Study in USA & Canada

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Admission OverView

Our aim is to work with you to find educational institution that meets your academic, personal and financial goals and needs. The following is an overview of the services that we will provide you with when you choose to work with us.

First of All, Applicants are given Our Questionnaire in which they will fill and submit along with their academic documents and a non-refundable application and evaluation fee. This is to determine the applicant‛s eligibility. We will research and provide up to 10 schools, location, tuition costs, cost of living and scholarships where available. This takes 2-3 working days.
After its been determined that an applicant is qualified for admission, we would then provide Counsel on
1. Acceptance to USA/Canada Universities
2. Acceptance to choice course of study
3. Good and affordable Schools around good region
4. Visa Counseling and Procurement
5. Tuition fee Payment plan for Parents (3 to 4 available)
6. Scholarship opportunities where available
7. Student Guidance for first year

Students and parents are also always welcome to come to the American Scholars office to ask any questions about Study in USA/Canada and speak with one of our staff member about any issues or questions that may arise in the application process. We are always here to help you!

Admission processing/Wait time Varies by Universities. Normally, when an applicant submits all required document and application file is complete; it takes 1 week to 8 weeks for admission decision be made. This Varies by institution.

Note*** Admissions are into: Spring Semester(January), Summer Semester(May/June) and Fall Semester(August). Just about 5 percent of universities accept internationals for the Summer Semester

What is the application process for USA/Canada?

Compared to other countries, admission procedures into USA/Canada universities are very competitive for international students. Universities and colleges have their own criteria in selection of their students. Most of them prefer the students to apply to them early.

What are the advantages of studying in USA/Canada?

USA/Canada is considered to be the most widely chosen study destination for international students. Apex institutions of learning, infinite study choices, international recognition, industrial training and research, flexibility, exciting campus life, global vision are the main features that make USA/Canada perfect for the international students.

Do I need to take the SAT and TOEFL Exams for Undergraduates admission?

No. Unless  the University evaluates your English grade obtained in WAEC, If it falls below it requirements. In such case the applicant will be required to submit the TOEFL exam. (English below B2) (We recommend SAT and TOEFL/IELTS for High Scholarship Purpose) Conditional Admissions may be given after its been Verified that you qualify for admission and have not registered and taken the TOEFL or IELTS

How much does USA/Canada education cost?

The tuition fee is not same for different universities. It varies widely with courses, location etc. A brief idea is shown in the following table: University Type Average Tuition Fees (annual in U.S. Dollars)

  • Private Institutions (High Cost)$ 50,000     Private Institutions (Low Cost)$ 15,000
  • State Institutions (High Cost)$ 25000     State Institutions (Low Cost)$ 8,000

What are the living expenses in USA/Canada?

The approximate annual living expense in USA/Canada is about $10,000. It includes accommodation as well as other daily expenses. The expenses vary depending on individual lifestyle. The main expenses can be split up as:

  • Rent $ 450 per month(you can live alone with that amount in a place like Auburn or share an apartment with 6 people in NY)
  • Groceries $ 100-$150 per month
  • Utilities $ 100 per month
  • Phone $ 100 per month
  • Sundry $ 200 per month

Are Scholarships available?

International students are provided with scholarships by the universities to support their education expenses. This range from a few hundred dollars to full tuition scholarships. Private scholarships are also available. They are the educational gifts given by various organizations or individuals, predominantly for academic merit. SAT Exam Scores required for that.

What are the housing options available?

Accommodation is very important as it is significant for your successful studies in USA/Canada. In USA/Canada you are provided with two options- campus and off campus housing. Universities provide dormitories with necessary facilities. Or else you can easily  rent a house off campus.(For Some institutions. student below age 18 and/21 must stay on campus)

What Documents do I need to Present with my Application for undergraduate Admission?

See requirements!

I am just registered for IGSCE/ WAEC or awaiting my IGSCE/WAEC result. Can i apply?

See requirements!

Does American Scholars Academy  Assist students in registering for TOEFL, SAT, GRE and GMATS Exam?

Yes we assist students in registering the above exams

How do I know if I am qualified for admission?

Send your up to date academic qualification to us via email and we will evaluate and let you know if you qualify for admissions or not.

When should I Submit my Application?

There are three semesters you can start, Fall Semester (Starts August) Spring Semester (starts January) and summer (Starts May). You should apply as early as possible for the semester you wish to start. Many institutions have early deadlines for international student applications which usually require more analysis. We post application updates on our website.

Do I need to pay for Tuition/School fees before my Student Visa Interview with the Embassy?

