East-West University has the most Affordable Tuition of any Private University in the Chicago Area.
International Student Tuition for 2018 - 2019: $7,350.
It includes tuition, University, and registration fee.
International Students are eligible to receive an institutional scholarship ofup to 30% of tuition.
East-West University welcomes students from all over the world regardless ofrace, sex, nationality, religion or socioeconomic background. U.S. News andWorld Report lists East-West University as having the second highest percentageof international students than any other comprehensive university in the UnitedStates. We value your interest in East-West and its programs and hope we canprovide you with the information you are seeking to make a well-informeddecision to join the University. International students, whether currentlyresiding in or outside of the United States of America should contact us byphone at 312-939-0111
International Application Requirements
International students seeking admissions to the University must submit thefollowing:
一道本不卡免费高清The international student’s application for admissions.
一道本不卡免费高清A non-refundable application fee.
An affidavit of financial support from a parent, guardian, sponsor or governmentagency.
Original and English translations of official transcripts for high school or anycollege attended.
一道本不卡免费高清The TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) scores, if available.
Here is a brief description of the necessary forms, documents, and fees includedin the process of obtaining an F1 Student Visa in your home country. Aninterview in the American Consulate is required.
International students must fill and submit a complete application foradmissions. The application can be found on the University website or can beobtained by contacting the International Students Outreach Counselor. Allsections on the application form are important and must be filled correctly. Anypart unfilled or filled with misleading or inaccurate information may jeopardizeconsideration for admissions to the University. On the application, please becertain to indicate your name and address with telephone number, the term inwhich you plan to enter, your country of birth and citizenship, your intendedmajor, and your date of birth (month, day, year). Also, the list of high schooland college or university, you have attended. Your signature at the bottom ofthe application form is required.
一道本不卡免费高清International students are required to pay a nonrefundable application fee of$250 US to the University as a nonrefundable processing fee. The fee should bepaid by a money order, or a cashier’s check made payable to East-WestUniversity.
Affidavit of Support (Proof of availability of funds)
A prospective international/foreign student is required to demonstrate Proof ofAvailability of Funds when he/she applies for an F-1 student visa in or outsideof the United States. USCIS (United States Custom and Immigration Services)Counselors/Officers at the local US Embassy need to be sure that the student canlive in the US and pay his/her tuition without working. Proof of Availability ofFunds can be demonstrated either by Prospective Student directly or throughSponsorship. A prospective student (18 years old or above) can provide a letterfrom his/her bank showing availability of funds in the account under his/hername. The total balance of all the accounts should be larger than $32,750. Thebank can be located either in the United States or outside of the United States,but the letter has to be either in English or translated to English by anotarized translator. All balances in the accounts need to be stated in ortranslated into dollars.
To provide Proof Availability of Funds through sponsorship, a US citizen or alegal resident of the US must fill out an where he/shedeclares intent to support the student with the tuition, room and board andliving costs. Form I-134 does not constitute a legal obligation but is solely adeclaration of intent. The sponsor also needs to provide a letter from his bank,reflecting the existence of funds (minimum $32,750, preferably in the savingsaccount, plus $5,000 additionally for each dependent一道本不卡免费高清, like spouse orchildren). The sponsor also has to provide a letter from his employer (statingannual salary) or a copy of the prior year’s federal tax return.
In cases where parents will sponsor the student, they need to make an officialdeclaration (a letter notarized by a Public Notary) that they will providesupport with room and board, living and transportation; and they will also coverthe tuition in the duration of entire studies. Parents also have to provide aletter from the bank showing the current balance ($32,750.00 or above perstudent). The letter should be in English, notarized by Public Notary. Thestudent needs to present her/his birth certificate as well.
一道本不卡免费高清Official high school or college/university transcripts are required. They mustbe in English. Transcripts from foreign universities must be evaluated by anacceptable US-based agency, such as , Inc. to transfer credits to East-WestUniversity.
The TOEFL is not required for admissions at East-West University. However,students are encouraged to take the test and submit results for evaluation andplacements. The TOEFL score for the East-West University is 65 (if available).All incoming students are required to take the University math and Englishplacement tests.
一道本不卡免费高清Non-immigrants admitted to the United States temporarily to pursue full-timeacademic studies in colleges, universities, seminaries, conservatories, academichigh schools, other academic institutions, and in language training fall underthe F-1 category. This visa will be issued to the prospective student by anAmerican embassy or consulate after a thorough interview. East-West Universitywill issue an I-20 form, upon the completion of the admissions process andpayment of processing fees (mentioned above).
The acceptance letter, I-20 form, an affidavit of support and bank statements inoriginal should be taken to the US Embassy/Consulate in the student’s country ofresidence so to request the F-1 visa. The passport should be valid for at least3 or more years. The consulate officials will issue a visa if you candemonstrate to them that you have a sufficiently strong family, social oreconomic ties to your place of residence to ensure your return after completionof studies.
There is also a fee of $350 (paid through www.fmjfee.com,after the I-20 is issued, using ATM card/credit card), which the governmentcharges for registering a new student in the SEVIS system (Student & ExchangeVisitor Information System).
The official title of SEVIS form I-20 is “Certificate of Eligibility forNonimmigrant (F-1) Student Status-For Academic and Language Studies”. This formtells USCIS (United States Citizen & Immigration Services) who you are, where doyou live, what would you like to study, how long your studies are going to take,and how you are going to pay for your tuition, room, and board while you are inschool. If you are granted F-1 status, your form I-20 is the most importantdocument you will possess. Current form I-20 also serves as evidence of thelegality of your presence in the U.S.
Once the student arrives in the U.S., he or she must continue studies atEast-West University without interruption for at least one quarter.
一道本不卡免费高清Please feel free to contact the following staff members directly for moreinformation and clarification of the issues presented here.
International Students Outreach Counselor
(312) 939-0111 ext 1828
Office of Admissions
816 South Michigan Avenue
CHICAGO, IL 60605, USA