EducationUSA University Fair Draws Record Crowds

 

EducationUSA Nepal hosted the twelfth EducationUSA South Asia Tour from January 29-February 4, 2018, held concurrently with the EducationUSA Regional Forum, January 31-February 4. The events culminated in the largest ever EducationUSA University Fair in Nepal, held at the Yak & Yeti Hotel on Saturday, February 3, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Fair featured 67 U.S. universities, 4 testing agencies (ACT, ETS, and IELTS) and higher education association (The Association of Boarding Schools), and 4 local institutions (USEF-Nepal/ EducationUSA, U.S. Embassy, American Spaces, and Alumni.  

A total of 2,132 students attended the Fair. Concurrent with the Fair, 923 students attended five student visa presentations by the Consular Section, and 350 students attended four 5-Steps to Study in the USA presentations by regional EducationUSA Advisers.

The 67 universities represented at the Fair were:

• Albion College

• Baldwin Wallace University

• Ball State University

• Berkeley College

• Boise State University

• Bucks County Community College

• California Lutheran University

• California State Polytechnic University

• California State University - Long Beach

• California State University, Chico

• Central Washington University

• Chapman University

• Colby-Sawyer College

• Colorado State University

• Coastal Carolina University

• Creighton University

• Diablo Valley College

• Fairleigh Dickinson University

• Foothill-De Anza Community College

• Full Sail University

• Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis

• Indiana University India Gateway

• Iowa State University

• Luther College

• Marywood University

• McNeese State University

• Merrimack College

• Northern Kentucky University

• Northern Virginia Community College

• The Ohio State University

• Ohio University

• Old Dominion University

• Otterbein University

• Pima Community College

• Rochester Institute of Technology

• Saginaw Valley State University

• Saint Cloud State University

• San Mateo Community Colleges of Silicon Valley

• Shoreline Community College

• Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

• St. John's University School of Law

• Suffolk University

• SUNY College at Plattsburgh

• SUNY Stony Brook

• Temple University

• The College of Wooster

• The George Washington University

• Tiffin University

• University of Bridgeport

• University of Colorado at Boulder

• University of Delaware

• University of Evansville

• University of Iowa

• University of North Carolina at Wilmington

• University of South Dakota

• University of Southern California

• University of Southern California, Viterbi

• University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

• University of Wisconsin-Platteville

• Valparaiso University

• Virginia International University

• Wabash College

• Western Kentucky University

• Wichita State University

• Winona State University

• Wright State University

• Youngstown State University

The EAC was assisted by regional SCA colleagues who provided coverage of registration, entry, circulation, HEI backup, presentation rooms, and crowd control duties in two shifts. Regional colleagues and EducationUSA officials from Washington, DC, were impressed by student turnout and level of preparedness.

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