Education In USA

Study in USA


Study In USA?

The United States of America or the US has always been a friendly country when it comes to imparting quality education for international student’s year-after-year. It indeed becomes a boom for international students to take up their chosen area of study in the US, in order to build their academic careers.

As a developed country, they always invite the international students across all the streams such as engineering, medicine, pharmacy, IT, finance, etc with an unparalleled scope in their careers and persistently persuade them to excel in the chosen fields.

Your dreams come true through Indur Overseas

Indur Overseas Consultants has been able to set its mantle firm when it comes making your dreams come true for an overseas education possibility. We have been able to have an authoritative support for the university and college, and also with students who tend to seek their admissions.

Before the onset of a semester program, we conduct a comprehensive one-on-one counseling session with each candidate and brief them about the various study programs offered in various universities and colleges spread across the US.

The evaluation process for a successful candidate in US universities and colleges begins with the performance score of the candidates of his academics. Indur Overseas Consultants understands about the admission criterion set by a specific university and colleges and orients them to the students before processing the application procedure.

Career Opportunities

USA is one of the strongest economies of the world. Majority of Americans derive most part of their income from occupational earnings. In the United States, the highest earning occupational groups are the white collar professionals including manager, physicians, mathematicians, financial managers, software publishers, computer engineers, hospitality sector, etc.

USA has also been on the forefront in the telecoms, medicine, health care and genetics. International students can take up on campus jobs.They are allowed to work 20 hrs per week during semester (on campus). On campus jobs may include teaching assistantship or research assistantship where a student is paid on an average $8 to $10 per hour.

Thus student earns approximately $ 500-$ 600 per month or can get a waiver in tuition fees. With this, a student can also do internship in the related field which may be paid. During vacation the student is allowed to work for 40 hours per week.

On completion of the course, student is allowed to work for 1year popularly known as OPT (Optional Practical Training). Students with certain degrees in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) field are allowed to work for 36 months. On completion of their OPT, the student can later apply on a H1 B visa (work permit visa) for work.

Education Cost

Tuition Fees
The USA is a vast education hub. It has the highest number of international students population that choose USA as their study destination. Students can pursue graduate, under graduate, postgraduate and research degrees. USA is a vast country, with unique climate, culture, history and economy. The universities in USA are broadly classified as Public and Private.

Public Universities
State-affiliated institution are financially supported by public taxes and they are usually large in size. They normally offer all levels of degrees and many different fields of study. Tuitions fees are usually less compared to private institutions. Examples: Pennsylvania State University, Ohio State University, University of California, Kansas State University, University of Texas etc.

Private Institution
A private university runs without the control of any government entity. Tuition fees at private universities tend to be much higher than at public universities. Examples Long Island University, George Washington University, New York University, Carnegie Mellon University, etc.





15000-20000 / Year

10,80,000-14,40,000 / Year


15000 - 25000 / Year

10,80,000-18,00,000 /Year





20000-30000 / Year

14,40,000-21,60,000 /Year


20000-35000  / Year

14,40,000-25,20,000 /Year

Conversion Rate USD 1 - Rs 72/-

Living Expenses
When calculating the cost of education living expenses play a critical role. On an average, a student spends approx $15000 - 18000/year. But the expenses also depend on the place where a student stays i.e. if a student stays in metropolitan city like New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, etc the expenses could go up to $20000 in comparison to a student studying in a suburban area where the expenses around $10000 to $12000 / year. Living in suburban areas add up the students transportation cost. But colleges do provide transportation passes for the same. Living afar in an outlying place would result in more time consumption.

Most of the educational institutions will assist you in finding accommodation while studying in USA. Accommodation are of two types i.e. a student can stay on campus (Halls of Residence/Students hostel) or Off Campus (Home stay, Apartments/Flats). Staying Off Campus is much more cheaper than staying On Campus but it is always advisable that the student should stay on campus for the first six months so that the student can interact have classmates in the first year of studies and also be accustomed to the environment.

Health Insurance
Insurance Policy for international students is mandatory as students have to stay abroad for a long period of time. Insurance costs approximately between $1000-$2000/year. It is advisable to take insurance from an Indian Insurance Company but make sure that it covers medical expenses, personal accident, dental, treatment ,study interruption, passport loss etc. Insurance is basically cashless so a student does not need to pay money at the time of hospitalization.

Application Procedure

Admission to USA universities and colleges can be very competitive. Each university/ department has its own admission requirements of the course of study selected. Intakes

US universities have 3 intakes: Fall : August/September, Spring: January/February and Summer : April/May. Major intake is the Fall intake, but most of the universities are open for Spring and few of them for summer intake too

English Language Requirements
All students must have the required English language proficiency with regards to the course. TOEFL score of 80-90 for postgraduate and 70-80 for undergraduate studies is a decent score. IELTS score of 6.0- 6.5 for undergraduates and 6.5-7 band for postgraduate studies is required. Over 2500 institutions in USA recognize the IELTS & PTE exam including several top ranked institutions.

