NCES, part of the U.S. Department of Education, is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education in the United States and other nations. This Web site is the place to find annual reports, data tables, survey products and other research for all levels of education.
This is a collaboration of more than 200 higher education institutions and associated organizations from around the world offering free online access to educational materials.
This Department of State site describes the types of student visas, how to obtain one and general information about visa policy.
The mission of this cabinet-level department is "to promote student achievement and preparation for global competitiveness by fostering educational excellence and ensuring equal access." The department was created in 1980 by combining offices from several federal agencies (see Overview ( http://www.ed.gov/about/landing.jhtml?src=gu ) for its structure and functions). Note that Web pages from the U.S. Department of Education are described elsewhere in this list.
A Department of Education resource for the international community seeking to understand the mission, organization and structure of the U.S. educational system and to find information on academic study programs in the United States. Material about education systems in other countries is also available.
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans
Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities
Initiative on Tribal Colleges and Universities
from the State Department's Bureau of International Information Programs
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