You can trust our credentials.

Since its founding in 1987, Foreign Credentials Service of America (FCSA) has developed a national reputation for producing evaluations of the highest quality and credibility. Our reputation is built on these principles:

Depth of experience. FCSA experts have held leadership positions in the field in both the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admission Officers (AACRAO) and the Association of International Educators (NAFSA) and created and oversaw the development of AACRAO EDGE (Electronic Database for Global Education) Project. Learn about EDGE

With a combined two centuries of professional leadership in international education, our team of expert evaluators understand the diverse and complex university administrative environment. Our agency has provided lifetimes of service to our chosen profession. Meet our experts

Unmatched customer service. We provide outstanding service to our customers, directly addressing customer concerns and providing expert advice to institutions of higher education, state boards, immigration attorneys, government agencies, and other entities. We provide nuanced, individualized responses to the most complex questions regarding the evaluation of international credentials. See examples here

Integrity, rigor, and consistency. Standards matter. We have been in the forefront of the field of applied comparative education for the past 30 years and have occupied many leadership positions in the field. We have presented, published, and developed databases widely used within the United States, including AACRAO EDGE. Learn more