District of Columbia
Select one or more states from this drop down list.
less than 1000
15000 or more
Some schools have only a few hundred students. Others have many thousands.
The number of enrolled students has an effect on the size of classes, the number of
student organizations, social life on campus, and much more. Choose the school size
where you'll be most comfortable.
5000 or less
10000 or less
20000 or less
30000 or less
40000 or less
50000 or less
The cost of attending a U.S. school varies widely. Based on your
financial planning, how much can you afford? Choices are in U.S. dollars, and
costs are per year.
Small schools can be located in large cities; Large schools can be
located in small towns. Choose based on how large or small a city/town you prefer
to be near.
Most schools have a good mix of men and women. They're called "co-ed"
schools. However, some admit only men, others only women. Which would you prefer?
Durration of program: Programs leading to a bachelor's degree (B.A. or B.S.) are
typically four-year programs. If that's what you want, click "4-year" program.
Two-year programs typically award an Associate's degree. If that's what you prefer,
click "2-year" program. If you have earned a college degree and wish to enter
a program leading to a master's degree (post-gratuate), choose that option.
Type of School:
Universities tend to be large; colleges are typically smaller.
Community colleges offer two-year programs, and English language programs help
you improve your speaking and writing skills. Which are you looking for?
Public schools can be large or small, but because they're
supported by individual states in the U.S. they are typically less expensive.
Private schools can also be very large or very small, but they tend to be more
Schools in the U.S. are located in major cities, in areas outside of
major cities but close enough to travel to easily, and in rural areas far from
major cities or towns. Click on the setting you would prefer.
Services for: International Students
International stuents are usually more
comfortable at a U.S. school where there are international student organizations,
activities, and advisors. Choose the services that would be most important to you.
The school year can be divided into two parts (semester), three parts
(trimester), four parts (quarter) and summer sessions. Click on the school calendar