Higher education in the USA does not depend on a central government authority and institutions of higher education are free to design their curricula. Regional and local accreditation of US colleges and universities helps to ensure that institutions and programmes meet certain standards.
Types of institutions
- Public universities
- Private universities
- Technical institutes
Higher education in the United States has a diversity of institutions comprising public universities or colleges and also many private institutions. Keep in mind that the schools you apply to must be accredited in ordre to get a financial aid form Cedies!
Two-and Four year colleges mainly offer degrees up to a Bachelors degree. They might be public or private. Entrance requirements are here less competitive than in other institutions
Technical Institutes mainly offer 1 or 3 years vocational training courses and prepare for immediate employment.