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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March 1, 2021
Event Type: Online Event
Location: Saudi Arabia
For: International Students

Join a group of three experienced university representatives in breakout sessions to learn about the different opportunities available to you.

EducationUSA at US Embassy Riyadh
Event Location - Country:
Saudi Arabia
Event Location *:
Saudi Arabia
March 2, 2021
Event Type: Online Event
Location: Saudi Arabia
For: International Students

The workforce will have to adjust its skillset. Since the 4th Industrial Revolution is changing the way we work, live, and play, it comes as no surprise that some skills are mandatory in order to thrive. Hear from current lecturers at the University of Iowa about how to best prepare for impactful and rewarding careers this revolution is driving. STEM education and understanding business analytics has never been more relative in shaping how we live today, and how we will live tomorrow.

EducationUSA at US Embassy Riyadh
Event Location - Country:
Saudi Arabia
Event Location *:
Saudi Arabia
March 3, 2021
Event Type: Online Event
Location: Saudi Arabia
For: International Students

The Show-Me State! Come and learn about what Missouri Can offer and learn about Marine Sciences, Environmental Sciences, and agriculture! The webinar will be presented by four different institutions from the State of Missouri, so do not miss this opportunity! Registration is limited and certificates will be provided to Zoom platform attendees only!

EducationUSA at US Embassy Riyadh
Event Location - Country:
Saudi Arabia
Event Location *:
Saudi Arabia
March 8, 2021
Event Type: Online Event
Location: Saudi Arabia
For: International Students

Thinking of applying for graduate degree in a U.S. university! Need to take an English proficiency test, but not sure which test you should take. Join our workshop to learn more about the different English test options for graduate students (iTEP, TOEFL, Duolingo, IELTS) from representative from each test organization. The workshop has limited number of attendees to allow you to interact with the presenters. Certificates will be provided as well for attendees.

EducationUSA at US Embassy Riyadh
Event Location - Country:
Saudi Arabia
Event Location *:
Riyadh
Saudi Arabia
March 9, 2021
Event Type: Online Event
Location: Saudi Arabia
For: International Students

University of Colorado - Denver Visual Arts Department Chair Michelle Carpenter will provide a workshop about Digital Design.

EducationUSA at US Embassy Riyadh
Event Location - Country:
Saudi Arabia
Event Location *:
Saudi Arabia
March 10, 2021
Event Type: Online Event
Location: Saudi Arabia
For: International Students

Ever thought about studying Special Education in the United States? St. Cloud State University and Minnesota State University, Mankato, are the two largest 4-year universities in the MN State System and have what you are looking for in your degree. Participants in this session will learn how students in the special education major learn to identify and teach students who have a range of learning, emotional and physical disabilities including mild-moderate autism spectrum disorders, and more.

EducationUSA at US Embassy Riyadh
Event Location - Country:
Saudi Arabia
Event Location *:
Saudi Arabia
March 15, 2021
Event Type: Online Event
Location: Saudi Arabia
For: International Students

Planning to apply for graduate program in the U.S. that requires either GRE or GMAT but not sure what is the difference between each one, which one to consider, how to prepare, and more. Join our workshop to learn from our experts about both tests and some practical tips. Presenters are from AMIDEAST Saudi Arabia and California State University, San Bernardino The workshop has limited number of attendees to allow you to interact with the presenters. Certificates will be provided as well for attendees.

EducationUSA at US Embassy Riyadh
Event Location - Country:
Saudi Arabia
Event Location *:
Saudi Arabia
March 22, 2021
Event Type: Online Event
Location: Saudi Arabia
For: International Students

UC Riverside, a member of the world’s most prestigious public university system, is an institution powered by an entrepreneurial spirit, a record of innovation and results, and a commitment to excellence and collaboration across disciplines.

EducationUSA at US Embassy Riyadh
Event Location - Country:
Saudi Arabia
Event Location *:
Saudi Arabia
March 23, 2021
Event Type: Online Event
Location: Saudi Arabia
For: International Students

Learn from senior graduating students about the educational outcomes in mechanical engineering. The workshop will give you the opportunity to learn what to expect and learn as a mechanical engineering student. The workshop has limited number of attendees. Certificates will be provided as well for attendees.

EducationUSA at US Embassy Riyadh
Event Location - Country:
Saudi Arabia
Event Location *:
Saudi Arabia
March 24, 2021
Event Type: Online Event
Location: Saudi Arabia
For: International Students

The State of Montana in the U.S.A. has unique programs and co-curricular opportunities for students interested in History, Geography, Anthropology, Archaeology and Museums. In this presentation, students will learn about some of these programs, how they stand out from similar programs in other states, and why Montana is a great location to study these topics. In addition, we will share stories of current Montana students and recent graduates.

EducationUSA at US Embassy Riyadh
Event Location - Country:
Saudi Arabia
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Saudi Arabia

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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

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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