Financial Requirements for International Students

If you are an International Student intending to study at USF on an F-1 Student Visa, you must provide proof that you have sufficient financial resources to attend USF by submitting a Certification of Finances (Spring 2021 or Fall 2021) and supporting bank verification.

Estimated Cost of Attendance

Costs of attendance include those for tuition and fees, housing and meals, health insurance, books, travel, and personal expenses. Costs for expenses directly charged by USF, such as those for Undergraduate Tuition & Fees and Room and Board, are anticipated to increase each academic year. The currently posted amounts will help you to estimate your cost of attendance at USF.

Scholarship Information for International Students

Academic Merit Scholarship Awards For International FIRST-YEAR

International First-Year Applicants who submit official SAT or ACT test scores are automatically considered to receive Academic Merit Scholarship Awards. Awards range up to $25,000 per year of undergraduate study, and are based on a combination of academic achievement (GPA), SAT or ACT scores, and English proficiency test results.

Institute of International Education Scholarship Directory

The Institute of International Education offers online access to a database of scholarships, fellowships and grants for Funding US Study.

Financial Aid For U.S. Citizens Or Permanent Residents

If you are a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident, you are eligible to apply for Financial Aid at USF. Please visit the How To Apply For Financial Aid web page to learn about application requirements and deadlines.