U.S. is home to most of the best universities in the world and still remains to be the leading destination for international students to pursue their higher education.
The institutions of higher education such as colleges or universities in America function independently. They run their own curriculum, programs, create their own fee structure and admission criteria. Each institution provides a variety of courses and extra-curricular activities for its students.
A common difficulty applicants face is choosing an institution. Applicants should base their decision on the accreditation of the institution. Non-governmental institutions are usually well accredited. These ratings are based on their staff, facilities such as libraries or laboratories, the standard of instruction and student to teacher ratios.
The various types of educational institutions in the US are :
Schools: Education up to twelve years.
Post-secondary community colleges: offer the initial 2 years study of an associated degree or a certification program and then transfer to an institute of higher education.
Community colleges: offer technical courses, job training or specific interest programs.
University: offer degrees for both undergraduate and post-graduate levels.
Passport: passport validity date should be at least six months beyond your intended period of stay in the United States.
Photo: Photo will be taken at OFC Appointment. ( At the time of fingerprint collection )
Invitation letter: Invitation letter from the Friends or Family members in USA, Invitee passport copy, Visa copy
If employed: Last 6 months pay slips and ITR
If self-employed: Last 6 months original bank statements of Personal And Company (With seal and signature from the bank), Last 3 years personal and Company IT Returns, Business Registration, Brief Description about the company operations/Revenue, etc..
Retirement proof if retired.
If Student: Leave letter from the School.