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 study - the ability to independently form your own schedule, the number of classes attended per semester or quarter, choose optional classes, etc.

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

OK the ability to replay 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

Types of degrees: BSc, BA, MSc, MA, MBA, PhD

Language of study: English

Duration of registration for the program: prestigious programs - until January 15, other universities and municipal colleges of two-year education - until July

Cost of programs: community colleges - from $ 15 / year, colleges and universities - $ 000 - 20 / year

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


US Higher Education Levels

Bachelor's program

 Graduate and Graduate Studies

 MBA in the USA 

 Community colleges

 State colleges 

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

The average duration of training is 2-3 years

Graduate School (PhD) - PhD. Duration of training on average is 3 years.

Master of Business Administration (MBA) - professional qualification degree in management.
Community College

These are educational institutions that, after two years of study, assign an Associate's Degree 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. Conformity of higher education diplomas in the USA and Russia

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

Features of MBA programs in the USA

Tuition: from $10 000 / year

Entry conditions (vary from university to university):

Prior Education Requirement:

• bachelor's degree or specialist in 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 training in English: TOEFL ibt 79 +, IELTS 6.5 +

• GMAT 650+

• summary

• motivation letter.

Requirements for admission to municipal colleges:

• age from 16 years;

• good school performance;

• TOEFL ibt 60+;

Requirements for admission to undergraduate:

• certificate of completion of a secondary educational institution;
• for prestigious universities - SAT or ACT test;
• proof of English proficiency:
• TOEFL ibt 65+, IELTS 6.0 - 6.5;
• motivation letters, letters of recommendation, statement of ratings.

Foreign students and applicants to universities and colleges are also given the opportunity to automatically enroll in college provided that they complete the English as a Second Language Program at the given institution.

Successful Master's Profile


• diploma of higher education in a related specialty

• average diploma score 4.1.- 5.0

• active academic / scientific activity

• recommendations of teachers and / or employers

Language training:

• TOEFL ibt 79+, IELTS 6.5 +


Leadership skills:

• confirmation of an active social, student, sports life

• international experience and participation in charitable activities are encouraged



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 the Financial Times website


Top 10 College of Humanities in the USA

1.Williams College, Williamstown, MA 

2. Amherst College, Amherst, MA

3. Swarthmore 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


University ranking


     around the country


Master's program cost 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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