For Prospective International Students
In the United States, there are three primary student visa types: F, J, and M.
F-1 Student Visa: for study at an accredited U.S. college or university or to study English at an English language institute
J-1 Exchange Visa: for participation in an exchange program, including high school and university study
M-1 Student Visa: for non-academic or vocational study or training in the United States
Valid student visas are required to apply to the Department of Homeland Security for admission into the United States at the port of entry. Students' Form I-20 document (F and M visas) or DS-2019 document (J visas), that are issued by their institution, is what allows them to maintain student status in the United States even if a visa expires during their studies.
To enroll and attend at Bennett College, a valid student visa is necessary for admission into the United States. Student’s will receive a Form I-20 (F and M visas) or DS-2019 (J visas) that will allow them to maintain student status while studying abroad – even if the visa expires.
To find out more information, please visit the link below:
International students seeking to enroll at Bennett, please go here for requirements.
For Bennett Belles Going Abroad
Studying abroad for longer periods of time may require you to have a visa for study. This all depends upon the chose place of study.
If you are unsure whether or not your next destination requires a visa, please go here:
Or, stop by Race 203 to get assistance with foreign travel visas.
If you need further assistance on understanding the limitations or guidelines behind acquiring a visa, please email our department at firstname.lastname@example.org.