How Bachelor's Degrees in the U.S. and Europe Differ

"AS A PROSPECTIVE undergraduate student, Pakistani national Huzaifa Islam Shah applied to more than 20 schools in the U.S., a few in Turkey and several in the United Kingdom. He says he received acceptances and scholarship offers from European schools like the University of Glasgow, the University of Sheffield and Cardiff University but ultimately chose to attend the University of Northern Iowa in the U.S.

‘UNI has a good reputation in the Midwestern region for its quality education, a lot of opportunities and peaceful campus environment,’ says Shah, who graduated with a Bachelor of Science in chemistry in May 2019. He is planning to apply for a master’s degree in biology at the same school.

Choosing to pursue an undergraduate degree in the U.S. or in Europe can be a tough decision, but understanding key differences can help. Here are some factors for prospective international students to consider about how bachelor’s degree programs in the U.S. and Europe differ:" …