Education in the United States

Education in the USA


Undertaking education in the United States includes both a broad spectrum of study options and a great opportunity to experience new things. You get to know a new culture, you become fluent in a new language and, best of all, you build memories that last a lifetime and make friends from all over the world. But before you make up your plans to head out for the States, it is important to have all the information you need for an amazing experience in this new and exciting country. Read more about the different types of higher education in the United States, popular cities where international students can choose, and a few practical details you should consider during your preparations to study in the United States.

United States of America - Facts & Figures


Washington D.C.


American English


324 million


9.83 million km²


21 million (1 million international)

Academic Year

August - May


American Dollar ($)

Calling Code


Time Zone

UTC−4 to −12, +10, +11

Find a Program in the United States

Education in the USA - Overview

Education in the USA - Education System

Education in the USA - Degree Types

Education in the USA - Universities

Education in the USA - Tuition Fees

Education in the USA - Student Visas

Education in the USA - City Guides

Last update: 26 Apr 2017