Proof of Financial Support

To be issued a Certificate of Eligibility for Non-Immigrant Student Status (I-20), you must be admitted into a full-time program and provide a financial guarantee for educational expenses. The U.S. government requires that schools determine that individuals can meet their expenses without resorting to unlawful employment or public funds.

Please refer to the appropriate financial guarantee requirements below. When you are applying for admission to a particular semester or are changing your degree level, please use the figures for that particular academic year.

Estimated Expenses for Fall 2017-Spring 2018

IEP Conditional Admissions

2017-2018 Estimated F-1 International Student and Dependents Expenses per Academic Year (IEP)

Tuition (five terms)
Please note that although students on F-1 visas must take a minimum of 12 credit hours per semester

$15,915

On-campus living expenses including room & board (five terms)
Includes the cost of rent, food and utilities. It does not include such expenses as clothing, entertainment, an automobile and travel in the U.S. or trips to the home country.

$12,005
Books/Supplies (five terms) (estimate) $1,000
Other Fees (five terms) $1,230
Medical Insurance (please refer to inividual health insurance company's rates)
Health care is very expensive in the United States and is the responsibility of the individual. Ashland University strongly encourages international students to purchase health insurance to cover health care expenses, especially for unexpected illnesses or emergencies. Additionally, it is recommended that you have medical care coverage while en route to Ashland University.
$1,600
Miscellaneous expenses/personal $0
Total estimated expenses per year for F-1 (primary) $31,750

2017-2018 Estimated per Dependent(s) Expenses per Year (Must also complete dependent(s) information on the application)

Living Expenses
Spouse & Children over the age of 12
   Children 12 and under
$5,000
$2,500
Health Insurance (please refer to individual health insurance company's rates)
Spouse   
Child                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
$1,000
$1,000
*Estimated expenses are subject to change without notice. Please note that international students must enroll full-time taking a minimum of 12 credit hours per semester for two consecutive semesters (Fall and Spring) per year.

2017-2018 Estimated F-1 International Student and Dependents Expenses per Academic Year (UNDERGRADUATE)

2017-2018 Estimated International Student Expenses per Year (primary)            
2017-2018 Estimated per Dependent(s) Expenses per Year  
(must also complete dependent(s) information on the application)                                               
Tuition & Fees (two semesters)                                                                        $19,740    Living Expenses                                                                                                                   
   Spouse & children over the age of 12    
   Children 12 and under                                                                               

$5,000 $2,500     
Living expense including room & board (two semesters) $9,746 Health Insurance (please refer to individual health insurance company's rates)
   Spouse
   Child


$1,000
$1,000
Books/Supplies (two semesters) $800
Other fees (two semesters) $960
Medical insurance (please refer to individual health insurance 
company's rates)
$1,600
Miscellaneous expenses/personal $0
Total estimated expenses $32,846

*Estimated expenses are subject to change without notice. Please note that international students must enroll full-time taking a minimum of 12 credit hours per semester (students take an average of 14 credit hours per semester) for two consecutive semesters (Fall and Spring) per year.

2017-2018 Estimated F-1 International Student and Dependents Expenses per Academic Year (MBA)

2017-2018 Estimated F-1International Student Expenses per Year (Primary) 
Tuition (two semesters)
Please note that although students on F1 visas must take a minimum of 6 credit hours per semester, it is frequently necessary to take more than 6 in order to complete all of the classes required for your degree. Many classes are 3 credit hours. Thus, the actual tuition for a particular semester could be more than the above amount.
$9,780
Off-campus living expenses including room & board (two semesters)
Includes the cost of rent, food and utilities. It does not include such expenses as clothing, entertainment, an automobile, and travel in the U.S. or trips to
the home country.
$6,000
Books/Supplies (two semesters) (estimate) $700
Other Fees (two semesters) $80
Medical Insurance (please refer to individual health insurance company's rates)
Health care is very expensive in the United States and is the responsibility of the individual. Ashland University strongly encourages international students to
purchase health insurance to cover health care expenses, especially for unexpected illnesses or emergencies. Additionally, it is recommended that you have medical care coverage while in route to Ashland University.
$1,600
Miscellaneous expenses/personal $0
Total estimated expenses per year for F1 (primary) $18,160

2017-2018 Estimated per Dependent(s) Expenses per Year (Must also complete dependent(s) information on the application)

Living expenses
   Spouse & children over the age of 12
   Children 12 & under

$5,000
$2,500
Health insurance (please refer to individual insurance company's rates)
   Spouse
   Child
$1,000
$1,000

*Estimated expenses are subject to change without notice. Please note that international students must enroll full-time taking a minimum of 6 credit hours per semester (students take an average of 6 credit hours per semester) for two consecutive semesters (fall and spring) per year.

2017-2018 Estimated F-1 International Student and Dependents Expenses per Academic Year (M.ED)

2014-2015 Estimated F-1 International Student Expenses per Year (Primary)
Tuition (two semesters)
Please note that although students on F1 visas must take a minimum of 6 credit hours per semester, it is frequently necessary to take more than 6 in order to         
complete all of the classes required for your degree. Many classes are 3 credit hours. Thus, the actual tuition for a particular semester could be more than the 
above amount.
$6,276   
Off-campus living expenses including room & board (two semesters)
Includes the clost of rent, food and utilities. It does not include such expenses as clothing, entertainment, an automobile, and travel in the U.S. or trips to the 
home country.
$6,000
Books/Supplies (two semesters) (estimate) $700
Other Fees (two semesters) $80
Medical Insurance (please refer to individual health insurance company's rates)
Health care is very expensive in the United States and is the responsibility of the individual. Ashland University strongly encourages international students to 
purchase health insurance to cover health care expenses, especially for unexpected illnesses or emergencies. Additionally, it is recommended that you have 
medical care coverage while en route to Ashland University.
$1,600
Miscellaneous expenses/personal $0
Total estimated expenses per year for F1 (primary) $14,656

2017-2018 Estimated per Dependent(s) Expenses per Year (Must also complete dependent(s) information on the application)

Living expenses
   Spouse & children over the age of 12
   Children 12 & under

$5,000
$2,500

Health Insurance (please refer to individual health insurance company's rates)
   Spouse
   Child

$1,000
$1,000
*Estimated expenses are subject to change without notice. Please note that international students must enroll full-time taking a minimum of six credit hours per semester (students take an average of six credit hours per semester) for two consecutive semesters (Fall and Spring) per year. In order to be issued and I20, You must:

In order to be issued a I-20, You must:

Provide a financial guarantee for the first year (ex. a copy of your financial sponsor's current bank statement). 

        Official Letter to Bank

Provide information/documentation for how your educational expenses will be supported in all succeeding years at Ashland University (ex. a letter of support from your financial sponsor).                  

         Financial Documentation for F-1 Applicants and Dependents

You may use proof of personal funds, family funds (this proof must be accompanied by an affidavit of support, which states the amount of financial support provided and the period of time the support will be provided), sponsorship from an agency (this proof must include official notification of your award) or financial support from Ashland University or a combination of these as proof of financial support.