Amberton University - International Student Admission Requirements Required Document List


When the student has obtained the following items, including those applicable to his/her Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Classification and the required $100.00 processing fee, the packet may be submitted to Amberton University. Admission will not be considered until all requested documentation and fees are supplied. Note: There will be an additional $25.00 fee each session the student is enrolled to cover the continuing costs of reporting.

Amberton University does not issue original I-20 forms to individuals seeking student visas to enter the United States as F-1 students. The University will only renew the I-20 if the student is transferring directly to Amberton from an accredited college in the United States in which s/he has been enrolled within the last 6 months.

Items 1 - 3 apply to All ICE Classifications
  1. Completed copy of an Amberton University Application for Admission plus payment of $100.00 non-refundable international student processing fee.

  2. Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended in the USA. Graduate students must have a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution recognized by Amberton. Undergraduate students must have a minimum of 30 semester hours of acceptable work from a regionally accredited institution recognized by Amberton.

    • Students who have not been enrolled in school in the last 5 months must apply through the Immigration and Customs Enforcement for reinstatement as an F-1 student.

  3. Copies of ALL pages of a valid passport. Passport must be valid for at least 6 months past the date of requested enrollment.

  4. Items 4 - 9 apply to individuals with F-1 status. (NOTE: F-1 status students must live in or commute to the area due to ICE restrictions regarding distance-learning classes.)

  5. Copy of the I-94 departure record.

  6. Copy of front and back of the I-20 from previous school attended in the USA.

  7. Notarized Affidavit of Support (Form I-134) or notarized letter and current bank statement from the student's sponsor or current bank statement of the student, showing enough funds available to the student to cover educational charges and living expenses for the first year of attendance.

  8. Estimate of monthly living expenses, excluding educational costs.

  9. Statement of the degree to be pursued at Amberton University.

  10. Statement of student's home country address.

  11. If applicable, the following information for each dependent is required: first name, last name, date of birth, country of birth, country of citizenship, gender, relationship to student, and amount and source of monthly living expenses for each dependent.

Other documents may be required based upon ICE classification. For further guidance, speak with an advisor in Student Services. Final determination of admission is made by the Office of Academic Services.

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