EducationUSA advising center at Centro Cultural Sampedrano

The EducationUSA advising center at Centro Cultural Sampedrano in San Pedro Sula, Honduras offers professional educational advising services to approximately 5,728 students. Operating at the Comprehensive level, our advising center services students who are interested in engaging in academic exchange between Honduras 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 Honduras 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 Sampedrano, is located downtown in the second largest city in Honduras . It is also the host institution of the Benjamin Franklin Library, which has been serving the community for more than forty years. Centro Cultural Sampedrano has a Preschool, Junior High and a High School, and hosts different cultural events in the city.

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
DVDs/ Videos
Audience: International Students
Test Preparation Materials
Fee: 24 to 47
Currency: Dollar US$ (United States)
Audience: International Students
Library Hours
Audience: International Students
English Language Courses
Fee: 60 to 270
Currency: Dollar US$ (United States)
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 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
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
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Arrange International Alumni Activities
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Information on Local Government and Foundation Scholarships
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Provide Local Transportation
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 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

Barrio Guamilito 3 Calle, 3-4 Avenida, N.O.
San Pedro Sula Cortés
Honduras

Mailing Address

Public Affairs Section AMEMBASSY Tegucigalpa For: BNC San Pedro Sula
Unit 2914
APO, AA 34022-2914
United States

Center Hours

Sunday: Closed
Monday: 9:00-17:00
Tuesday: 9:00-17:00
Wednesday: 9:00-17:00
Thursday: 9:00-17:00
Friday: 9:00-17:00
Saturday: 9:00-12:00

Phone

+504 2553-3911/ 504-2553-3768