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F1 Student Visa, CPT, OPT, STEM Program

Hybrid Degrees Available for International Students

STEM programs allow you to obtain an F1 Student Visa, acquire a Social Security Number (SSN), and legally work during your studies using CPT throughout the program. After graduation, you can work for one year under the OPT permit and extend it for another two years with the STEM extension. For example, if you are applying for a Master’s degree, you have the opportunity to study for two years and legally work in the U.S. for a total of five years.

Key Information for International Students

Hybrid STEM Degree (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)

A hybrid degree is a flexible approach that combines online and in-person instruction. You get to complete most of the coursework at your preferred pace online while attending in-person sessions as necessary.

F1 Student Visa and Curricular Practical Training (CPT)

The F-1 Student Visa is a US visa that allows you to study in the US and gain experience as an international student. CPT is a type of work authorization that will enable you to apply for off-campus employment with a job offer the school approves. Students can work up to 20 hours per week (part-time CPT) or more than 20 hours per week (full-time CPT) in a field related to their studies. This opportunity helps students earn money and improve their knowledge relevant to their field.

Social Security Number (SSN)

STEM programs allow you to obtain an SSN, which is a nine-digit identification number issued by the United States government to temporary (working) residents as an identification number to legally work and earn money in the United States. The SSN is crucial for reporting an individual’s wages to the government and determining eligibility for Social Security benefits.

Optional Practical Training (OPT)

OPT program allows you to work in your field of study for up to 12 months after completing your STEM program. STEM program students can apply for an additional 24-month extension, allowing up to 36 months of work authorization. OPT must be directly related to the student’s major area of study.

Work Permit

A work permit authorizes non-U.S. citizens to work legally in the United States for a specified period. According to United States Center of Immigration Services (USCIS) regulations, you are eligible to apply for an Employment Authorization Document (EAD), which you can receive within 90-150 days after application.

Admission Requirements

  1. If you are outside the USA, submit the following documents:
    1. Your latest acquired degree in English
      1. If you are applying for a bachelor’s degree, provide your high school degree.
      2. If you are applying for a master’s degree, provide your bachelor’s degree.
      3. If you are applying for a doctoral degree, provide your master’s degree.
    2. Latest transcript in English
    3. Valid passport copy
    4. Resume/CV
    5. English proficiency certificate
    6. Statement of Purpose: A one-page, double-spaced letter specifying why you chose this program in the US.
    7. Bank Statement (After submitting the application and the Duolingo English test, we will schedule a meeting to discuss how to prepare the bank statement easily.)
  2. If you are inside the USA and want to change your status, submit the documents mentioned in the previous section plus:
    1. A copy of your current visa/status.
    2. I-94 document.
  3. English Proficiency Certificate
    • You must apply for one of the following Accredited English tests and achieve the minimum score required
    • Alternatively, you can apply directly for the easiest option, the Duolingo English Test, which requires a 90 score at least out of 160 to be eligible for the degree mentioned above. You can take these English tests unlimited times for free until you achieve a passing score. Afterward, please pay the required fee of $65 and submit your English test score certificate to us.

The documents should be submitted in clear PDF or JPG files. Each file should be titled according to its content.

All documents should be appropriately scanned using a scanning machine.

Degree Program Tuition and Fees Overview

Degree ProgramTuition (Per Credit Hour)Tuition (Per Month)Estimated Total Per Academic YearDuration
Bachelor of Science in Information Systems$299$750$8,970Four Years
Master of Business Administration$575$720$8,625Two Years
Master of Science in Engineering Management$575$720$8,625Two Years
Master of Science in Business Analytics$575$720$8,625Two Years
Master of Science in Information Systems$575$720$8,625Two Years
Doctor of Information Technology$700$811$10,500Four Years

Application Fees

Application Fees:

  • Initial Application Fee: $105
  • Program Application Fee: $500 + 5% transaction fee (Total: $525)
  • Final Application Fee: $210
  • Details: Payable during the application process as an optional step. You can also submit the application, and we will email you the payment link.

DHS and F1 Student Visa Documentation Fee:

  • SEVIS Fee: $350 + 5% transaction fee (Total: $370)
  • Details: Payment to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) as for F1 Student Visa documentation fee and I-20. You can pay this fee yourself, or we can assist you.

American Embassy Fee (DS-160):

  • Amount: $185 (payable in local currency)
  • Details: Payable after receiving your I-20. We can provide assistance if needed during the DS-160 application process.

Total Fees: (Sum the previous fees)

  • $840 for application fees
  • $555 for governmental fees

Change of Status

  • If you are in the U.S. on a non-studying visa and need to apply for an F-1 student visa.
  • Transfer from one institution to another.

The fees are approximately the same as previously mentioned, but the processing is slightly different. Email [email protected] for further information.

After carefully reading all the previous information, please fill out the following application form to enable us to schedule a meeting with you. 👇

For inquiries, send an email to [email protected]

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