Advising Services

Advising Services Fees

AG StudyUSA Higher Education Consultants Ltd, (in short, StudyUSA) was created in 2014 after the closure of the Cyprus Fulbright Commission.  It is a non-profit organization which aims to assist students pursue higher education in the United States and Canada, both for Undergraduate students and Graduate students.

Below are the different advising packets we offer.  Please read carefully what each packet offers so that there are no misunderstandings as to what the advisors can do for the packet you sign up for.

Applications to US universities is a year long process.  It is advisable to sign up for the StudyUSA Program in the Fall of the year before the student wishes to study.  StudyUSA will work with students and parents for the entire year.

The below fees are for studies beginning in 2023:

StudyUSA Membership Fee – Bronze Package €250 +VAT

  • First meeting to explain the system of US higher education and the students’ options.
  • In-depth interview with the student and family to assess needs and discuss details of services and contract
  • Review of academic records and extracurricular activities, discussion of higher education options based on student’s background, access to resources to help in the college search process
  • Identification of appropriate universities
  • Pre-departure orientation to help students prepare for the U.S.

Payment must be made, in full, at the time of the StudyUSA application by check, cash or bank transfer.

StudyUSA Membership Fee – Silver Package €800 +VAT 

  • First meeting to explain the system of US higher education and the students’ options.
  • Assistance and checking applications once students submit their choice of universities (please note that we will not complete applications with this package)
  • Students will chose their own universities.
  • Editing university application essays and suggesting changes if necessary
  • Assistance with C.V’s and resumes
  • Assistance with financial and scholarship forms
  • Assistance with follow up after the submission of applications
  • Explanation of visa process and basic assistance with visa application
  • Pre-departure orientation to help student prepare for the U.S.
  • Regular communication throughout the process is guaranteed

This package includes checking and editing applications and essays for up to 10 universities.  Payment can be made in full upon registration of the StudyUSA Program, or in monthly installments from the time of registration.  The monthly amount will be divided by the number of months left in the application year.  Payment may be made by cash, check or bank transfer.  

StudyUSA Membership Fee – Gold Package €1000 +VAT

  • First meeting to explain the system of US higher education and the students’ options.
  • In-depth interview with the student and family to assess needs and discuss details of services and contract
  • Review of academic records and extracurricular activities, discussion of higher education options based on student’s background, access to resources to help in the college search process
  • Identification of appropriate universities
  • Assistance with C.V’s and resumes if needed
  • Editing, checking and finalizing applications and essays (we will not complete applications with this package)
  • If necessary, communication with school counselors and teachers regarding the procedures and required documents.
  • Assistance with financial forms
  • Assistance with Follow up after the submission of applications
  • Explanation of visa process and basic assistance with visa application
  • Pre-departure orientation to help student prepare for the U.S.
  • Continued communication throughout the application year!

This package includes checking and editing applications and essays for up to 10 universities.  Payment can be made in full upon registration of the StudyUSA Program, or in monthly installments from the time of registration.  The monthly amount will be divided by the number of months left in the application year.  Payment can be made in full , or three installments, as follows: (by check, cash or bank transfer).

StudyUSA Membership fee – Athletic Scholarship Package 1300 Euros + VAT 

  • First meeting to explain the system of US higher education, athletic scholarships, and the student’s options.
  • In-depth interview with the student and family to assess needs and discuss details of services and contract.  Explain the procedures.
  • Review of academic records and extracurricular activities, discussion of higher education options based on student’s background, and in relation to athletic scholarships.
  • Prepare student profile to be sent to coaches.
  • Identify coaches contact information
  • Assistance with communication with coaches (please note the emails should be sent by the student)
  • Guidance with the application procedure and any documents required by coaches.
  • Completing and checking applications, editing essays and suggesting changes if needed (please note we will not write application essays for students, we will edit them and offer suggestions).
  • Identifying financial forms, scholarships forms and assistance with completion
  • Assistance with follow up (missing documents, communication with universities).
  • Explanation of visa process and basic assistance with visa application
  • Offer pre-departure orientation in co-oporation with the US Embassy in Nicosia
  • Continued communication throughout the year

Students will apply to the universities of the teams that have shown an interest.  However, if there is not enough interest from coaches for the students, StudyUSA will identify other universities that may offer a scholarships through the academic admissions.

Student athletes can also opt for the Platinum packet.

Payment can be made in full upon registration of the StudyUSA Program, or in monthly installments from the time of registration.  The monthly amount will be divided by the number of months left in the application year.  Payment can be made by check, cash or bank transfer.

StudyUSA Membership Fee – Platinum €1500 + VAT

This is a full assistance packet                          

  • First meeting to explain the system of US higher education and the student’s options.
  • In-depth interview with the student and family to assess needs and discuss details of services and contract
  • Review of academic records and extracurricular activities, discussion of higher education options based on student’s background, access to resources to help in the college search process
  • Identification of appropriate universities
  • On-going correspondence with students/parents regarding the university choices
  • Completing and checking applications, editing essays and suggesting changes if needed (please note that we will not write application essays for students but we will edit them and offer suggestions)
  • Arranging for test scores to be sent; communicating with the British Council if IELTS test was taken
  • Identifying financial forms, scholarships forms and assistance with completion
  • Assistance with follow up (missing documents, communication with universities
  • Explanation of visa process and basic assistance with visa applications
  • Assist with correspondence with universities if necessary
  • Pre-departure orientation to help student prepare for the U.S.
  • Continued communication throughout the application year!

This package includes completing applications for up to 12 universities. Payment can be made in full at the time of registration or in monthly installments from  the time of registration.   The full amount will be divided by the number of months left in the application year.  Payment may be made by cash, check or bank transfer.

Withdrawal/Cancellations

If a student decides to withdraw from StudyUSA, there will be no refunds for payments already made.  Students must inform StudyUSA of their withdrawal by email to his/her adviser.

The above information and fees applies also to assistance for Canadian Universities.

Individual consultations – €50 (plus VAT) for up to 1 hour

For appointments at the office, please call 22669757 or email at info@studyusa.com.cy.

Payment for individual consultations should be made at the time of appointment.

Online consultations are also available here.  Payments for online consultations can be made through bank transfer.

SAT test preparation courses offered throughout the year.  Please see the Annoucements on home page.