Study Masters Degree in USA

Fast Facts

Public Universites – Out of State Expenses

Tuition Fees

Living Cost

Private Universities – Expenses

Tuition Fees

Living Cost

Above Fees . Varies with School

FAQ’s About Masters Degree in USA

U.S. Universities follow Semester or Quarter System.  Following the months when College typically starts.
  • Semester
    • Fall – August
    • Spring – January
    • Summer – June (Courses or Internship)
  • Quarter
    • Fall – September
    • Winter – January
    • Spring – April
    • Summer – July (Courses or Internship)
Here’s an estimated timeline for Admission to Fall 2017 semester.
  • Deadlines: Oct 2016 to April 2017
  • Take Tests: Any time before March 2017
  • Admission Results: Jan to May 2017
  • F1 Visa: June to Aug, 2017
  • Arrive in USA: Aug 2017


Most Graduate School accepts students for Fall and Spring semesters. Some program have admission open only for Fall Semesters. I came to USA in Spring and all my friends who came with me graduates, found part time jobs or had scholarships.  If you happen to miss the Fall semester admission deadline, there’s no reason to wait until next Fall to Apply. You should apply for Spring Semester.
There’s several Kinds of Masters Degree in USA. To Name a Few:
  • Master of Applied Science
  • Master of Architecture
  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Education
  • Master of Engineering Management
  • Master of Financial Engineering
  • Master of Financial Mathematics
  • Master of Health Administration
  • Master of Information System Management
  • Master of Laws
  • Master of Pharmacy
  • Master of Physics
  • Master of Political Science
  • Master of Psychology
  • Master of Science

There’s so many specialization to select from within each degree.

Here’s the Checklist for admission to Masters Degree Program in USA

Following is a generic checklist, but this should give an overview of what to expect during the admission process.

Each college should have it’s specific set of admission requirements. Refer to university website of the college you plan to apply for additional details

  • Photocopy of Passport Biographical pages
  • Submit Online Application (or Common Application)
  • Pay Application Fees
  • Test Scores – GRE, GMAT, MCAT, etc
  • English Test Scores – TOEFL, IELTS
  • Education Documents
  • All College Level transcripts (Official Diplomas or Mark Sheets or Transcripts)
  • Financial Affidavit (with Bank statement)
  • Submit application before the deadline
  • Scholarship Application Form (if required)
  • All the documents submitted should be in English )or translated required)
  • Transcripts Evaluation (if required)
  • Recommendation Letter
  • Statement of Purpose

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