When searching for an English language program in the United States, consider your individual priorities to help locate a program that is the best fit for you.
These reasons may change over time, but they will help guide your program search. Several key priorities to think through include:
- Why do you want to study in the United States?
- What are your short-term and long-term goals?
- How will you pay for your undergraduate program in the United States?
- What kind of ESL program is best for you?
- What program type are you interested in – U.S. college or university or independent language school?
- What program level is a best fit for your language level?
- How large of an institution do you prefer?
- How easily will you adjust to your new community and environment?
- Do you prefer living in an urban, suburban, or rural setting?
- Would you like to live on campus or off campus?
Please download and fill out this worksheet, which will help as a guide when working through these priorities as well as when meeting with an EducationUSA adviser or U.S. university admission officer.