Undergraduate International Estimated Cost of Attendance

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Proof of Financial Support

Admitted students who request an F-1 or J-1 non-immigrant status must provide financial documentation (dated within 1 year) to prove that the student has sufficient funding to cover his/her expenses equal or greater than the estimated yearly cost for an I-20 or estimated cost for the entire period of study for a DS-2019.


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Cost of Attendance

This is an estimated cost of attendance. These expenses are subject to change and are updated annually. They include tuition and fees, room and board, books and supplies, and other expenses. Mandatory health insurance costs are included within the living expenses and the $200/semester International Student Fee is included in the tuition & fees. Students may also be assessed special fees based on the courses he/she chooses to enroll. Review the comprehensive fee schedule for details. All expenses are shown at the non-resident rate and are provided for the purpose of sponsorship and for issuing the I-20 or DS-2019. Actual incurred expenses may be more than what is shown.


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Financial Support Guide

Kansas State University assigns tuition & fees on a per credit hour basis. (Individual student needs may vary.) Students and their sponsors should expect both tuition and the cost of living for each year to increase annually.

One of the following would be an acceptable form of documentation:

  • Bank statement from checking, savings, stock holdings, or deposit accounts
  • Bank letter, on bank letterhead, showing the date the account opened, average balance, and current balance
  • Scholarship or sponsorship letter verifying amount, source, dates of award, and approved program of study

Financial documents must be:

  • Translated into English
  • Less than 12 months old
  • Include type of currency
  • Equal to or greater than the total expenses shown above
  • If the bank document is not in the student's name, our Affidavit of Support Form is required
Submit Financial Documents

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Kansas State University reserves the right to verify any submitted documentation for authenticity with the financial institution.