Who can apply for US student visas can sometimes depend on individual circumstances, but there are some general criteria all applicants must meet.
You can apply for an American student visa or study permit if you have been accepted by a United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)-approved high school, university, community college, Christian college, career college or graduate school.
You must prove that you can pay all of your expenses, including return transportation for yourself and any family members who accompany you.
You must be in good health, and willing to complete a medical examination.
You must be proficient in English, or enrolled in courses leading to English proficiency.
You must be a law-abiding citizen with no criminal record, and must not pose a risk to American security.
Finally, you must maintain a residence abroad that you have no intention of giving up.
Southern Illinois University at Carbondale Center for English as a Second Language (CESL) The Center for English as a Second Language (CESL) at Southern Illinois University Carbondale (SIUC) is staffed by university faculty ...
Take a Virtual Tour of a featured
College in the USA
Campus e-tours allow students to view the facilities and student life at featured Universities, Community Colleges and ESL Schools in the USA, giving you the opportunity to see what the schools looks like, as well as facts about the campus, courses, etc. Once you’ve completed your tour you can read the in-depth profile to get more detailed information, or click the Request FREE Info link to request specific information such as scholarships and financial aid directly from that institution.