Admission Process

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Local Residents
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How to apply?

Please, read all the instructions for the admission process before submitting the preliminary application form.

Instructions

1. Complete the Application Form, sign it, and indicate the date.

2. Pay $85.00 for the registration fee (for American students) on behalf of San Ignacio University (non-refundable).

3. Complete the registration agreement.

4. Submit the high school diploma or the GED (General Education Diploma) and the high school's transcript of records. If the candidate fails to meet this requirement the start of the semester will be postponed. Once the documentation is submitted, the student will be enrolled. If any document is missing, the student won't be enrolled.

5. ID issued by the State.

Internationals
Traveling abroad can be thrilling, but also challenging. SIU aims to develop your potential to make you fulfill your professional and educational goals.
8 CFR 214.3 (J): This university is authorized by federal law to allow the enrollment of non-immigrants international students.
Application Requirements:

• Certified bank statement in English to prove funding for at least twelve months of enrollment, tuition, and living expenses (amount must be in USD).

• Affidavit of support in case of sponsorship for the student.

• Copy of passport and I-94 if required.

• F-1 students with I-20 form must pay the $350 SEVIS fee to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

Admission Process

1. International Admission form completed, signed and dated.

2. Non-refundable application fee of $80 to SIU.

3. Certified bank statement in English to prove funding for at least twelve months of enrollment, tuition, and living expenses (amount must be in USD).

4. Affidavit of support form in case of a sponsor

Undergraduate Programs

• High school diploma or copy of GED (General Education Diploma) translated to English.

• Official transcript of records must be presented in a closed envelope. If the documents are not translated to English nor come from an American Institution, they must be translated and evaluated by organizations authorized by the National Association of Credentials Evaluation Services (NACES).

• To learn about the complete list of approved evaluation services, visit: www.naces.org

Graduate Programs

• Bachelor or transcript of records copy.

• Official transcript of records must be presented in a closed envelope. If the documents are not translated to English nor come from an American Institution, they must be translated and evaluated by organizations authorized by the National Association of Credentials Evaluation Services (NACES). To learn about the complete list of approved evaluation services, visit: www.naces.org

If the student is not an English native speaker, choose one of the next options:

• Satisfactory standardized score test such as PTE (54), TOEFL (70-IBT) or IELTS (6.0).

• SIU English Test.

• Proof of graduation from a university or high school where English is the main language. To complete an ESL program in an institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

• Valid passport copy (at the time of admission).

• SEVIS receipt / I-901 copy www.fmjfee.com.

Optional Practical Training (OPT)

Students who completed undergraduate and graduate programs are eligible to receive a work permit and a Social Security Number through the Optional Practical Training (OPT). San Ignacio University's International Students Advisor can recommend an OPT  only if the student complies with the next requirements:

• The student has been legally enrolled as a full-time student for at least one year.

• The student has maintained the F-1 status.

• The student will work on a field directly related to his or her studies.

* To learn more about the complete requirement list for OPT, contact:

TRANSFER I-20 TO SIU

Transfer students are always welcome at SIU. Students interested in transferring to SIU must comply with the admission requirements (see admission process):

• Certified bank statement in English to prove funding for at least twelve months of enrollment, tuition, and living expenses (amount must be in USD).

• Affidavit of support form in case of a sponsor.

• Copy of passport and I-94 if required.

Once the student completed the admission requirements and is accepted at SIU:

• The student and his/her school must complete the transference form

Once the I-20 has been submitted to SIU, we will issue a new one and the student and the student will start the next trimester.

Contact Information
3905 NW 107th Ave Suite #301 Doral FL 33178
jgonzalez@sanignaciouniversity.edu
305-629-2929 x 4035

Admission office
3905 NW 107th Ave Suite #301 Doral FL 33178
admissions@sanignaciouniversity.edu
305-629-2929

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