The WES Difference

Our Expertise. Your Success.

Founded in 1974, World Education Services (WES) is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping international students and professionals achieve their goals in the United States and Canada. We evaluate and advocate for the recognition of international education qualifications.

For over 40 years, WES has set the standard of excellence in the field of credential evaluation.

Trusted Evaluations

We are committed to your success. You worked hard for your education, so we work hard to make sure the world understands the value of your achievements.

Our comprehensive evaluation process includes:

  • Verification of authenticity of all credentials
  • A thorough analysis of your coursework
  • Routine quality checks on each report
  • A digital badge you can use to display your verified credentials on social media sites like LinkedIn.

This process ensures your WES evaluation is widely accepted and preferred by more than 2,500 educational, business, licensing and governmental institutions throughout the U.S. and Canada. We are a member of NACES, an organization of independent credential evaluation services in the United States, and the Alliance of Credential Evaluation Services of Canada.

Fast Service and Delivery

We know you’re trying to meet important deadlines that affect your future, so we work quickly to complete your evaluation and offer delivery options to make sure your report arrives quickly:

  • Seven-day completion time once you apply and all required documents have been received and accepted.
  • Multiple express delivery options for your report, including three-to-five-business day delivery, two-day air delivery, and overnight courier.

Free Tools and Advice

We want you to succeed. That’s why we provide a wide range of helpful tools and advice, all completely free.

On the WES Advisor Blog, we provide insights about working and studying in the U.S. and Canada.

We also offer the following free tools:

Unmatched Resources

Our custom-built database contains over 40 years of research and data from more than 200 countries and jurisdictions, including:

  • 40,000 educational institutions
  • 20,000 academic credentials and equivalencies
  • 1,600 grading scales

These resources ensure that your evaluation is not only accurate and fair, but also based on the most current and rigorously researched information available.

Our Expert Staff

Our diverse staff understands the value of your international education and strives to provide the highest quality evaluations. We have helped more than 1 million international students and skilled immigrants with our evaluations.

Our team comes from over 40 countries around the world and brings years of expertise to your evaluation. In addition, our staff is given continuous training using the latest research on educational systems around the world.

Are you as passionate about international education as we are? Join the team!

Canadian Immigration

WES is recognized by the Government of Ontario and is a designated provider of educational credential assessments (ECAs) for Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC)—formerly Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC).