The U.S. Embassy and EducationUSA will welcome more than 40 U.S. higher education institutions to Ghana this week. As part of EducationUSA’s College Fairs in Kumasi (Thursday, September 14) and Accra (Friday and Saturday, September 15-16), thousands of Ghanaian students will have the opportunity to meet admission representatives from U.S. colleges and universities.
“Ghana is a top sender of students to the United States – number 18 in the world for graduate degree programs. We are excited to welcome forty U.S. institutions to speak about educational opportunities ranging from undergraduate studies to doctorate degree programs for Ghanaian students and professionals,” said Counselor for Public Diplomacy Emily Fertik regarding the EducationUSA Fairs this week.
EducationUSA College Fairs in Ghana, Sept 14-16
40 U.S. colleges are coming to Accra and Kumasi
The EducationUSA College Fair in Kumasi takes place on Thursday, September 14, at KNUST’s Great Hall, 10am to 1pm for students interested in pursuing an undergraduate bachelor’s degree and 3pm to 6pm for those interested in a graduate degree program.
In Accra at the Movenpick Ambassador Hotel, graduate programs will be featured Friday, September 15 from 1pm to 6pm and Saturday, September 16, 10am to 2pm is dedicated to undergraduate programs. Prospective students should register to attend in advance. Admission is free.
For more information on the events, including a list of participating schools, visit: https://bit.ly/EdUSA-Ghana
During the 2021-2022 academic year, more than 4,900 Ghanaian students studied in the United States, attending 700 colleges and universities in all 50 U.S. states, and earning more than $7 million dollars in scholarships. Throughout the year, EducationUSA advisers provide assistance and advice to Ghanaian students seeking opportunities in the United States. EducationUSA has two advising centers in Ghana – in Accra and Kumasi. Virtual advising services are also available on the U.S. Embassy’s Facebook page.