The team at EB5 Affiliate Network has created a FREE international student guidebook specifically for students from the United Kingdom: Studying in the U.S.A. – A Guidebook for Students from the United Kingdom.
This unique guidebook provides students from the United Kingdom with a step-by-step guide to the college process: from finding the right institution, to applying to U.S. universities, to the student visa process. This guide additionally gives invaluable advice on everything from U.S. medical care and banking to conversation with an American. It also provides convenient document and packing checklists for every step of the process, so that a student always carries the right paperwork. The guide even breaks down differences between the cultures of America and the United Kingdom.
The rise in students from the United Kingdom studying at U.S. universities is only expected to grow. This guidebook makes the process more straightforward than ever before. Receiving a degree from a world-renowned American university can be more than just a dream; thousands of students from the United Kingdom already study at U.S. universities every year. With the help of EB5 Affiliate Network’s free guide, you can join them.
Trend of United Kingdom Students Studying Abroad in the U.S.
Out of its population of 66 million, approximately 11,000 students study abroad in the United States. This means that about 0.00017% of the population of the United Kingdom studies in America.
The number of international students from the United Kingdom has remained relatively significant despite its vast and every expanding opportunities in higher education, not to mention online educational opportunities from platforms including udemy.com, Coursera.com, and edx.org. Universities across the U.K. even draw their own international students from all over the world.
However, one problem faced by international students from the United Kingdom the cost of a U.S. education. Although the number of international students attending U.S. universities skyrocketed 85% from 2005 to 2015, U.S. university tuition has increased 500% since 1987.
International students will find that the average cost for a four-year undergraduate degree from a U.S. college or university will range from $50K for a private university $22K per year for a public university. Both private and public institutions charge between 3-4 times tuition for international students as opposed to U.S. permanent residents and citizens.
Background on International Students From the United Kingdom
The United Kingdom is one of the top European nations for the number of students receiving a U.S. education.
The number of students from the United Kingdom enrolled in U.S. higher education is higher than any other country in northern Europe. According to the Institute of International Education, there were roughly 11,000 students from the United Kingdom enrolled in U.S. higher education institutions in 2020. Among all European nations, the number of students from the United Kingdom was only surpassed by a few countries.
The United Kingdom’s Presence in the Global Economy
As of 2019, the United Kingdom has an estimated population of 66 million people. Services make up close to 80% of the UK’s GDP, which has the United Kingdom averaged over 1% annual growth between 2017 and 2019. Prominent industries in the UK include automation equipment, electronics and communication equipment, and other consumer goods.
Pathway to Lower Tuition Costs for International Students from the United Kingdom
Permanent residency status conferred by an EB-5 immigrant visa can lower the high international tuition rates to the more reasonable “in-state” rates at public and private universities.
Permanent residency (Green Card) status additionally provides students from the United Kingdom with higher admission rates for U.S. programs in addition to eligibility for select scholarship awards and grants.
British students shouldn’t give up hope. As long as their dream is to receive a world-class education in the United States, EB5 Affiliate Network can help no matter what visa they choose.