Financial Arrangements

Pre-admission Deposit

A $150 pre-admission deposit is required of most full-time candidates receiving an acceptance letter. This deposit must be submitted within 30 days from date of acceptance and is applied toward the semester bill. A deposit made for fall admission is refundable if requested prior to April 30.

 

Basic Expenses

You will need approximately $14,000 per semester to cover all costs.

To have money immediately available, you may arrange with your bank to cable, in U.S. dollars, to a New York bank. This transaction usually takes five or fewer days. You can also use U.S. traveler's checks and credit cards with international privileges. Carrying large amounts of cash is not advisable because of a risk of loss or theft.

 

Health Insurance

To help manage the high cost of health care in the United States, the State University of New York has required that all international students have adequate health insurance. The University has arranged for comprehensive health insurance for international students through the HTH Worldwide insurance company. All international students are expected to purchase HTH Worldwide medical insurance coverage each semester (approximately $500 US) at the Student Accounts Office.

 

 

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