Before WVU Tech can review student for admissions and issue the necessary documents (I-20) to apply for a student visa (F-1), the student must provide proof of adequate financial support to cover the expense of studies at WVU Tech. Estimated overall costs for one single term and for one full year of study (including tuition, fees, living expenses, books and supplies, personal expenses, etc.) is provided in the International Budget planner .
Documentation of financial support can take one or a combination of the following forms:
If the student or student’s parents will fund the student’s studies at WVU Tech, the applicant must provide an official bank statement showing the availability of the required amount.The statement:
Please note: Income tax statements or returns, salary information from employers, proof of property ownership, credit card statements and statements of retirement accounts are not acceptable evidence of the availability of funds.
If the student will be supported by a private sponsor, the sponsor must complete and sign the “Declaration of Support By Financial Sponsor” form in addition to the official bank statement. This form can be obtained by the Office of Admissions.
If a student will be sponsored by a government agency or a public or private institution, the agency or institution must provide official certification that the appropriate costs will be forwarded at the required level.