Country Profile USA

Geographical Location North America
Capital Washington DC
Size 9.8 million sq km
Neighbouring countries Canada, Mexico
Population 316 million
Main Airports J F Kennedy New York, Los Angeles airport, O’Hare Airport Chicago
Average Number of International students 886,052 (2013/2014)



Length of Higher Education Academic Programs

Foundation/ Bridging/ Preparation Year 1 academic year
First Degree (Bachelor) 4 academic years
Postgraduate Certificate 1 academic year
Postgraduate Diploma 1 academic year
Master Foundation/Pre-Master 1.2&3 terms
Second Degree (Master) 2 year
Third Degree (PhD) 5 years