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To find out about the application process click below: 

International Undergraduate Admissions

International Graduate Admissions

International Students must provide proof of financial stability

SEVIS (I-901) Fee

The SEVIS (I-901) fee is paid by international students applying for an F-1or J-1 visa.  This fee is used to cover costs associated with the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS). This fee must be paid before your visa interview. A copy of your receipt should be taken to your visa interview. The fee can be paid at

F-1 Visa: $200

J-1 Visa: $180

If you meet the criteria below you must pay the SEVIS fee:

  1. Prospective students with “initial attendance” I-20 document, who are applying for an “initial” F-1 visa from outside the U.S.
  2. Prospective students with “initial attendance” I-20 document, who are applying for a change to F-1 status from another visa category.
  3. Current F-1 students in the U.S. filing for reinstatement after being out of status more than 5 months, and who are issued an I-20 issued for reinstatement.
  4. Canadians do have to pay the fee if they fit into the 3 items above. You must pay the fee and bring the receipt to the border with you. Allow at least 3 business days for processing.
  5. Prospective students with “initial attendance” DS-2019 document, who are applying for an “initial” J-1 visa from outside of the U.S.

For more information on the SEVIS fee, please visit: The Coordinator of International Student Services can also answer any questions that you may have.


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