You may only pay tuition/School fees after you might have secured your visa. Some Schools may require you to pay Acceptance Deposit which varies from $250 to $7000 before they issue I-20 (I-20 are issued by USA Universities only)

What is I-20?

Form I-20 is a United States Department of Homeland Security, specifically ICE and SEVP, document issued by colleges, universities, and vocational schools that provides supporting information for the issuance of a student visa or change of status (F, J and M non-immigrant statuses). Since the introduction of the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS), the form also includes the student tracking number (SEVIS number) for the student and program

When do I get I-20?

Most schools release I-20 from the month of March for the fall semester which begins August, and Some from September for spring semester which begins January. Some releases the I-20 with 2 weeks of admission acceptance notification. You only get admission decision when all documents have been received and reviewed by schools

What are the Visa application requirements?

Before applying for the visa, the student needs to be accepted by an institution. After the institution accepts the candidate, they will provide the necessary approval documentation which is required to apply for the visa. Visa application requirements include:

  • Intend to depart from the USA/Canada upon completion of the course of study.
  • Possess sufficient funds to pursue the proposed course of study.
  • Other information can be found on travel.state.gov or cic.ca

Can I work while I am studying?

Working while study is a popular option for students in the USA/Canada. Students are allowed to do part time jobs up to 20 hours per week as a full time student (on Campus). During holidays this is extended up to 40 hours per week. (On Campus). It is advised that student have sufficient fund for their study, as on campus job are to supplement their budget and not guaranteed.

Do American Scholars Academy issue visa?

No, issuance of visa is solely at the discretion of the consular officer at the Embassy of desired country choice of study. American Scholars Academy thoroughly prepares its clients/applicants to get the confidence required on interview day.

Admission Scholarship

To Be Accepted into Top USA/Canada Universities, All grades obtained from WAEC including SS1-SS3 academic works are put into calculation of GPA.The minimum GPA required to study in USA/Canada Universities is  2.0 on a 4.0 Scale depending on the School and course of study (Few may require the minimum 5 credit). GPA requirement varies by institutions, it goes from 2.0, 2.25, 2.50, 2.75, and 3.0 up to 4.0

Each university’s policy is different, but the typical undergraduate scholarship amount is 25% to 100% Tuition (USA Only). Most undergraduate scholarships are available to student who meets the university’s requirements for admission. Some undergraduate scholarships are predicated upon each student’s academic achievements.Some Universities Offer some kind of scholarship to outstanding student who’s GPA when Calculated is from 3.0 and above on a 4.0 scale this varies by institutions too.

Some USE the SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test)or ACT scores to award up to Full tuition scholarship to incoming Undergraduate Fresh man.The Table below Shows amount of Scholarship You may qualify for by SAT Score. This applies to USA Universities only. Maximum Scholarships awarded so far by Canada Institutions is $4,000.

This is what you May qualify for

Your ACT Test Score Your SAT Test Score       Amount You May be Awarded
34 and higher 2220 to 2400 $60,000 Award ($15,000 per year renewable for 4 years)
33 2140 to 2210 $50,000 Award ($12,500 per year renewable for 4 years)
32 2080 to 2130 $42,000 Award ($10,500 per year renewable for 4 years)
31 2020 to 2070 $38,000 Award ($9,500 per year renewable for 4 years)
30 1980 to 2010 $34,000 Award ($8,500 per year renewable for 4 years)
29 1920 to 1970 $30,000 Award ($7,500 per year renewable for 4 years)
28 1860 to 1910 $26,000 Award ($6,500 per year renewable for 4 years)
27 1800 to 1850 $22,000 Award ($5,500 per year renewable for 4 years)
26 1740 to 1790 $18,000 Award ($4,500 per year renewable for 4 years)
25 1680 to 1730 $14,000 Award ($3,500 per year renewable for 4 years)
24 1620 to 1670 $10,000 Award ($2,500 per year renewable for 4 years)
23 1560 to 1610 $8,000   Award ($2,000 per year renewable for 4 years)

*** Some Universities Provide upto $100,000 ($25,000 Per year Renewable for 4 Years)

GRADUATES SCHOLARSHIP

Graduate scholarships exist, but they are fewer in number and low in amount. There are no full scholarships available for graduate students. Few Institution Issue Graduate Scholarships to incoming graduate student with outstanding GPA and GRE (Graduate Record Examination) in form of Nonresident tuition waiver.

Further opportunities available for graduate Students are in form of Graduate/Teaching Assistance ship. These are awarded to Graduate students who after a semester have displayed their level of intelligent by getting good grades from their first semester Results. These Students get up to full tuition waiver and are given some kind of Stipend.

What is the application process for USA/Canada?

