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Choosing a Degree Programme

Students applying to universities in the US are spoiled for choice! With over 1,700 universities offering postgraduate degrees, narrowing your search is not always an easy task. However, it can be an exciting and surprising process. Many students find a great match at a university or town they'd not previously heard of! Further, the number and diversity of US universities will allow you to find a university that fits your unique interests, skills and educational goals.

Before researching US universities, we suggest students do an honest assessment of their expectations for university study and priorities for selecting a university. There is no limit to the number of universities you can apply to. However, as you will submit a separate application to each university, your goal should be to narrow down your list to 4-6 universities to which you will apply.

To help you choose the university best suited for you, we include information about: