EducationUSA advising center at Centro Cultural Salvadoreno Americano, CCSA

The EducationUSA advising center at Centro Cultural Salvadoreño Americano in San Salvador, El Salvador offers professional educational advising services to approximately 8,000 students a year.

Operating at the comprehensive level, our advising center services students who are interested in engaging in academic exchange between El Salvador and the U.S. From studying English as a foreign language, participating in short term exchanges, enrolling into full academic degree programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels at accredited U.S. higher education institutions, our EducationUSA advising center promotes a wide variety of academic opportunities and supports students, parents, teachers, local governments and higher education institutions in their efforts to achieve their academic mobility goals.

The center provides a variety of educational services, including free introductory public information sessions on various topics of U.S. education, webinars, individual consultations on U.S. study, and application support services. It also provides logistical support to accredited U.S. higher education institutions on recruitment in El Salvador as well as supports open public events such as presentations and fairs to promote exchange opportunities, working closely with the local educational community.

Our host, Centro Cultural Salvadoreño Americano offers services out of the IRC (Information Resource Center). We are open to the public with advanced notice by appointment (24 to 48 hours prior to the visit in order to obtain a visitor’s request). The IRC offers a quiet place to study, does research and conducts conversation clubs and book clubs along with our advising sessions. The public is free to borrow books, booklets and university catalogs.

Services

One-on-One Advising
Audience: International Students
Advising by Appointments
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: 18 to 46
Currency: Dollar US$ (United States)
Audience: International Students
Library Hours
Audience: International Students
Translation Services
Fee: 10
Currency: Dollar US$ (United States)
Audience: International Students
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 in Contacting the Country's Ministry of Education
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
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Host DVCs for U.S. Higher Education
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Assist with Virtual Student Interviews
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Information on Local Government and Foundation Scholarships
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
Offer Local/ National School Counselor Training
Audience: High School Counsellors

Events

Financial Aid

University of Denver
Apply by:
June 7, 2019 for fall quarter, October 18, 2019 for winter quarter
University of the Incarnate Word
Apply by:
rolling admission
Vanderbilt University, Owen Graduate School of Management
Apply by:
March 11, 2019
Apply by:
No Deadline

Walk-in Address

Edificio Centro Cultural Salvadoreño Americano Avenida Los Sisimiles
Costado Norte de Metrocentro
San Salvador -
El Salvador

Mailing Address

Edificio Centro Cultural Salvadoreño Americano Avenida Los Sisimiles
Costado Norte de Metrocentro San Salvador C. A.
El Salvador

Center Hours

Sunday: Closed
Monday: 8:00-17:30
Tuesday: 8:00-17:30
Wednesday: 8:00-17:30
Thursday: 8:00-17:30
Friday: 8:00-17:30
Saturday: 8:00-12:00

Phone

(503) 2239-8073 or (503) 2239-8000 Ext 164 or (503) 2501-2441

Fax

(503) 2239-8014

Website (URL)

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