Compared to other countries, admission procedures into USA/Canada universities are very competitive for international students. Universities and colleges have their own criteria in selection of their students. Most of them prefer the students to apply to them early.

What are the advantages of studying in USA/Canada?

USA/Canada is considered to be the most widely chosen study destination for international students. Apex institutions of learning, infinite study choices, international recognition, industrial training and research, flexibility, exciting campus life, global vision are the main features that make USA/Canada perfect for the international students.

Do I need to take the SAT and TOEFL Exams for Undergraduates admission?

No. Unless  the University evaluates your English grade obtained in WAEC, If it falls below it requirements. In such case the applicant will be required to submit the TOEFL exam. (English below B2) (We recommend SAT and TOEFL/IELTS for High Scholarship Purpose) Conditional Admissions may be given after its been Verified that you qualify for admission and have not registered and taken the TOEFL or IELTS

How much does USA/Canada education cost?

The tuition fee is not same for different universities. It varies widely with courses, location etc. A brief idea is shown in the following table: University Type Average Tuition Fees (annual in U.S. Dollars)

  • Private Institutions (High Cost)$ 50,000     Private Institutions (Low Cost)$ 15,000
  • State Institutions (High Cost)$ 25000     State Institutions (Low Cost)$ 8,000

What are the living expenses in USA/Canada?

The approximate annual living expense in USA/Canada is about $10,000. It includes accommodation as well as other daily expenses. The expenses vary depending on individual lifestyle. The main expenses can be split up as:

  • Rent $ 450 per month(you can live alone with that amount in a place like Auburn or share an apartment with 6 people in NY)
  • Groceries $ 100-$150 per month
  • Utilities $ 100 per month
  • Phone $ 100 per month
  • Sundry $ 200 per month

Are Scholarships available?

International students are provided with scholarships by the universities to support their education expenses. This range from a few hundred dollars to full tuition scholarships. Private scholarships are also available. They are the educational gifts given by various organizations or individuals, predominantly for academic merit. SAT Exam Scores required for that.

What are the housing options available?

Accommodation is very important as it is significant for your successful studies in USA/Canada. In USA/Canada you are provided with two options- campus and off campus housing. Universities provide dormitories with necessary facilities. Or else you can easily  rent a house off campus.(For Some institutions. student below age 18 and/21 must stay on campus)

What Documents do I need to Present with my Application for undergraduate Admission?

See requirements!

I am just registered for IGSCE/ WAEC or awaiting my IGSCE/WAEC result. Can i apply?

See requirements!

Does American Scholars Academy  Assist students in registering for TOEFL, SAT, GRE and GMATS Exam?

Yes we assist students in registering the above exams

How do I know if I am qualified for admission?

Send your up to date academic qualification to us via email and we will evaluate and let you know if you qualify for admissions or not.

When should I Submit my Application?

There are three semesters you can start, Fall Semester (Starts August) Spring Semester (starts January) and summer (Starts May). You should apply as early as possible for the semester you wish to start. Many institutions have early deadlines for international student applications which usually require more analysis. We post application updates on our website.

Do I need to pay for Tuition/School fees before my Student Visa Interview with the Embassy?

You may only pay tuition/School fees after you might have secured your visa. Some Schools may require you to pay Acceptance Deposit which varies from $250 to $7000 before they issue I-20 (I-20 are issued by USA Universities only)

What is I-20?

Form I-20 is a United States Department of Homeland Security, specifically ICE and SEVP, document issued by colleges, universities, and vocational schools that provides supporting information for the issuance of a student visa or change of status (F, J and M non-immigrant statuses). Since the introduction of the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS), the form also includes the student tracking number (SEVIS number) for the student and program

When do I get I-20?

Most schools release I-20 from the month of March for the fall semester which begins August, and Some from September for spring semester which begins January. Some releases the I-20 with 2 weeks of admission acceptance notification. You only get admission decision when all documents have been received and reviewed by schools

What are the Visa application requirements?

Before applying for the visa, the student needs to be accepted by an institution. After the institution accepts the candidate, they will provide the necessary approval documentation which is required to apply for the visa. Visa application requirements include:

  • Intend to depart from the USA/Canada upon completion of the course of study.
  • Possess sufficient funds to pursue the proposed course of study.
  • Other information can be found on travel.state.gov or cic.ca

Can I work while I am studying?

Working while study is a popular option for students in the USA/Canada. Students are allowed to do part time jobs up to 20 hours per week as a full time student (on Campus). During holidays this is extended up to 40 hours per week. (On Campus). It is advised that student have sufficient fund for their study, as on campus job are to supplement their budget and not guaranteed.

