America is the world’s most selected study destination and after each “home change”, the country has new policies around immigration, studying abroad, asking international students to know and adhere. If you are intent to study in the United States, these are the conditions of American study in 2020.
Studying in America is the destination of many international students, but to set foot on this country you will have to go through the process of preparation, procedures extremely complicated. In order to avoid problems arising from the unambiguous U.S. regulations issued with the students, here are the conditions of study in America in the year 2020 that anyone should learn.
- 1 1. AGE OF STUDY IN USA
- 2 2. STUDY CONDITIONS IN THE UNITED STATES
- 3 3. ENGLISH CONDITION
- 4 4. FINANCIAL CONDITIONS
- 5 5. CONDITIONS FOR STUDYING IN THE UNITED STATES
1. AGE OF STUDY IN USA
The United States is not age-restricted for persons wishing to obtain an American student visa. Once you have been accepted into a certified institution in the country, you can apply for visa and admission, applied from elementary school to graduate.
2. STUDY CONDITIONS IN THE UNITED STATES
To be accepted by a school in the U.S., students need to make sure that they have a moderate GPA, which meets the English-language standards set by the school, and a variety of certifications such as SAT, ACT (for undergraduate students), GRE and GMAT (for graduate student programs).
Each school, school, curriculum requires a different level of study so that students studying in the U.S. need to refer carefully to the entrance requirements of the school (usually posted on the website) to know the number of points they need to reach.
Below is the average study condition for admission to a number of American universities (for reference):
GPA 7.0 or higher
SAT 1000 +
GRE average 300 points
GMAT 700 +
3. ENGLISH CONDITION
Good English is mandatory for us to study in the United States so that you can keep up with the curriculum and harmony with life in this country. Just like studying force, every school in America has different English input requirements, in which most major and nominal schools are eligible for IELTS from 6.5, TOELF iBT from 90 onwards.
Here is the average English condition for studying in America:
College: 5.5 or higher
Undergraduate, Graduate: 6.0 – 6.5 or higher
Colleges: 61 +
Undergraduate: 79 – 90 +
However, high school students may not need two certificates. To meet the requirements of studying in the U.S. for foreign languages, you can take the SLEP (Secondary Level English Proficiency) and must pass a minimum score of 45.
4. FINANCIAL CONDITIONS
America is the country that requires financial proof of study abroad extremely strict. Although the Americans do not state a specific figure that you have to have how much money to qualify for a successful American student visa, the Form I-20 issued by the school to the student of the successful admission will require you to file a bank balance confirmation, which displays the cost of the student to pay for the first school year.
This is evidence to prove your finances, that your family is eligible to cover your studies in the first year of the United States. This number should be at $30.000 to $45.000 USD.
However, providing sufficient amounts to pay the cost in the U.S. is not enough to demonstrate the financial education of the United States. Many American students show the higher the balance in your bank account, the greater the success of financial proof, which proves that the family is well-equipped for your study of America. The experience is that the amount indicated in Form I-20 should be your pre-school x 1.5 times.
For example, if your first year cost is $20.000 USD, when proving your finances, you need to present yourself from $30.000 – $35.000 USD to increase your chances of getting a successful American student visa.
5. CONDITIONS FOR STUDYING IN THE UNITED STATES
American study records can be divided into two parts. It is a record for admission to an educational institution in the U.S. and visa application for American study.
5.1. ELIGIBILITY FOR ADMISSION DOCUMENTS
After meeting the GPA and English conditions as required by the school, students should prepare the following documents to apply for study:
-Application for school (according to the application form of school).
-A copy of your passport.
-Transcripts, transcripts are translated into English.
-Certificate of SAT, GRE, GMAT, IETLS, TOEFL… (if any).
-A diploma in the closest school program.
-Certificate, student card for the person who is going to school.
-Letter of recommendation: written by the teacher, who worked with the student to prove that you qualify and the ability to study in the United States, this is a mandatory condition for anyone who is intent to study the college program.
-Student essay, which expressed an opinion on a certain matter to reveal personality and to show foreign language abilities.
-Fees for tuition: from $35 to $100 USD
After filing and being approved by the school, the school office will send you the Form I-20 for payment of fees, visa procedures for U.S. students and immigration in the United States.
5.2. ELIGIBILITY FOR AMERICAN STUDENT VISA
Students are required to have an F-1 visa for successful entry into American studies. Steps to make a student visa include:
Students are required to prepare the following documents:
-Study Materials: Diploma, Transcripts, transcripts, foreign language certificates (IETLS, TOELF…)
-Personal papers: Passport, birth certificate, household registration, photo of 5cmx5cm taken within 6 months (white background, no hair cover, no glasses), marriage certificate of Parents
-Proof of financial documents: All documents proving the ability to pay tuition fees, living expenses for the first 1 year and proof of financial evidence for the remaining years and the required financial documentation
Steps to applying for an American student visa
Step 1: After being accepted by the school, the school sends you a Form I-20 for non-immigrant students after applying for admission. Students sign this form, then pay a SEVIS $350 fee and fill out an American non-immigrant visa application (Form DS – 160).
Step 2: Pay the visa fee by creating an account on the US Consulate online application page. The U.S. visa fees are $160 USD.
Retain your voucher after paying the interview online via website: cgifederal.secure.force.com
You need to fill in information such as:
-Code from receipt of visa fee Payment
-Code 10 number from the Form DS-160 Confirmation page
Step 3: Go to interview with U.S. student visa
On the date of appointment, you go to the U.S. Embassy or consulate for interviews. Bring the required documents including appointment documents, form DS-160, photo card taken in the last 6 months, current passport with old passport and visa payment receipt. In addition, students prepare to add documents proving themselves to be in the country after their time of study, study materials and documents proving their finances.
In the course of the interview, the consular officer will ask you about the American curriculum, learning objectives and future intended. You need to convince them that you have a clear study of America and will be on the water after the end of the curriculum.
American student visa processing procedures last for 60 days or more.
Above are the conditions of study in America needed in the year 2020. Studying in the United States is a long-term investment process requiring students to have a thorough preparation to not violate the principles of the home country, successfully advancing into the school of desire.