U.S. Embassy - Muscat

The EducationUSA center actively promotes U.S. higher education in Oman for prospective students by offering accurate, unbiased, comprehensive, objective and timely information about educational institutions in the United States and guidance to qualified individuals on how best to access those opportunities.

The EducationUSA office is based at the U.S. Embassy, Muscat. The EducationUSA adviser offers presentations and conducts outreach about studying in the U.S., provides support during the college search and application process, conducts in-person and virtual meetings with university recruiters, and networks with U.S. graduates returning home. EducationUSA serves as an excellent resource for Omanis and expatriates seeking to study in the United States.

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
Library Hours
Audience: International Students
English Language Courses
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
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
Organize 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
Arrange International Alumni Activities
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

Events

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October 28, 2018 to October 30, 2018
Location: Oman
For: U.S. Higher Education Professionals

The 5th Edutrac Oman 2018 is an ideal platform to network and recruit prospective students and working professionals seeking to pursue higher education abroad.

U.S. Embassy - Muscat Register

Financial Aid

Special Programs

Oman Government Scholarship Program - Undergraduate
Description: In June 2010, a Royal Directive announced an increase of 1,500 external scholarships for undergraduate programs at selected overseas HEIs, however only 500 of them will be distributed to students wishing to study in the USA. www.heac.gov.om
Deadline: June
Eligibility Requirements: Please refer to www.heac.gov.om
National Program for Post Graduate Studies
Description: This program aims to rehabilitate national cadres in the Sultanate of Oman, to enable applicants to obtain higher academic experience. Last year, 2016/2017 the number of the scholarships for each degree Master (111), PhD (39) and Medical programs (59).
Deadline: March
Eligibility Requirements: Please refer to www.mohe.gov.om

Program Highlights

Education and Training Exhibition Salalah (EDUTREX) Ministry of Higher Education of Sultanate of Oman
Description: Edutrac Oman 2017 is an ideal platform to network and recruit prospective students and working professionals seeking to pursue higher education abroad. The exhibition is held under the patronage of Oman’s Ministry of Higher Education, Ministry of Education – National Career Guidance Center and Ministry of Manpower To highlight the surge in the Sultanate’s Education, Training and Human Resources sector, EduTraC Oman 2017 will take place from 29 - 31 October 2017 at the Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre in Muscat. working hours 10:00 - 13:00 16:00 - 20:00
GHEDEX – Global Higher Education Exhibition 2018
Description: The 18th edition of Global Higher Education Exhibition will take place from 16 – 18 April 2018 at newly built Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman. It’s an annual event which is held under the patronage of Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE). Last edition of GHEDEX attracted over 25000 visitors, over 200 top-notch universities and colleges from over 25 countries participated with 170 educational bodies and institutions accounting for international participation and 30 for local participation.

Walk-in Address

Jamiat Al Dowal Al Arabiya, Bldg. 32
Shatti Al Qurum
Muscat
Oman

Mailing Address

U.S. Embassy Oman
Medinat Al Sultan Qaboos
PC 115 Muscat
Oman

Center Hours

Sunday: 8:00-16:30
Monday: 8:00-16:30
Tuesday: 8:00-16:30
Wednesday: 8:00-16:30
Thursday: 8:00-16:30
Friday: Closed
Saturday: Closed

Phone

(968) 2464-3400

Fax

(968) 2464-3740

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