Center for Montessori Education

Students Currently Outside the U.S. Seeking F-1 Status

Students currently outside the U.S. and seeking to enter in F-1 status must submit all of the following documents:

  1. International Student Information Sheet
  2. Copy of Passport (biographical page with expiration date)
  3. Affidavit of Financial Support: Self or Sponsor*
    1. *If the bank account is not in your name, your financial sponsor needs to submit a signed letter stating their relationship to you, that they are willing to be your financial sponsor, and a statement that verifies the money in the bank/financial documentation will be used for your studies and living expenses at Loyola. Please have your sponsor use this Affidavit of Financial Support.
  4. An original bank/financial statement (dated within one month of submitting documentation) verifying at least $6,500 USD (estimated cost of tuition, fees, books, and living expenses) are available to support your stay at Loyola for the Summer Session
  5. Health insurance Acceptance/Waiver Form and Proof of Health Insurance and Policy for Summer 2018
  6. Copy of current Form I-20 (if you have studied at a U.S. university or institution)
  7. Dependent Information Sheet - if you have a spouse and/or children under the age of 21 who are in the U.S. in F-2 status, they will be issued separate I-20 forms so they can obtain F-2 visas and enter the country with you or join you later
  8. Tuition payment of $3,310 (see Payment Options). I-20 will not be issued until tuition is paid. 

All items must be mailed to the following address no later than March 1, 2018:

Loyola University Maryland

Xavier Hall 111 - Greta Brueck

4501 North Charles Street

Baltimore, MD 21210


Note: Tuition does not need to be mailed; students can pay online or by wire transfer by the March 1st deadline. See Payment Options.


For questions, contact Sunanda Bhatia (, Director of International Student Services.