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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July 15, 2020
Location: Online Event
For: International Students

Interested in studying in the U.S. and you are taking your family with you, please join us to learn more about Studying abroad with your family, things to consider! with a representative from East Carolina University.

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

Interested in furthering your studies in Aerospace in Engineering, please join our webinar with a representative from North Carolina State University.

EducationUSA at US Embassy Riyadh
July 22, 2020
Location: Online Event
For: International Students

About to start your journey in the U.S. or interested in studying in the U.S., please Join us to learn more about How to survive the first year abroad! with a representative from University of Missouri.

EducationUSA at US Embassy Riyadh
July 29, 2020
Location: Online Event
For: International Students

Physical education offers different emphasis for those who are interested in developing physical fitness, or day-to-day physical activities, or those who are interested in being teachers. Please Join us with Southeast Missouri State University to learn about Physical Education and related programs and what you can do with in the future.

EducationUSA at US Embassy Riyadh
August 19, 2020
Location: Online Event
For: International Students

Would like to earn a degree from the U.S., but cannot travel! Please join us to learn about Distance Education! with a representative from California State University, Northridge.

EducationUSA at US Embassy Riyadh
August 26, 2020
Location: Online Event
For: International Students

Interested in studying health related programs in the U.S. like nursing, health care leadership, health science, and public health, and more. Please join our webinar with a representative from Valparaiso University to learn more about this topic and get a chance to ask questions and learn more about the university as well.

EducationUSA at US Embassy Riyadh
September 2, 2020
Location: Online Event
For: International Students

STEM field is changing rapidly and more women are joining STEM fields. If you are interested in studying STEM related field in the U.S., please join us to learn more about STEM and Women with a representative from Pittsburg State University.

EducationUSA at US Embassy Riyadh
September 16, 2020
Location: Online Event
For: International Students

Interested in doing your master or PhD. degree in the U.S. and would like to learn more about graduate admission, please join our webinar Inside an admission office (graduate)! with a representative from Northeastern University.

EducationUSA at US Embassy Riyadh
September 23, 2020
Location: Online Event
For: International Students

Interested in studying LLM degree in the U.S. but not sure where to start. Join our webinar with a representative from University of Georgia School of Law.

EducationUSA at US Embassy Riyadh
October 7, 2020
Location: Online Event
For: International Students

Interested in studying Dentistry in the U.S. but not sure where to start, requirements, what you need to prep for and different programs within dentistry, this is a webinar for you to learn more from the our experts at The University of Iowa.

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

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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