Top 5 US Universities for Undergraduate STEM Courses

    Updated on: 11 Sep 2023 10 min read

    There are 4,42,746 international students in America at the undergraduate level, with the majority enrolled in a STEM field. In this post, we find out why a large number of students prefer a bachelor’s degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics. Then, we look into the top universities in the USA for STEM courses.

    Why Study Undergraduate Courses in the U.S?

    There are two reasons why you should pick America for your bachelor’s in science.

    • U.S is home to the best universities in the world as is evident by the QS global rankings.
    • Because American colleges are better funded and supported, they offer high-quality research opportunities which are crucial in the field and for those aiming to study further.

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    What you Get:

    • Financial Aid: UC Berkeley proffers three types of financial aid: grants, scholarships, and work-study. The BIO Need-Based Financial Aid Awards for international students are awarded after the completion of two semesters. Therefore, Berkeley advises finding other means of funding the first-year tuition such as merit-based scholarships and loans. 
    • Salary: The average income of a B.S student is $90,181.

    US is a Safe Bet for Bachelors in STEM Subjects

    Which university you go to for undergraduate education matters. For the STEM field, the best universities are in America. This is why 76% of international students in the USA major in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics.

    Besides the competitive advantage of harbouring the most reputable schools, America has a high demand for qualified graduates in the field with over 8.5 million jobs available.
    To sum it up, a top college in the US is more likely to land you a high-paying job or a leading university for Masters. 

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Written by Yogender Panchal

Yogender is a tech enthusiast with specialization in digital marketing. He is currently working at Gyandhan a leading company which provides Education Loan who are studying Abroad. Playing Volleyball, driving a car, traveling, researching new online marketing trends are some of his interest areas that keeps his rejuvenated.

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