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Study in the U.S.A.
See You in the U.S.A. U.S. Dept. of State E-Journal September 2005
College and University Education in the United States Dept. of State Electronic Journal, November 2005
VOA's America's Global College Forum:
Profiles of Foreign Students at U.S. Colleges

A weekly radio series profiles international students attending one of America's great colleges or universities.  Read about the scope of educational and cultural experiences students receive here in the U.S.
The Smart Student Guide to Studying in USA, which  provides information on  college admissions, financial aid, passport and visa information and more.
Web Chat: International Students in American Business Schools
Web Chat: Demystifying Student Visas
Studying in the U.S.
There are three types of student visas. For visa application instructions, forms, and more, select below.
If You Want to Study in the U.S.
Booklet 1. Undergraduate Study
Booklet 2. Graduate and Professional Study and Research
Booklet 3. Short-Term Study, English Language Programs, Distance Education and Accreditation
Booklet 4. Getting Ready to Go: Practical Information for Living and Studying in the United States
Scholarship Information

Financial Aid Information Page
Under the heading, International Students, information is provided on sources of financial assistance for foreign students who wish to study in the U.S.

eduPASS! The SmartStudent Guide to Studying in the USA: Financial Aid for International Students
Designed for international students, the site includes how to calculate college costs, a financial planning worksheet, sources of financial aid, scholarship information and much more.

Federal Student Aid: International Students
Information to help the international student who wishes to study in the United States, from the U.S. Department of Education Federal Student Aid (FSA).

Paying for School: Financial Aid
Detailed information on where to go to find financial aid for international students with links to sites with additional information. Includes information on work/study programs.

Students Advising and Educational Exchanges

EducationUSA is a global network of more than 450 advising centers supported by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the U.S. Department of State.

Multimedia Initiative Helps Chinese Students Study in the USA
Information in Chinese made available to potential enrollees

Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE)
The Council on International Educational Exchange, a nonprofit, nongovernmental organization, is a leader in international exchange programs and related services.

Institute of International Education (IIE)
The IIE website provides resources for university or college advisers, including research on international education issues.

NAFSA: Association of International Educators
The Association of International Educators promotes exchanges of students and scholars to and from the United States. The association provides professional education and training and acts as a forum for sharing ideas on international education.
The U.S. Network of Education Information (USNEI)
An interagency and public/private partnership whose mission is to provide official information assistance for anyone seeking information about U.S. education and for U.S. citizens seeking authoritative information about education in other countries.
Admission Testing
Undergraduate Study
Graduate Study
In order to study in the United States, students take standardized tests such as the TOEFL, SAT I, SAT II Subject Tests, ACT, GRE, GMAT, and others.
Educational Testing Service
Internet users can register online for the various pre-admission tests such as the Scholastic Aptitude Test, Test of English as a Foreign Language, the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) and Law School Admission Test.
Intensive English Programs
American Association of Intensive English Programs
Commission on English Language Program Accreditation
University and College Intensive English Programs
Voice of America Special English: Learn American English and Much More
American Colleges and Graduate Studies
American Universities
A single-source link to the home pages of hundreds of American colleges and universities. Links to lists of international and community colleges are provided as well.
College Board Online
The College Entrance Examination Board administers the PSAT/NMSQT, SAT, and the Advanced Placement tests. Its Web site offers a variety of free services: a colllege search, a career search, a scholarship search, testing dates, and preparation information.
College Opportunities Online (COOL)
Compiled by the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics, COOL is a direct link to nearly 7,000 colleges and universities in the U.S.
Colleges and Universities
This site provides easy state-by-state access to the web sites of community colleges, four-year colleges and universities throughout the United States.
There are colleges catalog available for online search.
The Internet guide to colleges and universities.
Gradschools.com offers a comprehensive directory of thousands of graduate and post-graduate programs for prospective students. The programs are listed by curriculum and consist of descriptions and contact information for each of the programs.
IPEDS College Opportunities On-Line
Offering direct links to colleges and universities in the United States
Peterson's Guide
Organized access to information, educational resources, and opportunities at every level.
Study in the USA: Resource for International Students
Providing information to international students who are seeking to study at an American university, college or English language institute. Students can use their handy request forms to email participating schools for more information.
USNEWS.COM: Education (U.S. News & World Report)
-- America's Best Colleges
America's Best Graduate Schools
Community Colleges
AACC ONLINE (The American Association of Community Colleges)
The American Association of Community Colleges site provides information about scholarships, newsworthy events, conferences, training, government relations, and international educational organizations.
Community College Web
It provides links to community college Web Sites as well as links to related community college resource Sites.
Community Colleges in the United States U.S. Dept. of State E-Journal June 2002
Web-based Education
Spectrum Virtual University
The World's first "free college" on the Information highway. It provides free and low-cost educational opportunities worldwide thru the Internet.
Peterson's Distance Learning Programs
Descriptions of distance learning programs and courses at U.S. institutions, including contact information, searchable by course of study and degree/award level.

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