Foreign nationals who have been accepted by US colleges or universities and who satisfy certain other requirements may be eligible for an F-1 student visa, which is valid for the duration of an F-1 applicant’s course of study in the United States.
The J-1 Visa category is for participation in various types of exchange programs. These may include students, researchers, medical trainees or interns. The purpose of the J-1 Visa Program is to promote the exchange of people, knowledge, and skills in the fields of education, arts, and sciences. more »