Higher education in the USA

Higher edu USA

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OK American education is considered one of the most prestigious and high-quality in the world  

OK flexibility of learning - the ability to independently form your own schedule, the number of classes attended per semester or quarter, choose extracurricular activities, etc.

OK a huge number of scientific opportunities (the world's largest selection of study programs)

OK the possibility of re-crediting already completed disciplines, which helps to reduce the load and training time

OK the opportunity to receive good financial assistance from an educational institution (scholarships from $1000 to $30)


What you should know about higher education in the USA

Degree types: BSc, BA, MSc, MA, MBA, PhD

Language of study: English

Registration deadlines for the program: prestigious programs - until January 15, other universities and community colleges of two-year education - until July

Program cost: community colleges - from $ 15 / year, colleges and universities - $ 000 - 20 / year

Cost of living: in a residence / apartment $ 800-1500 / month (accommodation, meals, public transport)


US Higher Education Levels

Bachelor's program

 Master's and Postgraduate Studies

 MBA in USA 

 Community colleges

 State colleges 

Russian high school graduates can continue their studies at American community colleges for two years of education or private and public colleges or universities (4 years) Master (Master Studies) This is the second stage of higher education.

The duration of training is on average 2-3 years.

Graduate School (PhD) - PhD. The average duration of training is 3 years.

Master of Business Administration (MBA) - professional qualification degree in the field of management.
Community college of two-year education (Community college)

These are educational institutions that, after two years of study, award an Associate's Degree, comparable to secondary specialized education, and allowing you to enter the 3rd year of a 4-year college / university.

These include:

• Primary colleges (Junior College);

• Technical colleges (Technical College);

• City Colleges (City College);

Undergraduate - this is the first stage of higher professional education, which is basic. Correspondence of diplomas of higher education in the USA and Russia

For admission to the master's programs of American universities, you can have a diploma, both a bachelor's degree and a specialist.

Features of MBA programs in the USA

Tuition: from $10/year

Entry conditions (varies from university to university):

Requirement for prior education:

• a bachelor's degree or a specialist in a related specialty

Requirements for professional experience:

• work experience in a related specialty from 2 years

• recommendations from the place of work

Proof of language proficiency:

• for studying in English: TOEFL ibt 79+, IELTS 6.5 +

• GMAT 650+

• summary

• motivation letter.

Community College Admission Requirements:

• age from 16 years;

• good performance in school;

• TOEFL ibt 60+;

Undergraduate Admission Requirements:

• certificate of graduation from a secondary educational institution;
• for prestigious universities - SAT or ACT test;
• proof of English proficiency:
• TOEFL ibt 65+, IELTS 6.0 - 6.5;
• motivational letters, letters of recommendation, grades.

International students and applicants to universities and colleges are also given the opportunity to automatically enroll in college, subject to the completion of the language program (English as a Second Language Program) at this educational institution.

Profile of a successful candidate for admission to a master's program in the USA


• diploma of higher education in a related specialty

• GPA of diploma 4.1.- 5.0

• active academic / scientific activity

• recommendations from teachers and/or employers

Language preparation:

• TOEFL ibt 79+, IELTS 6.5+


Leadership skills:

• confirmation of an active social, student, sports life

• international experience and participation in charitable activities is welcome



Top 10 MBA Schools in the USA

1 Stanford Graduate School of Business 

2. Harvard Business School 

3. University of Pennsylvania: Wharton  

4 Columbia Business School 

5. MIT: Sloan 

6. University of Chicago Booth 

7. University of California at Berkeley: Haas 

8. Duke University: Fuqua 

9. Northwestern University: Kellogg  

10. New York University: Stern 

 *Information provided by Financial Times website


Top 10 Liberal Arts Colleges in the USA

1.Williams College, Williamstown, MA 

2. Amherst College, Amherst, MA

3Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA 

4. Pomona College, Claremont, CA

5. Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT 

6. Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME

7. Carleton College, Northfield, MN

8. Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA 

9. Claremont McKenna College, Claremont, CA

10. Haverford College, Haverford, PA

 *Information provided by US News & World Report


US university ranking


     around the country


The cost of the master's program per year

World ranking


 Harvard University

$ 39 849



 Princeton University 

$ 37,000



 Yale University

$ 40,500



 Columbia University

$ 45,290



 California Institute of Technology

$ 40,569






 Stanford University 



 University of Chicago



 University of Pennsylvania



 Duke University



 Dartmouth College



 Northwestern University

 no data


 Johns Hopkins University



 Washington University in St. Louis



 Brown University



 Cornell University



 Rice University



 Vanderbilt University

no data


 University of Notre Dame



 Emory University




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