American Councils for International Education

Educational opportunities for individuals and institutions.


About Education USA Program

One of hundreds of advising centers around the world supported by the U.S. Department of State, EducationUSA in Kyrgyzstan provides students with accurate, comprehensive, and current information about how to apply to U.S. colleges and universities. EducationUSA is supported by the U.S. Department of State.

Remote and in person visitors to the EducationUSA Center can access a variety of resources and services free to charge.

Lectures/Workshops on:

  • The US Educational System (Undergraduate and Graduate)
  • Writing Personal Statements
  • Test Taking for Entrance to US University
  • Financial Aid
  • Preparing for Departure to the US

Individual and Group Advising:

  • In person
  • Via Skype, Google chat, etc.
  • College Prep Club for high school students

Lending Library with such resources as:

  • Test prep
  • Writing successful applications
  • Guides to researching undergraduate and graduate Institutions
  • College catalogs
  • Guides to succeeding in US universities

Mock Testing:

  • SAT
  • GRE

The EducationUSA Center, located at the Baiyalinov Library in Bishkek is open from Monday to Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Please find our calendar of events here.

Participant Type

  • High School Student
  • Undergraduate or Graduate
  • Faculty / Administrator
  • Professional
  • Researcher
  • Government Official


EducationUSA services are available free to charge to all interested. Some programs (College Prep Club, etc.) may involve a competitive application process.

How to apply

Most EdUSA services are available without application. Some services (such as mock testing) may require preregistration. Some programs (College Prep Club, etc.) may involve a competitive application process.

Contact the EducationUSA Advisor to learn more about how to access services of interest to you.


Many hundreds of citizens from Kyrgyzstan receive visas to study in the US each year.

Alumni success stories can also be found on the EducationUSA Kyrgyzstan Facebook page as well as on this website.

To learn more about upcoming events or to connect with the EdUSA alumni community about business or volunteer opportunities, please contact the EdUSA Advisor.


I do not live in Bishkek. How can I access EdUSA services?

The EducationUSA Advisor makes frequent trips outside of Kyrgyzstan in cooperation with individual schools and the American Corners. You can also contact the EducationUSA Advisor directly to receive remote advice on applying to a US college or university program.

I am disabled. Can I participate in this program?

Yes! Participants with physical disabilities can be accommodated on this program.