Almost every Indian student has a dream of moving out, study abroad to a recognized university, make new friends, settle somewhere out, or maybe to experience real exposure. Exposure to a different culture, different believes, and even various kinds of cuisine. However, many youngsters hold it for many reasons maybe because of parents pressure or even due to the introvert inside them yelling them to believe they can’t survive but 90% of students cannot afford American colleges, their heavy tuition, and fees, if that is your excuse to hold your dream inside you then we have got you all covered.
Before taking a look at the colleges, we request you to get acquainted with SAT and GRE. SAT is the Scholastic Aptitude Test which is widely used by U.S colleges for admission purposes. It helps the admission committee to filter the students according to their admission policies. SAT is the exam for the students who are willing to pursue their graduate studies in U.S Colleges. GRE, on the other hand, is the Graduate Record Examinations which is conducted for the graduate students who are aspiring for postgraduate studies in the US colleges. Now maybe you know about both of the exams and how they work but do you know that these exams also help you to afford your dream college.
We are talking about the education loan here because not everyone reading this article can crack scholarships and some colleges don’t even hold merit-based scholarships and if they do there is a very slight chance that they cover full tuition and living expenses. So if you score more than 60% in SAT and GRE, Indian banks such as Axis, SBI, and PNB provide you an education loan of at least 40 Lakhs. Now we will assume that have secured good marks in the above exams which you will if this is your one true dream rather than just a wish. So here we have some selected colleges with the least tuition fees and best placement opportunities.
Arkansas State University is a public university situated in Fayetteville, Arkansas. It is probably the most affordable university in America. It is best known for journalism and management courses. Its tuition fees lie around 25,872 USD which nearly equals 23 lakhs in INR. Moreover, Arkansas State University has the lowest cost of living so living expenses would not be a big issue. You can expect a comfortable living including your tuition expenses to lie around 30 lakhs INR. You will need an average GPA from somewhere around 2.75 to 3.0 to get admission into this university.
Located in Provo, Utah, Brigham Young University is a private research university. BYU seeks to develop students of faith, intellect, and character who have the skills and the desire to continue learning and to serve others throughout their lives. you will require exceptionally good grades to get into this university, at least a GPA of 3.0. The popular majors of the university are Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Engineering, Education, and Social Sciences. The annual tuition and living expenses lie around 25,000 USD to 30,000 USD which nearly equals 23 lakhs rupees.
If you are looking for a college with 100% acceptance look nowhere as South Texas College is the easiest college to get into. With an average GPA of 2.0, South Texas College welcomes every aspiring student. Tuition and living expenses round somewhere up to 35,000 USD making an average amount of 30 lakhs Indian Rupees.
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Situated in Gainesville, Florida, the University of Florida is a public university. Its average tuition fees lie around 28,659 USD which nearly equals 23 lakhs Indian Rupees. Popular courses include Engineering; Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Biological and Biomedical Sciences; Social Sciences; and Communication, and Journalism. You will require an average GPA of 2.0 to get into this institution making it an easier college to choose.
Founded in 1871, Alcorn State University is a public university. It is located in Lorman, Mississippi. Alcorn State University requires an average GPA of 3.2 which means you need an exceptionally good score to get admission into the university. The tuition and fees for international and domestic students which is 40,000 USD making it an average of 29,87,292 Indian rupees.
Alright, these are some selected colleges we have for you now, bookmark this page as we will be updating more about the admission process and other criteria. Although post coronavirus the U.S can change some policies related to admission. Also ever since Trump came into office F-1 Visa rejection rate has been increased by 60%. So, it really takes a lot to get accepted for the U.S visa but with good efforts and a positive approach convincing the visa agent is a piece of cake. We hope you get into your dream college soon without any obstacles.