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International Students 

SUSLA will receive and evaluate the following documentation and ensure the following conditions have been met before issuing a Form- I-20:

  • A completed and signed Application for Admission from the prospective student
  • Prospective student must submit their high school or/and college   academic records
  • SUSLA will review and evaluate student’s academic records to determine eligibility for admission
  • Prospective student must present proof of language proficiency that meets the institution’s requirements for admission (TOEFL EXAM), whose native language is not English.
  • Prospective student must present a financial Certification document that shows adequate sufficient funds for the program of study 

Students studying with an F-1 Student Visa are required to study in a full-time program-a minimum of 12 hours per semester.

When the student is accepted into the University, a completed I-20 form and a letter of acceptance will be given or sent to the student.  The Designated School Official (DSO) will assist students residing in the U.S. by processing their change of visa status or their application for a transfer from another U.S. school and by having all required documents forwarded to the Immigration and Naturalization Service.

Overseas students will have to go to their local U.S. Consulate or Embassy with their passport, I-20 form issued by SUSLA, and appropriate financial information to apply for an F-1 Student Visa.

Financial Requirements

A prospective student will need to provide us with the following in order for SUSLA to issue an I-20.

A copy of the student recent (not more than 30 days old) bank statement, or a letter from their bank (in English) showing the student has sufficient funds for the length of study at SUSLA.

If someone is sponsoring the student, the sponsor bank statement, or a letter from their bank (in English) showing the sponsor has sufficient funds for the length of study at SUSLA.  The sponsor also must complete and Affidavit of Support.


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