high quality of education, great opportunities, which attracts students from different countries of the world. Students can choose a suitable university from over 3800 universities and colleges available in USA that facilitates several educational programs. U.S provides a lot of offers for international students like, prestigious education in the world, assorted cities and towns, dazzling natural parks, different events and multicultural population.

History

The United States of America is a constitutional federal republic nation on North America continent consisting of fifty states and a federal district. After the fragmentation of American’s colonies with its mother country in 1776, USA was recognized as a new nation. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the original 13 states and it has expanded across the North America and other overseas possessions.

The history of USA has two distressing experiences, Civil War (1861-65) and great Depression (1930s). Upholding the victory of world wars I and II and the Cold War, US has remained the powerful nation of the world. There was steady growth in the US economy with low unemployment rate and inflation and has rapid advances in technology.

Economy

USA has the most powerful economy in the world both in terms of economy and technology with a per capita GDP of $46000 in 2007 and with 12% below poverty line (as per CIA World Factbook). The growth in GDP is strengthening by extensive gains in labor productivity. Many companies in USA are ahead in technological advances, specifically in computers, aerospace, medical, and in military equipments.

Formerly, USA has fascinated several immigrants from all over the world and is still the nation that has highly populated them compared to other industrialized countries. All the gains in household income were constantly rising up by 20% of families. Together, all these reasons explain the fiscal status of the country, which shows good scope for the international students and build their careers.

Climate

As USA is a big country, its climatic condition varies from place to place. There will be temperate climate in most part of the country. Usually the southern and western half of the country will be warm than the other regions and extreme hot in summer. The eastern and northern half region will be extremely cold and heavy snowfall in winters and will be pleasant in summer. Places like Hawaii and Florida will have tropical climate, freezing in places around Alaska and semi-dry in Great Plains west regions of Mississippi River and dry in Great Basin of the southwest region. Prior to their transition, overseas students have to prepare themselves for the climatic conditions.

Culture

USA is the country with diverse cultures and is the home for extensive groups of ethics, customs and values. People in United States tend to the human values and socioeconomic triumph. The people and culture in United States are much different from Indians. The students who choose the universities will come across the regional culture and rich traditions and customs. The nation has a multi-racial society that merges new immigrants despite of the country from which they come from. The culture of USA reveals a trend to hybridize pop culture, thus it is called as high culture. The expansion of American culture was apparent in many aspects like, music, dance, movies, sports, architecture, literature, poetry, cuisine and visual arts, which are highly followed by all around the world.

Food

Traditional American cuisine arts are much similar to several Western countries. Wheat is the primary cereal grain. The main ingredients in American food include turkey, potatoes, sweet potatoes, corn, slow-cooked pork and beef barbecue, crab cakes, potato chips, and cookies. You can also find many Indian restaurants in every city, where you can find unique cuisines from different regions of India. Click Here for the list of Indian restaurants in USA.

Food snacks such as, fried chicken, pizzas, hamburgers, hot dogs, apple pie are derived from the recipes of various immigrants. Many people even prefer to eat Italian pastas, Mexican dishes such as burritos and tacos. Usually Americans prefer coffee to tea and milk is the chronic breakfast drink. With the evolution of beverage industries, orange juice and sweetened soft drinks are highly consumed.

Multiculturalism

In the United States, multiculturalism is the fundamental obsession expressing that people from different culture, ethics and races are equal and they can keep their identities, can take pride in their heritage and have a sense of belonging. It gives a sense of safety and confidence for immigrants, making them more open to, and accepting of, diverse cultures. Multiculturalism encourages racial and ethnic harmony and cross-cultural understanding, and discourages ghettoization, hatred, discrimination and violence. Multiculturalism enables United States to identify the prospective of all Americans. It cheers people from other countries to incorporate into their society and participate in its social, cultural, economic and political interactions.

Job Market

There is good job market for new graduates in United States. As per the reviews of National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), many companies in United States are competing to hire new graduates. As a result there are increased opportunities for graduates from abroad. According to the survey, around 60% of companies are planning to recruit more graduates in 2007 than they recruited in the year 2006.

According to Bureau of Labor Statistics in June 2007, the unemployment rate in United States was decreased to 4.5%. The report stated that the highest unemployment rate was for Michigan with 7.2% followed by Ohio with 6.1% and Mississippi with 6%, Idaho at 2.5% and Utah at 2.6%. The lowest unemployment rate was for the states of Hawaii and Montana at 2.4% each. These facts states that there is good opportunities for the international students in USA and for their careers on good path.

Tourism

There is a large tourism industry in U.S that provides millions of international and domestic tourists. The country is the homeland for natural wonders, historical landmarks, cities, and gambling spots. People in US seek for comparable attractions in addition to the amusement and vacation areas. Many universities facilitate educational tours for their students.

