Share Email Print
Freshman Applicants Graduate Applicants Postbaccalaureate & Certificate Applicants Transfer Applicants International Applicants Tuition & Fees Student Financial Services Veterans Request Information

Forms and Requirements

>How To Apply >Frequently Asked Questions
>Important Dates >Español, Português, Việt, ภาษาไทย, 普通话/普通話
>Forms and Requirements >Contact Us and Request Information

I-20 Packet

Once you have been accepted and submit your enrollment deposit, you will receive an email with information about applying for a Form I-20. 

Your I-20 application packet, will include:

- Application Checklst
- I-20 Application
- Affadavit of Support
- Transfer of Schools Form
- Estimated Budget & Living Expenses


About the application process?

Please contact one of our International Admission counselors.

About the I-20 application?

Please contact Immigration Services.

I-20 Application Process

Instructions to obtain a student visa

A Form I-20 is a government form that tells the U.S. government that you are eligible for the F-1 Student Status.

It certifies that:

  • You are or expect to be a “bona fide” student
  • You meet the our admission requirements
  • You will pursue a full course of study  
  • You’ve proven to us that you have enough money to study and live in the United States for the duration of your studies

You will need a Form I-20 to obtain an F-1 student visa or to keep lawful F-1 status when transferring or changing schools within the United States. Students who will be sponsored by their government or another type of scholarship must submit a letter of financial guarantee specifically detailing the extent of their scholarship at the time they apply for admission.

Please be advised that prospective international students currently living in the United States on another visa type, other than a F-1, are eligible to study at MCPHS University. Education is considered a secondary activity.

Note: B And F-2 visa types are prohibited from beginning a course of study.

For additional information on I-20 requirements, click here to visit our Immigration Services pages.

Back to Forms and Requirements >>

Back to Center for International Studies >>