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Why you should consider a Master's in the Americas
Getting your Master's in the Americas is investing in your business skills.
If you are from outside of the Americas then you’ll be in good company: more than a million international students come to the United States alone every year.
Although English-taught programs can be found throughout the region, you will also find a range of degrees in Spanish and Portuguese.
It is free to study at the public universities of some countries in the region, including Argentina and Brazil.
The United States is home to the largest economy in the world and a plethora of job opportunities for master’s graduates.
Whether you’re a fan of the snowy weather in parts of North America or the hot, tropical conditions in the Amazon region, there is a climate here to suit everyone.
The Americas is a huge region that encompasses two continents, almost every climate imaginable, and some of the biggest countries on the planet. North America is dominated by the United States, an economic powerhouse that is the most popular destination in the world for international students. In South America, Brazil is fast-becoming an influential global force whereas the GDPs of Chile and Uruguay are comparable with European nations. Given that the region contains the largest concentrations of English, Spanish, and Portuguese speakers in the world, speakers of these three languages may be particularly tempted to study a master’s in the Americas.
According to the QS World University Rankings 2021, 27 of the top 100 universities in the world are located in the United States. No country has more institutions in the top 100 with schools like Harvard, Yale, and Stanford being world-recognized names that regularly lead global rankings. However, you will also find scores of world-class universities in Canada, where the number of international students increased by 73% between 2014 and 2019. Argentina hosts more foreign students than any other Latin American country and you can study a master’s for free at the country’s public universities. As its popularity as a study destination grows every year, now is the perfect time to take the next step with a master’s in the Americas.
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How much will it cost to live and study in the Americas?
The most expensive master’s programs at the region’s leading universities (in the United States and Canada) could cost as much as €100,000. However, the cost of studying in Mexico and the rest of the Americas is significantly more affordable. It is even possible to study for free at public universities in Argentina and Brazil.
How reputable are the universities in the Americas?
The majority of the region’s top universities are located in the United States and Canada. The likes of Yale School of Management, Harvard University, and MIT are some of the best universities in the world. In Canada, the University of Toronto, McGill University, and the University of British Columbia are all ranked in the global top 50 by QS. Outside of these two countries, you will find a growing number of high-quality universities in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, and Mexico.
What is the status of the economy?
The economy of the United States is by far the biggest in the region and it is here where you will find the brightest job prospects. Brazil has the next biggest economy while the GDP per capita in Canada amongst the highest in the world.
Are there a lot of international students in the Americas?
The vast majority of the region’s international students are in the United States, which hosts more international students than any other country in the world. The next most popular destinations (in order) are Canada, Argentina, and Brazil.
Which languages are spoken in the Americas?
Spanish is the most widely spoken language in the Americas, followed by English and Portuguese. The Americas contains the countries with the largest concentration of English speakers (United States), Spanish speakers (Mexico), and Portuguese speakers (Brazil).