Do American Scholars Academy issue visa?

No, issuance of visa is solely at the discretion of the consular officer at the Embassy of desired country choice of study. American Scholars Academy thoroughly prepares its clients/applicants to get the confidence required on interview day.

Admission |High School Admissions

Thinking about fitting in the IVY LEAGUE Universities Brown University, Columbia University, Cornell University, Dartmouth College, Harvard University, the University of Pennsylvania, Princeton University, and Yale University? or the Top 5% to 10 % Universities in the USA or Canada? Your best Best would be going to Complete Your High School in the USA or Canada From Grade 9-12.

Requirements For USA or CANADA High School

  • Transcript of Grades – To be signed and dated by School Administrator(Prior 4 years of transcripts or academic reports from schools the student has attended)
  • English Proficiency Evaluation – To be completed by English Teacher
  • Social Skills – To be signed and dated by English Teacher
  • Program Agreement – To be signed and dated by parent and student
  • Liability Release – To be signed and dated by parent and student
  • Travel Authorization – To be signed and dated by parent and student
  • School Request Form – To be signed by parent and student
  • Copy of International Passport Bio-Data Page
  • Copy of Bank Statement
  • Medical History – To be completed by physician, parent and student Clinical
  • Evaluation – To be completed by physician
  • Immunization Record – To be completed by physician
  • Authorization to Treat a Minor – To be signed by physician and parent
  • Two letters of recommendation from teachers at student’s school
  • Letter
  • Student’s Essay

Click Here To Download Application Form.

What is the application process for USA/Canada?

Compared to other countries, admission procedures into USA/Canada universities are very competitive for international students. Universities and colleges have their own criteria in selection of their students. Most of them prefer the students to apply to them early.

What are the advantages of studying in USA/Canada?

USA/Canada is considered to be the most widely chosen study destination for international students. Apex institutions of learning, infinite study choices, international recognition, industrial training and research, flexibility, exciting campus life, global vision are the main features that make USA/Canada perfect for the international students.

Do I need to take the SAT and TOEFL Exams for Undergraduates admission?

No. Unless  the University evaluates your English grade obtained in WAEC, If it falls below it requirements. In such case the applicant will be required to submit the TOEFL exam. (English below B2) (We recommend SAT and TOEFL/IELTS for High Scholarship Purpose) Conditional Admissions may be given after its been Verified that you qualify for admission and have not registered and taken the TOEFL or IELTS

How much does USA/Canada education cost?

The tuition fee is not same for different universities. It varies widely with courses, location etc. A brief idea is shown in the following table: University Type Average Tuition Fees (annual in U.S. Dollars)

  • Private Institutions (High Cost)$ 50,000     Private Institutions (Low Cost)$ 15,000
  • State Institutions (High Cost)$ 25000     State Institutions (Low Cost)$ 8,000

What are the living expenses in USA/Canada?

The approximate annual living expense in USA/Canada is about $10,000. It includes accommodation as well as other daily expenses. The expenses vary depending on individual lifestyle. The main expenses can be split up as:

  • Rent $ 450 per month(you can live alone with that amount in a place like Auburn or share an apartment with 6 people in NY)
  • Groceries $ 100-$150 per month
  • Utilities $ 100 per month
  • Phone $ 100 per month
  • Sundry $ 200 per month

Are Scholarships available?

International students are provided with scholarships by the universities to support their education expenses. This range from a few hundred dollars to full tuition scholarships. Private scholarships are also available. They are the educational gifts given by various organizations or individuals, predominantly for academic merit. SAT Exam Scores required for that.

What are the housing options available?

Accommodation is very important as it is significant for your successful studies in USA/Canada. In USA/Canada you are provided with two options- campus and off campus housing. Universities provide dormitories with necessary facilities. Or else you can easily  rent a house off campus.(For Some institutions. student below age 18 and/21 must stay on campus)

What Documents do I need to Present with my Application for undergraduate Admission?

See requirements!

I am just registered for IGSCE/ WAEC or awaiting my IGSCE/WAEC result. Can i apply?

See requirements!

Does American Scholars Academy  Assist students in registering for TOEFL, SAT, GRE and GMATS Exam?

Yes we assist students in registering the above exams

How do I know if I am qualified for admission?

Send your up to date academic qualification to us via email and we will evaluate and let you know if you qualify for admissions or not.

When should I Submit my Application?

There are three semesters you can start, Fall Semester (Starts August) Spring Semester (starts January) and summer (Starts May). You should apply as early as possible for the semester you wish to start. Many institutions have early deadlines for international student applications which usually require more analysis. We post application updates on our website.

