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 dividuals 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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February 19, 2020
Location: Online Event
For: International Students

For those who are interested in studying in the U.S. and need to learn the English language or improve their English language, please Join us to learn more about How to succeed in an ESL program! with a representative from University of Southern Indiana.

EducationUSA at US Embassy Riyadh
March 4, 2020
Location: Online Event
For: International Students

For international students applying to U.S. institutions and might receive multiple offers and not sure what to do, please Join us to learn more about How to choose between multiple admission offers! with a representative from Saginaw Valley State University.

EducationUSA at US Embassy Riyadh
March 18, 2020
Location: Online Event
For: International Students

Interested in studying in the U.S. and would like to here from students who are currently in the U.S., please Join us to learn more about Advice from current Saudi students in the U.S. with a representative from University of North Texas.

EducationUSA at US Embassy Riyadh
April 1, 2020
Location: Online Event
For: International Students

For those who are interested in studying in the U.S. and applying for undergraduate studies, please Join us to learn more about what happens Inside an admission office (undergraduate) with a representative from Kent State University.

EducationUSA at US Embassy Riyadh
April 4, 2020 to April 7, 2020
Location: Saudi Arabia
For: U.S. Higher Education Professionals

The Ministry of Education, in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, will organize an International Exhibition and Conference on Education, which will be held in parallel of the G20 Summit 2020 - Riyadh, the capital of the Kingdom, under the title: Education to build future generations: Opportunities & Challenges

EducationUSA at US Embassy Riyadh
April 15, 2020
Location: Online Event
For: International Students

For those who are interested in studying in the U.S. or currently studying in the U.S., please Join us to learn more about Career and Tutoring services for International Students with a representative from The Pennsylvania State University.

EducationUSA at US Embassy Riyadh
May 6, 2020
Location: Online Event
For: International Students

For those who are in the medical field and interested in doing residency in the U.S., please Join us to learn more about Medical residency with a representative from George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences.

EducationUSA at US Embassy Riyadh
May 20, 2020
Location: Online Event
For: International Students

If you are a current student in the U.S. or if you are interested in studying in the U.S., please Join us to learn more about Housing Options and other necessities for international students with a representative from Johnson & Wales University.

EducationUSA at US Embassy Riyadh
June 3, 2020
Location: Online Event
For: International Students

If you like STEM and interested studying in the U.S., please Join us to learn more about STEM Programs! with a representative from Rochester Institute of Technology.

EducationUSA at US Embassy Riyadh
June 17, 2020
Location: Online Event
For: International Students

Interested in studying in the U.S. but not sure if you should go to a community college or not and what are the benefits of studying in a community college as an international student, please join us to learn about Community Colleges! with a representative from Sinclair Community College.

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
6300 Riyadh Place Dulles, VA
Riyadh 21089-6300
Saudi Arabia

Center Hours

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

Phone

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

Fax

+966-1-488-3988

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