EducationUSA is a global network of more than 400 advising centers around the world. It is supported by the Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs at the U.S. Department of State. Papua New Guinea has two EducationUSA centers both located in Port Moresby at the American Corner within the National Library and at the University of Papua New Guinea.

EducationUSA Advising

The purpose of the Education USA Advising centers is to assist students from Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu who are interested in studying in the United States. Students are provided with accurate, comprehensive, current and unbiased information on educational opportunities in the United States and guided through the processes of studying, particularly through the 5 main steps below;

Step 1 – Research Your Options

This step will help you think about the course of study, type of institution, and setting that will best suit your needs. Once you complete this form, you can make an appointment with an EducationUSA Adviser.

Step 2 – Finance Your Studies

Developing a budget, reducing educational costs and searching for sources of scholarships will be the sort of information you will find under this section.

Step 3 – Complete Your Application

According to the application this may include requirements such as personal statements and letters of recommendation.

Step 4 – Apply for Your Student Visa

You may apply for your student visa online after reading the instructions found here:

Step 5 – Prepare for Your Departure

Gather important documents, arrange housing, and attend an EducationUSA pre-departure orientation are all important things to consider to ensure that you are equipped to travel and pursue your education in the United States.


  • One-on-one advising by appointment
  • Group information and advising services
  • Assistance in determining which school is right for you
  • Information on entrance examinations
  • Scholarship and fellowship information


  • College and University Guides
  • Field of Study Guides
  • Test Preparation Guides
  • Career Guides

EducationUSA Advising Center Locations

  • American Corner at the National Library

Ms. Barbara Kepa

Email –

Ph: 3211455 ext. 2208

Group Information Sessions – Monthly

  • University of Papua New Guinea

Mrs. Ovasuru Kaira


For appointments, please call (+675) 326 7585

Centre Hours: Monday-Friday 0800-1600