Do I need to pay for Tuition/School fees before my Student Visa Interview with the Embassy?

You may only pay tuition/School fees after you might have secured your visa. Some Schools may require you to pay Acceptance Deposit which varies from $250 to $7000 before they issue I-20 (I-20 are issued by USA Universities only)

What is I-20?

Form I-20 is a United States Department of Homeland Security, specifically ICE and SEVP, document issued by colleges, universities, and vocational schools that provides supporting information for the issuance of a student visa or change of status (F, J and M non-immigrant statuses). Since the introduction of the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS), the form also includes the student tracking number (SEVIS number) for the student and program

When do I get I-20?

Most schools release I-20 from the month of March for the fall semester which begins August, and Some from September for spring semester which begins January. Some releases the I-20 with 2 weeks of admission acceptance notification. You only get admission decision when all documents have been received and reviewed by schools

What are the Visa application requirements?

Before applying for the visa, the student needs to be accepted by an institution. After the institution accepts the candidate, they will provide the necessary approval documentation which is required to apply for the visa. Visa application requirements include:

  • Intend to depart from the USA/Canada upon completion of the course of study.
  • Possess sufficient funds to pursue the proposed course of study.
  • Other information can be found on travel.state.gov or cic.ca

Can I work while I am studying?

Working while study is a popular option for students in the USA/Canada. Students are allowed to do part time jobs up to 20 hours per week as a full time student (on Campus). During holidays this is extended up to 40 hours per week. (On Campus). It is advised that student have sufficient fund for their study, as on campus job are to supplement their budget and not guaranteed.

Do American Scholars Academy issue visa?

No, issuance of visa is solely at the discretion of the consular officer at the Embassy of desired country choice of study. American Scholars Academy thoroughly prepares its clients/applicants to get the confidence required on interview day.

UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Applicants presently in SS3 or Awaiting SSCE Result (USA Only)
  • Copy of International Passport Bio-Data Page
  • Official SS1 – SS3 academic Transcripts
  • TOEFL or IELTS Scores
  • SAT Score NOT Required but recommended Scholarships (USA Only)
  • Sponsor’s Financial Statement showing sufficient balance (USA Only)
Applicants with SSCE Result (IGSCE, WAEC or NECO**)
  • Copy of International Passport Bio- Data Page
  • Copy of SSCE Statement of Result of Certificate
  • WAEC/NECO** Scratch Card where applicable
  • Official Sealed SS1 – SS3 Academic transcripts
  • TOEFL or IELTS Score ( If English Language Below B2, some schools B3)
  • SAT Score NOT Required but recommended for Scholarships ( USA Only)
  • Sponsor’s Financial Statement showing sufficient balance (USA Only)
Applicants with ND/OND/NCE/DIPLOMA/HND/BACHELORS DEGREE
  • Copy of International Passport Bio-Data Page
  • Copy of Statement of result/Certificate (Minimum of 2:2)
  • TOEFL or IELTS Scores
  • Official Academic Transcripts of all Post-Secondary School Institutions attended
  • Sponsor’s Financial Statement Showing Sufficient balance (USA only)

Scholarships Strongly Depends on Academic performance (USA Only)

What is the application process for USA/Canada?

Compared to other countries, admission procedures into USA/Canada universities are very competitive for international students. Universities and colleges have their own criteria in selection of their students. Most of them prefer the students to apply to them early.

What are the advantages of studying in USA/Canada?

USA/Canada is considered to be the most widely chosen study destination for international students. Apex institutions of learning, infinite study choices, international recognition, industrial training and research, flexibility, exciting campus life, global vision are the main features that make USA/Canada perfect for the international students.

Do I need to take the SAT and TOEFL Exams for Undergraduates admission?

No. Unless  the University evaluates your English grade obtained in WAEC, If it falls below it requirements. In such case the applicant will be required to submit the TOEFL exam. (English below B2) (We recommend SAT and TOEFL/IELTS for High Scholarship Purpose) Conditional Admissions may be given after its been Verified that you qualify for admission and have not registered and taken the TOEFL or IELTS

How much does USA/Canada education cost?

The tuition fee is not same for different universities. It varies widely with courses, location etc. A brief idea is shown in the following table: University Type Average Tuition Fees (annual in U.S. Dollars)

  • Private Institutions (High Cost)$ 50,000     Private Institutions (Low Cost)$ 15,000
  • State Institutions (High Cost)$ 25000     State Institutions (Low Cost)$ 8,000

What are the living expenses in USA/Canada?

