In the USA the completion of senior high school is equivalent to class 12th in India. A good performance in class 12th will be an important step to qualify for higher education from reputed colleges or universities in the USA. Your career prospects will depend on the value of your institute. Students from India have the choice to pursue courses from the USA after passing their 12th examination There are numerous streams and courses to consider.

Some of the best courses are:

Best courses in the USA for students after 12th

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts
  • Bachelor of Social Work
  • Bachelor of Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Public Affairs
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Bachelor of Philosophy
  • Bachelor of Architecture Degree
  • Bachelor of Design

The popular streams of pursuing UG programmes in the USA are:

Aeronautics and Aviation Science

An ideal field for those who love to have a career in the technology that is associated with Planes. The ever-growing aviation industry has a huge demand for such professionals.


The Bachelors in Arts will be ideal for those candidates that have an artistic inclination and want to have a career in creations, like 3D Animation, movies and cartoons.

Business Administration

Business management or administration courses are widely popular with students nowadays.


To make a mark in the financial domain one can choose for an undergraduate degree in Economics.


Chemistry is your stream to know more about elements and quantum physics. Ample of careers are possible in research and scientific engineering.


There are fields of engineering in several domains, like – Telecom, Communications, Mechanical, and Civil – to name a few.


Higher education in Mathematics will lead to jobs in academia – especially in Schools and Colleges.

Environmental Science and Health

With deteriorating health of the environment and humans, there is a burgeoning demand for professionals who can bring about a solution to the problem.

Journalism and Mass Communication

Those who love to write and/or express an opinion should explore the courses in the stream of Mass Communication and Journalism.

Political Science and International Relations

Learning about the complex political system and global affairs and carve a career in the respective field.

Nursing & Pharmacy

The field of health and medicine always look out for professionals in the nursing department. This is also a well-paid field.


If you have many questions in your mind and are intrigued by the interpersonal communication then Psychology is the fitting career choice.


The field of Law enables one to become an Attorney or a Lawyer and later in the judiciary department.