EducationUSA is a U.S. Department of State network of over 425 international student advising centers in more than 175 countries.
The network promotes U.S. higher education to students around the world by offering accurate, comprehensive, and current information about opportunities to study at accredited postsecondary institutions in the United States. EducationUSA also provides services to the U.S. higher education community to help institutional leaders meet their recruitment and campus internationalization goals. EducationUSA centers are located in U.S. embassies and consulates, Fulbright commissions, bi-national centers, universities, and non-profit organizations.
EducationUSA Serves International Students
Each year, EducationUSA advisers respond to millions of inquiries from international students. Advisers offer a wide range of in-person and virtual services to students and their families based on Your 5 Steps to U.S. Study, a guide to navigating the U.S. higher education application process. Advisers provide information on a host of topics, including:
- The admissions process and standardized testing requirements
- How to finance a U.S. education
- The student visa process
- Preparing for departure to the United States
EducationUSA Serves the U.S. Higher Education Community
EducationUSA advisers support accredited U.S. institutions’ international student recruitment and internationalization efforts by:
- Organizing school visits and college fairs, virtual and on location
- Sharing information about foreign educational systems and scholarship programs
- Connecting U.S. and foreign educational institutions
Poicies and Procedures
All centers follow EducationUSA policy guidance and the EducationUSA Advisers Principles and Good Practice.