The approximate annual living expense in USA/Canada is about $10,000. It includes accommodation as well as other daily expenses. The expenses vary depending on individual lifestyle. The main expenses can be split up as:

  • Rent $ 450 per month(you can live alone with that amount in a place like Auburn or share an apartment with 6 people in NY)
  • Groceries $ 100-$150 per month
  • Utilities $ 100 per month
  • Phone $ 100 per month
  • Sundry $ 200 per month

Are Scholarships available?

International students are provided with scholarships by the universities to support their education expenses. This range from a few hundred dollars to full tuition scholarships. Private scholarships are also available. They are the educational gifts given by various organizations or individuals, predominantly for academic merit. SAT Exam Scores required for that.

What are the housing options available?

Accommodation is very important as it is significant for your successful studies in USA/Canada. In USA/Canada you are provided with two options- campus and off campus housing. Universities provide dormitories with necessary facilities. Or else you can easily  rent a house off campus.(For Some institutions. student below age 18 and/21 must stay on campus)

What Documents do I need to Present with my Application for undergraduate Admission?

See requirements!

I am just registered for IGSCE/ WAEC or awaiting my IGSCE/WAEC result. Can i apply?

See requirements!

Does American Scholars Academy  Assist students in registering for TOEFL, SAT, GRE and GMATS Exam?

Yes we assist students in registering the above exams

How do I know if I am qualified for admission?

Send your up to date academic qualification to us via email and we will evaluate and let you know if you qualify for admissions or not.

When should I Submit my Application?

There are three semesters you can start, Fall Semester (Starts August) Spring Semester (starts January) and summer (Starts May). You should apply as early as possible for the semester you wish to start. Many institutions have early deadlines for international student applications which usually require more analysis. We post application updates on our website.

Do I need to pay for Tuition/School fees before my Student Visa Interview with the Embassy?

You may only pay tuition/School fees after you might have secured your visa. Some Schools may require you to pay Acceptance Deposit which varies from $250 to $7000 before they issue I-20 (I-20 are issued by USA Universities only)

What is I-20?

Form I-20 is a United States Department of Homeland Security, specifically ICE and SEVP, document issued by colleges, universities, and vocational schools that provides supporting information for the issuance of a student visa or change of status (F, J and M non-immigrant statuses). Since the introduction of the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS), the form also includes the student tracking number (SEVIS number) for the student and program

When do I get I-20?

Most schools release I-20 from the month of March for the fall semester which begins August, and Some from September for spring semester which begins January. Some releases the I-20 with 2 weeks of admission acceptance notification. You only get admission decision when all documents have been received and reviewed by schools

What are the Visa application requirements?

Before applying for the visa, the student needs to be accepted by an institution. After the institution accepts the candidate, they will provide the necessary approval documentation which is required to apply for the visa. Visa application requirements include:

  • Intend to depart from the USA/Canada upon completion of the course of study.
  • Possess sufficient funds to pursue the proposed course of study.
  • Other information can be found on travel.state.gov or cic.ca

Can I work while I am studying?

Working while study is a popular option for students in the USA/Canada. Students are allowed to do part time jobs up to 20 hours per week as a full time student (on Campus). During holidays this is extended up to 40 hours per week. (On Campus). It is advised that student have sufficient fund for their study, as on campus job are to supplement their budget and not guaranteed.

Do American Scholars Academy issue visa?

No, issuance of visa is solely at the discretion of the consular officer at the Embassy of desired country choice of study. American Scholars Academy thoroughly prepares its clients/applicants to get the confidence required on interview day.

What is the application process for USA/Canada?

Compared to other countries, admission procedures into USA/Canada universities are very competitive for international students. Universities and colleges have their own criteria in selection of their students. Most of them prefer the students to apply to them early.

What are the advantages of studying in USA/Canada?

USA/Canada is considered to be the most widely chosen study destination for international students. Apex institutions of learning, infinite study choices, international recognition, industrial training and research, flexibility, exciting campus life, global vision are the main features that make USA/Canada perfect for the international students.

Do I need to take the SAT and TOEFL Exams for Undergraduates admission?

No. Unless  the University evaluates your English grade obtained in WAEC, If it falls below it requirements. In such case the applicant will be required to submit the TOEFL exam. (English below B2) (We recommend SAT and TOEFL/IELTS for High Scholarship Purpose) Conditional Admissions may be given after its been Verified that you qualify for admission and have not registered and taken the TOEFL or IELTS

How much does USA/Canada education cost?

The tuition fee is not same for different universities. It varies widely with courses, location etc. A brief idea is shown in the following table: University Type Average Tuition Fees (annual in U.S. Dollars)

  • Private Institutions (High Cost)$ 50,000     Private Institutions (Low Cost)$ 15,000
  • State Institutions (High Cost)$ 25000     State Institutions (Low Cost)$ 8,000

What are the living expenses in USA/Canada?