Facts

  1. Full name: United States of America
  2. Population: 305.8 million (UN, 2007)
  3. Capital: Washington DC
  4. Largest city: New York City
  5. Area: 9.8 million sq km (3.8 million sq miles)
  6. Major language: English
  7. Major religion: Christianity
  8. Life expectancy: 76 years (men), 81 years (women) (UN)
  9. Monetary unit: 1 US dollar = 100 cents
  10. Main exports: Computers and electrical machinery, vehicles, chemical products, food and live animals, military equipment and aircraft
  11. GNI per capita: US $43,740 (World Bank, 2006)
  12. Internet domain: .us
  13. International dialing code: +1

List of Universites

Name of the University State Link
Alliant International University California http://www.alliant.edu/
Ashland University Ohio https://www.ashland.edu/
Auburn University Alabama  http://www.auburn.edu/
Auburn University, Montogomery Alabama  http://www.aum.edu/
Arkansas State University Arkansas https://www.astate.edu/
Atlantis University Florida https://www.atlantisuniversity.edu/
Ball State university Indiana http://cms.bsu.edu/
Barry University Florida https://www.barry.edu/
Bristol University California http://www.bristol.ac.uk/
Berkeley College Newyork http://berkeleycollege.edu/
Concordia University Wisconsin https://www.cuw.edu/
Concordia University Chicago https://www.cuchicago.edu/
Concordia University Michigan https://www.cuaa.edu/
Concordia University Nebraska Nebraska http://www.cune.edu/
Campbellsville University Kentucky http://www.campbellsville.edu/
Clafin University South Carolinia http://www.claflin.edu/
California Baptist University California http://www.calbaptist.edu/
California State University, Riverside California http://www.ucr.edu/
California State University - East Bay California http://www.csueastbay.edu/
California State University - San Bernardino California https://www.csusb.edu/
California Lutheran University California http://www.callutheran.edu/
California Miramar University California https://www.calmu.edu/
California University of Management & Sciences (CALUMS) California http://www.calums.edu/web2/an/00_home.htm
City University Seattle Seattle http://www.cityu.edu/
California State University- Bakersfield Bakersfield http://www.csub.edu/
California State University- San Macros California http://www.csusm.edu/
California State University- Monterey Bay Monterey Bay http://www.clearycougars.com/
Cleary University Michigan http://www.coleman.edu/
Coleman University California http://www.dbu.edu/
Dallas Baptist University Texas http://www.dowling.edu/
Dowling College New York http://www.drew.edu/
Drew University(Only UG) New York http://www.drew.edu/
East Texas Baptist University Texas https://www.etbu.edu/
Eastern Illinois University Illinois https://www.eiu.edu/
Eastern Kentucky University Kentucky http://www.eku.edu/
Florida Institute of Technology  Florida http://www.fit.edu/
Florida International University Miami http://www.fiu.edu/
Florida National University Florida http://www.fnu.edu/
Florida Polytechnic University Florida https://floridapolytechnic.org/
Fontbonne University  Missouri https://www.fontbonne.edu/
Full Sail University Florida https://www.fullsail.edu/
Gannon University Pennsylvania http://www.gannon.edu/
Golden Gate University California https://www.ggu.edu/
Grand Canyon University Arizona http://www.gcu.edu/
George Mason University Virginia https://www2.gmu.edu/
Governors State University Illinois http://www.govst.edu/
Grand Valley State University Michigan https://www.gvsu.edu/
Georgia College and State University Georgia http://www.gcsu.edu/
Humboldt State University California https://www.humboldt.edu/
Harrisburg University of Science and Technology Pennsylvania's http://harrisburgu.edu/
Hawaii Pacific University Hawai'i  https://www.hpu.edu/
Hamline University Minnesota http://www.hamline.edu/
Hult International Business School Massachusetts http://www.hult.edu/
High Point University {undergraduate} North Carolina http://www.highpoint.edu/
Jacksonville  State University Alabama  http://www.jsu.edu/
James Madison University Virginia http://www.jmu.edu/
Johnson & Wales University Rhode Island https://www1.jwu.edu/
Kansas State University Kansas http://www.k-state.edu/
Kent State University Kent, Ohio http://www.kent.edu/
La Roche College  Pennsylvania http://www.laroche.edu/
Letourneau University Texas http://www.letu.edu/
Long Island University - CW Post New York http://liu.edu/Post
Long Island University - Brooklyn New York http://liu.edu/brooklyn
Malone University Ohio http://www.malone.edu/
Montana State University - Billings Montana http://www.msubillings.edu/
Marist College  New York https://www.marist.edu/
Marshall University West Virginia http://www.marshall.edu/home/index.html
Merrimack College  Boston http://www.merrimack.edu/index.php
Massachusetts College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences (MCPHS) Massachusetts https://www.mcphs.edu/
Middle Tennessee State University  Tennessee http://www.mtsu.edu/
Midwestern State University Texas http://www.mwsu.edu/
Monroe College New York https://www.monroecollege.edu/
Montana State University- Billings Montana http://www.msubillings.edu/
Morrisville State College (Only for UG) New York http://www.morrisville.edu/
Murray State university  Oklahoma http://www.mscok.edu/
