As part of the US Department of State’s EducationUSA network, we offer students from the UK accurate, comprehensive, and current information about opportunities to study at accredited universities in the USA.
There are thousands of British students currently at American universities. We are the official UK source of information on applying to US institutions.
Our online guides provide information on:
- Choosing a US university
- Funding a US education
- Admissions processes and standardised tests
- Preparing for departure to the USA
- US higher education events in the UK, and more
All students in the UK are welcome to use our online advice service, attend our events and to get in touch with any questions about studying in the USA.
Did you know?
- 'College' and 'school' can both mean 'university' in the USA - 'high school' refers to the last four years of secondary education before university
- There is no American UCAS, but over 650 institutions use the Common Application, an online portal to help you manage your applications
- A bachelor’s degree in the USA takes four years to complete, giving you room for academic flexibility
- Community colleges offer two-year associate degrees, often have transfer agreements with four-year universities, and can be more affordable with less rigorous entry requirements
- Over 600 US universities offer international students scholarships of $20,000 or more, and 250 have ‘full ride’ scholarships available
- Some universities in the USA don’t require admissions exams