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International Student Requirements

International Student
Requirements

At Life University, we host students from all over the world.

Because we value our international students, we have a designated email and admissions counselor to assist in their enrollment process. Please email international@life.edu or International Admissions Counselor, Destiny Dejournett (destiny.dejournett@life.edu, 770.426.2807) for immediate assistance.


Admissions Requirements to be received by the applicable deadline for International Students

*Applicants from the following countries are exempt from the English language proficiency exam: Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, some parts of Canada, Dominica, Ghana, Guyana, Ireland, Jamaica, Liberia, New Zealand, Sierra Leone, Tobago, Trinidad, United Kingdom or Zimbabwe. Students who have received a four-year degree from the United States are also exempt from an English language proficiency exam.

We recommend that you apply one year prior to your intended start date. This gives our Enrollment Team time to work with you, evaluate your coursework to date to be sure there are no surprises, and formulate a plan for smooth entrance to LIFE.

Click here for the International Student’s Handbook.


Submission of Supplemental Items

Please carefully review the below guide for the submission of required application items:

 Official Transcripts & Test Scores (TOEFL, IELTS, SAT, ACT, GRE, MAT)

All academic transcripts and test scores must be sent to Life University directly by the original institution or testing service*.

Mailing:
Life University Office of Enrollment
1269 Barclay Circle
Marietta, GA 30060

If your transcript evaluation service, institution or testing agency submits documents electronically, these may be emailed to:admiss@life.edu

*Official transcripts and test scores, which not sent directly by a official transcript evaluation service, institution or testing agency will not be deemed official and may delay your application process.

The below documents may be submitted directly by the applicant via mail or as clearly scanned, PDF documents :

-I20 Request Form
-Confidential Financial Statement & Proof of Funding*
-Copy of Passport

*An original copy of both your Confidential Financial Statement and Proof of Funding must be submitted prior to the start of classes.

Mailing:
Life University Office of Enrollment
1269 Barclay Circle
Marietta, GA 30060

Electronic Submission: admiss@life.edu

 

I20 Requirements to be received by the applicable deadline for International Students

  • Complete and submit I20 Request Form.
  • U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) requires international students to show the University evidence of adequate financial resources to provide for at least one year of full-time educational and living expenses as estimated below. With your I20 request form, you must submit the Confidential Financial Statement. You must provide a recent financial statement (no earlier than six months before matriculation), translated into US Dollars, from a bank or financial institution. Refer to the International Financials section below.

Health Insurance for International Students

Health care in the United States can be costly. All international students are strongly encouraged to purchase and maintain health insurance coverage throughout the entirety of their studies and time in the United States. Students currently holding coverage in their home countries are advised to research their carrier’s guidelines and possible restrictions regarding coverage while studying and living abroad.

For those students interested in purchasing health insurance while studying in the United States, there are a number of companies offering coverage specifically tailored to international students. These plans are affordable and offer a wide array of coverage options.

The below companies are just a few of the many insurance options available for international students:

ISO (International Student Insurance)
150 West 30th Street, Suite 1101
New York, NY 10001
http://www.isoa.org

PSI International Student & Scholar Health Insurance
8206 Leesburg Pike, Suite 305
Vienna, VA 22182
http://www.psiservice.com

International Student Insurance
224 First Street
Neptune Beach, FL 32266
http://www.internationalstudentinsurance.com

*Please note, Life University is not affiliated with any of the above companies.

Financials for International Students

Tuition & Fees
Chiropractic: $25,725
Undergraduate/ESL: $10,860
Masters: $10,722

Living Expenses (includes: Room, Board,
Transportation & Personal)
Chiropractic: $20,916
Undergraduate/ESL:  $21,750
Masters: $21,288

Books & Supplies
Chiropractic: $2,118
Undergraduate/ESL:  $2,223
Masters:  $2,124

Totals:
Chiropractic: $48,759
Undergraduate/ESL:  $34,833
Masters:  $34,134

Above figures do not include health insurance for international students.

*20% discount applied to tuition costs every term for international students.

For Family Expenses, Add:

  • $6,200 for spouse, $9,800 for spouse and child, $13,400 for spouse and two children
  • $3,600 for no spouse and one child, $7,200 for no spouse and two children
  • *If scholarship is covering or partially covering first year of coursework, then the Office of Enrollment Services will need a copy of the award letter stating source of scholarship and award amount.
  • The financial statement which totals the needed amount may come from personal funds, family funds, scholarships*, loans or on-campus work.
  • TRANSFER students from another school within the United States must furnish a copy of the student’s current I-20 along with a completed Transfer Eligibility Form. Please contact Matthew.Davidson@LIFE.edu or call 678.331.4330 for a copy of this form.

Contact Information

For more assistance on the international enrollment process, please email international@life.edu  or contact Destiny Dejournett, International Admissions Counselor at 770.426.2807 (Destiny.Dejournett@LIFE.edu)

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