Entry Requirements + Eligibility
  • Undergraduate: 10+2
  • Graduate:16 years of education required
  • Some institutions accepts 3 years of degree i.e. BCom, BSc, BA etc- into their Masters or MBA Program
  • Good & strong academic background
  • Good scores in entrance exams like SAT/ACT/GRE/GMAT & TOEFL/IELTS or PTE
  • Strong recommendation letters/li>
  • Statement of Purpose/Personal Statement, Essays & Resume
  • Strong financial background
  • Certificates of achievement & extra -curricular activity participation
The Application Process

The Application Process consists of 6 stages

  • Pre Application Stage : This stage comprises of collection of information through education fairs, events and consultants:
  • Understanding the application process to avoid any confusions and errors.
  • Identifying the desired university and starting with the university selection.
  • Preparing Passport.

Test Taking And Universities Selection
This step consists of 2 sub steps :-

  • Test Training (GRE/GMAT/SAT/TOEFL/IELTS/PTE) Test Training Consists of : Computer Adaptive Tests, Mock Sessions, Seeking Application Material for test registration, Actual Test Registration
  • The second step is University Selection, It consists of : Subject finalizing, Checking the University ranking, Overall / Subject-wise ranking, Curriculum prospectus, Faculty profile, Student demography, Research demography, Research facilities at university, Funding option / cost, Infrastructure.

Application Documentation
In this step the you have to collect and complete all the set of documents, namely :- Covering Letter, Application Fees, Application Form, Statement Of Purpose, Essays, Resume, Recommendation Letters,Transcripts, Mark Sheets & Certificates, Bank Certificate, Affidavit of Financial Support, Test Score Report

Admission Confirmations :
Receiving Unconditional Admit Letter, Receiving and verifying University I-20 Form, Financial Aid/Assistantship/ Waiver letter

Student Visa (F-1) :
This is the process in which the student completes the Visa process: Submitting the I-20 Form, Verifying Passport, Resume, Paying Visa Fee, Paying Sevis Fee, Test Score Report, Academic Documents, Affidavit, IT Returns, Supporting Documents for all Finances

Accommodation :
Pre-Departure, Air Ticketing, Insurance, Airport Pickup, Forex

Education System

USA has the worlds most flexible education system. Students can study their area of interest as specialization.

Type Of Institution

Public Universities:
State-affiliated institutions are financially supported by public taxes and are usually large in size. Tuitions fees are usually less compared to private institutions. Examples: Ohio State University, University of California, Kansas State University, etc.

Private Institutions:
A private university runs without the control of any government entity. Tuition fees at private universities tend to be much higher than at public universities, Examples: Long Island University, New York University, etc.

Technical Institutes:
These are schools specializing primarily in engineering and science and particularly noted for their research and graduate programs. Example: M.I.T. (the Massachusetts Institute of Technology), NYIT ( New York Institute of Technology) etc.

The Ivy League:
Members of the Ivy League are: Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Brown, Dartmouth, Cornell, Columbia, and the University of Pennsylvania. All these schools are in the Northeastern part of the USA. Tuitions at these private schools is among the highest in the country and admission is generally highly competitive.

Small Liberal Arts Colleges:
These school focus on undergraduate study of traditional arts and sciences disciplines : humanities, sciences and social sciences. Liberal arts colleges are often quite old and are usually private schools. Examples: Amherst College, Marist College, Swarthmore College, Manhattan College, Smith College, Mount Holyoke College, etc.

Community Colleges:
Community College is an educational institution providing higher education and lower-level tertiary education, granting Associates degrees, Certificates, Diplomas. Example: Foothill and Deanza College, College of San Mateo, etc.

Grading System :
Grade system is followed throughout the United states to judge students performance. It is graded in the scale of 0 to 4. To convert the percentage into the GPA, a credential evaluation needs to be done.

Types Of Degrees

Associate Degree:
It is an academic degree awarded by the community colleges, junior colleges, and business colleges. Usually for two years (60 credits).

Bachelors Degree:
Commonly known as undergraduate degree in India. The duration of the bachelors course is 4 years (120-150 credits). Students who have completed a part of their undergraduate degree and want to go to USA can apply as a transfer student. There are two types of bachelors degree: B.A or B.S(120-150 credits).

Masters Degree:
The duration of master’s courses may range from a year or two depending on the university & your area of specialization (30-48 credits). The binding requisite for masters is 16 year of education.

Commonly known as PhD. Duration of the same may range from 3 years to 5 years. Students can take admission for a PhD only after completion of their masters degree.

Our expertise in handling the visa documentations

We have an expert panel that has experience and expertise in handling multiple admissions for most of the US universities and colleges. The expertise is very evident when it comes to processing the student visa faster so that the candidates get the admission in their chosen subjects with a college at the expected semester program.

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