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)
|International Student Data Sheet||On form|
|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:
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|
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.Back to Top