F-1 New Student

View the information below if you live outside the United States and need to obtain an F-1 student visa. View application deadlines.

Documents Required for F-1 New Students

Upload the required application documents directly into your application profile, with clear PDF scans of each document, into the categories below. Where multiple forms and documents are required, ensure you scan all documents into one PDF file to upload into the appropriate category. Your application will not be complete until all supplemental documents are received.

Items Required for F1 New Students (Academic)

Document Instructions Access Form
International Student Data Sheet On form PDF
Passport Photocopy identification pages in your passport. No photos. Provided by student
English Proficiency Score
Only one test is required.
View instructions & exemptions.

TOEFL minimum score required:
internet-Based Test (iBT): 79

ACC school code with TOEFL is 6759.

Academic IELTS minimum score required: Overall band score of 6.5

Test registration at TOEFL.org or IELTS.org.
Unofficial college transcript
All college/university transcripts
See transcript instructions. Provided by school attended
High school transcript Not required if you attended college. See transcript instructions. Provided by school attended
Statement of Financial Support On form PDF
Bank statement
Bank statement reflecting a minimum balance of $29,000 U.S. dollars
See Proof of Financial Solvency. Provided by student or parent/sponsor
Sponsor Company/Agency or Government Letter, if applicable Letter issued to students who are sponsored by a company, an agency, or a government Provided by student
Application fee — $100, one-time only, nonrefundable Pay application fee. Upload email receipt once paid. Provided by student
Primary Visa Holder or F-2 Dependent Passport (passport for each F-2 dependent, as applicable) Photocopy identification pages for each spouse and/or child dependent’s passport. No photos. Provided by student

Upon acceptance, you must submit original transcripts (mark sheets) and the graduation certificate or diploma along with certified English translations to the ISO. If you attended university-level classes, you must submit ALL college and university transcripts and diplomas instead of your high school credentials. See more information on the college, university, or high school requirement.

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    You can meet with International Student Office staff without an appointment Monday through Friday. See times and other information.

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    Meeting ID: 995 8669 0635
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