Checklist for International Students

1. Learn more about Philadelphia University!

2. Apply!

  • October 1 – preferred deadline for the spring (January) semester
  • March 1 – preferred deadline for the Fall (August) semester

We review applications beyond these preferred deadlines. We recommend these dates to allow ample time to review the application, receive the I-20 materials, and issue an I-20 to qualified students.

3. Receive a decision letter in approximately 2 weeks

4. Submit I-20 Materials for the F-1 Visa

5. Confirm your acceptance by deposit or enrollment form

6. Receive your I-20 for the F-1 Visa

7. Set up your Visa appointment

8. Speak with your Program Director/Advisor

9. Register for Classes

10. Attend orientation for international students (You will receive information about this before you arrive)