The approximate annual living expense in USA/Canada is about $10,000. It includes accommodation as well as other daily expenses. The expenses vary depending on individual lifestyle. The main expenses can be split up as:

  • Rent $ 450 per month(you can live alone with that amount in a place like Auburn or share an apartment with 6 people in NY)
  • Groceries $ 100-$150 per month
  • Utilities $ 100 per month
  • Phone $ 100 per month
  • Sundry $ 200 per month

Are Scholarships available?

International students are provided with scholarships by the universities to support their education expenses. This range from a few hundred dollars to full tuition scholarships. Private scholarships are also available. They are the educational gifts given by various organizations or individuals, predominantly for academic merit. SAT Exam Scores required for that.

What are the housing options available?

Accommodation is very important as it is significant for your successful studies in USA/Canada. In USA/Canada you are provided with two options- campus and off campus housing. Universities provide dormitories with necessary facilities. Or else you can easily  rent a house off campus.(For Some institutions. student below age 18 and/21 must stay on campus)

What Documents do I need to Present with my Application for undergraduate Admission?

See requirements!

I am just registered for IGSCE/ WAEC or awaiting my IGSCE/WAEC result. Can i apply?

See requirements!

Does American Scholars Academy  Assist students in registering for TOEFL, SAT, GRE and GMATS Exam?

Yes we assist students in registering the above exams

How do I know if I am qualified for admission?

Send your up to date academic qualification to us via email and we will evaluate and let you know if you qualify for admissions or not.

When should I Submit my Application?

There are three semesters you can start, Fall Semester (Starts August) Spring Semester (starts January) and summer (Starts May). You should apply as early as possible for the semester you wish to start. Many institutions have early deadlines for international student applications which usually require more analysis. We post application updates on our website.

Do I need to pay for Tuition/School fees before my Student Visa Interview with the Embassy?

You may only pay tuition/School fees after you might have secured your visa. Some Schools may require you to pay Acceptance Deposit which varies from $250 to $7000 before they issue I-20 (I-20 are issued by USA Universities only)

What is I-20?

Form I-20 is a United States Department of Homeland Security, specifically ICE and SEVP, document issued by colleges, universities, and vocational schools that provides supporting information for the issuance of a student visa or change of status (F, J and M non-immigrant statuses). Since the introduction of the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS), the form also includes the student tracking number (SEVIS number) for the student and program

When do I get I-20?

Most schools release I-20 from the month of March for the fall semester which begins August, and Some from September for spring semester which begins January. Some releases the I-20 with 2 weeks of admission acceptance notification. You only get admission decision when all documents have been received and reviewed by schools

What are the Visa application requirements?

Before applying for the visa, the student needs to be accepted by an institution. After the institution accepts the candidate, they will provide the necessary approval documentation which is required to apply for the visa. Visa application requirements include:

  • Intend to depart from the USA/Canada upon completion of the course of study.
  • Possess sufficient funds to pursue the proposed course of study.
  • Other information can be found on travel.state.gov or cic.ca

Can I work while I am studying?

Working while study is a popular option for students in the USA/Canada. Students are allowed to do part time jobs up to 20 hours per week as a full time student (on Campus). During holidays this is extended up to 40 hours per week. (On Campus). It is advised that student have sufficient fund for their study, as on campus job are to supplement their budget and not guaranteed.

Do American Scholars Academy issue visa?

No, issuance of visa is solely at the discretion of the consular officer at the Embassy of desired country choice of study. American Scholars Academy thoroughly prepares its clients/applicants to get the confidence required on interview day.

POSTGRADUATE (Masters) ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Copy of International Passport Bio-Data Page
  • Copy of Statement of Result/Certificate (Minimum of 2:2 For USA,2:1 For Canada)
  • TOEFL or IELTS Score
  • Official Sealed Academic Transcripts of all post-Secondary School institutions attended
  • GRE Required (Depend on school USA Only)
  • GRE or GMAT (Depend on school and Program)
  • Statement of Purpose
  • 2-3 Letter of recommendation addressed to Universities
  • Sponsor’s Financial Statement showing sufficient balance (USA Only)
  • Scholarships Depends on GRE Score and Academic Performance(USA Only)

What is the application process for USA/Canada?

Compared to other countries, admission procedures into USA/Canada universities are very competitive for international students. Universities and colleges have their own criteria in selection of their students. Most of them prefer the students to apply to them early.

What are the advantages of studying in USA/Canada?

