The United States offers numerous opportunities of higher education by offering thousands of academic programs in world class institutions. USEFP introduce representatives from 25 U.S. institutions met thousands of Pakistani students and their parents during Education USA’s 15th South Asia to guide students better with the benefits of study in the United States.
Representatives shared valuable information about their university’s academic programs, admissions procedures, and opportunities for financial aid during visits to schools, college and universities fairs in Islamabad, Lahore, and Karachi.
Deputy Chief of Mission John Hoover said “Americans are eager to welcome more Pakistanis to study in our country”. Over the decades our partnership has created meaningful and effective professional and academic collaboration, not to mention lifelong friendships. We hope we’ll see more Pakistani students on our American campuses.
EducationUSA Pakistan is the official source on higher education in the United States and a part of a U.S. Department of State network of over 425 international free-of-charge student advising centres in more than 175 countries. In Pakistan, EducationUSA is managed by USEFP, a bi-national commission established in 1950 by the Governments of Pakistan and the United States.
Executive Director of the United States Educational Foundation in Pakistan (USEFP) Rita Akhtar said “USEFP is pleased to be able to host this South Asia Tour and introduce U.S. universities to the talented and well-prepared students of Pakistan”. The visiting representatives always comment on the excellent quality of the Pakistani students they meet and encourage them to apply to study in the United States.
Bryson Keltner from Western Kentucky University was delighted to be a part of the Spring 2019 Tour. He said, “I was so impressed with the organization of the tour, the hospitality, and the sense of camaraderie among the staff and reps. We met with so many amazing students and made really great connections.