Applying to the UMIEP

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The following instructions are for international students applying for the F-1 student visa. If you are curious about the requirements for other visa types, please contact the IEP directly.

There are two ways to Apply:

Apply in English

Send the following items to the IEP (iep@miami.edu):english app

  • A completed English application
  • A photocopy of your passport ID page (for you and your dependents)
  • A Bank Verification Letter  (The bank letter must document a minimum of $16,800 for applicants to the full session program, and $10,500 for applicants to the mid session. An additional $4,500 per session is required for each dependent included on the Form I-20)
  • A non-refundable/non-transferable $100 application fee (You may pay by credit card or wire transfer).

Apply in Your Language

multi-language app

Click on the language of your choice, and follow the instructions to complete the application and submit the $100 fee (non-refundable/non-transferable).

Once the IEP receives your electronic application, you will receive an email requesting the following documents:

Send all requested items to the IEP (iep@miami.edu)

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After you are accepted:

Once you submit your application materials, we will process your IEP admission, and issue you an I-20 form. Next, we will send you the acceptance package with the following documents:

  • I-20 form
  • IEP Acceptance Letter
  • Additional instructions for the next steps
  • Information about housing, social media, arrival information, immigration, etc.

You will need to make an appointment with the US embassy in your country to obtain your F-1 student visa. Take the following documents to your embassy appointment:


The US embassy will interview you to determine your eligibility for an F-1 student visa. Once you are granted your F-1 student visa, you may buy your plane ticket and begin to plan your adventure in Miami. If you need assistance with housing, please contact Amy Dean (adean@miami.edu), our Student Services Manager.

 

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