Intakes in the USA

What are the intakes available to international students in the USA?

Usually, there are three intakes in the USA, however some universities may offer intakes every quarter based on individual university or program in question. August or fall intake is the major intake for students applying for studying in the USA.
Fall Semester
Spring Semester
Summer Semester
It can get a bit confusing to choose the intake that suits you better. Consider factors like the availability of your required program, your academic records, English language proficiency scores, entrance exam scores, institution’s acceptance rates, job opportunities and your readiness to join the program whilst making a decision. If you are not able to get ready until your preferred intake then it’s better to skip the hassle and apply for the next intake for the USA.

Fall Intake in the USA

Duration: August/September

Fall intake is also known as August intake.

Like most of the countries, fall intake is the primary intake in the USA. All the universities offer a wide variety of courses during this intake. Moreover, more funding is provided for the fall intake in the USA. Many Universities and colleges only have fall intake for the admission process.

Spring Intake in the USA

Duration: January/February

Spring intake in the USA is also known as January intake.

Spring intake is more of a secondary intake for the USA. The spring intake has duration of January to April. Students who have missed the fall intake can apply for this one. However, spring intake does not have as many courses on offer as fall intakes from the Universities.

Summer Intake in the USA

Though some of the universities as a whole accept the applicants for the summer semester in the USA, only some of the departments for those universities in the USA are open for courses in the summer intake. The summer intake starts in May for US Universities and lasts for only two to three months. The programs offered are mostly the language programs for non-English speaking students, or some of the specialized cultural programs.

Which intake should you apply for studying in the USA?

You should consider the following factors for it:

  • Availability of your preferred course.
  • Acceptance rates.
  • Your academic records.
  • Availability of job opportunities.
  • Your readiness to join the program.

When applying, it is equally important to take the following things into account:

You should consider the following factors for it:

  • Time required for the I-20 processing.
  • Availability of date for booking an appointment and for visa interview.


Due to the current COVID-19 situation, there may be slight changes in the beginning of the semester at most universities and colleges. We

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