The F-1 visa is a student visa issued by the US Department of State. Most international students need an F-1 visa in order to study in the U.S. The most accurate F-1 visa information can be found at the website of the US Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at www.travel.state.gov or the U.S. Embassies in your country.
Form I-20, the Certificate of Eligibility for Nonimmigrant Student Status, is a document issued by SEVP- approved schools and allows foreign students to attend a full course of study in the U.S. To be qualified for Touro College I-20, you must:
- Be fully accepted by the program
- Demonstrate proficiency in the English language with TOEFL, IETS, or other appropriate test scores, certificates, or transcripts
- Submit a copy of your passport and proof of sufficient financial support for tuition, fees, and living expenses
- Provide foreign residence and mailing address information
You will be required to submit a copy of a letter of full acceptance, passport, proof of English proficiency, foreign resident address, and proof of financial support to an International Admission Coordinator for I-20 issuance purposes. If you are a transfer student, you will be required to submit additional documents.
I-20 Application Process
Undergraduate School & Professional Schools (Including School of Health Sciences and College of Osteopathic Medicine)