More than 1,700 universities and other institutions offer graduate degree programs in the United States. EducationUSA’s 5 steps to U.S. Study guides international students through the steps to prepare for, select between, and apply for admission to U.S. colleges and universities, including graduate programs. Addition information specific to graduate programs is available in the If You Want to Study in the United States available in PDF format for free download.
- If You Want to Study in the USA, Graduate – English (PDF 3 MB)
- If You Want to Study in the USA, Graduate – Arabic (PDF 3 MB)
Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
Graduate Management Admission (GMAT)
Law School Admission Test (LSAT)
Medicine College Admission Test (MCAT)
The Medicine College Admission Test is a standardized, multiple-choice examination designed to assess the examinee’s problem solving, critical thinking, and knowledge of science concepts and principles prerequisite to the study of medicine. Scores are reported in Physical Sciences, Verbal Reasoning, and Biological Sciences. Almost all U.S. medical schools and many Canadian schools require applicants to submit MCAT exam scores. Many schools do not accept MCAT exam scores that are more than three years old. Portions of the MCAT may only be taken in the United States, consult the Association of American Medical Colleges website for more information.
Finding the Right School
In addition to the information we make available on finding the right school, a quick Google search will also give you a variety of private resources to help you find the right program for your interests and provide more information on admissions procedures and guidelines. Good luck!