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Selectees who have completed part or all of their education outside of the U.S. must have their foreign education evaluated by an accredited organization to ensure that the foreign education is comparable to education received in accredited educational institutions in the U.S.Where can I find the accreditation database?
The accreditation database is brought to you by the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE). The database is provided as a public service without warranty of any kind.What are the requirements for a foreign credential evaluation?
To be acceptable, the foreign credential evaluation must include/describe: The type of education received; The level of education in relation to the U.S. education system, and state that its comparability recommendations follow the general guidelines of the U.S. National Council for the Evaluation of Foreign Educational Credentials;What is foreign education (foreign education)?
Foreign education (that is education acquired outside of any State of the U.S., the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, a Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, or any territory or possession of the U.S.) must be evaluated by a credential evaluation service in order to be given credit towards qualification.