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Team USA solves for victory at international math competition

For the third time in four years, Team USA ranked first in the International Mathematical Olympiad, the standard for excellence in youth mathematics.

Learn how to get a visa to study in the USA

Do you have questions about a student visa and documentation? Talk with government and school representatives in a webchat on August 27 at 10 a.m. EDT.

Do you have questions on student visas? Get answers.

Do you have questions about student visas? What about studying in the U.S.? Join our live webchat with EducationUSA's Heidi Arola and get answers!
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Students from India choose United States as top education destination

The United States remains the top choice for Indian students looking for an international education. Learn about their experiences here.

From big computers to big group projects

Take a look at some of the changes in U.S. college learning and living since 1985, from computers and libraries to cafeterias and student diversity.
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Pompeo urges U.S. colleges to defend academic freedom

Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo urged U.S. universities to protect academic freedom from the Chinese Communist Party's attempts to undermine it.
Illustration of dragon snaking through university building near students walking and sitting on grass (State Dept./D. Thompson)

U.S. universities move to protect students from China’s authoritarian reach

U.S. officials and student groups are urging colleges to defend against China's authoritarian reach on campus. Learn about steps some schools are taking.
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Take charge, take a U.S. degree [video]

About 900,000 international students pursue degrees in the U.S. each year. They study hard, but fun and friends are also part of the experience.
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How the U.S. protects academic freedom

Academic freedom — the ability to study, learn, collaborate and publish freely — is essential to research and innovation, and it must be protected.