New England Instuite of Technology Rhode Island http://www.neit.edu/
New York Film Academy New York https://www.nyfa.edu/
New York Institute of Technology New York http://www.nyit.edu/
Northwest Missouri State University Missouri http://www.nwmissouri.edu/
National University California http://www.nu.edu/
Northern Arizona University Arizona http://www.nau.edu/
Northern Michigan University Michigan http://www.nmu.edu/
Northwestern Polytechnic University, NPU California http://www.npu.edu/
Oklahoma City University Oklahoma http://www.okcu.edu/
Oregon State University Oregon http://oregonstate.edu/
Pace University New York http://www.pace.edu/
Pacific Lutheran University Washington http://www.plu.edu/
Pittsburg State University Kansas http://www.pittstate.edu/
Plymouth State University New Hampshire http://www.plymouth.edu/
Roosevelt University  Chicago https://www.roosevelt.edu/
Saginaw Valley State University Michigan http://www.svsu.edu/
San Jose State University California http://www.sjsu.edu/
St. Johns University New York http://www.stjohns.edu/
Sacred Heart University Fairfield Connecticut http://www.sacredheart.edu/
St. Norbert College Wisconsin http://www.snc.edu/
Southern New Hampshire University New Hampshire http://www.snhu.edu/
Suny Polytechnic University New York https://sunypoly.edu/
Silicon Valley University California http://www.svuca.edu/
Stratford University Virginia http://www.stratford.edu/
Schiller International University Florida https://www.schiller.edu/
Saint Peters University New Jersey http://www.saintpeters.edu/
Southeast Missouri State University Missouri http://www.semo.edu/
Sullivan University Kentucky http://sullivan.edu/
Texas  A and M University, Kingsville Texas http://www.tamuk.edu/
Texas  A and M University, Corpus Christi Texas https://www.tamucc.edu/
Texas Wesleyan University Texas https://txwes.edu/
Tiffin University Ohio http://www.tiffin.edu/
Troy University Alabama  http://www.troy.edu/
Upper Lowa University Washington http://www.uiu.edu/
University of North Texas Texas https://www.unt.edu/
University of St. Francis Illions http://www.stfrancis.edu/
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Wisconsin http://www.uwec.edu/
University of Wisconsin-Scout(NO) Wisconsin http://www.uwstout.edu/
University of Central Oklahoma Oklahoma http://www.uco.edu/
University of Cincinnati Ohio http://www.uc.edu/
University of Central Florida (Pre UG)    Florida http://catalog.ucf.edu/
Univesity of Colorado Denver Colorado http://www.ucdenver.edu/
University of Maine  Maine https://umaine.edu/
University of Southern Maine  Maine http://usm.maine.edu/
University of Vermont  Vermont http://www.uvm.edu/
United States University California http://www.usuniversity.edu/
University of St. Thomas Minnesota http://www.stthomas.edu/
University of Bridgeport Connecticut http://www.bridgeport.edu/
University of Dayton  Ohio https://www.udayton.edu/
University of Findlay Ohio https://www.findlay.edu/
University of Idaho Idaho https://www.uidaho.edu/
University of Kansas (Pre UG) Kansas https://www.ku.edu/
University of Mary Hardin – Baylor Texas https://www.umhb.edu/
University of Massachussetts Boston(Pre UG & Pre Masters) Massachusetts https://www.umb.navitas.com/programs
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth(Pre UG & Pre Masters) Massachusetts https://www.umd.navitas.com/programs/pmp-engineering
University of Massachusetts Lowell Massachusetts https://www.uml.edu/
University of Missouri Science & Technology Missouri http://www.mst.edu/
University of Missouri Rolla Missouri http://www.mst.edu/
University of North America Virginia http://www.uona.edu/
University of Nebraska Lincoln Nebraska http://www.unl.edu/
University of Nevada, Reno Nevada http://www.unr.edu/
University of New Heaven Connecticut http://www.newhaven.edu/
University of California - Riverside California http://www.ucr.edu/
Universiyt of New Hampshire (Pre UG & Pre Masters) New Hampshire http://www.unh.edu/undergrad-catalog/programs.cfm?id=8
University of North Alabama Alabama  https://www.una.edu/
University of Hartford Hartfort, CT http://www.hartford.edu/
University of Indianapolis Indiana http://www.uindy.edu/
University of Rhode Island Rhode Island http://www.uri.edu/
University of South Florida Florida http://www.usf.edu/
University of South Carolina (Pre UG) Carolina http://www.sc.edu/
University of Mount Union Ohio https://www.mountunion.edu/
University of Montana Montana http://www.umt.edu/
University of the Potomac Virginia https://potomac.edu/admissions/international-students/
University of Toledo Ohio http://www.utoledo.edu/
US University California http://www.usuniversity.edu/
Western Illinois University Illinois http://www.wiu.edu/
Weber State University Utah http://www.weber.edu/
West Texas A & M University Texas http://www.wtamu.edu/
Western Kentucky University  Kentucky  https://www.wku.edu/
Wichita State University Wichita http://www.wichita.edu/thisis/
Western New England University Massachusetts http://www1.wne.edu/
Widener University Pennsylvania http://www.widener.edu/
Wright State University Ohio https://www.wright.edu/
Wheelock College (Only for UG) Boston http://www.wheelock.edu/ug-admissions-leadership
Webster University Missouri http://www.webster.edu/
Westcliff University California http://www.westcliff.edu/