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6 Reasons to Study in the United States

Mar 13, 2018

Did you know the United States is home to 7 of the top 10 universities in the world? Year after year, United States universities continue to rank highly around the world. Even better news? Nearly every college and university in the U.S. accepts TOEFL® scores, including graduate and business programs. Keep reading to learn more reasons why the United States is a great destination to study abroad!

  1. International Reputation
    The United States has some of the highest-ranking universities in the world. A degree from certain U.S. institutions is internationally recognized as a highly prestigious academic achievement. Start your search by exploring schools on our blog—learn about schools in the Western and Northeastern United States.
     
  2. Innovative Classrooms
    The U.S. is one of the global leaders in technology innovation. Many universities recognize the importance of using new technology in the classroom. You may experience online classes, computer-based tests, state-of-the-art facilities, and access to lab resources.
     
  3. Campus Life Experience
    In the U.S., students often live on-campus in university housing. Living with other students in shared residences creates a community atmosphere and can be a great way to make friends. You also will have access to facilities like dining halls, gyms, study rooms, and more when you live on campus!
     
  4. Variety of Options
    Many U.S. universities stress the importance of a broad education. This means you may be required to take courses in multiple subjects while taking classes specific to your degree. These courses can help you practice different skills, discover new interests, and most importantly—learn new things!
     
  5. International Student Support
    The International Student Services Office can be a great resource on campus. The office assists international students with questions regarding visa status, finances, housing, employment opportunities, health concerns, and more. They also can help make the transition to life in the U.S. easier with an orientation upon arrival, as well as organizing activities and clubs.
     
  6. Cultural Diversity
    The U.S. is a top destination for international students. Build relationships with people from around the world and begin to grow your global network! This is a chance to experience and learn about more than one culture in one place.
     

Interested in learning more about studying in the U.S.? Take a look at what universities accept TOEFL scores and get the facts about student visas. Let your journey begin today!