EducationUSA promotes U.S. higher education around the world by offering free and accurate information about educational opportunities in the United States and guidance to qualified individuals on how to best access those opportunities. EducationUSA’s global website is a treasure trove of information and resources for students worldwide.

In the UAE, EducationUSA offers information and services tailored to local students. The EducationUSA guide to study in the U.S. is a complete resource tailored to students in the UAE. Please download the guidebook PDF below for the best information on studying in the U.S.

EducationUSA also offers advising centers inside U.S. Embassy Abu Dhabi and U.S. Consulate General Dubai. The centers are certified by EducationUSA and help ensure students across the Emirates get the information they need about studying at American colleges and universities.

The EducationUSA Advising Centers in the UAE provide students with the following services:

  • One-on-one advising
  • Access to EducationUSA advising library
  • Guidance on selection of universities, testing, scholarships and application process
  • Information on summer camps
  • Pre-departure orientation workshops
  • Scheduling visits for US college representatives
  • Updates on education fairs in the UAE
  • SAT, ACT and TOEFL applications.
  • Scholarship Information

Contact Us

Advising services on weekdays (Sunday-Thursday) from 10:30am till 4:30pm, by appointment only. Students interested in learning more about the EducationUSA resources and services in Abu Dhabi should contact the EducationUSA advisor by phone 02-414-2245 or email

Students in Dubai and the Northern Emirates should contact the Dubai-based EducationUSA advisor by phone at 04-309-4142 or send an email to