Sunday, February 15, 2009

USA, Cheapest and Best American University for International Students

There are a lot of international students who aspire to study in USA and have degree from an esteemed university in America.But the cost of such degrees are more than their family's income.

Does that mean You should give up your dream to study in America???
Absolutely Not.....

First of all, If you have decided to study in USA don't worry about your financial background, at least don't stress.

Normally the cost of Tuition and living expenses add upto $20,000 to $80,000 in USA.However most of the students who search for colleges fail to find colleges which are well accredited and are cheap as well.

There are universities in USA where the yearly expense is around $10,000 to $13,000 per year,including tuition and fees,housing and food; with the equally valuable degrees compared with expensive colleges.The only reason they are expensive is because they are in big towns.

So If you are one of those aspired students who wants to study in USA but don't think its possible because of financial situation, think again and first thing you should do is Apply .

One of the least expensive universities in USA is SAU (Southern Arkansas University).

Southern Arkansas University is in magnolia,Arkansas with more than 100 international students.

SAU gladly welcomes international students and the good news is it accepts a lot of international students

Acceptance & Retention

  • Percent applicants admitted: 79%

Some facts are below

Admission for International Students

  • Fall application deadline: 01-JUL
  • Application fee: 25

Annual College Costs ( Fall 2009 )

Tuition and Fees $8,220
Room & Board (on-campus) $4,200

Financial Aid Distribution

Percent of total undergraduate aid awarded as:
  • Scholarships / grants: 44%
  • Loans / jobs: 56%

Financial Aid

  • International students eligible for non-need-based aid
Non-need-based aid
determined by:
  • State/District Residency
  • Leadership
  • Alumni Affiliation
  • Minority Status
  • Athletics
  • Music/Drama
  • Art
  • Academics


Process to Apply

Click on any Apply link on this blog and fill up the form or visit http://www.saumag.edu/student_affairs/international_student_services/application.asp

Call International students office and make sure you talk to them on regular basis.

Send your documents needed by them and keep tracking them by calling the ISO(international students office) so that you are in touch with them this gives them a reason to believe you really want to be here :-).....

Next step---- DON'T Stress don't think that you will not be able to pay for your 4 year education,, trust me you will manage...

Prepare your financial statements an send it.(good news again) you only need to show $17000 statement comparatively less than half the amount other institutions wold ask you to show.

Don't forget to send your academic transcripts or other certificates, send it with your package an d apply for financial aid online... there are international students in SAU who are living and studying here for free..yep FREE !! 0(zero) !! Nada.... but that depends if you are really a good student.

JOBS????? good question if you arrive at SAU early enough before starting the semester.. they have plenty of jobs which will be good enough to get you going.

Next thing you will know that you are accepted and your I-20 is on its way.

Good Luck !!!! and Yea whatever you decide later but do APPLY RIGHT NOW...





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Note:most of the facts used on this blog is from Collegeboard.com

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39 comments:

  1. if any of you have questions write your comments here I am always here to reply and help in your application process ...

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    1. hi, am ifeanyi am try to apply to the university and i need you to help me to understand the policy of the usa and the school.

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    3. Please let me know your questions

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    4. i want to do MBA with same uni.....can u tell me exact fees of full MBA with residence n food?? as well s without residence n food?

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  3. Very nice presentation,i just really apprecaite this University profile ^^

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  4. nice environ,love everything about the school.Am planning on studying in the US but the problem is the right college & the thing missing here is the soccer team....

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  5. We have a few college students online from college of Southern Arkansas University and we love your blog postings, so well add your rss or news feed for them, Thanks and please post us and leave a comment back and well link to you. Thanks Jen , Blog Manager Southern Arkansas University.

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  6. does sau accept three year degree students from india for its ms program in computer science? i got a 3 years bachelors degree in information technology ( BScIT ).

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    1. Yes SAU has equivalent Bachelors in Computer Science degree

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  7. are there some more universities like this.........so that i can apply for 3-4 at a time?

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    1. there are many more but SAU is one of the best ones

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  8. Thanks For The sharing Best American University List.

    Thanks a lot:)


    Castors

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    1. Good way of posting dear. it's really nice post. Thanks for sharing it dear.
      Financial Aid

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  9. Any on this cheapest colleges list had a good quality of education. Which one is your best choice? http://www.ranker.com/list/cheapest-colleges/web-infoguy

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  10. It's good to know that our country USA has more number of candidates, from across the world coming here to study and make there career.
    Universities in USA

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  11. I am pursuing B.tech in Information technology and after my graduation here in India i want to pursue MS from US. Suppose if i want to apply in this University what are the requirements and procedure. Also what are the chances that an Indian student like me will get Admission even if i will full fill all the requirements.

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    1. You need to take GRE test in India.That's all that is required. There is 85% chance that you will get admission. Don't worry about what will happen just apply.

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  12. mr. admin..

    Is it possible for a person who already in the usa holding a B2 visa to apply...?

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    1. Yes you can change your status to F1 Visa. Speak to the International Students Office to get more information

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  13. what is the possibility of getting a job and living permanently in US after obtaining a master's degree fro SAU

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    1. I can not tell you what are the possibilities for future. but I am sure people have done that before.

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  14. Studying in USA is every students dream as USA colleges provide good faculty with grate experiences, wonderful environment and freedom to study what they want.

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  15. I would like to be a Doctor of medecine,bt i know that before taking medecine i have to take 4 years of pre-medecine...is it available at your university??

    I would also like to know if someone can apply using the Common Application?

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  16. I'm an Egyptian student, a sophomore and my Major is Chemistry. I'd like to apply to some schools in the USA, but currency conversion will make it quit hard to apply, so I was asking about the international student's chance to get financial aid as scholarships for example. thanks a lot .

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  17. Hi Ashwin and all, First of all Thanks to Ashwin for providing valuable info abt SAU. i am Sandep kumar from Hyderabad, AP, India. I did my Btech and MBA. Currently I am working in Bank Of America India Pvt Limited, ( Hyderabad, AP,India). I am interested to join SAU for Masters degree Computers for Fall 2013. Please advise me how much would be the fee and chances of scholarship.How much should I need to pay initially. I got 301/340 in GRE and 85/120 in TOEFL. Please please please need your help.

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  19. am john from rwanda and i would like to join your university please.help me

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  20. is there is English Studies in that University ?

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  21. can you guide about the living expenses in usa for a student and what is the total cost of MBA from SAU?

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  22. is it possible to tranfer to second year in medicine after undertaking first year in kenya?

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  23. Waooh your info is great and encouraging. Please can you guide me through the application process?

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  24. can you guide about the living expenses in usa for a student and what is the total cost of MBA from SAU?

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  27. I was considering doing a full-time MBA from the US but when I worked out the financials it was out of my reach. This university however looks affordable, I will definitely check it out.

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