Undergraduate Admissions Office
Accepted students must first place a $500 USD enrollment deposit to reserve their space at Edinboro University. The fee can be paid inside the U.S. to Edinboro’s Bursar’s Office in the form of a check drawn on a U.S.-based branch of a U.S. bank in U.S. dollars, or a U.S. debit or credit card. Payments made from outside the U.S. must be via Flywire.
If you need an I-20 (certificate of eligibility) for an F-1 student visa, you must first pay the tuition deposit fee and submit the following documents to the Undergraduate Admissions Office.
You must submit a legible photocopy of your passport ID pages.
Affidavit of Support document, accompanied by the sponsor’s certified bank statements.
An Affidavit of Support is an official financial statement that proves students will have sufficient funds available to meet all tuition and living expenses required by Edinboro University.
You must provide an official original bank statement showing you can afford $31,034 per year on your Affidavit of Support. This amount represents a reasonable estimate of all expenses related to your education for one academic year. This bank statement must be signed and stamped by a bank official and dated no earlier than three months prior to the issuing of the I-20.
Only students currently enrolled in a U.S. high school or college under F-1 visa status need to submit the following items:
It is recommended that you submit your documents early, particularly if you will be applying for a new F-1 visa. All documents listed above must be received by the Admissions Office no later than the deadlines below.
After you recieve your Form I-20 (Certificate of Eligibility for Nonimmigrant F-1 Students Status) from Edinboro University. You must obtain an F-1 student visa and apply for one at a United States Consulate or Embassy within your home country. The following documents should be brought with you when you go to either of these government offices:
If you have I-20 forms from more than one college/university in your possession and have not yet decided where to attend, please note that you must attend the school whose I-20 form you use when applying for entry to the United States. You may not use one school’s I-20 to enter the United States and then, upon arrival, attend the other school. By law, you are only authorized to attend the school whose I-20 you used upon entry.
Consult U.S. Embassies Website for updates on country-specific visa processing requirements.
Click here to go to the United States Department of Homeland Security – Study in the States website.