EducationUSA Azerbaijan

EducationUSA is a U.S. Department of State network of over 400 international student advising centers in more than 170 countries. The network promotes U.S. higher education to students around the world by offering accurate, comprehensive, and current information about opportunities to study at accredited postsecondary institutions in the United States. EducationUSA is your official source on U.S. higher education.

The EducationUSA Advising Center in Baku is part of American Councils for International Education. EducationUSA, with the support of the U.S. Embassy in Baku, hosts two fairs each year: U.S. Higher Education Fair and EducationUSA Alumni Fair. In addition to these, EducationUSA supports the Sustainable Outreach Program and Competitive College Club.

The U.S. Higher Education Fair is an annual educational fair held each fall (October or November). U.S. college and university representatives visit Baku to meet students from Azerbaijan and provide information about the higher education in the U.S., the application process, financial aid and scholarship opportunities.

EducationUSA Alumni Fair is a great chance for alumni of U.S. colleges and universities to provide information to Azerbaijani students about their alma maters and their personal experiences studying in the United States.

Services offered by EducationUSA Center in Baku:

  • Lectures /workshops
  • cohort advising
  • individual consultations
  • library resources
  • pre-departure orientation
  • U.S. higher education fairs

Monthly sessions/workshops:

  • Studying in the USA – Undergraduate Study
  • Studying in the USA – Graduate Study
  • Essay Writing workshop for university applications
  • Finance your study – information about various scholarship opportunities
  • USA Student Visa workshop
  • Pre-Departure Orientations

Application timetable
12 to 18 months prior to the year in which you plan to enroll:
– begin researching programs and financial aid, and required standardized tests

– request admissions and financial aid applications
– register for the TOEFL, SAT, GRE, GMAT

September – December:
– request official transcripts and letters of recommendation
– submit completed application
– take standardized tests

January – April:
– verify that you have met deadlines

April – June:
– receive admissions decisions
– decide which school to attend
– organize finances and finalize arrangements for housing and medical insurance

June – August:
– apply to U.S. Embassy or consulate for visa and complete SEVIS  I-901 form upon receipt of I-20 form
– make travel arrangements contact International Students office to  detail arrival plans and confirm
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If you would like to obtain more information on studying in the U.S., what college to choose, what the application requirements are, etc., we advise you to visit EducationUSA: