EducationUSA at US Embassy Riyadh

The Education Advising Offices at the U.S. Embassy and Consulates are certified EducationUSA advising centers affiliated with the United States Department of State.  We offer comprehensive, objective and timely information about educational opportunities in the United States and guidance to qualified individuals on how to best access those opportunities.  Basic services include college counseling, standardized test information, handouts and education-related publications and pre-departure orientations.

Services

One-on-One Advising
Audience: International Students
Advising by Appointments
Audience: International Students
Group Presentations/ Sessions
Audience: International Students
Maintain a College Catalogue Library
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Organize U.S. Higher Ed Orientation Sessions
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
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

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January 24, 2022
Location Type:
Online Event
Location: Saudi Arabia
For: International Students

Interested in coming to the United States for your undergraduate or graduate program but have questions on the costs? Come learn more about what those costs include and different ways to fund your university experience with representatives from St. Cloud State University! Application waiver will be provided to Zoom attendees! Certificates will be provided to Zoom attendees Only!

EducationUSA at US Embassy Riyadh
January 25, 2022 to January 26, 2022
Location Type:
Online Event
Location: Saudi Arabia
For: U.S. Higher Education Professionals

The fair will take place on January 25-26, 2022 from 10 am - 1 pm EST. The registration deadline for the Saudi Arabia Virtual Fair is December 31, 2021. The participation fee per institution is $300. Payment deadline: January 7, 2022 The platform name: FPP The participating institutions must be in the general approved list of the Ministry of Education as students cannot receive a scholarship or get permission to study abroad if the institution is not in the approved list.

EducationUSA at US Embassy Riyadh
January 25, 2022 to January 26, 2022
Location Type:
Online Event
Location: Saudi Arabia
For: International Students

The U.S. Mission to Saudi Arabia is pleased to host the EducationUSA Quincy Virtual College Fair on January 25 and 26, 2022, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm (KSA). Representatives from more than 70 U.S. colleges and universities will participate in the Virtual College Fair. Students, parents, and high school counselors interested in learning more about undergraduate, graduate, or short-term programs in the United States are encouraged to register for the Fair at: https://educationusa.events/quincy1

EducationUSA at US Embassy Riyadh
January 31, 2022
Location Type:
Online Event
Location: Saudi Arabia
For: International Students

Join our workshop to learn about two different English language tests with representative from iTEP and TOEFL. Certificates will be provided to Zoom attendees only!

EducationUSA at US Embassy Riyadh
February 7, 2022
Location Type:
Online Event
Location: Saudi Arabia
For: International Students

The College Board representative will go over some of the basics of the Advanced Placement Program® (AP® ) and will feature educators from Saudi Arabia who have successfully launched programs at their schools. The presentation will also include information about the SAT test. Certificates will be provided to Zoom attendees only!

EducationUSA at US Embassy Riyadh
February 9, 2022
Location Type:
Online Event
Location: Saudi Arabia
For: International Students

The Purdue University West Lafayette campus offers an on-site program to earn the Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing (PhD in Nursing) degree. One of only two PhD in Nursing programs in the state of Indiana, our campus-based program is designed to prepare the next generation of nurse scholars and scientists for a career in innovative and translational research.

EducationUSA at US Embassy Riyadh
February 14, 2022
Location Type:
Online Event
Location: Saudi Arabia
For: International Students

College Essay Writing Workshop hosted by StudyWashington. Four U.S. Universities will share tips on writing a great essay, host a brainstorming activity for essay content, and we will review what to do and avoid in your college essay.

EducationUSA at US Embassy Riyadh
February 21, 2022
Location Type:
Online Event
Location: Saudi Arabia
For: International Students

Applying to university should not be a stressful or complicated process. In this presentation, representatives from Saginaw Valley State University and Wayne State University will explain each step of the admission process and give tips for completing this process and maximizing scholarship opportunities.

EducationUSA at US Embassy Riyadh
February 28, 2022
Location Type:
Online Event
Location: Saudi Arabia
For: International Students

Join a representative from University of Louisville - College of Business to learn more about graduate schools and how to make yourself competitive to increase your chances of getting admitted to a graduate program in the U.S.

EducationUSA at US Embassy Riyadh
March 7, 2022
Location Type:
Online Event
Location: Saudi Arabia
For: International Students

Part of the admission process for international students is the Language Proficiency Tests. This exam will indicate whether a student will receive a conditional offer or an unconditional offer from a university. Join our English Language Proficiency Tests Workshop, with representatives from iTEP, TOEFL, and Dulingo to learn more about these exams and how to prepare for them.

EducationUSA at US Embassy Riyadh

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Financial Aid

California State University, East Bay
Apply by:
Spring 2019
Central Washington University
Apply by:
September 13

Program Highlights

International Exposition and Conference on Higher Education
Description: April 15-17, 2015 - Riyadh Expo Center
Pre-departure Orientation for King Abdullah Scholarship Program (KASP) Recipients
Description: The Education Advising Office participated in the Ministry of Higher Education’s pre-departure orientation program for KASP recipients. In addition, during the past 9 months we have hosted 11 three hour orientations in Riyadh, Jeddah and Dhahran, with more than 1,100 students attending overall. These presentations are on-going and are done in conjunction with the Department of Homeland Security and the Consular Section.
Education Credential Evaluators Publication. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: Its Educational System and Methods of Evaluation
Description: Many US universities have seen a dramatic influx of students from Saudi Arabia. However, resources concerning the Saudi educational system have not kept up with recent changes in the realms of upper secondary education, post-secondary technical and vocational education, higher education for women, the reorganization of colleges under university authority, and accreditation and quality assurance in the tertiary sector, amongst others. This in-depth publication is intended to focus on changes that have occurred in the past decade or so. by Margaret L. Wenger, 2012 http://publications.ece.org

Walk-in Address

U.S. Embassy
Diplomatic Quarter, Across from the United Nations
Riyadh
Saudi Arabia

Mailing Address

U.S. Embassy, Public Affairs Education Advising Office
Diplomatic Quarter
Riyadh
Saudi Arabia

Virtual Hours

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

Phone

+966-1-488-3800, ext 4505 or 4207

Fax

+966-1-488-3988

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