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FAQs about Education Abroad


(Frequently Asked Questions)

Not sure where to start on your quest to study abroad? You’ve come to the right place! can help you decide on – and find – the best path toward your dream education. Below are some Frequently Asked Questions that might better help you use our services. Good luck!

Q: How can I contact a school directly

A: You can contact a school by filling out a “Request Information” form. This form can be found to the right of both the institute and education program profiles and also at the bottom of these profiles.

Q: Where should I study abroad?

A: Only you can answer this question. However, we have some excellent resources to help you make the best decision. Take our "Where Should I Study Abroad?" quiz or read our country guides for an in-depth look at studying in specific countries. 

Q: How do I find a study abroad program on

A: You can find programs through our Find Education search tool. You can select the category you’d like to study, such as hospitality or business; the place where you’d like to study, whether a certain country or city; and/or the type of program, such as Bachelor or Master.

Q: How do I find a school where I want to study?

A: Locating schools to study is exactly the same as finding an education program (see above question). Once the search results appear, click on the "Institutes" tab to view the institutes, or use our Find Schools search tool.

Q: Am I eligible for admission?

A: Every school and program has different admission requirements for accepting students. These requirements can often be found on the program profiles. If you’d like more information or if the information is missing, submit a “Request Information” form to contact the institute directly.

Q: Am I eligible for any scholarships?

A: The easiest way to find out if you are eligible for scholarships is to contact the institute directly through the “Request Information” form. You can also take a look at our scholarships section which has some general information about scholarships for international students.

Q: How can I test my English language skills for admission?

A: Many schools require a certain level of English proficiency. One of the most common ways to determine your level of English proficiency is through IELTS – the International English Language Testing System. You can learn more and about IELTS here.

Q: Where can I connect with other students about studying abroad?

A: We have an active student forum where you can talk with other students about studying abroad. Take a look through the posts to see if there are topics you are interested in, comment on others' questions or ask some of your own.

Q: How much does it cost to study abroad?

A: Tuition fees vary by program and school, so check the program profiles for specific fees. If the fees are not listed, you can submit a “Request Information” form directly to the school. You can also find out about cost of living in different countries through our country guides.

Q: I’m interested in studying in the USA. How can I find out if my grades are high enough?

A: Our Grade Conversion Tool converts grades from different countries around the world to the grading system in the United States. This is an easy way to find out if your grades are high enough to study in the USA.

Q: Where can I find information about opportunities for disabled students?

A: Check out our study guide for disabled students, where you’ll find plenty of information about studying abroad as a student with disabilities.

Q: Where do I sign up for the newsletter?

A: You can sign up here for the newsletter.

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Last update: 09 May 2018