USA/Canada is considered to be the most widely chosen study destination for international students. Apex institutions of learning, infinite study choices, international recognition, industrial training and research, flexibility, exciting campus life, global vision are the main features that make USA/Canada perfect for the international students.

Do I need to take the SAT and TOEFL Exams for Undergraduates admission?

No. Unless  the University evaluates your English grade obtained in WAEC, If it falls below it requirements. In such case the applicant will be required to submit the TOEFL exam. (English below B2) (We recommend SAT and TOEFL/IELTS for High Scholarship Purpose) Conditional Admissions may be given after its been Verified that you qualify for admission and have not registered and taken the TOEFL or IELTS

How much does USA/Canada education cost?

The tuition fee is not same for different universities. It varies widely with courses, location etc. A brief idea is shown in the following table: University Type Average Tuition Fees (annual in U.S. Dollars)

  • Private Institutions (High Cost)$ 50,000     Private Institutions (Low Cost)$ 15,000
  • State Institutions (High Cost)$ 25000     State Institutions (Low Cost)$ 8,000

What are the living expenses in USA/Canada?

The approximate annual living expense in USA/Canada is about $10,000. It includes accommodation as well as other daily expenses. The expenses vary depending on individual lifestyle. The main expenses can be split up as:

  • Rent $ 450 per month(you can live alone with that amount in a place like Auburn or share an apartment with 6 people in NY)
  • Groceries $ 100-$150 per month
  • Utilities $ 100 per month
  • Phone $ 100 per month
  • Sundry $ 200 per month

Are Scholarships available?

International students are provided with scholarships by the universities to support their education expenses. This range from a few hundred dollars to full tuition scholarships. Private scholarships are also available. They are the educational gifts given by various organizations or individuals, predominantly for academic merit. SAT Exam Scores required for that.

What are the housing options available?

Accommodation is very important as it is significant for your successful studies in USA/Canada. In USA/Canada you are provided with two options- campus and off campus housing. Universities provide dormitories with necessary facilities. Or else you can easily  rent a house off campus.(For Some institutions. student below age 18 and/21 must stay on campus)

What Documents do I need to Present with my Application for undergraduate Admission?

See requirements!

I am just registered for IGSCE/ WAEC or awaiting my IGSCE/WAEC result. Can i apply?

See requirements!

Does American Scholars Academy  Assist students in registering for TOEFL, SAT, GRE and GMATS Exam?

Yes we assist students in registering the above exams

How do I know if I am qualified for admission?

Send your up to date academic qualification to us via email and we will evaluate and let you know if you qualify for admissions or not.

When should I Submit my Application?

There are three semesters you can start, Fall Semester (Starts August) Spring Semester (starts January) and summer (Starts May). You should apply as early as possible for the semester you wish to start. Many institutions have early deadlines for international student applications which usually require more analysis. We post application updates on our website.

Do I need to pay for Tuition/School fees before my Student Visa Interview with the Embassy?

You may only pay tuition/School fees after you might have secured your visa. Some Schools may require you to pay Acceptance Deposit which varies from $250 to $7000 before they issue I-20 (I-20 are issued by USA Universities only)

What is I-20?

Form I-20 is a United States Department of Homeland Security, specifically ICE and SEVP, document issued by colleges, universities, and vocational schools that provides supporting information for the issuance of a student visa or change of status (F, J and M non-immigrant statuses). Since the introduction of the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS), the form also includes the student tracking number (SEVIS number) for the student and program

When do I get I-20?

Most schools release I-20 from the month of March for the fall semester which begins August, and Some from September for spring semester which begins January. Some releases the I-20 with 2 weeks of admission acceptance notification. You only get admission decision when all documents have been received and reviewed by schools

What are the Visa application requirements?

Before applying for the visa, the student needs to be accepted by an institution. After the institution accepts the candidate, they will provide the necessary approval documentation which is required to apply for the visa. Visa application requirements include:

  • Intend to depart from the USA/Canada upon completion of the course of study.
  • Possess sufficient funds to pursue the proposed course of study.
  • Other information can be found on travel.state.gov or cic.ca

Can I work while I am studying?

Working while study is a popular option for students in the USA/Canada. Students are allowed to do part time jobs up to 20 hours per week as a full time student (on Campus). During holidays this is extended up to 40 hours per week. (On Campus). It is advised that student have sufficient fund for their study, as on campus job are to supplement their budget and not guaranteed.

Do American Scholars Academy issue visa?

No, issuance of visa is solely at the discretion of the consular officer at the Embassy of desired country choice of study. American Scholars Academy thoroughly prepares its clients/applicants to get the confidence required on interview day.

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