International students must provide proof they have the financial ability to pay for all tuition costs and living expenses while they study in the U.S.
You must submit a bank statement showing sufficient support for the first year of study in order to be issued an I-20.
You will still be evaluated for admission without submitting the bank statement. However, admission letters and I-20s will not be sent until the bank statement requirement has been met.
Statements must include:
- Students name
- NU ID number
Scholarship letters can be used in place of bank statements.
Amounts Required By Program
Your bank statement must show a balance of at least the following amounts:
Fully-admitted and conditionally-admitted students in CEAP & IEP
Spring 2017 term: $41,138
Fall 2017 term: $42,096
Intensive English Program Only
Spring 2017 term: $14,654
Fall 2017 term: $14,834
To acquire an I-20 and F-1 student visa to study at UNL
Submit a bank statement showing the amount that is greater than or equal to the requirement for the student's term and status should be submitted. (The amount may be in the local currency.)
In addition, be sure:
- It includes the name of the account holder in English.
- Is printed on official bank letterhead.
- You write your NU ID # on the top of the bank statement.
You may also submit a scholarship letter that indicates support from a government or private scholarship.
This letter must include:
- Your name.
- An outline of expenses the scholarship will cover.
Submit the bank statement or scholarship letter via scanned email or by fax to:
Once you arrive on campus, you will have access to the International Student and Scholar Office (ISSO). Among other services, ISSO provides visa assistance to students and scholars in the UNL community.