PhD studies are the highest level of education in the USA and these qualifications prepare students for academic and research positions as well as for other careers which require advanced knowledge and research skills.
The academic year for PhD students in the USA at most institutions starts in fall intake which is in September.
PhD studies in the USA usually last form 4 to 6 years.
Tuition fees for PhD studies in the USA depend on the study program and selected institution. In average they start from 11.000USD per year and can be paid on a semester basis.
Enrollment conditions for PhD studies are completed Master studies (except for combined programs) as well as passed some of the internationally recognized English language tests (TOEFL, IELTS etc).
Certain institutions require GRE test.