Given the increasing interest of Pakistani students in higher education in the United States, representatives from 13 US universities met with thousands of Pakistani students while attending colleges, schools, universities and trade shows in Islamabad, Lahore and Karachi as part of the 16th South Asian education in the United States tour.
According to the U.S. Consulate press release on Tuesday, representatives from U.S. universities has shared valuable information about academic programs, campus life, funding opportunities, and their institution’s application procedures.
As mentioned in the Pakistan Open Door Report 2019, Pakistan is one of the fastest growing home markets in the world for U.S. students.
Thousands of academic programs, world-class facilities, and unparalleled higher education flexibility in the United States make the United States a leading student destination in the world.
“Nearly 8,000 Pakistanis study at universities in the United States,” said Secretary of State Lisa Heller.
The S. government is proud of its support for the South Asia Tour, which will help Pakistani students choose US universities, the minister said.
“Every year USEFP expects to host the South Asia Tour and introduce US universities to Pakistan’s brilliant student body,” said Rita Akhtar, USEFP’s Executive Director.
United States Education Pakistan is the only free and official source of higher education in the United States and is part of the State Department network with more than 425 international student counseling centers in more than 175 countries.
The Pakistani education team in the US consists exclusively of US graduates. Board members can share hands-on experience with candidates.
In Pakistan, US education is regulated by USEFP, a binational commission established in 1950 by the governments of Pakistan and the United States. Reuters