What’s the difference between a college and a university?
Colleges offer only undergraduate degrees while universities offer graduate degrees as well, but the terms are often used interchangeably.
What are the different types of undergraduate degrees?
Associate: a two-year program that either leads to a specific vocation or transitions to a bachelor program. Bachelor: a four or five-year program where students earn credits in a wide variety of courses.
What are the different types of graduate degrees?
Masters: two-year degree providing additional specialization. Doctorate: five to eight-year program certifying the student as a trained research scholar and/or professor.
Can you work while studying in the United States?
With permission of the International Student Office, international students may work on campus up to 20 hours/week their first year and can apply to work off-campus in subsequent years.
What is distance education?
Distance education occurs when a student and an instructor are in different places. Learning occurs by mail, telephone, internet, or by other means.