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Financial Support | Program Costs

Requirements for applying to the IEI

To be eligible for the IEI program you need to meet the following requirements:

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Documents to send

You must also submit the following documents:



Students needing an I-20 must prove financial support, including living expenses, for the term that they are applying for.

Personal/Self funds

If you are paying for yourself, you must include your bank statement. This statement must be no older than 6 months and the amount available must be no less than the ESTIMATED PROGRAM COST for the term you are applying for.

This statement can show the amount in U.S. dollars or the equivalent of this amount of this amount in any other currency. If the statement is not in English, a translation must be attached.

Funds from family or friend in the USA or from your home country

If your sponsor is a person (a relative or friend) you must include their bank statement and an Affidavit of Support.

Other Sponsor

Submit an official letter from the sponsoring organization that states the specific amount of funds granted.

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Funds required for issuing an I-20

These estimated costs are a required amounts to be shown on financial statements for issuing an I-20.

Estimated Costs Spring 2016
Summer 2016 Fall 2016
Tuition and Fees (estimated) $5,572.00 $2,955.00 $5,573.00
Living Expenses (estimated) $7,600.00 $3,800.00 $7,600.00
TOTAL FUNDS NEEDED $13,172.00 $6,755.00 $13,173.00


Additional funds required for issuing I-20's to dependents

Students may bring their spouse (husband or wife) and their children with them to the U.S. Children can only be dependents until they turn 21. You will have to show that you have enough money for your dependent's living expenses. Each of your dependents will need to apply for an F2 visa.

Costs Spring 2016
Summer 2016 Fall 2016
1 dependent $3,650.00 $1,825 $3,650.00
2 dependents $5,650.00 $2,825.00 $5,650.00
Each additional dependent $1,000.00 $500.00 $1,000.00


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