Centro Colombo Americano Medellin

The EducationUSA advising center in Medellín actively promotes United States higher education in the community by offering accurate, comprehensive, and current information about educational institutions in the United States and guidance to qualified individuals on how best to access those opportunities.

Services

One-on-One Advising
Fee: 150000
Currency: Peso Col$ (Colombia)
Audience: International Students
Advising by Appointments
Fee: 150000
Currency: Peso Col$ (Colombia)
Audience: International Students
Drop-In Advising
Audience: International Students
Group Presentations/ Sessions
Audience: International Students
Computer/ Internet Access/ Use
Audience: International Students
Test Preparation Materials
Fee: 20000
Currency: Peso Col$ (Colombia)
Audience: International Students
Library Hours
Audience: International Students
English Language Courses
Fee: 90000
Currency: Peso Col$ (Colombia)
Audience: International Students
Maintain a College Catalogue Library
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Maintain a Media Library (DVD/ CD/ VHS)
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Organize U.S. Higher Ed Orientation Sessions
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Suggest Lodging Options for U.S. University Representatives
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Make Accommodation Reservations for Visiting U.S. University Representatives
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Recommend Visits/ Meetings for U.S. Institutions
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Assist in Contacting Local High School Counselors
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Assist U.S. Representatives in Contacting Local Colleges/ Universities
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Participate in College Fairs
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Organize College Fairs
Fee: 3000000 to 6000000
Currency: Peso Col$ (Colombia)
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Host DVCs for U.S. Higher Education
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Host Online Chat / Webinar Sessions
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Organize DVCs at Local Educational Institutions
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Assist with Virtual Student Interviews
Fee: 150000
Currency: Peso Col$ (Colombia)
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Information on Local Government and Foundation Scholarships
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Credential Translation/ Verification Services
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Verify the Recognition / Certification/ Accreditation of Local Institutions
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Connect U.S. institutions with Possible Partner Universities
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Administer/ Assist with U.S. Study Abroad Programs
Fee: 90000
Currency: Peso Col$ (Colombia)
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals

Events

Financial Aid

University of Denver
Apply by:
January 17, 2020
Apply by:
rolling admission
Georgetown University - McCourt School of Public Policy
Apply by:
April 1 - every year.
Vanderbilt University, Owen Graduate School of Management
Apply by:
March 11, 2019
Apply by:
No Deadline

Special Programs

Opportunity Funds
Description: The EducationUSA Opportunity Funds Program assists highly qualified students who are likely to be awarded full financial aid from U.S. colleges and universities but lack the financial resources to cover the upfront costs of obtaining admission, such as testing, application fees, or airfare. This program promotes the State Department’s objectives of broadening outreach to youth and underserved audiences, advancing mutual understanding, and supporting social inclusion.
Deadline: TBD
Eligibility Requirements: To be eligible for the Opportunity Fund Program, the student must meet the following requirements: - Citizen or legal permanent resident of Colombia - Financial need - Strong level of English - Demonstrated leadership activities - Commitment to pursue an undergraduate or graduate degree in the U.S., starting studies in August/September 2020 (if accepted and awarded full financial support from the U.S. institution and/or other sources) - Commitment to work closely with an EducationUSA Adviser and participate in all virtual and in-person advising sessions Successful applicants will be highly qualified students with outstanding grades, extremely strong spoken and written English, demonstrated leadership, and limited financial resources to pay for the cost of the application process to universities in the U.S.

Walk-in Address

Carrera 45 No. 53-24
Oficina de Asesorías y Exámenes
Medellin ANT
Colombia

Mailing Address

Carrera 45 No. 53-24
Oficina de Asesorías y Exámenes
Medellin ANT
Colombia

Virtual Hours

Sunday: Closed
Monday: 8:00-16:00
Tuesday: 8:00-16:00
Wednesday: 8:00-16:00
Thursday: 8:00-16:00
Friday: 8:00-16:00
Saturday: Closed

Phone

(574) 204-0404 ext. 1012

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